Make a Request


This form can be used if you are making a request for information under any of the following:

  • General Data Protection Regulation/Data Protection Act 2018 (including CCTV)
  • Freedom of Information Act 2000
  • Environmental Information Regulations 2004

Sections marked (*) are mandatory and must be completed.

Applicant Details*:

Note:To assist the council with processing your request you must supply your name and your preferred method of contact - either an email address OR postal address. If you are submitting a request for personal data about a person other than yourself under the General Data Protection Regulation/Data Protection Act 2018 please include full details in Information Required.

Information Required*:

Please provide a description of the information you require i.e. date of birth, dates, department. If you need any help with your request see Hints and Tips for Making Requests

How would you like to receive the information?*

Note: a fee may be payable for some services. (Details can be found in the Council's Charging Policy)

Do I need to provide anything else?

When requesting information from the council you should provide your name, address and telephone number. Also provide a full description of the information you require. If you can tell us dates and who the information is held by, for example the department, team or employee, it will help us to locate it more quickly. We will contact you if we need any further details or clarification.

The council is legally obligated to verify your identity before any personal data is disclosed. This is to prevent the unauthorised disclosure of information about data subjects. If further evidence of your identity, address, legal status or relationship to the data subject is required the Information Governance Team will contact you directly.

Further information

Information Governance Team
Cumbria House
117 Botchergate
Cumbria CA1 1RD


Privacy Notice 

Any personal information you provide on this form will be held and processed by Cumbria County Council for the purpose of administering and responding to your request. This information will be held securely and will not be disclosed to other parties, without your permission. The information which you provide will be destroyed in a secure manner when the retention period has expired.

By submitting this form you confirm the following:

  • you have read and understood the council's privacy notice
  • the information provided is accurate
  • you have authority to request services on behalf of others, for example parent, guardian
  • you understand the council will use your data for the stated purposes.


Click 'Submit' if you agree to Cumbria County Council processing the data you have supplied in this form for the purpose stated above.

If you need to revise your request please click the 'Reset' button.