Our website provides information about
our office, The Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP),
The Local Authority Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP), and
The Health Information Protection
Act (HIPA), and other general access to information or privacy
Your internet service provider (ISP) may
provide identifiable information such as your Internet Protocol (IP)
address to our web server. Further, our web server and your browser will
communicate through cookies. These cookies will log your previous
activity upon our website so that you will know which links you have
already clicked on. Please note we do not use any information provided
for any other purpose other than for the operation and maintenance
of our website.
Please note we do not collect personal information
such as your name, address, or contact information through our website.
Google Search Engine
To assist in the navigation of our website,
our website features Google’s custom search engine. Any search inquiries
you enter into the search engine may be collected, used, and disclosed
regarding how they manage the information you enter into the custom
Please note you do not have to use the search engine in order to access
the materials on our website.
visits www.oipc.sk.ca we use a third
party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log
information, including your IP address, operating system and browser
type, and details of your behaviour patterns.
this to find out how you use our site.
information allows the IPC to better understand the kind of individuals
who come to our site and what content they’re reading. This, in
turn, assists the IPC in making improvements to our site.
Occasionally the IPC will compile statistics about the number of
visitors this site receives and browsers being used. This is
statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and
does not identify any individual.
Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard
and assists Google Analytics in remembering how
you have interacted with pages on our website including the time that
the current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before and
what site referred you to our web page. Google Analytics reports
information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying
You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our
site – for more information on opting out of
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Communicating With the IPC
While we accept request for review or
investigations by mail, we also accept request for reviews or
investigations through email at
However, emails may be intercepted so we ask that you exercise caution
when determining what information you include in your email to our
office. Please note we do not accept request for reviews or
investigations through social media.
We will use the personal information you
provide to us, such as your contact information, to respond to your
inquiry. If you are submitting a request for review or investigation,
your personal information may be disclosed to the government
institution, local authority, and/or health trustee for the purpose of
the review or investigation.
The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy
Commissioner’s office (IPC) uses Twitter to communicate with those
interested in access and privacy related issues.
The content on the Twitter account will
include the following:
- links to its publications, including reports, blog posts and resources;
- links to content posted on the Internet related to access and privacy;
- news, tips, facts and other information abput access and privacy.
Retweets or sharing of links to content posted on the
Internet is meant for the interest of followers of the IPC Twitter
account. These retweets or sharing of links do not necessarily mean an
endorsement of the content by the IPC.
The IPC encourages the use of Twitter to discuss matters related to access
and privacy. However, in the event the IPC receives offensive,
disrespectful or abusive comments, the IPC may block the particular
Hosting of Twitter
The IPC Twitter account is not hosted on IPC’s web server. You may refer
information you tweet at
If you contact the IPC via Twitter, we may collect and use the information
in order to respond to you.
The IPC’s decision to follow other Twitter accounts does not imply an
endorsement of any kind. Similarly, the IPC does not necessarily endorse
the views and/or opinions of those who follow the IPC Twitter account.
Request for Review or Investigations
The IPC will not accept requests for reviews or privacy breach complaints
through Twitter. Please fill in forms found at
http://www.oipc.sk.ca/forms.htm, and send them to our office at the following address:
Information and Privacy Commissioner
503 - 1801 Hamilton Street
Regina SK S4P 4B4
The IPC will not
discuss contents of active or closed files on
Twitter with the exception of posting links to reports by the
Web Site last updated
August 02, 2016