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Stay at home as much as possible, work from home if you can, limit contact with other people, keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible), wash your hands regularly.

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1. What are your rights

Coronavirus update

The Information Commissioner’s Office has recognised the unprecedented challenges all are facing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and that people may experience delays when making requests for information during the pandemic.

Whilst you are still able to make a request, we ask that you consider if the information is required at this time or if the request could be made at a later date. If you do make a request, please be aware that your response may not be complete in whole or in part.

This is due to government wide measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Oldham Council is currently handling a large volume of business-critical work aimed towards the protection and safeguarding of residents during the COVID-19 outbreak, and as such the business area may not be able to respond to your request within the expected timeframe or provide full information for the completion of your request.

You may exercise the rights listed below in relation to the council’s use of your personal information.

Some rights are absolute and others are not.

To find out more about how these rights apply in particular circumstances, please refer to our Guide to exercising you Rights or alternatively visit the Information Commissioner’s website at: 

To exercise these rights, please contact service processing your information. If you are not satisfied with how the service has answered your request you can contact the Data Protection Officer (DPO)