Please note, on average the ICO needs approximately three business days to respond to initial policy requests and five business days for analysis and approval requests. If you are submitting several policies at the same time or if there are extenuating circumstances that the ICO should be aware of, please call us at 828-3982.
Review the process for creating a policy applicable to your policy type:
The policy template is to be used when creating or revising policy.
A completed Executive Summary of Proposed Policy is to accompany a new or substantially revised policy when it is submitted for review and approval.
Definitions of policy and policy types.
These flowcharts illustrate the policy development and approval process.
The Policy & Procedures Writing Guide is a resource for those who write or edit policy. It includes a breakdown of each policy template section, outlining requirements and recommended best practices.