Information Access and Privacy

Apply to access information

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) forms

Collection of forms related to FOIPOP requests.

Information access

FOIPOP information access response disclosure criteria

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 information from a Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) request

Find information that has previously been released under a FOIPOP request.

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

What steps you can take if your personal information was breached in April 2018. The breach includes any Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) request documents sent or received between April 2016 and April 2018.

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.