Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
The University of Toronto is committed to the protection聽of聽privacy. Ontario universities聽are covered by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act)聽which supports access to University records and protection of privacy. The University upholds these principles.
Key purposes of the Act are to:
- Provide the public a right of access to university records subject to limited exemptions;
- Protect the privacy of personal information about聽individuals held by universities;
- Provide individuals with a right of access to their own personal information.
Most University records are subject to the Act聽and the majority will be available if requested.聽
Policies and guidelines
The University treats聽information consistent with the Act in its operations.
The University聽established the聽聽to support freedom of information and protection of privacy. The office oversees implementation and administration of access and protection of privacy in the University.
For detailed information on FIPPA and its application at the University, please visit the聽听辞谤听.