Records Management Services

The Records Management Service has responsibility for Records Management, Data Protection and Freedom of Information. The Service provides support, advice and guidance in all of these areas. The aim is to promote:

  • A coordinated approach to Records Management across the University
  • Consistent, efficient and robust practices regarding the creation, use, storage and disposal of records
  • Compliance with relevant legislation & codes of practice

These pages provide a range of information and guidance about Records Management and related legislation, if you cannot find the information you require please contact:

Caroline Dominey, Records Manager

Telephone: +44 (0)1392 723033

Latest Updates


May 2013

A Data Security Breach Management Procedure is now available.

October 2011

The Information Commissioner's Office has published guidance on Freedom of Information and Research Information (external link).

New guidances of Disclosing Student Personal Data is available.

January 2011

The Records Management Service has moved. It's now based in the IT Governance and Compliance section of Exeter IT. We still have the same responsibilities but will be able to work more closely with Information Security.

July 2010

A new briefing paper for staff on the University's FoI procedures is now available.

January 2010

Retention Schedules of Alumni records, Staff records and Finance Records are now available.

Is it time to tidy up your shared drive?  Take a look at the new guidance.