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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.

Alternatively you can provide the request's email address, if known.

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We care about your data and will handle it in line with our Privacy Notice.

Further information #

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:

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We keep these pages under review, and may make changes from time to time to ensure that they remain up-to-date and accurate. You can find a synopsis of changes we’ve made at our GitHub repository but if you have any questions, please do contact us.