Freedom of Information

Contact Details and Publication Scheme

GMIT is a body established for a public purpose and thus falls within the scope of the Freedom on Information (FOI) Act 2014. 

The FOI Act 2014 provides the following statutory rights:

  • A legal right for any person to access records held by GMIT
  • A legal right for individuals to have personal information relating to them amended where it is incomplete, incorrect or misleading
  • A legal right for any person to obtain reasons for an act of GMIT which affects them and in which they have a material interest.

Read our Guide to FOI (PDF, 382KB)

 

A considerable amount of information about GMIT is available on this website and on our Publication Scheme below.

Before submitting any request, you are advised to check the Publication Scheme to determine whether the information you require is already available.

If the information you require is not readily available, please make a request in writing, by email or using the GMIT FOI Request Form, referencing the FOI Act 2014, to the FOI Officer:

Edel Hegarty, FOI Officer, GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Road, Galway
Tel: +353 (0) 91 74 2769
eMail: foi@gmit.ie

GMIT FOI Request Form (Word, 71KB)

 

When we receive your request, we shall instigate a search for the information you need.  If we cannot determine exactly what information you require, we shall contact you as soon as possible to clarify your request.

Some information may be exempt from your access.  Should that be the case, we will provide what information we can and also provide reasons why other information has not been released to you.  Please note that we may need to charge a fee to cover the costs of our search and any copying.  Until a fee is received, the information you require will not be released to you.

All non-personal FOI requests are published in our FOI Disclosure Log

 

PUBLICATION SCHEME

GMIT’s Publication Scheme provides information about the Institute as per guidelines issued by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014.  It is designed to facilitate the provision of information to the greatest extent possible, except for information exempted under the FOI Act.

View GMIT's Publication Scheme below.  A hard copy will be made available for viewing by appointment.

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