Dear Department for Education,

this request is with reference to the data retention of governors' nationality data:

https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/educ...

Please can you provide the following information:

1. The name / department with role of data controller and any data processors
2. The name of the database in which the governors' nationality data is stored after submisison from schools
3. Whether there is a register of access / audit process for the users of the new nationality data such as a third party register and where it is published
4. A list of all users (redacted for personal data) of the newly extracted data since its collection in autumn 2016
5. A copy of the technical change sheet (RFC equivalent) for the change to add this capability to store the new nationality data, describing the purpose and reason for the change
6. Please provide a copy of any data sharing agreement / MOU with other government departments for the use of this data.

Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

Jen Persson

ACCOUNT, Unmonitored, Department for Education

 

 

Dear Miss Persson

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as
possible. For information; the departmental standard for correspondence
received is that responses should be sent within 20 working days as you
are requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your
correspondence has been allocated reference number 2017-0002704.

 

Thank you

 

Department for Education

Ministerial and Public Communications Division

Tel: 0370 000 2288

 

 

ACCOUNT, Unmonitored, Department for Education

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Dear Ms Persson,

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 16^th
January 2017. You requested:

With reference to the data retention of governors' nationality data.
Please can you provide the following information:

1. The name / department with role of data controller and any data
processors

2. The name of the database in which the governors' nationality data is
stored after submisison from schools

3. Whether there is a register of access / audit process for the users of
the new nationality data such as a third party register and where it is
published

4. A list of all users (redacted for personal data) of the newly extracted
data since its collection in autumn 2016

5. A copy of the technical change sheet (RFC equivalent) for the change to
add this capability to store the new nationality data, describing the
purpose and reason for the change

6. Please provide a copy of any data sharing agreement / MOU with other
government departments for the use of this data.

I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

A copy of the information is enclosed.

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Yours sincerely,

Peter Bibby

School Governance Practice Team

 

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