Your data

What I do

We recognise that we hold information that belongs to you and we have a legal commitment to keep your personal information safe.

  • The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Wiltshire Police will:
  • Process your personal information in a way that is fair and lawful
  • Only hold, use or share your information for a legitimate purpose
  • Only process what is relevant and necessary for the purpose
  • Keep your personal data up-to-date
  • Keep your data for no longer than is absolutely necessary

How long we keep your information for

My Privacy Notice

The Data Controller

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon (PCC) is the controller of personal information held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

You can contact the PCC at pcc@wiltshire.pcc.pnn.gov.uk or by writing to:

OPCC
London Road
Devizes
SN10 2DN

The Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police is the controller of personal information held by the Wiltshire Police Force.

You can contact the Chief Constable using the General Enquiry Form or by writing to: 

Chief Constable
Wiltshire Police
London Road
Devizes
SN10 2DN

The Data Protection Officer for the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Wiltshire Police is Laura North.

Email:  DataProtectionOfficer@wiltshire.pnn.police.uk

or write to:

Wiltshire Police
London Road
Devizes
SN10 2DN

As an individual you have rights regarding your data.

You have a right....

To be informed
Right of access

The right to lodge a complaint

Unlike other organisations, not all the rights of the new data protection legislation can be applied in information processed for policing purposes.  The Law Enforcement Directive (LED) and Data Protection Act, 2018, set out requirements for processing personal data for law enforcement purposes, and also include exemptions to some of the rights.  Whether you can exercise each right will be dependent on the reason that we are processing your personal data. 

In certain circumstances you have the right to...

...be forgotten
...have your data rectified
...move and reuse your data
...set restrictions on how your data is used
...object to processing and direct marketing
...stop automated decisions
...be compensated

For more information on making a subject access request, click here