Privacy safeguards

Protecting the identities of individuals who provide information is important to us. On this page, learn how we use information provided about fraud, collusion or corruption in Government of Canada contracts or real property agreements, and how we protect your privacy.

How we collect and share protected information

We collect personal information pursuant to:

We will use information provided to gather intelligence, share information and eventually investigate, where applicable, allegations of fraud, collusion or corruption in federal contracts and real property agreements. The information will be shared among the relevant federal organizations including Public Services and Procurement Canada, the Competition Bureau and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The information could eventually be used for enforcement action.

Get more information about programs and information holdings.

Protecting your privacy

The information you provide is voluntary. It will not affect any dealings you may have with the Government of Canada currently or in the future.

If you choose to provide your personal information, we may contact you to clarify statements or ask for additional information.

Personal information that you provide is protected under the provisions of the Privacy Act. The Act provides you with a right of access to your information.

Concerns about your privacy

Under the Privacy Act, individuals may access and request correction of their personal information, if erroneous or incomplete. Direct any questions, comments, concerns or complaints regarding the administration of the Privacy Act and privacy policies to the departmental privacy director:


If you are not satisfied with our response to your privacy concern, you may wish to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner:

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