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Dear University of Bolton,

1- How many Freedom of Information requests you have received per month from April 2017 to May 2019?
2- Could you provide further information on the requests?
Number per month which:
Responded in full
Responded in part
Refused
Exceptions used
Responded within time limit
Requests where the requester was identifiable as a current or former staff or student of your organisation
3- The number of Data subject access requests you have received per month from April 2017 to May 2019?
4- Could you provide further information on the requests?
Number per month which:
Responded in full
Responded in part
Refused
Responded within time limit
5- The number of requests regarding data subject rights such as requests for erasure or rectification by month from April 2017 to May 2019?
6- Could you break down these requests by month by subject right?
The right to be informed
The right of access
The right to rectification
The right to erasure
The right to restrict processing
The right to data portability
The right to object
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
7- How many staff (FTE) do you have to respond to freedom of information and data subject requests?
8- In which department do these staff sit? E.G. IT, Legal, Governance, Executive support

Yours faithfully,

J G King

UoB FOI, University of Bolton

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FOIA1043 030819

Dear Ms/Mr King,

Thank you for your enquiry requesting information under Section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the ’Act’). Please find below the University’s response in italics.

1. How many Freedom of Information requests have you received per month from April 2017 to May 2019? Please see attached spreadsheet.

2. Could you provide further information on the requests? Number per month which:
Responded in full
Responded in part
Refused
Exceptions used
Responded within time limit
Requests where the requester was identifiable as a current or former staff or student of your organisation.

The University does not hold this information as it does not record the information in a recorded and readily accessible format. The cost of staff time required to determine, locate, retrieve, collate and prepare the information for the period requested will exceed the appropriate limit for educational institutions as set out in Freedom of Information and Data Protection (Appropriate Limit and Fees) Regulation 2004.

3. The number of Data subject access requests you have received per month from April 2017 to May 2019? See response to Q2 above. Information relating to data subjects is not held centrally with requests often dealt with locally by schools and/or departments.

4. Could you provide further information on the requests? Number per month which:
Responded in full
Responded in part
Refused
Responded within time limit

See response to Q2 above.

5. The number of requests regarding data subject rights such as requests for erasure or rectification by month from April 2017 to May 2019? See response to Q2 above.

6. Could you break down these requests by month by subject right?
The right to be informed
The right of access
The right to rectification
The right to erasure
The right to restrict processing
The right to data portability
The right to object
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

See response to Q2 above.

7. How many staff (FTE) do you have to respond to freedom of information and data subject requests? The University does not have a team of dedicated staff that respond to freedom of information and subject access requests. Responding to requests is undertaken by staff members in the schools and/or departments with co-ordination, advice and guidance provided by the University Contracts and Legal Compliance Adviser.

8. In which department do these staff sit? E.G. IT, Legal, Governance, Executive support. See response to Q7 above.

We trust that this addresses your enquiry.

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The University of Bolton

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