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Contacting Cifas as an Individual

Cifas is the UK's fraud prevention community. For over 30 years we have worked with hundreds of organisations to stop fraud and our community is made up organisations from across the sectors, including most banks, credit providers and telecommunication companies, who join Cifas as members. 

As an individual you may come into contact with Cifas in the following ways:

I want to know what information Cifas holds on me

By law, you are entitled to request a copy of information held about you by Cifas. This is known as a data subject access request (DSAR) and is free of charge. Cifas is required to respond to your request within one calendar month of receiving a fully completed form and supporting documentation.

APPLY FOR A DATA SUBJECT ACCESS REQUEST

I want to apply for a Protective Registration
 

Fraudsters can acquire and use your personal details in a variety of ways. Find out how to prevent and respond to the growing problem of identity theft.

APPLY FOR A PROTECTIVE REGISTRATION

 

I want to make a complaint about information Cifas holds on me

Instructions for what to do if you have received the results of a data subject access request and would like to dispute the information Cifas holds.

Make a complaint to Cifas

 

What is Cifas?

As we grow in profile, more people are asking the question. Cifas is the UK’s leading fraud prevention service. We offer individuals and organisations help in combating the growing threat of fraud and financial crime.

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