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Staff and faculty considering forwarding email to a destination outside of UBC should be aware of policies set by University Counsel to ensure compliance with requirements laid out in FIPPA, the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Such forwarding is permitted only in very limited circumstances, and never to hosts located outside of Canada, such as gmail.
  
Suppose that you use another email account as your primary account and that you
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https://universitycounsel.ubc.ca/files/2012/11/Fact-Sheet-Privacy-of-Email-Systems.pdf
would like all your ECE email to be delivered there.
 
 
 
There are two ways to accomplish this:
 
* with directives in ''.forward'' files or
 
* with directives in ''.procmailrc'' files.
 
 
 
Please read [[How Received Email Is Processed]] to understand the difference between using ''.forward'' and ''.procmailrc''.
 
 
 
====Using ''.forward'' To Forward Email====
 
<pre>
 
  somebody@example.com
 
</pre>
 
 
 
====Using ''.procmailrc'' To Forward Email====
 
<pre>
 
  :0
 
  ! somebody@example.com
 
</pre>
 

Latest revision as of 12:16, 20 April 2020

Staff and faculty considering forwarding email to a destination outside of UBC should be aware of policies set by University Counsel to ensure compliance with requirements laid out in FIPPA, the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Such forwarding is permitted only in very limited circumstances, and never to hosts located outside of Canada, such as gmail.

https://universitycounsel.ubc.ca/files/2012/11/Fact-Sheet-Privacy-of-Email-Systems.pdf