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.
Cabinet Office privacy notice
This authority is required by law to protect the public funds it administers.
- Environmental Information Regulations 2004