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Access and Privacy

Access to Information

Access to information requests and COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, 鶹ֱ has transitioned to virtual operations. We appreciate your support and understanding at this time.

鶹ֱ is committed to protecting the privacy of students, staff, faculty, alumni, and visitors. As a public body, 鶹ֱ is governed by the, which provides access to most records under the control of the university while protecting the privacy of individuals.

How to submit a FOIPOP access request

As recommended by the Nova Scotia Information and Privacy Commissioner, applications for access to a record may now be submitted electronically to Anne Masterson, Academic Affairs Officer and FOIPOP Coordinator atprivacy@nscad.ca. Please continue to mail in the mandatory $5 application fee.

An applicant may request access not only to records containing their own personal information, but may also request access to general records of the university. The FOIPOP Act requires 鶹ֱ to release requested records, subject to limited exceptions.

You may:

  1. submit a FOIPOP access request completing the university’sand send it via email, fax or post; or
  2. create your own written submission in an email, fax or post ensuring it contains the following information:
  • your full contact information: First and last name, address, phone number, and email.
  • details of the records/information you are seeking. To limit delays in the processing of your FOIPOP access request, be as specific as possible and include the beginning and end date of the records sought.

Requesting personal information

  • If you are requesting your own personal information, it may be possible for you to receive it directly from the office that holds your information. Please ask for it form the relevant office prior to submitting a FOIPOP Access Request.
  • A FOIPOP Access Request for personal information must be signed and must include a copy of a government issued photo ID for proof of identity.

For further information about access to information, please contact Anne Masterson, Academic Affairs Officer and FOIPOP Coordinator at

:privacy@nscad.ca

Fax: 902.425.4664

Tel: 902.494.8125

Mail: 鶹ֱ

5163 Duke Street, Halifax,

NS B3J 3J6

DISCLAIMER

Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained on this website, 鶹ֱ does not and cannot guarantee the accuracy thereof. Anyone using the information does so at their own risk and shall be deemed to indemnify and hold 鶹ֱ harmless from any and all injury or damage arising from such use. Only official documents published by 鶹ֱ are authoritative.

鶹ֱ encourages you to inquire within the appropriate department for the most up-to-date information.

鶹ֱ does not control any third party websites and is therefore not responsible for the content of any linked websites or any link contained in any linked website. 鶹ֱ provides such links only as a convenience, and the inclusion in this website of any link does not imply endorsement, investigation, or verification by 鶹ֱ of the linked website or any information contained therein.

Privacy

Personal information collected on this Web site or through email will be used by 鶹ֱ to provide you with information about the university, to improve the quality of our services and for statistical purposes. No personal information will be made available to third parties except as required by law, in the event of an emergency, or with your permission. Submission of personal information is voluntary.