What personal information do we hold?
When you visit www.cleveland.pcc.police.uk, we may automatically collect data about the following:
- Your equipment;
- Browsing activity;
- Patterns your computer makes when linking with our site. Information could include data internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser types/versions, time zones and location, browser plug-in types/versions or operating systems and platforms. It may also include other information on devices used to access the site.
If we collect any other personal data through our website, we will let you know.
How we do collect your personal information?
There are two main ways, in which we collect your information:-
- Analytics -When you visit www.cleveland.pcc.police.uk, we use Google Analytics to collect standard information and details of visitor behaviour. We do this to find out about things like the number of visitors to our site. We process information in a way, which does not identify anyone.
Why do we use your personal data?
We collect personal data to maintain and check our website’s performance, safeguard security and look at how we can improve the site.
Why can we use your personal information?
We rely on article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR to allow us to process your data. We use the personal data needed for our legitimate interests. In this case, our interests are to run the website, provide administration and IT services and protect network security.
How do we handle your personal information?
We handle your personal information according to Part 2 of the UK Data Protection Act 2018. The Act applies the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standards to processing data considered to be ‘general data’.
We hold your personal data securely on our computers or in files. Data is only accessed by our staff, partners, contractors and volunteers when they are required to do so legally.
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) is committed to ensuring personal and sensitive information is accurate and up to date. It also commits to using data only for the purpose intended and protecting it from inappropriate access.
We regularly review personal information and assess whether it is lawful for us to continue to keep it. When your information is no longer required for any purpose listed in this notice or there is no longer a lawful purpose to process it, we destroy it.
The OPCC has a commitment to ensuring that you can find out about your personal information, have access to it and can challenge its accuracy.
Who do we share your personal information with?
We only share your information with our website host, Mixd. The company provides us with support to help us run the site.
How do we keep your personal information safe?
The OPCC takes the security of your personal information seriously.
We use a range of security measures, including encryption and access controls. They help us to protect the security, integrity and availability of your data. We work hard to maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect data in line with the Act.
We store personal information in areas, which are restricted to our own and partner agency staff. These areas are only accessible to staff holding appropriate identification.
How long will you keep my personal information?
The OPCC keeps your personal information for as long as necessary for the specific purposes for which it is held.
Records with personal information are managed in accordance with the OPCC’s Retention Schedule.