Data protection

Our data protection policy

We need to collect personal information about people we deal with to carry out our business and provide services. This includes customers, employees, suppliers and other business contacts.

We make sure that the way we collect, record and use this personal information complies with the Data Protection Act 1998.

View the Royal Borough of Greenwich's data protection policy

Our privacy notice

When processing your personal information, we aim to do so fairly, lawfully and in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We may need to pass your details to third parties who are contracted to provide services for us. Where we do so, our partners or contractors will only use your information for the purpose that we have provided it for.

We may also pass your details to organisations where we're required to do so by law.

View the Royal Borough of Greenwich's privacy notice

Your right of access to personal data

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you are entitled to ask us for a copy of all the personal information that we hold about you. There is a charge of £10 for this service.

Request your personal information

Data matching with other authorities

Under the National Fraud Initiative, the Royal Borough of Greenwich may share information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds in order to prevent and detect fraud. 

This includes police authorities, local probation boards and fire and rescue authorities as well as other local councils. 

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is legally required to protect the public funds it administers. 

Find out more about data matching

Contact us

For queries on data protection at the Royal Borough of Greenwich, email the Corporate Data Guardian at

For queries relating to fraud investigation, email the Internal Audit and Anti-Fraud team at

Contact Data Protection

Corporate Data Guardian,
The Woolwich Centre,
Third Floor,
35 Wellington Street,
London SE18 6HQ

020 8921 2383