Use this form to make a FOI/EIR request for information Use this form to make a FOI/EIR request for information

FOI/EIR Requesting Information Form

Please complete all relevant sections of the form (fields marked with an * are mandatory), if you need any assistance please contact the Information Policy and Compliance Manager via email or telephone 01603 59 3523/2431.

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Please provide a description of the information you would like University of East Anglia to provide you with. If your request relates to specific document(s), please provide any details of the document you may have (e.g. date of production, author etc.) and its likely location (e.g. the relevant staff member, office or department). If you are uncertain how to describe the information you require, the University Information Policy and Compliance Manger will be happy to provide you with advice and assistance, or direct you to others who can help (the Information Policy and Compliance Manager may be contacted as shown at the top of this form)

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NB. The University of East Anglia has the right to ask for clarification of any request for information where it does not prove 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:

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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 obscure or suppress information that relates to other third parties (under the terms of Principles 1, 6 and 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998) 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 to the University Secretary’s Office, and contact details will be provided. You will also be provided with details of how to make an external appeal to the Office of the Information Commissioner.

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 some other 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 information you submit to the University of East Anglia via this form will only be used for the following purposes 1) To make a 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.