Data protection and freedom of information

Data protection - Summary of your rights

Rights that individuals have over the processing of their personal information held by an organisation.

Freedom of Information - How to make a request

Asking us to provide information. You have the right to ask to see recorded information held by public authorities.

Subject Access Request - How to request personal information an organisation holds about you

How to make a Subject Access Request, request to access personal information etc.

Data protection legislation

Bury Council is fully committed to being accountable and be able to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of Data Protection Legislation which includes the revised Data Protection Act and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR).

Freedom of Information publication scheme

Information made available by the council without the need to make a formal Freedom of Information request


Bury Council's primary privacy notice and service privacy notices. What data we collect, how we use your personal information and your privacy rights.

Data matching and fraud prevention

Sharing information to help protect public funds we look after.

Register of Processing Activities

The Records of Processing Activities Register provides information about the areas in which we process personal data and our privacy notices which show exactly what is happening with your personal data in these areas.