How to make a request
For Freedom of Information and Environmental Information requests
- for Freedom of Information you must ask in writing.
- for Environmental Information you can ask in writing or verbally
In both case you will need to let us know:
- your real name (name of applicant)
- an address for us to contact you (for example, email or postal address)
- detailed description of what you want to know
If you are unable to put your request in writing, please contact us and we will help.
Send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
How to ask to see your own information
A request to see your own information is called a Subject Access Request. When asking to see your own information you must provide:
- your name and address
- details of the service(s) you are receiving
- any other information such as date of birth, gender, householder status (eg tenant, owner) you think may help us find your information. If you have any difficulty with the form, help will be provided.
You can also contact us if you think any information about you is inaccurate, incomplete, or if you want to change the sort of information about you that we may have collected.
To make a subject access request either:
- Subject Access Request Form (DOC/73KB/10 pages)
- email email@example.com
- write to the freepost address below, or call at South Lakeland House, Kendal, in person
The Data Protection Officer
South Lakeland District Council
For further information on any personal data we collect and hold, please visit our data protection pages.