- 3 Dec 2018
Date received: 18 October 2018
Date responded: 14 November 2018
- I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested.
- While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested because an exemption under section 26(a) (disclosure prohibited by or under an enactment) of FOISA applies to that information. The reasons why that exemption applies are explained below.
An exemption under sections 26 (a) of FOISA applies to some of information you have requested. Some of the details in the requested correspondence constitute personal data and are therefore subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation.
This exemption is not subject to the ‘public interest test’, so we are not required to consider if the public interest in disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in applying the exemption.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House