Dear Exam Board

Please can you respond to this request for information, under the standard FOI Act 2000 terms and timing.

Please can you provide your policy (If available as a document or web page, otherwise, in free text reply) on the treatment of taken / entered examination papers and requests for access by

a) the exam candidate
b) the exam candidate's supporting staff / school.

1. Do you release the exam papers on request?
2. If yes, with what content -- please outline differences if there are any, where the data provided are handwritten or typed or multiple choice (from candidate / examiner) -- please also note whether any content may be redacted as standard practice
3. If yes, do you make any charge for this, and if yes on what lawful basis do you rely for this?
4. Have you informed candidates / settings of your policy and how if at all, the papers may be a) processed in or outside the UK b) for any secondary purposes c) for use by whom d) retention and destruction periods?
5. Do you use the exam papers for machine learning purposes / training AI or similar; or other product development beyond responding to the candidate with a mark?

Many thanks.
Sincerely,

Jen Persson

OCR General Qualifications, Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations

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Date/Time Sent: 2018/06/08 11:55
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Subject: Freedom of Information request - Exam Boards: Subject Access Policy
Message: Dear Exam Board

Please can you respond to this request for information, under the standard FOI Act 2000 terms and timing.

Please can you provide your policy (If available as a document or web page, otherwise, in free text reply) on the treatment of taken / entered examination papers and requests for access by

a) the exam candidate
b) the exam candidate's supporting staff / school.

1. Do you release the exam papers on request?
2. If yes, with what content -- please outline differences if there are any, where the data provided are handwritten or typed or multiple choice (from candidate / examiner) -- please also note whether any content may be redacted as standard practice
3. If yes, do you make any charge for this, and if yes on what lawful basis do you rely for this?
4. Have you informed candidates / settings of your policy and how if at all, the papers may be a) processed in or outside the UK b) for any secondary purposes c) for use by whom d) retention and destruction periods?
5. Do you use the exam papers for machine learning purposes / training AI or similar; or other product development beyond responding to the candidate with a mark?

Many thanks.
Sincerely,

Jen Persson

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