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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a Subject Access Request (SAR)?Open or Close

    A Subject Access Request, commonly referred to as 'Subject Access', gives individuals the right to find out what information organisations hold about them under the Data Protection Act (1998).

  • What is my 'right of access' and how can I exercise it?Open or Close
  • How do I know my SAR will be considered valid?Open or Close
  • How long does it take once a SAR has been submitted to get a response?Open or Close
  • Can I be charged an additional fee?Open or Close
  • What will be included in my SAR?Open or Close
  • Why am I required to supply evidence of ID?Open or Close
  • What if information is witheld?Open or Close