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Mission Statement

To protect the rights of individuals in Bermuda in relation to their personal information.

For more information on the history
of PIPA and government perspective, see:


The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda (PrivCom) is an independent public office established in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (PIPA).

The Privacy Commissioner's powers and responsibilities 

include monitoring the processing of personal information by both private- and public-sector organisations, investigating compliance with PIPA, issue guidance and recommendations, liaise with other enforcement agencies, and advise on policies and legislation that affect privacy. PrivCom also works to raise awareness and educate the public about privacy risks, and to protect individuals' rights and freedoms when their personal information is used. The general powers of the Privacy Commissioner are outlined in section 29 of PIPA. For more information, see our FAQ.

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