Bedfordshire Police makes this statement in the light of the
requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 in order to alert
individuals to Bedfordshire Police data processing practices, which
will govern the processing of your personal data. If you have any
query about this statement, please contact:
Information Governance Unit
Bedfordshire Police Headquarters
Bedfordshire MK43 9AX
Fax; +44 (0)1234 852133
E-Mail : email@example.com
All information provided to Bedfordshire Police, via our
Website, or through other means of communication will be treated in
confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties - unless
required by law to do so.
Where the provision of personal data is required to enable us to
provide a specific service to the user the details collected will
only be used for policing purposes or for the administration of
All communications with Bedfordshire Police may be monitored for
the purposes of public safety, the prevention and detection of
crime, and the apprehension and prosecution of offenders.
Bedfordshire Police reserves the right to gather information
relating to site usage. Any information gathered is primarily for
internal use to allow us to refine and improve the service we
Certain sections of this site require personal information to be
given, for example, surveys and feedback forms. The provision of
this information is optional.
Your continued use of this site assumes you agree to the
contents of this page.
You have a right to access the personal data that is held about
you. To obtain a copy of the personal information Bedfordshire
Police holds about you, please contact the above
you visit certain parts of the website. A cookie is a small file,
which is sent to your browser and helps us to understand your use
of the Website, provide you with access and authorisation and where
we can improve the information and services that we provide. These
cookies enable you to access, navigate and use the services
provided on the Website. For information about blocking the use of
cookies, please refer to the instructions/help screen on your
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your
personal information but cannot guarantee the security of any
information you disclose online. You accept the inherent security
risks of providing information and dealing online over the Internet
and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless
this is due to our negligence or wilful default.
Third party sites
This Website contains many hyperlinks to other sites that are
not owned or operated by Bedfordshire Police. The purpose of these
links is to offer further information about a topic or
organisation, which we cannot ourselves include in our own site.
Links made to other Internet sites are regularly reviewed for
suitability and we reserve the right to add or remove links from
our web site at any time. When a visitor is about to leave the
Bedfordshire Police Internet site using such a hyperlink, every
effort will be made to warn you. A link to an external web site
will always open in a new browser window to indicate the site is
separate from the Bedfordshire Police site. We are not responsible
for the content or privacy practices of external Internet sites and
we suggest for information on the privacy policies of these sites,
to refer to their home pages.
As a word of caution, children under 16 years of age should not
submit any information to any website without the consent of a
parent or carer.