Department for Culture Media and Sport
We handle personal information about you so that we can provide better services for you. This is how we look after that information.
When we ask you for personal information, we promise:
In return, we ask you to:
This helps us to keep your information reliable and up to date.
You can get more details on:
When we ask you for information, we will keep to the law, including the Data Protection Act 1998.
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data-sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner at:
Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
Phone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 individuals have a right of access to the information that is held about them by the Department (although this is subject to some exemptions). These requests are known as subject access requests. If you are seeking personal information about yourself you should make a subject access request under the Data Protection Act 1998 as this information is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information regime.
If you want to make a subject access request please submit it in writing to:
The Data Protection Officer
Department for Culture Media & Sport
2-4 Cockspur Street
London SW1Y 5DH
and include the following information and documentation:
Please note that the Department may charge for providing such information. Your request will be dealt with, in forty days of the Department accepting the request.