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.

January 28 is Data Privacy Day!

January 28 is Data Privacy Day. Data Privacy Day highlights the impact technology is having on our privacy rights and underlines the importance of valuing and protecting personal information.

The National Cybersecurity Alliance is hosting a number of events for Data Privacy Week, January 24-January 28. Join them for talks on Data Privacy Day, the NIST Privacy Framework or an Introduction to Privacy - https://staysafeonline.org/event_category/data-privacy-week/

Find more information on how to stay safe online at https://staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/

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.