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Privacy and data protection

This legislation is designed to cover the collecting, storing, processing and distribution of personal data. It gives rights to individuals about whom information is recorded. The local authority is responsible for ensuring that they comply with the terms of the Act.


  • CCTV and the Data Protection Act

    CCTV as covered by the Data Protection Act 1998.

  • Data Protection Act

    The Data Protection Act gives you the right to know what information is held about you, and sets out rules to make sure that this information is handled properly

  • Data Protection Privacy Notice

    Data Protection Notice - and what sort of Information does North West Leicestershire District Council hold?

  • Freedom of Information Requests
  • How to make a Subject Access Request

    Under the Data Protection Act, individuals have a right under the Act to make a request in writing for a copy of the information you hold about them on computer and in some manual filing systems. This is called a subject access request.

  • Requesting Information

    Data Protection, Freedom of Information information, Environmental Information Regulations and Re-use of Public Sector Information from North West Leicestershire District Council

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