Information related to your Access control systems

The request was refused by Heriot-Watt University.

Dear Heriot-Watt University,

Under the Freedom of information act, I am seeking information related to your entire University’s Access control system, this would likely be information known easily by someone in Estates or Security.

1. What electronic access control system/s do you currently have in place? (e.g. SALTO, PAXTON, ASSA)
2. How many Doors have access control fitted?
3. Please provide a breakdown of the quantities of different types of Access control setups you have? (e.g. maglock doors, electric strike doors, battery operated electronic handle set, battery operated electronic cylinders etc.)
4. What are the names of the suppliers of your existing access control system?
5. How old is your system?
6. Who manages your sites access control and please provide a direct e-mail and phone number?
7. Do you have a support/maintenance contract for Access control and if so when does this contract expire?
8. Is your access control system Integrated with ID card production?
9. What plans for the next 3 years does the University have related to the installation or support/maintenance of Access control?

Yours Faithfully,

Mr Harker

Freedom Of Information,, Heriot-Watt University

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Dear applicant


Thank you for your organisations request dated the 16th November 2018
regarding access control systems.  Your request has been handled under our
own country's legislation: the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act
2002.  Please also note that our procurement procedures comply with the
Procurement (Scotland) Act 2014.


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