Freedom of Information


Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), anyone has the right to ask Fife Coast and Countryside Trust for information that is held by them.

There are a few exceptions that may require us to withhold some of the information that has been requested. These include information that may be personal or commercially sensitive.

How do I make a request?

All requests require to be provided in a recorded format, i.e. letter, e-mail etc. You can use the online/attached form to request access to information.

Freedom of Information Form (Word format)

FCCT – Freedom of Information Request Form

You should provide the following information to allow FCCT to deal with your request effectively.

  • Your name (not needed if you’re asking for environmental information*)
  • A contact postal or email address
  • A detailed description of the information you want – for example, you might want all information held on a subject, or just a summary

*You can ask for environmental information in writing, in person or by phone.

Alternatively, you can post** your request to the following address:

Freedom of Information Request
The Harbourmaster’s House
Hot Pot Wynd

**In Scotland, you should allow 6 extra days if you send your request by post.

Or email:

All requests will be logged and acknowledged within 2 days. A response will be made to the applicant within 20 working days and a copy of the response will be held for 6 months.