Dear Information Commissioner's Office,

1. Please provide the number of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA) entered into with current or former staff for each of the last three years. These may also be known as 'gagging clauses' or 'settlement agreements'.
2. If there was a financial element to the NDA, please provide the total sum over each of the last three years.

Yours faithfully,

James Marks (nee Jimson)

Information Access Inbox, Information Commissioner's Office

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Information Commissioner's Office

27 June 2019

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0852198

 

Dear Mr Marks

This is a response to your recent request for information, which we
received on 19 June 2019.
 
We have considered your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
 
Your request
 
You asked us:
 
1. Please provide the number of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA) entered
into with current or former staff for each of the last three years. These
may also be known as 'gagging clauses' or 'settlement agreements'.
 
2. If there was a financial element to the NDA, please provide the total
sum over each of the last three years.
 
Our response 
 
We do not hold any information which falls under the scope of your
request. The ICO has not entered into any NDAs with current or former
staff in the last three years.  
 
Next steps
 
I hope this response is clear. If you would like me to clarify anything
about the way your request has been handled please contact me.
 
You can ask us to review the way we have handled your request. Please see
our review procedure [1]here.
 
If you remain dissatisfied with the way we have handled your request
following an internal review you can [2]report your concern to the
regulator. 
 
More information about the Information Commissioner’s Office and the
legislation we oversee is available on our website at [3]www.ico.org.uk.
For information about what we do with personal data see our [4]privacy
notice. Our retention policy can be found [5]here.
  
Yours sincerely
 
Aiden Clarkson
Senior Information Access Officer
Information Commissioner’s Office

 
 

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