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Data protection and freedom of information

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We need to process many types of information in order to provide public services efficiently. Laws and regulations govern our duties and your rights.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, individuals have the right to access personal information held about them by any public body. We have a duty to supply this information if requested. The Freedom of Information Act gives members of the public, businesses and other organisations rights of access to information held by public authorities.

Data protection policy

Everyone has rights under the Data Protection Act of 1998 to access personal information held about ...

Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act of 2000 FOI gives you the right to access all types of recorded infor ...

Making a freedom of information request

As a general rule you can request any information created by the council received from elsewhere or ...

Publication scheme

Our Freedom of Information FOI Publication Scheme is a guide to the information that we routinely pu ...

Re-use of public sector information

The Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005 encourages the re-use of public sector info ...

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