Personal Information Protection Act

The Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) is Alberta’s private sector privacy law.

Services and information

PIPA is consent based and allows organizations to collect personal information for reasonable purposes.

Organizations may disclose personal information for reasonable purposes, to the extent reasonably necessary to carry out those purposes.

Rules for how organizations collect, use, and disclose personal employee information and limits how that information can be used.

Information about PIPA and legislation history.

Under Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), organizations must take reasonable measures to protect the personal information they hold.

Organizations may use personal information for reasonable purposes, to the extent reasonably necessary to carry out those purposes.