Electoral register and email addresses

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Dear Hillingdon Borough Council,

I am interested to know whether:

(a) You hold personal email addresses as part of your Electoral Register, and if so,

(b) how many emails you hold in the Electoral Register;

(c) What the source or sources of these emails is;

(d) Whether you have included all or some portion of these emails as part of the datasets you gave to election candidates at the 2019 General Election;

(e) If so, how many emails were supplied;

(f) Whether you supplied email details in other prior elections.

Yours faithfully,

Jim Killock
Open Rights Group

Residents Services FOI, Hillingdon Borough Council

Dear Jim Killock,

I am writing in response to your request for information under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000, received 09/12/2019  

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we have 20 working days to
respond to your requests.  Therefore the deadline for our response
is 09/01/2020

 

If we require further information or clarification from you in order to
assist us in responding to your request, or if we require a fee to be paid
before we can respond we will contact you shortly.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Michelle Barber

Members Liaison Officer /FOI Officer

Resident Services

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Residents Services FOI, Hillingdon Borough Council

Dear Jim Killock, 
I am writing in response to your request for information below, please
accept our apologies for the delay.

 

As I understand it you are seeking to know :

(a) You hold personal email addresses as part of your Electoral Register,
and if so, 
(b) how many emails you hold in the Electoral Register;
(c) What the source or sources of these emails is;
(d) Whether you have included all or some portion of these emails as part
of the datasets you gave to election candidates at the 2019 General
Election;
(e) If so, how many emails were supplied;
(f) Whether you supplied email details in other prior elections.

In regard to email addresses, it is optional as to whether people provide
these with their application to register. They are held in the background
of the database and do not form any part of any printed register or data
sent as part of a data copy of the electoral register. 

 

If you have any queries regarding this matter please do not hesitate to
contact [1][email address]

If you wish to request an internal review of our response you should
write, within 2 months, to:

Office Managing Partner, Legal Services, Civic Centre, High St, Uxbridge,
UB8 1UW (or via email to [2][Hillingdon Borough Council request email] marked for the attention
of the Office Managing Partner).

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information Commissioner’s
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Kind regards

Michelle Barber (On behalf of)

 

Data Protection &

Freedom of Information Officer
Legal Services (3E 04)
London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre
High Street
Uxbridge
UB8 1UW
T: 01895  556351  

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