Privacy and Transparency in a Modern Government

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IPC Comments on the Ontario Government’s Consultation on Ontario’s Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) Framework Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government Advice And Submissions Jun 07 2021

Protect Against Phishing

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Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government | Technology And Security Fact Sheets Jul 04 2019

Smart Cities and Your Privacy Rights

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Privacy | Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government | Technology And Security Fact Sheets Apr 27 2018

Disposing of Your Electronic Media

This fact sheet provides guidance on how Ontario public institutions and health information custodians can securely destroy personal information when disposing of electronic media.

Information Management | Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government | Technology And Security Best Practices | Fact Sheets Mar 06 2018

Big Data Guidelines

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Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government May 17 2017

Open Government and Protecting Privacy

The IPC strongly supports Open Government initiatives and encourages Ontario institutions to be more open and transparent, and to enhance their engagement with the public. This document offers guidance for institutions on how to move towards increased government transparency without negatively affecting individuals’ privacy.

Open Government | Privacy | Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government Mar 15 2017

Big Data and Your Privacy Rights

The emergence of big data as a tool to manage and analyze large and complex data sets offers great promise and opportunity, but also raises serious privacy challenges and considerations, especially to personal privacy. Public and health sector institutions increasingly use big data tools to improve programs and public services and ensure they are supported by better...

Privacy | Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government Fact Sheets Jan 25 2017

Fact Sheet: Video Surveillance

This fact sheet highlights the important factors an institution must consider before implementing a video surveillance system.

Privacy | Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government | Surveillance | Technology And Security Best Practices | Fact Sheets | Professional Guidelines Nov 09 2016

Improving Access and Privacy with Records and Information Management

This guidance is designed to help institutions implement better record and information management practices and enhance the public’s ability to access information.

Access | Access Request Process | Appeal Process | Legislation | Open Government | Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government Best Practices | Papers | Professional Guidelines Nov 03 2016

Open Government: Key Implementation Considerations

This guidance document provides institutions with an overview of important factors to consider when implementing Open Government including the need for institutional leadership, commitment, governance and resources to support culture change and sustain the program over time, learning from others, engaging both internal and external users, and meeting legal...

Open Government | Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government Papers Sep 06 2016

Open Government: Key Concepts and Benefits

This guidance paper is intended as a starting point for institutions considering Open Government and highlights two critical goals: enhancing access to government-held information and public participation.  It includes a discussion about making government-held information open by default and at little or no cost, and ways to enable a true two-way dialogue with the...

Access | Open Government | Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government Papers | Professional Guidelines Sep 05 2016

Technology Fact Sheet – Protecting Against Ransomware

This Fact Sheet from the IPC discusses how ransomware has become an increasingly dangerous threat to the security of electronic records and provides guidance on how public institutions and healthcare organizations can protect themselves against it.

Privacy And Transparency In A Modern Government | Technology And Security Fact Sheets Jul 15 2016