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Privacy and Freedom of Information

The Financial Institutions Commission´s access to information and privacy policies adhere to provincial legislation and guidelines. Information is managed and protected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) and the nine statutes administered by the commission.

For more information regarding provincial FOIPPA policies and legislation, please visit the following website: http://www.gov.bc.ca/citz/iao

For more information regarding our website privacy policy, please visit the following website: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/admin/privacy.page

Access to Records

Under FOIPPA, individuals have the right to access information in the custody of FICOM. If you would like to access personal information or records in our possession, you must make a written request. You can make a request using this fillable form.

Please be specific in your request. In accordance with FOIPPA, fees can be applied if the retrieval and production of records exceeds three hours, so it is important to be as specific as possible in your request.

Completed FOI requests should be sent to:

Freedom of Information Analyst
Financial Institutions Commission
2800 - 555 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 4N6
Phone: 604-398-4672
Fax: 604-660-3365

Reviews and Complaints

If you are not satisfied with the way in which your request has been handled or the decision you receive, you may ask for a review through the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
PO Box 9038, Stn. Prov. Govt
4th Floor, 947 Fort Street
Victoria BC V8V 3K3
Telephone number: 250 387-5629
Facsimile number: 250 387-1696
Website: www.oipc.bc.ca