FIPPA and its Application to the University of Toronto

Beginning June 10, 2006 Ontario universities, including the University of Toronto, are covered by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act), which supports access to University records and protection of privacy ...more


Welcome to the FIPPA website. Please refer to this section for information regarding the University's policies and procedures related to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Emergency Disclosure of Personal Information at the University of Toronto, a guideline published jointly by the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Office, and the Crisis Manager, March 2009

Protecting Students' Privacy in Class, Bulletin article August 21, 2007 For guidelines to practices featured in the UofT Bulletin on May 29, 2007, see General and Administrative Access and Privacy Practices.

New FIPPA practices explained: How practices will affect staff's day-to-day operations, Bulletin article May 29, 2007

For guidelines to best practices for student-faculty interactions, see Q & A's for Instructors under FIPPA.

Read more about FIPPA in the UofT Bulletin, Jan. 9, 2007.

Three Things You Should Know About Access and Privacy.

Expanded Notice of Collection.

Encrypting personal and confidential information, Bulletin article July 26, 2012