Freedom of information
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 gives everyone the legal right to see information held by the Council, unless there is a good reason to withhold it.
Perth and Kinross Council collects and uses personal information to help it provide services to its citizens. Data Protection legislation gives individuals rights in relation to their own information, and controls the way the Council can use the information it holds.
Perth & Kinross Council is using software called Egress, which allows us to transfer email and documents safely to non-secure email addresses. This will help us meet security and data protection requirements when emailing service users, parents / guardians, charities and other agencies.