Data Protection Act 1998
The Data Protection Act 1998 (EU Directive 95/46/EC) came into effect on the 24 October 1998 and was brought into force on 1 March 2000. The act relates to a wide range of personal data, not just that held in computer systems. It now includes data held in manual filing systems, video and closed circuit television images (CCTV).
The relevant documents are available to view or download below.
- Data Protection Act Policy (PDF 183KB)
- Data Protection Guidelines (PDF 155KB)
- Data Protection Guidelines for Schools (PDF 166KB)
You can also view our full privacy statement.
Review our frequently asked questioned about accessing information in our FAQ (PDF 111KB)
Request access to your own information
The Data Protection Act lets you request access to the personal information we hold about you. To request access, please complete a subject access form:
If you have a query about a data protection issue in relation to Brighton & Hove City Council, please call 01273 295959
For freedom of information email email@example.com
For support with data protection email firstname.lastname@example.org