Data Protection is about how the council manages your information.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 the council is required to make proper use of your personal data. The Act states that this information has to be proportionate, used fairly and legally, that it must be properly managed, and that we can only use it for certain specified purposes. Data protection is regulated by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office.
For more information on how we deal with personal data on this website visit our page on privacy and read our data protection policy:
Subject access requests
You can make formal requests for information held about you, subject to certain limitations and payment of a fee.
Section 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998 states that a "data subject" (the person to whom the data refers) is entitled, upon written request, to be informed (subject to certain exemptions) whether or not personal data is held or processed about them and to have a copy of any such data. If you would like to submit a subject access request print off and complete the following forms and return it to the address given below:
If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding Data Protection please contact the Council's Data Protection Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Return your subject access request form to the:Data Protection Officer
Rouken Glen Road