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The Data Protection legislation gives individuals a right to find out what information is held about them. It governs how we collect, use and process personal information. The legislation gives you the right to ensure our records are correct and up to date and to have them corrected if necessary.
Please be aware of our obligations under the National Fraud Initiative (NFI).
You can gain access to the following information (list is not exhaustive):
You must make your request in writing, you can send us a letter or an e-mail. Someone else can make a request on your behalf only if we have your permission in writing.
To help us find the information we hold we will need:
To apply you need to complete this Subject Access Request form.
You must provide two forms of identification to confirm the identity of the data subject, one which confirms their identity and one which confirms their current address.
Please provide one document from each of the lists below.
Acceptable proof of identity (scanned or photocopies are only required):
Acceptable proof current address (scanned or photocopies are only required):
If you are a representative applying on behalf of the data subject, you must provide their written consent. In certain circumstances you may also be required to provide two forms of identification shown above which confirm your identity and current address.
Please note: We will not process or release any information to you until we have received the above documents to prove identity and address.
There is no charge for you to access information about yourself.
If the Council deems that the request is obviously unfounded or excessive we reserve the right to charge a fee for the administrative costs of complying with the request. We may also charge a fee if an individual requests further copies of their data following a request.
You can email the completed form and any relevant documentation to support your application to email@example.com
Alternatively, you can post them to:
Warrington Borough Council
Subject Access Requests
Contact Warrington East Annexe