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Access to Information

Mid Devon District Council holds considerable amounts of information. If you wish to access the information held by us, please contact Customer Services. If you have a more detailed or complex request you may need to make an application for information using one of the following:

Data protection

Mid Devon District Council (MDDC) complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation2020 (UK) when it processes personal data.

MDDC is committed to the 7 Data Protection Principles

  1. Lawfulness, fairness and transparency
  2. Purpose limitation
  3. Data minimisation
  4. Accuracy
  5. Storage limitation
  6. Integrity and confidentiality (security)
  7. Accountability

The principles are at the heart of MDDC’s approach to processing personal data.

Information about what MDDC do with the personal data we process can be found on the privacy notice.

More information including Subject Access Requests and your rights can be found by clicking More about Data Protection

Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI) allows the public to request disclosure of any information held by Public Authorities. Disclosure is subject to the legislation and may well be exempted by us. For more details please see Freedom of information.

Environmental information

The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) builds on the Freedom of Information Act for environmental information. The EIR doesn’t just allow the public to request Environmental Information, but obliges local authorities to public this information Pro-actively. For more information please see Environmental information.

Open Data

At Mid Devon District Council we endeavour to promote transparency, with this in mind we look to publish data pro-actively. Open Data holds regularly updated datasets of frequently requested information. 

Subject Access Request (D/SAR)

Information about the Data Protection Act 2018 and how to access your personal information held by us

Freedom of information

Information about the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and how to request information we hold

Environmental information

Information about The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and how to request information we hold

Retention of Information

Record Of Processing Activity

Data Protection and Your Rights