Newfoundland and Labrador's Information and Privacy Commissioner is an independent Officer of the House of Assembly. The Commissioner has a broad range of responsibilities and powers under both the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPPA) and the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).
Oversight of these Acts includes conducting reviews of decisions and investigating and attempting to resolve complaints about access to information and protection of privacy involving public bodies under the ATIPPA and custodians of personal health information under the PHIA. The Commissioner may also make recommendations in order to uphold the Acts and encourage better compliance.
Public Education and Outreach
Access and Privacy Analysts for the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner are available to make presentations to interested groups within the Province about the ATIPPA, the PHIA and the Commissioner's Office.
Please contact us @ 1-877-729-6309 or 1-709-729-6309