Use this form to ask us for copies of the personal information that we hold about you. You can also make a request on behalf of someone else, in some circumstances.
We will provide the information whenever possible, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Only the following people can request to see personal information about an individual:
If you are requesting information about yourself, or about your child, you will need to upload copies of:
If you are requesting information about your child and they are aged 12 or over and capable of understanding the request, you will also need to upload a signed letter from them giving consent for you to act on their behalf.
If you are an agent acting on behalf of the data subject, you will need to upload:
If you are requesting information on behalf of an adult who lacks the capacity to make their own request, you will need to upload:
A £10 processing fee is required for processing a subject access request. This may be waived in some circumstances, e.g if you receive benefits or are a child. You will need to provide proof of your entitlement.
Under the Data Protection Act, there is some information we are entitled to remove from your file(s) before giving to you.
Information we hold about you is exempt from disclosure and cannot be given to you if it was obtained:
We may also need to get permission from other individuals to disclose their information to you.
Note: if you are requesting information that is only held by Children's Services, you should contact Achieving for Children directly.
We may need to contact you for further details before we give you the information you have requested.
We will contact you to let you know how to pay the £10 processing fee.
Your information will be provided within 40 days of the date we receive your ID and fee.
Medium - This form usually takes a few minutes to complete
Updated: 5 October 2017