Information requests including Freedom of Information, Environmental Information Regulation, Subject Access and Information requests - privacy statement

Why we collect information about you

We collect information to enable us to respond to your Information requests. Data Protection law provides the legal basis.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about:

  • you (name, address, contact details)
  • For Data Protection we will ask you to prove your identity

Who do we share the information with?


Is any information transferred to or stored on servers based outside the European Economic Area?


How long do we keep your information?

We keep information about you for a maximum period of three calendar years (two years + current) from the date of your request.

Who do we collect information from?

  • You
  • Partner organisations: Ubico, CBH, One Legal, Publica, The Cheltenham Trust

What are the consequences if we do not collect the data?

The council will be unable respond to your request.

Are any decision about you made by automatic means?