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Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP)

Understand the rules and parameters public-sector bodies must follow when collecting, using or disclosing personal information.


The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the FOIP Act) aims to strike a balance between the public’s right to know and an individual’s right to privacy, as these rights relate to information held by public-sector bodies in Alberta.

Find out more about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP).

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Connect with the FOIP/PIPA help desk to ask questions about the collection, use, disclosure and privacy of information within Alberta.

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