Welcome to the Access and Privacy Office

The University of Saskatchewan is subject to The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and in some limited circumstances, The Health Information Protection Act. The university is required to provide access to information while also protecting the personal information in its possession or under its control.

Data Privacy Day 2021

January 28 was Data Privacy Day.

Data Privacy Day is an international effort held annually on January 28 to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust.

Recordings of the National Cyber Security Alliance's virtual presentation, "Data Privacy Day 2021: Data Privacy in an Era of Change", are now available here https://staysafeonline.org/resource/data-privacy-day-2021/

Find out more about how to stay safe online and other resources at https://staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day/

Working Remotely

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, USask employees are working remotely. Wherever you work, USask faculty and staff are required to safeguard university data and personal information.

Detailed information on how to work remotely safely is contained in the Work Remotely channel in PAWS (https://paws.usask.ca/go/workremotely).

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Access & Privacy Office or IT Support Services.