Freedom of information response

Microsoft Office 365 Backup Policy

Publication date: 
Tuesday 21 April 2020

1. Can you please confirm if you are using the Microsoft Office 365 solution in your IT environment?

2. If so, how you currently back up your Office 365 data? If it is backed up please confirm which software or service solution you currently have in place.

3. If a system or service is in place to backup Thurrock Local Education Authority's Office 365 environment can you confirm the retention period the data is stored for?

4. Who in Thurrock Local Education Authority is responsible for the protection of your critical data?


1. Yes


3. 30 days

4. Information Governance Manager

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Request reference:
FOI 9930