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Data Protection policy

Find out more about our Data Protection policy.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and UK Data Protection legislation sets the rules and conditions which all bodies, such as Islington Council (GDPR and UK legislation calls us Data Controllers) must obey when obtaining and using information about you. GDPR also provides you with certain rights which Data Controllers must respect. 

The council’s policy about access to information can be found at the bottom of this page. Details of the types of information we hold, what we use it for and who we may share it with can be found in our privacy notices.

The council’s policy about accessing information can be found at the bottom of this page. Islington Council is a registered Data Controller, Registration Number: Z6018243.

What are your rights?

  • To ask if we hold personal information about you
  • To ask what we use the information for 
  • To be given details of why we have the information and other organisations or persons it is shared with 
  • To know how long we will keep your data for

More details about your rights can be found on the individuals' rights page.

Authorities seeking information about individuals 

Authorities wishing to make enquiries about individuals under S29 or S35 of the Data Protection Act 1998 should direct their enquiries to

Please ensure you are specific about the purpose for requesting the information and provide relevant supporting information.  

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Data protection: We will handle your personal information in line with the Data Protection Act 1998 and in accordance with the council’s Fair Processing Notice.