Media and Social Networking Protocol

caebrwyn made this Freedom of Information request to Carmarthenshire Council

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Dear Mr Tillman,

1. Please can you send me a copy of Carmarthenshire County Council's procedure/policy documents with regards to Media Protocol for staff and Members.

2. Please can you send me a copy of Carmarthenshire County Council's procedure/policy documents with regards to employee and Members access to social networking sites, eg Twitter, Facebook, You Tube and also, specifically, blogs.
Can you also list the reasons why access to any of these sites should be restricted from Council computers.
Please list the Council's definitions of 'inappropriate content'. I presume also that any software used 'automatically' would have to be manually programmed accordingly.

3. Although, as I said, I presume the Council has software to automatically detect 'spam' etc, could you tell me whether the control of any access, including but not exclusively for example, residents access to comment facilities on the Council's Facebook page are carried out manually.

Please respond electronically and contact me if you require further clarification of my request.

Yours faithfully,

J Thompson

FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 11th
April, 2011 and is being dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. We are therefore required to provide you with a response within 20
working days, which will be on or before 16th May, 2011.

If we require any clarification or further details, we will contact you
as soon as possible - if this is the case, then the timescale for
response specified above may be subject to change.

In the meantime, if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to
contact me, remembering to quote the reference number provided above in
any communications.

Yours faithfully

John Tillman

Swyddog Gwybodaeth a Diogelu Data

Adran y Prif Weithredwr

Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin

Information & Data Protection Officer

Chief Executive's Department

Carmarthenshire County Council

Mewnol/Internal: 4127

Allanol/External: 01267 224127

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Dear Mr Tillman
Can I remind you that this request was supposed to be answered by 16th May, which is today

Yours sincerely,

J Thompson

FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

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Dear Sir/Madam

We have responded to your request on the 6th May, 2011.
I have attached a further copy for your attention.
Many thanks

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