Provide Access to Public Sector Information
To provide a wide range of public services, public sector organizations may disclose various kinds of information, including personal information.
Disclosure of public sector information can include:
- Routinely releasing information to the public, with or without a request
- Releasing information in response to a formal Freedom of Information (FOI) request
- Disclosing information through agreements and contracts with other public bodies, contractors or service providers
Personal information may only be disclosed in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA).