Common QuestionsMy personal records have been disclosed without my consent
Your personal records are governed by privacy rights . That is, you have the right to control or limit other agencies’ (whether government or private) collection, use, and/or disclosure of your own personal information.
Good starting points include:
- Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy, from the Canadian Bar Association BC Branch, describes what your options are if you disagree with how your personal information is being managed.
- Your FOI and Privacy Rights, provides a general introduction to freedom of information and privacy. It includes how to request your personal records and how to file a privacy complaint.
- Privacy - Why It's Important and How to Protect It, from the BC Civil Liberties Association, provides chapters on personal records and employment, health, consumer and government agencies.
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