Data Protection Act

The Data Protection Act 1998 was introduced to protect personal data about you by setting rules and conditions which all bodies, such as Islington Council (the Act calls us Data Controllers) must obey when obtaining and using information about you. The Act also provides you with certain rights, which the data controllers must respect.

What Are Your Rights?

  • to ask if we hold personal information about you

  • to ask what we use the information for

  • to be given a copy of the information

  • to be given details about the purposes for which we use the information and of other organisations or persons to whom it is disclosed

  • to ask us not to use personal information about you for direct marketing.



Who to contact

Data Protection
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Town Hall
Room G17
Upper Street
N1 2UD

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