Right of access

Please use this form to request access to your personal information (also known as a Data Subject Access Request).

The form will be used by Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council to consider your request under the Right of Access.

The individual whose information is being requested is known as the Data Subject. If you are completing this form ‘on behalf of’ or in relation to someone else then please ensure that your details are provided as the Representative and not as the Data Subject. Remember, the Data Subject is whose information is being requested.

At the beginning of this form you will be asked to upload a number of documents. Please ensure you have these to hand before you begin the form.

  • You must supply evidence of your identity and address. You will need to upload a scanned copy of 1 item from List A and 1 item from List B
  • If you are applying on behalf of someone else you will need to provide proof of their ID along with a letter of consent giving you permission to appeal on their behalf.
List A - Evidence of identity List B - Evidence of address
Ideally either:
  • Current UK photo card driving licence, or,
  • Current signed passport
However, if you have neither driving licence nor passport then:
  • Birth OR marriage certificate, or,
  • Residence permit issued by Home Office to EU nationals on sight of own country passport
  • Current driving licence (if not already being used as evidence of identity), or,
  • Utility bill from a utility company sent to your current address (within 6 months), or,
  • Bank, building society or credit union statement (within 6 months), or,
  • Mortgage statement (within 6 months), or,
  • Local Authority Tax bills (within 12 months).

Please note

A record of your request will be retained for a period of 3 years after the date created, in line with the Council's retention requirements.