Freedom of Information Disclosure Log 2018

 

Office of the Data Protection Commissioner

 

Freedom of Information Requests for Non-Personal Information Received and Completed during 1 January – 25 May 2018

Pursuant to Schedule 1, Part 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014, the DPC is subject to FOI only in respect of records concerning the general administration of the Commission. The term "general administration" refers to records which have to do with the management the DPC as an organisation, such as records relating to personnel, pay matters, recruitment, accounts, information technology, accommodation, internal organisation, and office procedures. The DPC is not an FOI body in respect of records relating to its functions as a data protection authority.

The below disclosure log sets out details of non-personal requests for access to information which have been dealt with by the DPC under the FOI Act 2014. The disclosure log does not include details of requests for information which fall outside the scope of the FOI Act 2014

 

Date of Request

Requester Category

 

Summary of Request

Decision

Made

Date of

Reply

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/1/2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest Group

 

 

  1. The internal processes for administering complaints, i.e. how are complaints administered and managed upon receipt at the ODPC.
  2. The processes that exist for initiating an investigation following the registration of a complaint.
  3. The organigram of the organisation and functions and job descriptions of various staff members.

 

Partial Granted

 

Exemptions applied; Schedule 1,

Part 1(f) (out of scope) and 37(1)

 

Internal review requested. (Some extra information provided)

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/2/2018

 

 

28/3/2018

 

Interest Group

 

The cost of all overseas travel in 2017 and to date in 2018.

 

 

Granted

 

 

11/5/2018

 

 

 

5/4/2018

 

 

 

Journalist

 

  1. DPC spending on external legal advice in the years 2015, 2016, 2017 and to-date in 2018.
  2. The amount that the DPC paid each external legal firm in the years 2015, 2016, 2017 and to-date in 2018.

 

 

 

Granted

 

 

 

2/5/2018

 

Data Protection Commission

Freedom of Information Requests for Non-Personal Information Received and Completed during 25 May – 31 December 2018

Date of Request

Requester Category

 

Summary of Request

Decision

Made

Date of

Reply

 

 

22/8/2018

 

 

Interest Group

 

  1. Records management policy
  2. Data retention schedules/policy
  3. Information security policy
  4. Personal data breach policy/procedure
  5. Procedure for handling FOI requests

 

 

Granted

 

 

26/9/2018

 

3/9/2018

 

Other

 

A copy of the DPC retention schedule.

 

Granted

 

27/9/2018