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Data from Yammer in 2018: FOI release

Published: 22 Apr 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
22 Apr 2018
Data from Yammer in 2018: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/00874
Date received: 21 March 2018
Date responded: 18 April 2018

Information requested

You asked for screengrabs of any posts or threads on Yammer in 2018 involving senior civil servants where any of the following is mentioned: 'named persons', 'Russia Today', 'Alex Salmond', 'Mark McDonald', 'FOI requests', 'independence' or 'Brexit'.

Response

I enclose a copy of the information you requested in Word format at Annex A. Due to the length of the information included, I have not been able to present this as screengrabs.

For Data Protection purposes, the following names have been redacted:

  • the names of junior staff

  • the names of senior staff, where they are referred to either in relation to their private lives or how they are performing in their job, who have not given the consent required by data protection legislation

  • the names of individuals outwith the Scottish Government, where they are referred to either in relation to their private lives or how they are performing in their job, who have not given the consent required by data protection legislation

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Contact

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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