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Privacy and media

These pages explain how you can protect your personal information and get access to official records.

They also tell you how to make a complaint about an article published in a newspaper or magazine.

Your right to know - a guide to freedom of information law in Scotland

Information about which organisations are obliged to provide information and on how to make requests under Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Sharing intimate images without consent

This page explains the criminal offence of sharing or threatening to share intimate images or videos without consent in Scotland and what can be done to get such content removed.