Information Access and Privacy

Apply to access information

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) forms

Collection of forms related to FOIPOP requests.

Get help with an information access (FOIPOP) request

Information Access and Privacy Services can answer questions about the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) request process, information access forms and processes.

Information access

Information access response disclosure criteria: FOIPOP requests

Criteria for determining if information requested under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) Act should be posted online for public viewing.

Search previously released (disclosed) information from a Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) request

Find information previously released (disclosed) under a FOIPOP request. Released information includes requests from 2017 to present.

Privacy rules

How government protects your privacy

Collection of information on what happens in the event of a privacy breach and what you can do.

Information access and privacy legislation and policies: overview

Overview of acts, regulations and policies related to information access and privacy.

Personal information and privacy rules

What personal information can be collected, used and disclosed by the Government of Nova Scotia.

Privacy complaints

Submit a privacy complaint

Submit a privacy complaint if you believe your privacy has been compromised due to the mishandling of your personal information.

Privacy breaches

How to deal with a privacy breach of your personal information

Steps you can take if your personal information was breached.

Manage a privacy breach: protocol and forms

The protocol that the Government of Nova Scotia follows if a privacy breach occurs.

Privacy breach of personal information

What a privacy breach is, what steps the government takes to resolve breaches, how to report a breach and how to file a complaint.