Use of COMPUTER-TRANSLATION technologies (e.g. Google Translate(TM), Microsoft Translator(TM) etc.)

N F Coulson made this Freedom of Information request to Cwm Taf Morgannwg Regional Partnership Board as part of a batch sent to 67 authorities

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Dear FoI Department,

This FoI Request is in regard to your organisation's use of and policies on the use of, either formally or informally, COMPUTER-TRANSLATION tools of the kind mentioned in the Subject description (but not restricted to the two examples given).

1. Does your organisation have a formal policy which covers your organisation's use of any such computer-translation tools. If so, please can a copy of your policy be included in your response?

2. Has your organisation carried out (or outsourced) research or analysis regarding the appropriateness of such computer-translation tools (and their output) for use by your organisation? If so, please can a copy of such research or analysis be included in your response?

3. Does your organisation routinely monitor the use of such computer-translation tools? If so, can any such monitoring analysis be included in your response?

4. Does your organisation routinely monitor the ad-hoc use of such computer-translation tools by your organisation's staff in the conduct of your organisations' work?

Thank you,

Yours faithfully,

N F Coulson.

Julie Butler (CTUHB - Corporate Development), Cwm Taf Morgannwg Regional Partnership Board

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Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Freedom of Information Request:  Our Reference CTMUHB_134_20

 

Thank you for your request for information. 

 

Due to the unprecedented challenges we are all facing during the
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we respectfully ask that if your request
for information is not urgent, you consider whether your request for
information under the FOI Act could be withdrawn and submitted at a later
date. 

 

However, if you wish for us to process your request at this time, we do
remain committed to responding to requests for information under FOI and
will respond as soon as we are able. However there may be some delay in
responding to your request within the statutory timeframe due to urgent
operational responses in dealing with COVID-19 priorities.

 

Please can you confirm if you wish for us to continue processing your
request or are happy to withdraw it at this time and submit at a later
date?

 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.  Should our response to
your request breach the statutory timeframe, and you remain unhappy with
our response, you have the right to complain to the Information
Commissioners Office and you can contact them at:

 

Information Commissionerâ s Office - Wales

2nd Floor, Churchill House, Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HH

Tel: 0330 414 6421

[1][email address]

[2]www.ico.org.uk

[3]twitter.com/iconews

 

Where there are delays, we will of course let you know.

 

In the meantime should you have any queries, please contact me, via the
following email address - [4][email address].

 

Kind regards

 

 

Julie Butler

Freedom of Information Officer / Swyddog Rhyddid Gwybodaeth

Corporate Development / Datblygu Corfforaethol

 

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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board / Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Cwm Taf
Morgannwg

Headquarters - Pencadlys | Ynysmeurig House â TÅ· Ynysmeurig | Unit 3
Navigation Park

Uned 3 Parc Navigation

Abercynon

Rhondda Cynon Taf

CF45 4SN

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[5][email address]

 

 

 

 

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You are welcome to correspond with the health board in Welsh or English.
We will respond accordingly and this will not delay the response.

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Morgannwg University Local Health Board

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Dear Julie Butler (CTUHB - Corporate Development),

Thank you. I understand the situation. Please continue with this request as being "active" and requiring a response, but I am expecting your response to be significantly delayed under current circumstances.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

N F Coulson

Julie Butler (CTUHB - Corporate Development), Cwm Taf Morgannwg Regional Partnership Board

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for getting back to me. The reference number for your request is CTMUHB_134_20

I can confirm that your request will be kept "active" and a response issued to you as soon as we are able.

We appreciate your understanding at this critical time and apologise for any inconvenience.

Kind regards

Julie

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Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Freedom of Information Request: Our Reference CTMUHB_134_20

 

The information you have requested from Cwm Taf Morgannwg University
Health Board is talking longer to collate than customary.  Due to current
pressures and the unprecedented challenges we are all facing during the
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our ability to fulfil requests is
limited.

 

We do remain committed to responding to requests for information under FOI
and Data Protection and will respond as soon as we are able.

 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.  Should our response to
your request breach the statutory timeframe, and you remain unhappy with
our response, you have the right to complain to the Information
Commissioners Office and you can contact them at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office - Wales

2nd Floor, Churchill House, Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HH

Tel: 0330 414 6421

[1][email address]

[2]www.ico.org.uk

[3]twitter.com/iconews

 

Kind regards

 

Julie Butler

Freedom of Information Officer / Swyddog Rhyddid Gwybodaeth

Corporate Development / Datblygu Corfforaethol

 

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[4][email address]

 

Croeso i chi gyfathrebu â’r bwrdd iechyd yn y Gymraeg neu’r Saesneg.
Byddwn yn ymateb yn yr un iaith a ni fydd hyn yn arwain at oedi.
You are welcome to correspond with the health board in Welsh or English.
We will respond accordingly and this will not delay the response.

 

A wnewch chi ystyried yr amgylchedd cyn argraffu’r neges hon
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Croeso i chi gyfathrebu â'r bwrdd iechyd yn y Gymraeg neu'r Saesneg.
Byddwn yn ymateb yn yr un iaith a ni fydd hyn yn arwain at oedi.

You are welcome to correspond with the health board in Welsh or English.
We will respond accordingly and this will not delay the response.

Dolen gyswllt at ymwadiad Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Cwm Taf - [5]Ymwadiad
Link to Cwm Taf Health Board email disclaimer - [6]Disclaimer

Dilynwch ni ar Twitter [7]@CwmTaf / Dilynwch ni ar [8]Facebook
Follow us on Twitter [9]@CwmTaf / Follow us on [10]Facebook

*Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Cwm Taf Morgannwg yw enw gweithredol Bwrdd Iechyd
Lleol Prifysgol Cwm Taf Morgannwg
*Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board is the operational name of Cwm Taf
Morgannwg University Local Health Board

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6. http://cwmtaf.wales/e-mail-disclaimer/
7. https://twitter.com/cwmtaf
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Julie Butler (CTM UHB - Corporate Development), Cwm Taf Morgannwg Regional Partnership Board

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Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Freedom of Information Request: Our Reference CTMUHB_134_20

 

Further to your request for information, please see the response from Cwm
Taf Morgannwg University Health Board attached.

 

Please contact the Corporate Services Department if you have any queries.

 

Kind regards

 

Julie Butler

Freedom of Information Officer / Swyddog Rhyddid Gwybodaeth

Corporate Development / Datblygu Corfforaethol

 

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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board / Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Cwm Taf
Morgannwg

Headquarters - Pencadlys | Ynysmeurig House â TÅ· Ynysmeurig | Unit 3
Navigation Park

Uned 3 Parc Navigation

Abercynon

Rhondda Cynon Taf

CF45 4SN

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[1][email address]

 

 

A wnewch chi ystyried yr amgylchedd cyn argraffu r neges hon
Please consider the environment before printing this email

Croeso i chi gyfathrebu â'r bwrdd iechyd yn y Gymraeg neu'r Saesneg.
Byddwn yn ymateb yn yr un iaith a ni fydd hyn yn arwain at oedi.

You are welcome to correspond with the health board in Welsh or English.
We will respond accordingly and this will not delay the response.

Dolen gyswllt at ymwadiad Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Cwm Taf - [2]Ymwadiad
Link to Cwm Taf Health Board email disclaimer - [3]Disclaimer

Dilynwch ni ar Twitter [4]@CwmTaf / Dilynwch ni ar [5]Facebook
Follow us on Twitter [6]@CwmTaf / Follow us on [7]Facebook

*Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Cwm Taf Morgannwg yw enw gweithredol Bwrdd Iechyd
Lleol Prifysgol Cwm Taf Morgannwg
*Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board is the operational name of Cwm Taf
Morgannwg University Local Health Board

References

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3. http://cwmtaf.wales/e-mail-disclaimer/
4. https://twitter.com/cwmtaf
5. https://www.facebook.com/cwmtaf
6. https://twitter.com/cwmtaf
7. https://www.facebook.com/cwmtaf

Dear Julie Butler (CTM UHB - Corporate Development),

Thank you for your response.

Yours sincerely,

N F Coulson