The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) is a public authority, established in legislation through the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011. For the purposes of this notice, the term PCC is used to encompass the person elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner and any staff authorised to work for or on their behalf or under their direction and control (i.e., the OPCC).
The OPCC obtains, holds, uses and discloses personal information for two broad purposes:
We operate incompliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (UK).” Is replaced by “We operate in compliance with the United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation (UKGDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (UK).”
The OPCC is the Data Controller for the personal data we collect from members of the public, voluntary and community sector organisations, private and public authorities, recipients of funding and services that we commission.
The OPCC is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (Z3439263).
You have the following rights regarding your privacy and your personal data:
We take the security of all personal information under our control very seriously. We will comply with the relevant parts of the legislation relating to security.
The legal basis for our use of your information will vary depending on the particular circumstance. These are some examples:
If you have concerns or a complaint about how we handle your data please contact us and we will try to resolve the issue.
If you remain unhappy with how we have resolved your concern or complaint you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner's Office for an independent review. ICO contact details are below:
The Information Commissioner's Office,
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or how we handle your personal data, please contact us
We keep this privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 21st October2019.