Request for personal data or other information


Requests that don't include personal data

Requests of this type will come under the Freedom of Information (FOI 2000) Act or the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR 2004.)

Everything you ask for should be about one topic. If you want to ask about more than one topic, you should make one request for each topic. Note: If you want to include a computer file with your request, please email your request to

For requests of this type, we will usually reply to requests within twenty days.

For the Data Controller and Data Protection Officer's contact details and more information, please see the council's main Privacy Notice at

Requests involving personal data

Requests of this type will come under the Data Protection Act (DPA 2018).

For requests for your personal data, we will usually reply to you within one month, but we may need three months if you ask for something that takes a long time or if you have asked for a few things.

We may ask for something to help us to know for certain you are who you say you are (e.g. a passport, etc.). This is to make sure that your personal data is not given to any person who has no right to receive it.

We will not usually charge you money for using these rights; however we may charge you a reasonable fee if what you are asking has no basis in fact or would take a very long time to do, or where you are asking for more copies of what you have already asked for.

You can find out more about your rights at and the Information Commissioner's Office at

Last updated on 28/04/2020

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