Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) complies with the privacy protection and access to information rules contained in Ontario's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

The IESO is a not-for-profit corporation without share capital established under Part II of the Electricity Act, 1998. Consistent with its objects set out in section 6(1) of the Electricity Act, 1998, the IESO collects, uses, maintains, discloses and disposes of information for the purposes of operating our programs and business functions carried out to fulfil our statutory mandate, which includes the operation of the IESO-administered markets, engaging in activities that promote electricity conservation and the efficient use of electricity, and engaging in activities in support of the goal of ensuring adequate, reliable and secure electricity supply and resources in Ontario.

FIPPA provides a right of access to information under the control of the IESO based on principles set out in section 1(a) of FIPPA. In addition, the IESO is obligated to protect the privacy of individuals with respect to personal information about themselves held by the IESO and to provide individuals with a right of access to that information.

Click on the applicable links below for further information with respect to the IESO’s Privacy Policy and Access to Information requests process.

Privacy Policy and FAQs

For more information on the types of personal information the IESO may collect, how the IESO uses that information, and with whom the IESO may share it, please visit the Privacy Policy and FAQ web page. The Privacy Policy web page also contains information on the measures the IESO takes to protect the privacy of information and the process for reviewing and updating your personal information.

Access to Information (FOI Request)

The Freedom of Information web page outlines the access to information process at the IESO in compliance with FIPPA. It also describes the steps for submitting a Freedom of Information (FOI) request using the Public Records Request (PRR) Portal.

Contact Information

For any questions or concerns with IESO privacy or access to information please use the following contact information:

Privacy Office: privacy@ieso.ca

Access to Information: freedomofinformation@ieso.ca

If you have any questions or concerns about the IESO's privacy practices, your personal information or the administration of FOI request that remain unresolved after contacting the IESO, you may contact Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner at:

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
2 Bloor Street East, Suite 1400
Toronto, Ontario M4W 1A8
Email: info@ipc.on.ca
Website: www.ipc.on.ca

Telephone: 416-326-3333
Long Distance: 1-800-387-0073 (within Ontario)
TDD/TTY: 416-325-7539
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Fax: 416-325-9195

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