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Requesting your own personal information

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) came into full force on 1 January 2005. The Act aims to increase openness and accountability in government and across the Scottish public sector by ensuring that people have the right to access information held by Scottish public authorities. The following guide provides a general introduction to FOISA and explains how COPFS handles requests for information.

For more information, visit our Data Protection page.