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Freedom of Information

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is committed to the protection of personal information under its control and to an individuals’ right of privacy regarding personal information that is collected, used, disclosed, and retained in the school system and has established administrative procedures as guidelines. 
Board Policy states that the Board shall not use, retain, or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as authorized or required by law.  The Board’s responsibility in protecting student and staff personal information is vital and all staff have a role to ensure that personal information is secured and protected from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, and inadvertent destruction by adhering to safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.   
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board only collects personal information when it is necessary for providing for the education for students and/or the employment of school board employees or as required and authorized by law. The Board operates under the authority of the Education Act and its associated regulations. 
Freedom of Information Requests:
As per the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act members of the public may make requests through the Freedom of Information process.  Board requests can be made using the following form: Request for Information FOI Form 1.pdf