Data protection law in the UK, comprising principally of the GDPR and the
Data Protection Act 2018, provides a range of rights for individuals (“data
subjects”) designed to help protect their personal data as well as their
own rights, interests, and freedoms.
This letter is designed for general use as a first response to a request
from a data subject to exercise their rights. Its wording is open and does
not refer to a specific right.
This template should be used in straightforward situations where you do not
envisage any problems in complying with the individual’s request and expect
to complete your response within the standard one-month timeframe.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be
read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused
options should be removed from the document.
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