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20061 – Sale of Personal Data and Subject Access Requests

Ref: FOI/20061

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 22nd March 2020

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request.

Can I please have your records concerning the sales of personal data from 2019 and 2020, including trading partners and money earned from transactions?

Please can I have your records concerning the determining the price of personal data, for sales and sharing for the time period January 2019- Present.

What types of personal data do you sell and are there any limits placed on this? For the time period of January 2019- Present.

Reply

West Midlands Fire Service does not sale personal data therefore this request is exempt under section 1 of the Freedom of Information 2000.  We do hold this information.

Request.

How many Subject Access Requests did you receive in the period 2017-2020, broken down by year? What types of personal data did they typically receive? For example email addresses, home addresses and telephone numbers?

Reply

2017 –  4 which of 2 related personal / occupational health records 2 – related to recruitment.

2018 – 6 which of 5 personal / occupational health records. 1 – related to recruitment.

2019 – 30 which of 15 where related personal / occupational health records and 15 related to related to recruitment.

2020 – 6 which of 5 where related personal / occupational health records and 1 related to recruitment.

If you have any queries about this freedom of information request, please contact us.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW.

Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.

 

 

19072 – 999Eye

Ref: FOI/1972

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 6th June 2019.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

Your service uses 999eye video streaming services as part of call triage/review. Please can I receive copies of the Information Security Assessment and Privacy Impact Assessment in relation to the use of the 999eye service by 999 callers.

Reply

Please find attached Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) which includes our assessment of information security. The PIA was completed prior to the implementation of the Data Protection Act 2018.

Request

Please can I receive a copy of the script/training materials that your control room staff receive to deploy the 999eye system

Reply

Please find attached safety guidance which is used as part of FC training and awareness for using 999eye.

FOI19072
999eye guidance 1.0 Download
FOI19072/1
999Eye PIA 1.0 Download

In regards to any scripts or training materials, we do not have anything specific as training is delivered through practical demonstration.

If you have any queries about this freedom of information request, please contact us.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF

19055 – Safe and Well partners

Ref: FOI/19055

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 6th May 2019 2017.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

An up to date list of the organisations that the West Midlands Fire Service works in partnership with, with regard to safe and well visits

Reply

Attached is a list of all of the organisations and partnerships that have made Safe and Well referrals to WMFS during quarter 4 of the financial year 2018/19.

FOI19055
Safe and Well Referrals 1.0 Download

The data collected for onward referrals is recorded in free text boxes. We undertake 25,000 to 30,000 safe and well visits a year this would mean manually checking each record to find the data in the free text boxes to identify the organisations we have referred to or partnered with and this would exceed the appropriate limit for a freedom of information request and would incur a charge, please let me know if you want to proceed and I can prepare a fees notice for you.

If you have any queries about this freedom of information request, please contact us.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.

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