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Freedom of information request response - 05899

FOI request

FOI ID number
05899
Regarding
Council Algorithms
Request

Specifically, I am asking the following:

  1. Is your organisation using any algorithms and/or artificial intelligence software in the process of delivering public services?

  2. If Yes, please provide details:

    1. Of the algorithms or artificial intelligence software you use;
    2. Of whether you use a commercial product or whether you have developed your own system;
    3. Of the purpose for which the algorithm and/or artificial intelligence software operates;
    4. Of the decisions the algorithm and/or artificial intelligence software is asked to make or assist;
    5. Of the type, classification and amount of data that the algorithm and/or artificial intelligence software uses in the decision making process;
    6. Of the process by which the decision made or assisted by the algorithm is subject to human review;
    7. Of the process by which you inform an individual that they have been subject to a decision made or aided by an algorithm and/or artificial intelligence software?
    8. Of the process by which a member of the public can challenge a decision that has been made or aided by an algorithm and/or artificial intelligence software;

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Our response

Response

Eden District Council does not use any algorithms or artificial intelligence software in the process of delivering public services.

Response date
29 January 2019