As a publicly funded institution, Bow Valley College is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act, Alberta. The FOIP Act allows any person the right to access records in the custody or under the control of Bow Valley College, subject to limited and specific exceptions. It also controls how Bow Valley College collects, uses and discloses personal information. 

If you receive a FOIP request, please send it immediately to the Access and Privacy Officer, as Bow Valley College must respond within 30 days after receiving the request (see Section 11 of the FOIP Act).

Applicable College Policies and Procedures:

Electronic Communications Policy

Privacy, Information Security, and Identity Management Policy

Privacy and Access Policy

Privacy and Access Procedure

Records Management Policy

Records Retention and Disposal Guidelines

 

Forms:

Request to Access Information form

Training sessions:

If you would like to participate in a FOIP training session or request a customized training session for your team, please email foip@bowvalleycollege.ca.

Resources:

  1. FAQs for Post-Secondary Institutions
  2. 8 tips for managing emails
  3. Responding to Privacy Breaches
  4. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
  5. Service Alberta
  6. Service Alberta’s online training: FOIP: Focus on Privacy
  7. Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta

Contact information:

Abisola (Abby) Adesanya

Legal Counsel – Commercial & Access and Privacy Officer

foip@bowvalleycollege.ca

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