Inappropriate Internet and Computing Equipment use by Devon County Council Staff in 2016

Matty Lee made this Freedom of Information request to Devon County Council

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Dear Devon County Council,

Please provide the answer to this freedom of information request:

1) Please provide a copy of any policies or procedures provided to Devon County Council (DCC) staff regarding internet usage while on a DCC site, or using DCC computing equipment.

2) Please provide a copy of any policies or procedures regarding the disciplinary process if staff are caught misusing the internet whilst on a DCC site, or using DCC computing equipment (such as accessing pornography).

3) Please provide the number of staff (if any) who were disciplined during the calendar year 2016 for inappropriate use of DCC internet or computing equipment.

4) In regard to question 4, please state what offenses were committed, and what disciplinary action was taken.

Thank you for taking the time to answer this question.

Yours faithfully,

Matty Lee

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Dear Matty Lee


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Dear Matty Lee


Freedom of Information Act 2000

Reference – FOI 5770396


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I hope this information is of assistance to you.


Yours sincerely,



Richard Kaye

Information Governance Officer


The Customer Relations & Information Governance Team

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County Hall

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