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Data Protection

  • Any landlord or agent must be registered if they retain potentially sensitive information.
  • In addition landlords have a duty to protect information and their tenants by following data protection rules.
  • Landlords and tenants: Disclosing information about tenants
  • This is a good practice note answering some frequently asked questions from landlords about :
    • How the Data Protection Act applies to them.
    • The information they hold about their tenants,
    • Information held on their behalf by a letting agent.

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Published: 5 November 2013 Last Updated: 26 November 2021