Making a Third Party Request for Information

Thank you for contacting Midland Heart to request Personal Data relating to one of our customers or members of staff.

In order for us to respond to your request, please provide the following information

Please be specific and explain why you need this information

By ticking above you confirm that you request that the following details be provided, under section 29 of the Data Protection Act 1998, which reads:

“(1) Personal data processed for any of the following purposes –

a) the prevention or detection of crime

b) the apprehension of prosecution of offenders, or

c) the assessment or collection of any tax or duty or of any imposition of a similar nature,

are exempt from the first data protection principle (except to the extent which is requires compliance with the conditions in schedules 2 and 3) and section 7 in any case to the extent to which the application of those provisions to the data would be likely to prejudice any of the matters mentioned in this subsection.

(2) Personal data which –

a)    are processed for the purpose of discharging statutory functions, and

b)   consist of information obtained for such a purpose from a person who had it in his possession for any of the purposes mentioned in subsection (1),

(3) Personal data are exempt from non-disclosure provisions in any case which –

a)    the disclosure is for any purpose mentioned in subsection (1), and

b)   the application of those provisions in relation to the disclosure would be likely to prejudice any of the matters mentioned in that subsection

(4) Personal data in respect of which the data controller is a relevant     authority and which –

a) consist of a classification applied to the data subject as part of a system of risk assessment which is operated by that authority for either of the following purposes –

i) the assessment or collection of any tax or duty or any imposition of a similar nature, or

ii) the prevention or detection of crime, or apprehension or prosecution of offenders, where the offence concerned involves any unlawful claim for any payment out of, or any unlawful application of, public funds, and

b) are processed for either of these purposes,

are exempt from section 7 to the extent to which the exemption is required in the interest of the operation of the system.

(5) In subsection (4) –

‘Public funds’ include funds provided by any Community Institution;

‘Relevant authority’ means –

a)    a government department,

b)   a local authority, or

c)    any other authority administering housing benefit or council tax benefit.