Please complete all relevant sections of the form (fields marked with an * are mandatory), if you need any assistance please contact the Information Compliance team via email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01603 59 3523.
Please provide a description of the information you would like University to provide. If your request relates to specific document(s), please provide any details of the document you can (e.g. date of production, author etc.) and its likely location (e.g. the relevant staff member or department). If you are uncertain how to describe the information you require, the Information Compliance team will be happy to provide you with advice and assistance, or direct you to others who can help (the team can be contacted as shown at the top of this form)
NB. The University of East Anglia has the right to ask for clarification of any request for information if it is not possible to identify the information needed from the original description provided.
Where your request covers information that is already published by the University, we will provide you with directions on how to locate the appropriate information in its usual published format. Otherwise, we can provide you with information as follows:
i) Though there is no limit to the scope of the information you may request, please note that the University may have the right to refuse vexatious requests (under the terms of Section 14 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000), to withhold information that relates to other people (under the terms of the data protection legislation) and to not disclose information that is covered by relevant exemptions allowed by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
ii) If your request is refused or is only answered partially, a full explanation for our decision will be provided. You will be entitled to appeal, and contact details will be provided. You will also be provided with details of how to make an external appeal to the Information Commissioner's Office.
iii) In cases where the University holds only some of the information requested, we will respond as fully as we can. Should we need to redirect an enquiry to another public body you will be informed of this immediately.
iv) The University may choose to charge a fee to cover the costs of our search and direct costs (e.g. copying); and, until the fee is received, the information you have requested will not be released to you.
HOW INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WILL BE USED: Any personal information you submit to the University via this form will only be used for the following purposes 1) To manage your Freedom of Information Request and 2) To gather statistics on the use of this service. The University will not sell or otherwise transfer any personal data submitted via this form to any third parties without consent, or unless required by law. We will provide further details about our use of your information when we acknowledge your request.