Protected DVDs

Patrica Close made this Freedom of Information request to South Eastern Regional College

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Dear South Eastern Regional College,

What is the organisations policy towards campus copying DVDs which are protected by copyright?
Does the organisation use any such copied DVDs for educational purposes?

Yours faithfully,

Patrica Close

Sian Harvey, South Eastern Regional College

Dear Patrica

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received by the College
on 24^th February 2016.

 

In line with the Freedom of Information Act (2000), the College has 20
working days to respond to your request.  You will receive a response from
us no later than Thursday 24^th March 2016.

 

Kind regards

 

Sian

 

Siân Harvey

Records Manager

SERC, Bangor Campus (A14)

Castle Park Road

Bangor

BT20 4TD

Tel: (028) 9127 6600  Ext: 2862  DD: (028) 9127 6862  Web:
[1]www.serc.ac.uk

 

 

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Sian Harvey, South Eastern Regional College

Dear Patrica

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received by the College
on 24^th February 2016.

 

Your request asked for the following information:

 

1)    What is the organisations policy towards campus copying DVDs which
are protected by copyright?

2)    Does the organisation use any such copied DVDs for educational
purposes?

 

Freedom of Information is dealt with in accordance with your ‘right to
know’ under section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA),
which entitles you to be provided with a copy of any information ‘held’ by
a public authority, unless an appropriate exemption applies.

 

Under Section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act (2000) the College
can confirm that it does hold the information you have requested for
questions 1.  We do not hold the information for question 2.

 

Following your request regarding Criminal convictions I can confirm the
following:

 

1)    What is the organisations policy towards campus copying DVDs which
are protected by copyright?

 

SERC does not have a specific Copyright policy in relation to this however
there are areas within the College ICT Systems and Services SOP which
cover the use of copyright material:

 

7.3        Unacceptable Internet Usage – The Internet should not be used
for:-

·         Downloading or distributing copyright information.”

 

13.7     Discovery of inappropriate data, files, images - Discovery of
data, images regarded as inappropriate includes the following:-

·         Copyright protected files or images

 

2)    Does the organisation use any such copied DVDs for educational
purposes?

 

We do not hold this information.  See question 1.

 

YOUR RIGHT TO APPEAL:

 

If you are not happy with how the College has handled your request or
exemptions applied to the response they have a right to ask for an
internal review of your request.  Appeals should be submitted within 2
weeks of receipt of this response detailing reasons for dissatisfaction
and should be addressed to:

 

Information Officer

SERC

Bangor Campus

Castle Park Road

Bangor

BT20 4TD

 

Regards

 

Sian

 

Siân Harvey

Records Manager

SERC, Bangor Campus (A14)

Castle Park Road

Bangor

BT20 4TD

Tel: (028) 9127 6600  Ext: 2862  DD: (028) 9127 6862  Web:
[1]www.serc.ac.uk

 

 

 

From: Sian Harvey
Sent: 26 February 2016 14:47
To: [2][FOI #318261 email]
Subject: Acknowledgement - Protected DVDs

 

Dear Patrica

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received by the College
on 24^th February 2016.

 

In line with the Freedom of Information Act (2000), the College has 20
working days to respond to your request.  You will receive a response from
us no later than Thursday 24^th March 2016.

 

Kind regards

 

Sian

 

Siân Harvey

Records Manager

SERC, Bangor Campus (A14)

Castle Park Road

Bangor

BT20 4TD

Tel: (028) 9127 6600  Ext: 2862  DD: (028) 9127 6862  Web:
[3]www.serc.ac.uk

 

 

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