Waverley's Covid Alert Level is MEDIUM

Residents are urged to be extra vigilant as local Covid cases are on the rise. Remember to wash hands, wear facemasks when required and keep your distance to help stop the spread of the virus.

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Request access to personal information (Subject Access Request)

If you wish to access personal information that we may hold about you, either on paper or electronically, you can make a Subject Access Request. You can also ask us to allow others to see your record. 

Please note that we can't let you see any parts of your record which contain:

  • confidential information about other people
  • data we think will cause serious harm to you or someone else's physical or mental wellbeing
  • information that may stop us preventing or detecting a crime.

Make a Subject Access Request

Requests during coronavirus pandemic

Whilst we have a statutory responsibility to provide the information you have requested, we may not be able to respond to your subject access request within a month.

Our main objective during the coronavirus outbreak is to arrange our resources to support the immediate health, wellbeing and safety of local residents, particularly the vulnerable. This means that we will suspend or scale down services that do not directly contribute to the main objective.

Make a Subject Access Request online

You can also write to: Data Protection Officer, Waverley Borough Council, The Burys, Godalming, GU7 1HR.


There is usually no charge for a Subject Access Request.

However, we may charge a reasonable administration fee where a request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.

Proof of identity

You will need to provide two examples of evidence of your identity, eg driving licence, birth certificate, passport or household bill. One will need to be photographic evidence.

More information

Find out more about How to request your personal information on the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) website

Page owner: Vanessa de Chazal. Last updated: 24/08/2020 14:48

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