Freedom of Information and Data Protection

Ofcom is a public authority, which means you can contact us to make a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. We publish previous requests online, and we maintain a publication scheme of articles and documents. We respect your privacy and comply with the Data Protection Act.

Make an FOI request

Find out how to make an FOI request, how long Ofcom has to respond to your request, and about any charges that may apply.

Previous FOI responses

Browse previous responses to FOI requests on our website - your question may already have been answered!

Ofcom’s Publication Scheme

We publish lots of information online already, under our publication scheme.

Data protection

Find out about our commitment to protect your privacy and how to request the information we hold about you.

Copyright and information re-use

Would you like to link to information on Ofcom's website, or republish information from Ofcom? Find out about our terms and conditions, and how to request permission where necessary.