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How the Youth Offending Service use and share your data.

Using your data

Reasons for using your data:

  • Statutory requirements e.g. reporting to Government
  • Service delivery
  • Service improvement and planning
  • Regulatory, licensing and enforcement functions
  • Prevention and detection of crime
  • Financial transactions
  • Research
  • Equality monitoring                   

Why we are allowed to use your data

Legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including but not limited to:

  • The Crime & Disorder Act 1998
  • The Criminal Justice Act 2013
  • The Children Ac t 1989, 2004
  • Local Safeguarding Children Boards Regulations 2006(SI 2006/90)
  • The Localism Act 2011
  • The Equality Act 2
  • Freedom of information Act 2000
  • Environmental Regulation 2004
  • Data Protection Act 2018
  • General Data Protection Regulation 2018

Obtaining and sharing your data with others

We can share your data with:

National Regulators e.g. Information Commissioner’s Office, Ombudsman,

Investigatory Powers Commissioner.

  • Judicial Agencies e.g. Courts
  • Police
  • Children's Social Care
  • Probation
  • Health agencies
  • Education Providers
  • Substance Misuse Teams
  • Other Youth Offending Teams
  • Safeguarding Boards
  • Elected Members & MPs (as your representative)
  • Contractors providing IT services
  • Funding Bodies
  • Other local councils
  • Other departments within the Council

Using your data to make automated decisions

We do not use your data to make automated decisions.

Data sent to countries outside of the EEA

Generally, the Council will not process your personal data outside of the UK or the EEA. In exceptions where we do, we will ensure equivalent data protection controls are in place.

Further information

To see what data is collected and how to exercise your rights to your data, please read our corporate privacy notice.

Updated: 01 March 2022

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