File a formal privacy complaint
If you think your personal information has been mishandled, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) encourages you to first bring your concerns to the organization holding your information. Many times you can resolve privacy issues directly with businesses or federal institutions.
If you can’t resolve the issue directly with the organization, you may decide to file a formal complaint. Choose one of the options below.
Learn how to file a complaint about a business under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and access the complaint form.
Learn how to file a complaint about a federal government institution under the Privacy Act and access the complaint form.
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