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Data Practices

We are the State of Minnesota's expert on data practices issues. To learn more, check out the resources below.

Our Role

Learn about the our role with regard to data practices.

Data Practices Rules and Requirements

There are many legal requirements for administering government data. Find out more here.

Requesting Data and Info

Learn how to request data and see a sample request.

Types of Data

Learn more about different types of data here.

Warnings and Notices

Government must provide legal notices when collecting and using certain data. See explanations and examples here.

Who to Contact

Government entities must have certain data practices contacts. Learn more about their roles here.

Challenges and Appeals

Government data about individuals must be accurate and complete. Learn more about challenging government's determination.

Temporary Classification

Government entities may apply for a not-public classification of data that are currently public.

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