Information on social media monitoring team

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Dominic O'Hooley

Dear General Dental Council,

Freedom of Information Request.

This FOI request specifically relates to the GDC social media monitoring policies and procedures in place and active on and since 27th June 2016 when your guidance document - Guidance on using social media - was issued.

Please supply all recorded information on the following specific topics.

1 - All recorded details of your social media monitoring policy with specific regard to how targets are chosen and how access is gained to those subject's social media accounts.

2 - All recorded details of your social media monitoring team, specifically, the number of employees, remit and scope of their activities.

3 - Whether the social media monitoring team or other officers of the GDC have been instructed to use fake/proxy profiles for the purpose of gaining access to registered dental professional's social media postings.

4 - Has any registered dental professional had FTP proceedings initiated against them due to information gained from the GDC social media monitoring team. If so, please give the number of cases.

Yours faithfully,

Dominic O'Hooley

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Dominic O'Hooley

Dear General Dental Council,

The responce to my request has been delayed. By law, you should have responded promptly and I would request that you comply with my request as soon as possible. Should there be a further delay, please explain why this is the case as soon as possible.

Yours faithfully,

Dominic O'Hooley

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Dear Mr O'Hooley,

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Yours sincerely,

Grace perry

Grace Perry
Information Officer
General Dental Council
Phone: +44(0)20 7167 6164
Email: [email address]
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