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Information security

The MRC follows HMG requirements in having named appointees in the positions of Senior Information Risk Officer (SIRO), Departmental Security Officer (DSO) and Information Technology Security Officer (ITSO). Requests for information about the working life of an individual are dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act.

The confidentiality and integrity of the information from all our stakeholders is of paramount importance to the MRC. The MRC’s Information Security Policy, which is subject to change, is included below.

MRC Information Security Policy (PDF, 239KB)

Requesting further information from the MRC

For further details, please contact the Information Technology Security Officer or the Freedom of Information Officer to make a request under the Data Protection Act/Freedom of Information Act.

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