Legal & privacy

To see our privacy notice please visit our data protection section.

Legal Statement

Your use of this site is your agreement to abide by the following terms and conditions:

The Devon and Cornwall Police's crest, logo, image, layout and design of this website(s) are protected by copyright law. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any means, electronic, mechanical recorded or otherwise, without the express prior permission of the Devon and Cornwall Police.

Any person is authorised to copy and print information contained on this site for informational purposes only provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context.

Devon and Cornwall Police cannot be held responsible for the quality or content of external links from this website. Whilst every effort is made to ensure accuracy, this cannot be guaranteed, and items placed on the website may through the passage of time become redundant or inaccurate. No responsibility can therefore be accepted for any loss howsoever caused by the use of this website. If you have any problems with the site you can contact the Web and Digital Media Team using the information shown below.

Devon and Cornwall Police does not support or endorse ANY companies, products or services.

Privacy Statement

All information provided to Devon and Cornwall Police, via our website, will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties - unless required due to a policing purpose or by law.

Data collected by this website

This website has a number of forms which are emailed over a secure connection to various Devon and Cornwall Police departments and teams.

The data is securely stored on the web server for upto 3 months until it is deleted.

Each form is designed to collect only the information that the department or team need to carry out the service the form describes.

Each form page will over the coming months, list the answers to the below unless already answered here:

  • Question 1: What are the reason for collecting this information?
  • Question 2: Where is the information stored once it has been emailed?
  • Question 3: Who has access to this information?
  • Question 4: How long is the information held for?
  • Question 5: If a person wants to have the emailed information deleted, or removed from any Force database, or devices it has been saved to which email address do they send this request to and how long will the process take.
  • Question 6: Will you be able to email them to let them know that you have deleted all the information from your systems?

Surveys and feedback forms

Certain sections of this site require personal information to be given, for example surveys and feedback forms. The provision of this information is optional.

Web services

This website has two services (the dash board and media services) that store personal or professional email addresses within its database. The information is saved until we are told by yourselves to remove it. The email addresses are given freely as part of the login process of using the services. The emails are used to enable a password reset. The emails are not used for any other purpose.

Google Analytics

Devon and Cornwall Police gathers information relating to site usage via Google Analytics. Any information gathered is primarily for internal use to allow us to refine and improve the service we provide please visit How we use Google Analytics for more information.


This site uses cookies which retains certain information for a set period of time. Please visit the Cookies page for more information.


We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information but cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online.

Your use of this website and provision of personal information will be taken as confirmation that you accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the Internet and that you will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.

Third party websites

The website contains links to websites operated by parties other than Devon and Cornwall Police. Such links are provided for the User's convenience only.

Devon and Cornwall Police does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their content.

Devon and Cornwall Police’s inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.

The User is solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on the third party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by such websites.

General information

You have the right to see certain personal data we keep about you. If you are concerned that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect or have any queries in connection with this Statement, please visit the 'Data protection' page.

As a word of caution, children under 13 years of age should not submit any information to any website without the consent of a parent or carer.

Continued use of this site

Your continued use of this site demonstrates your understanding of our use of the information gathered from this site.

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