Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP)

How to Request a Review or Make a Privacy Complaint

The Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 (ATIPPA, 2015) designates the Information & Privacy Commissioner as the independent review mechanism. This means that applicants have an avenue of recourse, in addition to the Supreme Court Trial Division, when they have been refused access to records or information they have requested.

The Information and Privacy Commissioner independently reviews any issues arising from ATIPP requests.

Applicants may ask the Information and Privacy Commissioner to:

There are no costs associated with requesting a review or submitting a complaint to the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.

The Office can be contacted via:

Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner

Sir Brian Dunfield Building
3rd Floor, 2 Canada Drive
St. John's, NL A1B 3V8
Telephone: (709)729-6309 or toll-free: 1-877-729-6309
Facsimile: (709)729-6500
E-mail: commissioner@oipc.nl.ca
Website: oipc.nl.ca