Data Protection Requests Subject Access
This gives individuals certain rights regarding information held about them. You may wish to make a request for certain information held by the council about yourself. This is known as a Subject Access Request.
The General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018. Provides a right to access your personal information.
You can request information via our online form or by writing:
Vale of Glamorgan Council
Vale of Glamorgan
Generally these requests will be processed free of charge however please see The Council’s Access to Information Charging Policy linked above in relation to the limits of this. We may ask for identity in processing requests. We shall advise you of this when we respond.
Please note in some circumstances there is an exemption to the right. If an exemption applies we will inform you of this when we respond.
We are required to provide information on the action taken on a request without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request. The period may be by a further two months where necessary taking into account the complexity and number of requests. We will inform you of any extension within one month of the receipt of the request.