Information and Privacy

The Information and Privacy Office (IPO) has responsibility for the following functions at York University:

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy

The IPO provides public access to university records and information and protects the personal privacy of the university community in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

Find out more about access to information, including how to request access to general records or personal information, and learn about York's commitment to protecting the privacy of the personal information we hold.

Records and Information Management

The IPO assists units in managing their records and information assets effectively and efficiently in support of university activities.

Find out more about records management policies, procedures and practices, including the Common Records Schedule retention and classification framework.  Explore additional tools and tips to assist staff and faculty in managing their records and information.

Information and Privacy Essentials Brochure for York Employees

University employees may request a copy of the Information and Privacy Essentials brochure from the IPO, or view a copy online.