Access to personal data

Article 15 sets out the enhanced right of access and Recitals 63 & 64 provide more guidance.

Further guidance on the right of access will be developed and published in due course.

However, the main points that need to be taken into consideration, particularly if new systems are being designed, are:

   Additional information to be provided to data subject:

 Changes to existing regime

There are limitations on the right of access where "such a restriction respects the essence of the fundamental rights and freedoms and is a necessary and proportionate measure in a democratic society". These  are similar to the existing exemptions and include, for example: