Data Protection

Responding to requests for information

Any staff member who receives a request for information, which they believe to be a request for data under the Data Protection Act, should immediately forward the request to the Data Protection team at

You should pass on all such requests where any person is essentially asking for information about themselves, even if they do not mention the Data Protection Act. The exception is where the request is for information that would normally be released as a matter of course, such as a request by a student for a copy of their academic transcript.