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Use this form to report a data breach
If you believe that you have identified a data breach in a response that has been provided to a request made via WhatDoTheyKnow, please use this form to report the incident.
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We take all incidents reported via this form extremely seriously, and aim to acknowledge and investigate all reports promptly.
Special Category data and Criminal Offence data are defined by Section 10 of the Data Protection Act 2018.
Special Category information includes personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health, information about a person’s sex life or sexual orientation.
Criminal Offence data includes the personal information of offenders or suspected offenders, relating to criminal convictions and offences, including the investigation of, or proceedings for, any offence or alleged offence.
Please see the relevant ICO Guidance for more information: