Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personal Information’  is being used online. Personal Information is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personal Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, send us an email, or enter information on our site (such as providing information or feedback about services we commission).

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To personalise your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested
  • To improve our website in order to better serve you
  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your enquiries
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails regarding our commissioned services that you expressed an interest in
  • To follow up with them after correspondence (email or phone enquiries)

We use your personal data on the basis of your consent, which you may withdraw at any time.  If you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact the Data Protection Officer via the details at the bottom of this page.

How do we protect your information?

We commit to keeping your personal data securely, and in compliance with the Data Protection Act and GDPR.

We may process your personal information using web services hosted outside the European Economic Area, but only where a data processing agreement is in place that complies with obligations equivalent to those of the General Data Protection Regulation. Further detail can be obtained by contacting the Data Protection Officer (see below).

Our data retention policy can be found here.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:
Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.  It may affect your experience of this site, making it less efficient and it may not function properly.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personal Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.

Google

We have implemented the following:
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together.  We use them to compile data regarding user interactions only.

Opting out:
You can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

 

Does our site allow third-party behavioural tracking?

It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioural tracking

Protection of children

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Data Subject Rights

You have certain rights, subject to certain restrictions, under the law. You may access your personal data. If you believe that personal data is incorrect you may ask for your personal data to be corrected, you may also in some circumstances ask for us to erase your personal data or only use it in particular way.

Should you not be satisfied with our response it is possible to contact the Information Commissioner at www.ico.org.uk with any complaint.

 

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can

Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email, and we will promptly remove you from correspondence.

Contacting Us

The Data Protection Officer may be contacted via the details below – please mark your correspondence for the attention of the Data Protection Officer. If there are any questions or requests regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

www.hampshire-pcc.gov.uk
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
St George’s Chambers, St George’s Street
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8AJ

opcc.comms@hampshire.pnn.police.uk
01962 871595

Last Edited on 07/11/2017