Principle 8: Openness

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An organization shall make readily available to individuals specific information about its policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

Population Data BC makes information about its policies and procedures relating to the management and protection of Personal Information readily available either on its website or upon request.

 

Policies

Related Procedures

Policy 8.1

Population Data BC makes information about its policies and procedures relating to the management and protection of Personal Information readily available on its website or upon request.  Enquiries are welcome.

 

Procedure 8.1

  1. Population Data BC provides information relating to Data security and privacy on its website. Details about Population Data BC Data holdings, including what they are and the purposes for which they may be used and/or accessed, are reported on Population Data BC’s public website. A webpage of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and responses are also available on this website. Links to resources such as the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner are also highlighted.

  2. Population Data BC’s Privacy Impact Assessment will also be made publically available upon request.

  3. Individuals who contact Population Data BC to make an enquiry will be directed to Population Data BC’s Privacy Officer, who will:

    a. Provide information on Population Data BC’s policies and procedures; and/or
    b. Direct the individual to other resources if necessary.

  4. All enquiries will be logged and assessed by Population Data BC’s Privacy Officer to guide development of further privacy documentation as required.
  5. Documentation relating to Data security and privacy will be reviewed and updated regularly or as required.


Page last revised: November 3, 2014