Security vetting appeals panel (SVAP) privacy notice

This privacy notice applies when you have made an appeal to the Security Vetting Appeals Panel (SVAP) against a decision to refuse or withdraw National Security Vetting (NSV) clearance.



This notice explains how we will store and handle your personal data and that of third parties in the course of considering your appeal. This notice may be updated from time to time – the latest version will be available on It should be read in conjunction with the document ‘HMG Personnel Security Controls’ available [here] (

Published 3 July 2018
Last updated 3 July 2018 + show all updates
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