The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) is Provincial Legislation that has three parts:
Freedom of Information or Part 1
-provides people with a right of access to general records in the custody or control of a public body, including access to their own records, subject to limited and specific exceptions. NAIT is a public body under the Act.
Protection of Privacy or Part 2
- establishes limitations to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by NAIT to protect the privacy of individuals.
Disclosure of Information in Archives or Part 3
- outlines provisions relating to disclosure from archives for research purposes
Roles and Powers of the Information and Privacy Comminssioner or Part 4
- outlines the role and powers of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
Reviews and Complaints or Part 5
- outlines the process for review of a decision ob NAIT regarding access or correction of personal information to the Commissioner, and process for complaint regarding Commissioner's decision, and process for inquiry regarding collection use or disclosure of personal information.