Information & Privacy Law

The governments of Canada and BC have passed laws that govern access to information in the governments’ possession. They have also passed laws that govern the collection, use and disclosure of individuals’ personal information (such as a social insurance number, phone number or health or employment information) in the possession of governments, businesses and other organizations.

Ratcliff & Company assists clients with making information requests, responding to access to information requests made to government that affect their interests and in protecting their personal information in the possession of governments, businesses and other organizations.

We assist businesses, First Nations and other organizations in developing internal policies and procedures to ensure complyance with federal and provincial protection of privacy laws.