Category: Information governance

Mechanisms for payment of £10 SAR fee

There’s a paucity of guidance on what mechanisms organisations must offer when charging the £10.00 SAR fee. It bugs me when an organisation accepts payments for other services via card payments and/or bank transfer, but insist on cheques for subject access requests. The only related guidance I can find is the ICO’s DPA LTT on…

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Information Commissioner’s Office’s internal guidance

These are the Information Commissioner’s Office’s policy Lines to Take and other guidance used by ICO caseworkers and policy workers when assessing issues under various information governance regimes. They are broadly split into three sets: Freedom of Information Act / Environmental Information Regulations Line to Take documents Advice Service Line to Take Documents Casework Advice…

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“promptly and in any event…”

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 section 10(1) says: a public authority must comply with section 1(1) promptly and in any event not later than the twentieth working day following the date of receipt. In their guidance on time limits for compliance with the Freedom of information Act, the Information Commissioner’s Office maintains that the…

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