Subject access request (SAR) Click to get info
Ask for information we hold about you
You have a right under the Data Protection Act (DPA) to request any information the council holds about you.
This is called a subject access request (SAR).
To make a request, please complete the relevant form below:
You will need to attach a proof of your identity, such as a copy of driving licence or passport.
If you’re acting on behalf of your child or another person, please also attach proof of their identity.
Please make an online payment of £10 using the link at the top right of this page, under 'Get stuff done'. If you are unable to make an online payment, we also accept postal orders. These need to be made payable to London Borough of Waltham Forest.
Return the completed form, proof of identity and fee to:
Waltham Forest Town Hall
The council has 40 calendar days to respond to you once we have received your request.
The Data Protection Act allows us to withhold your personal information from you in certain circumstances. If this is the case, we’ll tell you which exemption we are relying on and why.
Complaints about our data protection Click to get info
Complaints about how we use personal data are dealt with under the council's corporate complaints procedure.
If we are unable to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction you can make a complaint to the Information commissioner's office (ICO).
How to see the council's report to the Information Commissioner Click to get info
Notification is the process by which the council informs the information commissioner of how we process the personal data we hold.
You can see the Council's notification through the Information Commissioner's public register. Enter Z7599838 into the registration number field.
You can also view notifications from councillors by entering the name of the councillor in the name field.