IT Asset Disposal

Matthew Carr made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service,

Could you please provide answers to these questions regarding IT asset disposal.

1. Please provide the name of your Information Governance Manager/Data Protection Officer.

2. Who is responsible for the data protection policy in your organisation?

3.Is the person in charge of the Data Protection Policy and Information Governance Manager aware of the Information Commission Guidance Notes for IT asset disposal?

4. Do you currently have an IT asset disposal policy?

5. Do you use any specialist third parties for IT Asset Disposal (including data erasure and destruction services) for all or part of the process?

6. What is the name of these third party partner/s used for asset disposal?

7. Do you have a contract in place with these company/s for asset disposal?

8. When did you last audit the companies that are contracted with IT Asset Disposal?

9. Do you use an ADISA approved asset disposal organisation?

10. Are you using CPA approved software for your data erasure?

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Carr

Brigade HQ, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

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Darlene Tait

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#Information Services, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Matthew

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

I acknowledge your request for information received on 10 December 2018.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.

For your information, the act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released. You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me on my details below.

Yours sincerely

Angela Harmston
System Administrator

Information Services
Tel: 0191 3755626
Email: [email address]
www.ddfire.gov.uk

Safest People, Safest Places

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service Service Headquarters, Belmont Business Park, Durham DH1 1TW

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#Information Services, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Matthew

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

Your request for information has now been considered and I am pleased to provide you with the following information.

1. Please provide the name of your Information Governance Manager/Data Protection Officer.
Graeme Lockhart

2. Who is responsible for the data protection policy in your organisation?
SIRO - Assistant Chief Fire Officer Sarah Nattrass

3.Is the person in charge of the Data Protection Policy and Information Governance Manager aware of the Information Commission Guidance Notes for IT asset disposal?
Yes, although the ICT Manager is the subject matter expert and ensures that the ICO notes are adhered to.

4. Do you currently have an IT asset disposal policy?
Yes

5. Do you use any specialist third parties for IT Asset Disposal (including data erasure and destruction services) for all or part of the process?
Yes

6. What is the name of these third party partner/s used for asset disposal?
This varies each time we dispose of IT assets.

7. Do you have a contract in place with these company/s for asset disposal?
No

8. When did you last audit the companies that are contracted with IT Asset Disposal?
N/A

9. Do you use an ADISA approved asset disposal organisation?
Yes

10. Are you using CPA approved software for your data erasure?
Yes

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been handled, you can request a review by contacting the Freedom of Information Officer at the address below.

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint, you have the right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at: The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, Telephone: 01625 545745 or 08456 306060 Website: www.ico.gov.uk.

Yours sincerely

Angela Harmston
System Administrator

Information Services
Tel: 0191 3755626
Email: [email address]
www.ddfire.gov.uk

Safest People, Safest Places

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service, Service Headquarters, Belmont Business Park, Durham DH1 1TW

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