Explains your rights to see and have copies of your personal information, and how to complain if access to your records is refused or if what is written about you is wrong.
These are regulations that came into force on 25 May 2018. They tell organisations how they can use your personal information. They also give you rights to access, correct and erase personal information held about you.See our full list of legal terms.
The Data Protection Act 2018 is the law that sets out how organisations must handle and process your information. It also gives you rights to access, correct and erase personal information held about you.See our full list of legal terms.
Information which relates to you in such a way that you can be identified from the information. Personal information might be held on computers, in emails, printed out or in handwritten documents, or in photographic images, videos or audio recordings.
To find out more about your rights regarding your personal information, see our pages on my personal information.See our full list of legal terms.
This information was published in May 2018. We will revise it in 2020.
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