Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
August 14, 2017

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner - Report A-2017-020 Released

The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy, has released his Report A-2017-020 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below.

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Report Date:August 10, 2017
Public Body:Government Purchasing Agency
Summary: The Government Purchasing Agency (“GPA”) received an access request seeking disclosure of the tender submission of the winning vendor along will all related contracts between the winning vendor and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in relation to a request for proposals for Managed Print Services. The GPA was prepared to release the information, however, the Third Party objected to the information being disclosed and filed a complaint with this Office. The Third Party claimed that some of the information must be withheld on the basis of section 39 (disclosure harmful to business interests of a third party). The Commissioner found that the burden of proof was not met by the Third Party and recommended that the information be released.

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