Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
April 3, 2018

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report P-2018-003 Released

The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy, has released his Report P-2018-003 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below.

To view the Report in its entirety, go to ATIPPA Privacy Reports at www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner

Report:P-2018-003
Report Date:April 3, 2018
Public Body:Town of Paradise
Summary: This Office received a complaint regarding the collection and use of personal information recorded by the Town’s video surveillance system. The Town declined to provide much of the information requested during our investigation. Based on the available information the Commissioner determined that the Town’s video surveillance system was collecting personal information without authorization as set out in the ATIPPA, 2015. The Commissioner recommended that the Town stop collecting personal information using the Town’s video surveillance system until it can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Commissioner that it is authorized to do so pursuant to the ATIPPA, 2015.

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2018 04 03                              2:35 p.m.