Sample letter

Personal information under the Data Protection Act (sole name)

​Use this letter to ask for personal information help about you by an organisation. This is also called a 'subject data access request'. You can find information about how to use this letter in our fact sheet Credit agreements - getting information.

Letter in joint names



You can choose to send a letter in your own name or in joint names. You may have a debt in joint names, or want to write to your creditors together because you have worked out a joint budget.

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28 October 2020

Dear Sir/Madam

Account No:

Please send me the information which I am entitled to under the Data Protection Act 2018.

I would particularly like you to provide information about the following items.

If you need further information from me, please let me know as soon as possible.

I understand that you should provide the information I have asked for without undue delay and at the latest within one month of receiving this letter.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully