Privacy Policy

This policy applies to information held by Safer Cornwall . By ‘information,’ we mean personal information about you that we collect, use, and store.

What we collect

How we gather this information

What we do with the information we gather

We use your information to:

Legal basis for processing

In relation to any processing of special categories of personal data, we will generally rely on obtaining specific consent from you at the time unless there is otherwise a legal requirement for us to process such information.

Legitimate interests

Where our processing is based on the legitimate interest grounds described above, those legitimate interests are:

Sharing your information

Your Rights

At any time, you have the right:

Any request from you for access to, or a copy of, your personal data must be in writing and we will respond within one month in compliance with data protection legislation. We will comply with our legal obligations as regards your rights as a data subject.

We aim to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate at all times. To assist us in ensuring that your information is up to date, please let us know if any of your personal details change by emailing [email protected]


We use your personal information to send you newsletters. You can unsubscribe from receiving them at any time – details of how to unsubscribe will be included on each electronic mailing we send you.

You also have the option of “unsubscribing” from our mailing list at any time by emailing [email protected] We will action any opt out request from you without delay.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic. We use traffic log cookies to identify web page usage and to improve our website in order to tailor it to our audience needs.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

How long will we keep your information?

We will only keep the information we collect about you for as long as required for the purposes set out above or as required to comply with any legal obligations to which we are subject. This will involve us reviewing our files to check that information is accurate, up-to-date and still required.


When we collect personal data from you, we store it under strict safekeeping and confidentiality procedures. We use technical and organisational security measures to protect it against misuse.

Links to Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites, including via our social media buttons. While we try to link only to websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other websites and a link does not constitute an endorsement of that website. Once you link to another website from our website you are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including, but not limited to, its internet privacy policy and practices.

Please check these policies before you submit any data to these websites.

Further information

If you have concerns about the use of your personal data, the Information Commissioners Office is an independent body set up to uphold information rights in the UK.  They can be contacted through their website: or their helpline on 0303 123 1113, or in writing to:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane




For more information about your rights:

To complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office:

Questions, comments and requests regarding this policy are welcomed and should be addressed to [email protected]

Requesting access to your personal data and your rights

Your personal information belongs to you and you have the right to:

You are legally entitled to request access to any information about you that we hold, and a copy using the subject access request. To access this please go to: HERE

Subject Access Request: Form

Contact details of the Data Protection Officer

If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact:

Data Protection Officer

Address:  Data Protection Team, Cornwall Council, County Hall, Truro, TR1 3AY

Telephone:                    0300 1234 100

Email:                             [email protected]