Online forms: Data Protection - subject access request

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You can request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you. This is known as a Subject Access Request.

Terms of this request

  • You can request your personal information but not that of others. Access to information may be given to a parent or guardian.
  • We must respond within 40 calendar days after we receive the necessary documents and £10 fee (if required).
  • We may need to ask you for more information to assist us.
  • We will give you as much information as we can, supplying original documentation where possible.
  • Exemptions may apply.

Documents you must provide

  • Photographic ID
  • £10 fee (if required). Payable by cheque to Midlothian Council if requested.
  • Evidence of the data subject’s identity where you are acting on their behalf.
  • Authorisation from the data subject to act on their behalf.