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Personal Privacy

The County of Hastings is committed to protecting the personal information in our care and control, ensuring the confidentiality and security of that information.  The County of Hastings will adhere to the protection of privacy provisions of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) and The Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).

The Corporation of the County of Hastings has taken appropriate measures to protect and ensure that privacy of any personal information is protected and the County will not, under any circumstances, use any information provided to the County for any purposes that is inconsistent with the purpose for which the information was provided or within the provisions of the MFIPPA Act.

Under Section 36(2) of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act an individual may challenge the accuracy of their own personal information held by the County if you believe that there is an error or omission.  To correct your information that is held by the County of Hastings you will need to complete the Freedom of Information Request Form and submit the $5.00 fee payable to the County of Hastings.

If you think that your personal information was collected, used or revealed improperly by the County of Hastings you may contact the County Clerk’s office by email at [email protected].