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Privacy Office


The Board of Education of School District No. 36 (Surrey) ("SD36", "Surrey Schools", "the District") is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of BC ("FIPPA", "FOI") and the School Act of BC ("the School Act") when handling personal information. 

Surrey Schools Policies and Regulations

District Policies and Regulations relevant to these obligations include:

Policy 5700 – Freedom of Information and Privacy Act

Regulation 5700.1 – Access to Records
Regulation 5700.2 – Collection, Protection and Access to Personal Information

Policy 9705 – Records and Information Management

Regulation 5701.1 – Records and Information Management
Regulation 5701.2 – Destruction of District Records

Freedom of Information requests can be submitted using the Surrey Schools FIPPA Request Form.

Provincial Oversight

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC ("OIPC") provides independent oversight and enforcement of BC's access and privacy laws for public sector organizations.  Their website is an excellent source of information regarding protection of privacy and FIPPA legislation in BC.

Employment Information

Requests for employment information related to legal actions should be forwarded to the Surrey Schools Human Resources department.


NameEmailJob TitleBusiness Phone
Maria Melanprivacy@surreyschools.caPrivacy Officer604-595-7733

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