Accessing your Personal Information under Data Protection laws


Accessing any Personal Information we may hold about you

Under Data Protection regulations you (or someone acting on your behalf) have the right to see most records processed by or on behalf of the Council containing personal information about you. You will be required to provide proof of identity. There are exceptions to this such as mental health records and records involving social care services where additional legislation limits access to personal data exists.

If you provide information in confidence about another individual your personal details will not be disclosed unless the Council obtains your permission. There are exceptions to this such as court orders and protection of the public.

How to see your records

You can apply for access to your records using one of the following request forms:

Accessing Information About You - Subject Access Request Form (DOC, 82KB)

Accessing Information About Someone Else - Subject Access Request Form (DOC, 96KB)

Once completed you should send it to:

Data Protection, Milton Keynes Council, 1 Saxon Gate East, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3HS.

Tel No: 01908 254767   Email:

The Council will then have 20 working days in which to provide the information as long as you (or the person acting on your behalf) have supplied sufficient details.

For more information on Data Protection regulations visit the Information Commissioner website or email

Last Updated: 17 January 2020