This Privacy Notice is divided into three parts:

Information Security

Kent Police operates through intelligence led policing and so depends on information, and also the systems that the information is processed on.

The protection of information stored in manual and electronic systems is essential to the operation of the organisation and Kent and Essex Police must demonstrate compliance with National Policing Information Risk Management Team (NPIRMT) and Community Security Policy (CSP) for any existing or proposed information processing, regardless of where it comes from.

Other industry standards are also used where appropriate to ensure the protection of personal information is a priority, FIPS-140, ISO/27001, NIST, COBIT-5 and National Cyber Security Centre standards.

Electronic and digital security for new or existing systems which use or manage police information adhere to the Kent and Kent Police Baseline Security Requirement. 

Organisational policy and procedures ensure the protection of police information and the controlled access to it. The design, operation, use and management of the technology must comply with statutory, regulatory, and contractual security requirements.  

Technical safeguards are enforced within the Kent and Kent Police infrastructure such as firewalls, data encryption, end point detection and response solutions, protective monitoring, segregation of data and role based authorised system access.  Physical access controls to our buildings and files require authorised and appropriate access and are overseen by security cameras.

Contact Kent Police

Emergency: 999

Non-emergency: 101

Kent Police’s Team dealing with information rights: 

Public Disclosure Team (PDT)
Kent Police
Coldharbour
London Road
Aylesford
Kent
ME20 7SL

If you are concerned over the way that Kent Police handles your personal data or require further details about the information contained within this Privacy Notice you may contact the Kent Police Data Protection Officer (DPO) as below:

Lucy Power
Kent Police
Coldharbour
London Road
Aylesford
Kent
ME20 7SL

public.disclosure@kent.police.uk

 

Other requests for information from Kent Police:

Note: see DPA Right of Access or GDPR Right of Access sections if you are seeking information about you. You have a right to request information from a public body under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations.

Under the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations you have the right to request any recorded information held by Kent Police. You can ask for any information you think a public authority may hold. The right only covers recorded information and can be in the form of a question, rather than an application for specific documents. Kent Police does not have to create new information or give opinion or judgment that is not already recorded. Some information may be exempt.

Further details can be found on our Freedom of Information and publication scheme webpages.

If you have a request for information in any of the following areas, please contact the relevant inbox for the Information Rights Team:

Information Commissioner’s Office                

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you believe that they are or have been adversely affected by the handling of personal data by Kent Police.  Individuals may direct their complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office:             

The Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

Website:  www.ico.org.uk             

 

This Privacy Notice is divided into three parts: