​​​The Data Protection Act gives you the right to find out what information we hold about you.​

How to make a request​

Download and complete a personal information request form, or contact us on the phone number or at the address below. If you fill in the form, then post or bring it to us with proof of your identity. We do not charge for these requests.

How to request records about your child

On the form, fill in the section about your child and send us proof of your and their identity. If your child is 12 years old or over, they must sign the form to allow us to send their personal information to you. 

How to request records relating to someone else​

If you are requesting records on behalf of someone else, they must sign the form to allow us to send you their personal information. You must also send us proof of your and their identity.

If you are asking for disclosure of information about someone under special provisions of the Data Protection Act, for example for investigative reasons, please complete the following form.

Third party request form

What we will do

We will respond within one month or sooner if possible. If the request is complex we may extend this deadline. If we do we will write to you and advise of the extension and the reason for it. If the document has information about another person, we will remove that information before we send the copies to you.

Contact us

Information Governance Team
Merton Civic Centre
London Road

Telephone: 020 8274 4901
Fax: 020 8545 4105
Email: ​data.protection@merton.gov.uk