Air Quality Monitoring devices

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Aberdeen City Council,

During 2016-17 approximately, the IT and Transformation service procured a number of air quality monitoring devices. These were of two types - one group was of Egg-type devices. The other were of a type to be carried on the person. The officer (MW) who procured these worked in the Digital Transformation team at the team of their purchase.

a) how many are there of each type?

b) where are these devices now (i.e individual locations if they have been deployed, or storage etc)

c) where can the public get access to the data being generated by them if they are live?

d) if they are not deployed, live and generating data, when will they be?

e) if the council has no immediate plans to make live any that are not currently live, could they be donated to our community group to adopt them and use them for community benefit?

Yours faithfully,

George Smith
ODI Aberdeen

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Mr Smith,

 

Information enquiry reference EIR-18-0715.

 

Thank you for your recent request for information, which we received on 02
May 2018.   

 

The scheduled date for our response to your request for information is on
or before 01 June 2018.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries in the
meantime.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Salomeh Kheyri Rad
Information Compliance Officer

Information Compliance Team | Customer Feedback | Customer Experience

Aberdeen City Council,  Business Hub 17, 3rd Floor North, Marischal
College,

Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
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Dear Mr Smith,

 

Thank you for your information request of 2 May 2018.  Aberdeen City
Council (ACC) has completed the necessary search for the information
requested.

 

During 2016-17 approximately, the IT and Transformation service procured a
number of air quality monitoring devices. These were of two types - one
group was of Egg-type devices. The other were of a type to be carried on
the person.  The officer who procured these worked in the Digital
Transformation team at the time of their purchase.

 

a) how many are there of each type?

6 x Egg-type devices

20 x ‘carried on person’ devices

 

b) where are these devices now (i.e individual locations if they have been
deployed, or storage etc)

Devices are in storage.

 

c) where can the public get access to the data being generated by them if
they are live?

Devices are not live.

 

d) if they are not deployed, live and generating data, when will they be?

There are no current plans to deploy these devices, however, this will be
revisited after the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on
25 May 2018.

 

e) if the council has no immediate plans to make live any that are not
currently live, could they be donated to our community group to adopt them
and use them for community benefit?

We are happy to discuss partnership use. Please contact Martin Wyllie,
Transform Improvement Advisor, on 01224 523536 or email
[1][email address]

 

We hope this helps with your request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Grant Webster

Information Compliance Officer

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF YOUR REQUEST

 

As the information which you requested is environmental information, as
defined under Regulation 2(1) of the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations 2004 (the EIRs), ACC considered that it was exempt from
release through FOISA, and must therefore give you notice that we are
refusing  your request under Section 39(2) of FOISA (Freedom of
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Information Compliance Team | Customer Feedback | Customer Experience
Aberdeen City Council, Business Hub 17, 3^rd Floor North, Marischal
College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AQ
Tel 03000 200 292
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