Guide to FOIP-Chapter 6

Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner. Guide to FOIP, Chapter 6, Protection of Privacy. Updated 27 February 2023. 30 3. Consent forms should be signed by both the individual and the employee presenting the consent form. To ensure authenticity, consent forms should be signed by both parties to the consent form. It is important that the employee of the organization also sign as they are responsible for having properly acquired the consent should problems arise. This, of course, would need to be adapted for consent forms received electronically. There should be one consent form for each person whose personal information is involved. 4. Consent forms should include the specific names of the involved parties that will be collecting or disclosing the personal information (need-to-know principle). Consent forms should have the name of the sending party and the name of the party that will receive it. This ensures that the scope of the collection and disclosure is limited to the individuals identified. SECTION 24: DEFINITION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION Interpretation 24(1) Subject to subsections (1.1) and (2), “personal information” means personal information about an identifiable individual that is recorded in any form, and includes: (a) information that relates to the race, creed, religion, colour, sex, sexual orientation, family status or marital status, disability, age, nationality, ancestry or place of origin of the individual; (b) information that relates to the education or the criminal or employment history of the individual or information relating to financial transactions in which the individual has been involved; (c) Repealed. 1999, c.H-0.021, s.66. (d) any identifying number, symbol or other particular assigned to the individual, other than the individual’s health services number as defined in The Health Information Protection Act; (e) the home or business address, home or business telephone number or fingerprints of the individual; (f) the personal opinions or views of the individual except where they are about another individual; (g) correspondence sent to a government institution by the individual that is implicitly or explicitly of a private or confidential nature, and replies to the correspondence that