Getting access to information held about you
Social Care Records
If you have had dealings with any of our Social Care teams (Adult Social Care or Children and Families), then it's likely that they hold information about you.
We have produced a brochure which explains which records might exist, which ones you may have access to, and how you can apply for access.
The brochure is available as a downloadable file:
*This refers to the Data Protection Act 1998. This section of the website is not a full statement of the law and does not detail all of your rights. It is concerned with your right to access your personal information.
Complaining about our Service
Your Right to Appeal
If you are unhappy about any aspect of the way in which Swindon Borough Council has dealt with your request for access to your personal information or if you consider that we have breached any of the principles of the Data Protection Act, you can request an assessment by the Information Commissioner:
The Information Commissioner
Tel: 01625 545700
Fax: 01625 524510