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Canada. Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Contact Information
Office Phone 819-994-5444
Toll Free Phone 1-800-282-1376
TTY Phone 819-994-6591
Fax 819-994-5424
Website www.priv.gc.ca/en/
Social Media LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/office-of-the-privacy-commissioner-of-canada/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/PrivacyPrivee
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/PrivacyComm
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)
  • promotes public awareness of privacy rights and obligations
  • provides legal opinions and litigates court cases 
  • monitors trends in privacy practices, identifies systemic privacy issues
  • investigates complaints 
  • pursues legal action 
  • assesses compliance with obligations in the Privacy Act and Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act 
  • advises on, and reviews, privacy impact assessments 
  • provides legal and policy analyses and expertise
  • responds to inquiries of Parliamentarians, individual Canadians and organizations 
  • works with privacy stakeholders from other jurisdictions in Canada and on the international scene
Hours Information Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Complaint forms can be found at: https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/report-a-concern/file-a-formal-privacy-complaint/
Languages English; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
30 Victoria St
8th Flr
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1A 1H3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Consumer Protection / Complaints ; Human Rights
Service Categories Federal Government Departments ~ Human Rights Issues ; Government Complaints/Government Ombudsman Offices ~ Human Rights Issues ; Privacy Legislation Enforcement

Agency Overview


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