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The 'Access and Privacy in the Government of Saskatchewan' and the 'Access and Privacy Course for Local Authorities' are online training courses. They will give employees of government and local authorities a better understanding of the laws that apply to access to records and to protection of personal information and personal health information, along with steps to ensure better compliance with those laws. These laws are outlined under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Throughout these two courses, employees will learn about:
Access and Privacy in the Government of Saskatchewan is designed for employees in ministries, boards, commissions and agencies of executive government.
The Access and Privacy Course for Saskatchewan Local Authorities is designed for all local authorities including:
Some basic information before you begin:
Please check with your supervisor for any specific expectations in your work place.
Choose the training tool you wish to take below.
This training tool provides an overview of the access and privacy laws and principles that apply to government institutions in Saskatchewan under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and The Health Information Protection Act. It provides an overview of the process that occurs when individuals seek to access government records and will assist employees working in ministries, agencies, boards, commissions and Crown corporations to understand their responsibilities regard the collection, use and disclosure of personal information and personal health information and how to safeguard that information.
In the Door, Out the Door: A Users Guide to Processing Access to Information Requests Pursuant to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
This course provides guidance on processing an access to information request from receiving the request to getting the finalized response to the applicant. The course provides links to additional tools and resources to help process access to information requests.
This course provides an overview of the access and privacy laws and principles that apply to local authorities in Saskatchewan under The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. It will be relevant to employees who work in local authorities such as rural and municipal governments, police services, school boards, post-secondary institutions, the Saskatchewan Health Authority and other organizations that are subject to the legislation.
The information in these courses does not constitute legal advice. Please consult with your own legal counsel for legal advice related to either The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
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