25 May 2018


On 25 May the much talked about General Data Protection Regulations come into force. They are very useful. Until now if a parking department received a request for information that was outside of the General or Appeals regulations 2007 they would ignore it. If, therefore, you wanted to know what was going on with your PCN you would have to make a Subject access request, wait up to 40 days and pay £10 for the privilege.

Now under the GDPR you have any absolute right to your data, free of any charge.

What this means in practice is that you can write to the parking department and ask them about any PCN and they will have to answer, for free, within 30 days. 

How marvellous. This levels up the playing field and makes it easy for you to find out everything about your PCN.

If in doubt, ask, as it is free.

Yours frugally

Mr Mustard


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