Data Protection


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 together form a new framework for regulating the processing of personal data in the UK from 25 May 2018, replacing the former Data Protection Act 1998.


This privacy notice provides information about how the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission processes personal data and the rights that you have. View and find our privacy notice.

More information on how the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission ensures that it complies with data protection legislation is set out in our Data Protection Policy.

Find out how to request information that the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission holds about you in our guide to Data Subject Access Requests.

Your Rights under the GDPR

The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

For more information please click here for guidance available on the Information Commissioner’s Office website