Data Protection Act

The Data Protection Act 1998 regulates the way in which we may collect, hold, process, disclose and dispose of personal information.

Our data protection statement sets out the principles that we will adhere to in meeting our obligations under the Data Protection Act. It applies to:

  • all employees, temporary staff, work placement staff and volunteers; and
  • third parties acting in partnership or on behalf of the Council and handling Council "owned" data.

How to apply for information

Please download and complete a subject access request form. This form  provides everything you need to know about sending in a request. 

If you are dissatisfied with the way we have handled a request you can request a review.