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FOI 4111

Data Protection Act - Section 11


How many notifications under Section 11 of the Data Protection Act 1998 have you received in the last 12 months?

How many complaints have you received from people specifically relating to the practice of either pre-ticking or not pre-ticking the edited register opt-out box, or relating to any change in your practise of pre-ticking the Edited Register opt-out. Please provide copies of any complaints that were made in writing.



In response to your question I can advise you that Under Section 11 of the Data Protection Act 1998, individuals can give notice that they do not want their personal information to be used for direct marketing, either permanently or until further notice. During the past 12 months we have not received any such request or received any complaints specifically relating to any changes in the practise of pre-ticking the edited opt-out box.