Data protection

This website has been designed so that you can visit it without the need to provide personal information about yourself. If we request any personal information from you we will explain why we are asking for that information. We will only use the information that you give for the purpose we describe. We will not pass this information on to anyone else unless we have your permission.Suffolk’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) is registered under, and compliant with, the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).For more information, please use the links below to the OPCC data protection and GDPR policies.Policy General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Policy (PDF, 388 KB)Data Protection Policy – May 2018 (PDF, 388 KB)


We respect your right to contact us confidentially. We will not usually share your information with anyone outside of Suffolk’s OPCC unless we have asked for your permission.However if, in the public interest, it is necessary to disclose information provided, we may use your personal details without asking for your permission, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

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The search box on this web site (“Search Box”) is powered by Google Inc (“Google”). You acknowledge and agree that Google’s privacy policy shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.


The OPCC uses the MailChimp web-based marketing platform (“MailChimp”) to produce and send its electronic news updates. When you sign-up through this website to receive these news updates, you will be asked to agree to the information you provide being transferred to and stored in the OPCC MailChimp account to facilitate this process. For information on MailChimp’s data protection and privacy practices, please visit the Mailchimp website. You can withdraw your agreement for the information you provide being used in this way at any time, either by using the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of the electronic news updates you receive, or by request to