How to Make and Information Rights Request

You can make an Information Rights request, which includes asking what data Cleveland Police hold on you, Right of Access, in the following ways:

Ways to request

Download the Access request form here

What you need to do next

  1. Complete Sections 1 - 7 below. The information you provide on this form will be used for processing your request and to ensure the accuracy of Police systems.
  2. Include Proof of Identity. To help establish your identity this application must be accompanied by copies of two official documents which between them clearly show your name, current postal address, date of birth and signature, for example: birth certificate, driving licence, passport, medical card, bank statement, utility bill, rent agreement. If you have changed your name, please supply relevant documents evidencing the change.


DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS AS THESE WILL NOT BE RETURNED.

It will assist with processing your application if one of the documents is a photographic identity document such as your passport or driving licence

3. Cleveland Police reserves the right to request original documentation in some cases. Where original documents are requested, they will be returned by registered post.

Send the completed form and proof(s) of identity to:
Cleveland Police
Data Protection Unit (Information Rights)
Ash House, Three Acres
Princeton Drive
Thornaby
Stockton
TS17 6AJ
[email protected]

Please send your request to [email protected], or you can write to us at:

Cleveland Police,
Data Protection Unit (Information Rights)
Ash House, Three Acres,
Princeton Drive,
Thornaby
Stockton
TS17 6AJ

You can telephone us on 01642 306882

From 25th May 2018 all Information Rights requests will be free of charge, unless they are considered as manifestly unfounded or excessive, please see the Information Rights link for more information. We will write to you and advise you if this is the case.

We may require you to prove your identity before we commence your Information Rights request.  It may save time if you provide identity documents with your request, if not we will write to you and advise you if this is the case.

To ensure we meet your Information Right, please be clear about which Right you are contacting us about and what information you require.  Please follow the Information Rights link for more information.