Privacy & access to information
As a public body, the University of Victoria is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) (the "Act"). The University Secretary is the delegated head for the university under the Act. The Office of the University Secretary co-ordinates all formal freedom of information requests for the university and is a resource for the university community on privacy and access to information.
The Office of the University Secretary is responsible for developing, implementing and revising policies, procedures and guidelines for the university on privacy and access to information. In particular, the University Privacy Officer provides advice and training on privacy and access principles and the University Archivist assists the University Secretary to process requests for non-personal (institutional) information. Please contact the Office of the University Secretary if you have questions regarding privacy or access, a freedom of information request, a privacy complaint, or if you would like to request a correction to your personal information.