Data protection, disclaimer and privacy notice

Protecting your privacy and providing information on data protection.

Data protection statement

Suffolk County Council is committed to protecting your privacy and will treat your personal data in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and subsequent, revised UK data protection law.

Suffolk Registration Service privacy notice

This privacy notice tells you what information the Suffolk Register Office collects and uses, and your rights regarding your information.

This policy explains how the information we collect about you is used and your rights in relation to that information.

Approved venues disclaimer

Our website contains links, photographs and information related to Venues that are licensed to hold civil marriages and partnerships under the Marriage Act 1949 and the Civil partnership Act 2004.

Other than that defined within the legislation, Suffolk County Council can provide no guarantee or recommendation for the services that they may provide or advertise.

Your rights

Requesting access to the information we hold about you

You can make your request, either verbally or in writing.

If you wish to make a written request, please send it by:

If you wish to make your request verbally, call the Data Protection Team on 01473 265323.

You will be required to provide documentary evidence of your identity and your current address. If you are making a request on behalf of somebody else, you will also need to provide evidence of your authority to act.

Requesting information for law enforcement and taxation purposes

If you are a police officer or other agency looking to request access to information under Schedule 2, Part 1, Para 2 of the Data Protection Act 2018, or a police officer looking to make an Annex C request under the 2013 Protocol and Good Practice Model, please read the council’s full guidance for information and how to apply.

Further information

You may view the council’s data protection notification. More information about data protection is available by visiting the Information Commissioner's website.

If you have any queries, please contact the Data Protection Team at