How to Make an Access Request

Under the Data Protection Acts, you may receive a copy of any personal data about you that is held by Trinity College Dublin. If you wish to make a request for access to your personal data, please follow these steps:

  1. Complete the Personal Data Access Request Application form (PDF) - please give as much information as possible about the data you wish to access
  2. Include proof of identity (e.g. a copy of your passport, drivers licence or staff/student ID card) and a fee of €6.35 with your application
  3. Send the form to the Information Compliance Officer

A decision in relation to requests made under Section 4 of the Data Protection Acts (access to personal information) will be made within 40 days of receipt of your request. A decision in relation to requests made under Section 3 of the Data Protection Acts (access to a description of personal data held) will be made with 21 days of receipt of your request.

If you are not satisfied with the response to your request, you may contact the Data Protection Commissioner, who will investigate the matter for you.