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COVID-19 Advice and Guidance

Due to new COVID-19 restrictions, the Council will be focusing its resources on priority services, dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and supporting our residents and businesses. In light of this, we are extending the time taken to provide a response to your Freedom of Information Request (FOI), Subject Access Request (SAR) and Complaints by 20 working days respectively. For SAR's and FOI's we will respond within 40 days and for complaints it’s 30 working days.

The Council will keep this under review.

If for any reason we are unable to provide the information you have requested, we will advise you why.

Right to be Informed

You have the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data. This is a key transparency requirement under the GDPR. Rutland County Council provides this information through it's Privacy Notices.

Privacy Notices


Right of Access

You have the right to access your personal data that we hold. This is commonly referred to as a Subject Access Request. Guidance on Subject Access Requests and a form to request your details are provided through the link below:

Subject Access Request


Right to Erasure

The GDPR introduces a right for you to have your personal data erased under certain circumstances. This is also known as the right to be forgotten, more information and a request form can be accessed through the link below:

Right to Erasure


Right to Restrict Processing

You have the right to request the restriction or suppression of any personal data we hold about you. This only applies in certain circumstances and means that we are able to continue to store the information but cannot process it, it any other way.



Right to Data Portability 

You have the right under the General Data Protection Regulations to ask for your personal information to be given back to you or another service provider of your choice in a commonly used format. This is called data portability. For information on when this right can be applied and a request form, use the link below:

Right to Data Portability


Right to Object

You have the right to object to the processing of your data. For information on when this right can be applied and a request form, use the link below:

Right to Object


Right to Rectification

You have the right to have inaccurate data rectified, or completed if it is incomplete.For information on when this right can be applied and a request form, use the link below:

Right to Rectification

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