File information on why the ICO failed to meet a statutory deadline.

Jt Oakley made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Swyddfa'r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Information Commissioner’s Office,

I would like all FoI file information available on this request:
Case Reference Number IRQ0524684

In particular, I would like to find out why the ICO failed to meet the statutory deadlines on this request.

And why this response refers to me not being supplied with the 'remainder' of my request, as I have not received anything at all - let alone within the legal time frame.

I would also like to remind the ICO that I request the data logs if any employee who has accessed any material relating to me, within the response to this outstanding DP request.

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24th January 2014

Case Reference Number IRQ0524684

Dear Mrs TO

We sent you an email on 16 January 2014 in which we explained that we would aim to provide you with the remainder of our response within the statutory 40 days required by the Data Protection Act 1998 (ie by 22 January 2014).

Unfortunately we were unable to meet the statutory deadline on this occasion and are sorry for any inconvenience.

We will respond as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely
Janine Gregory
Lead Information Governance Officer

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Yours faithfully,

Jt Oakley

Swyddfa'r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth

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29th January 2014

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0528804

 

Dear J T Oakley

Thank you for your information request which we received on 28 January
2014:

"I would like all FoI file information available on this request:
Case Reference Number IRQ0524684

In particular, I would like to find out why the ICO failed to meet the
statutory deadlines on this request.

And why this response refers to me not being supplied with the 'remainder'
of my request, as I have not received anything at all - let alone within
the legal time frame.

I would also like to remind the ICO that I request the data logs if any
employee who has accessed any material relating to me, within the response
to this outstanding DP request."

To the extent that any data we hold in connection with your information
request relates to you, it comprises your ‘personal data’. As a result we
will treat your request as a ‘subject access request’ made under the Data
Protection Act 1998 (DPA).

However, if there is additional information held that falls in the scope
of your request which is not your personal data, we will still consider
whether this should be provided to you under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA). 

It is important to note that a release under FOIA is applicant blind and
therefore effectively a release to the wider world. We will therefore also
consider the release of any information that it might be reasonable to
disclose on a discretionary basis.

Whilst an organisation must respond to a subject access request promptly,
and in any event within 40 calendar days, we would hope to be in a
position to respond to your request within the shorter timeframe required
by the FOIA (20 working days from the day after we received your
request). Therefore, as we received your information request on 28
January 2014 we hope to respond by 25 February 2014.
 
You have made your request for information via this website. If it
transpires that your information request contains personal data, we will
only communicate with you at your personal email address.

Yours sincerely
Janine Gregory
Lead Information Governance Officer
(tel. 01625 545770)

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 Fax: 01625 524 510 Web: www.ico.org.uk

Dear Information Commissioner’s Office,

So when the ICO fails

1. To reply by the statutory deadline

2. Fails to supply a Decision Notice after an FoI request a involving a stakeholder.

3. And then fails to remedy the situation .....by still not producing the missing DN ..yet again.. in January, who do I complain to?

The ICO?

Yours faithfully,

Jt Oakley

Gadawodd Jt Oakley anodiad ()

This case is now over two years old.... And still no decision notice.

And I still can't find out the background to why no DN was issued, as the ICO has not met its statutory deadline on the provision of information.

13th December 2013
Case Reference Number FS50370204 (now FS50525753)

Dear Mrs TO

I can confirm that the ICO will draft a decision notice in respect of your above referenced complaint against Powys Teaching Health Board ('PTHB'). However, a new case reference will need to be set up, and it is unlikely that I will be in a position to start drafting the decision notice until the New Year.

Yours sincerely

Catherine Dickenson
Senior Case Officer

Gadawodd D. Speers anodiad ()

Following with interest!

Gadawodd Jt Oakley anodiad ()

I can't understand why the organisation tasked with openness transparency and candour in processing the FoI and DP Acts .....doesn't.

Gadawodd E. Colville anodiad ()

This needs some explaining.

Dear Information Commissioner’s Office,

Thank you.

I understand that I will shortly be learning why the ICO was unable to confirm to its own time scales via the internal notes.

Yours faithfully,

Jt Oakley

Gadawodd Jt Oakley anodiad ()

Still being promised the Decision Notice ( since a December).

I can't think what the hold up is.

In addition, I wanted to put in evidence from the ICO files, to the external PHSO investigator.

Sadly I was prevented from doing this - as the ICO didn't confirm to its own response dates and the investigation finished before I could provide the missing information..

So does the retention of these documents have any bearing on the fact that my case with the PHSO ......concerns maladministration by the ICO?

Anyone would be suspicious.

But overall, how on earth can the ICO monitor other government bodies if it doesn't comply with the law itself?

Gadawodd Jt Oakley anodiad ()

Still waiting for the Decision Notice....

Good job the Ombudsman has asked the ICO to investigate why the ICO delayed a Decision Notice - potentially involving one of it's own stakeholders - for over two years.

Because there was no sign that it would do so otherwise.

Dear Information Commissioner’s Office,

This us weird. It appears to be an answer, without a request - on this site.

And yet it is stating that it is overdue in a message to me.

Please ignore.

Yours faithfully,

Jt Oakley

Gadawodd Jt Oakley anodiad ()

Ignore the above.. i can now read it.

Swyddfa'r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth

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27th March 2014

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0528804

 

Dear J T Oakley

Thank you for your email.

In the acknowledgement on 29 January 2014 we had said that if it
transpired that your information request contained your personal data, we
would only communicate with you at your personal email address.

As our response did contain your personal data we did respond on 25
February 2014 in this way.

Yours sincerely
Janine Gregory
Lead Information Governance Officer
(tel. 01625 545770)

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 Fax: 01625 524 510 Web: www.ico.org.uk

Dear Janine .

Apols ....a bit of a glitch as its automatically logged as an FoI and I couldn't read the message when I replied to the 'time out' reminder

Yours faithfully,

Jt Oakley

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