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Department for Education & GDPR: manage your data

Rightly is a free service that helps you have more control over your data. Find out whether Department for Education has your personal data, and tell them what to do with it.

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Department for Education provides the following services:

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How sending requests can help

Locate your data

Send a Subject Access Request (SAR)

If you want to know whether Department for Education has your personal data, what they have, and what they’re doing with it, we can help. Send a request to Department for Education via Rightly and quickly find out.

Delete your data

Request to partially or fully delete your data

If you want Department for Education to delete all of your personal data, or only some of it, you can let Department for Education know via Rightly in a deletion request. Department for Education then has 30 days to reply, by law.

Adjust marketing

Change your Department for Education marketing preferences

Want to change how Department for Education communicates with you? You can easily alter your email marketing settings through Rightly, too. Just let Department for Education know in your request.

Rejected applications

Understand why decisions were made

Has Department for Education rejected an application of yours, or made an unfair decision? You can request all of the paperwork relating to how they made that decision through Rightly.

Employment disputes

Tackle an employment dispute with Department for Education

If you are, or have been, an employee of Department for Education, you can send a data access request to view all emails and documents that mention you, as well as your personal files.

Data breaches

Act if there’s a Department for Education data breach

If Department for Education has had a data breach, you can use requests to see if you’ve been affected, and to delete your data to prevent it happening again.

Pensions

Locate your Department for Education pension

Find out whether you have a pension with Department for Education, as well as its associated details, by sending a subject access request. Our support team is also here to help.

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Contact Department for Education

Making a subject access request without Rightly Alternatively you can send a subject access request to Department for Education in writing at the following address:

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2AS

Please include your:
Full name
Any previous names
Your address

If you have moved whilst you have had the service we would recommend putting in all your previous addresses for the last 3 years.

Because requests must be in writing, you can’t make one over the phone. However, if you need to contact Department for Education for anything else, their contact number is 0370 000 2288.

You can also read more about how to send a subject access request in our blog.

Caring For Your Data