Data protection and FOI
Freedom of information (FOI)
The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000 gives legal rights of access to non-personal information held by a public authority on submission of a written request.
Data protection legislation gives individuals (data subjects) the right of access to information held about themselves.
Data processing - Fair processing notice
This authority is required by law to protect the public funds it administers.
- Environmental Information Regulations 2004