Aim: To provide school safeguarding leads with information relating to children that have been involved in, or witnessed, a domestic abuse incident. The provision of this information is to ensure that the appropriate care and welfare is in place for the child whilst they are at school.
This Specific Privacy Notice has been created to make it easier for you to understand what personal data Essex Police processes about you, how and why it will be used in connection with live facial recognition. It is a requirement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The high-level Privacy Notice provides you with complete details of the rights you have relating to the personal data we hold about you now and any personal data we might collect about you in the future.
If you require this Specific Privacy Notice in Braille or in another language please contact the Force’s Data Protection Officer (contact details below).
Who is the Controller (the person who determines the purpose and means by which your personal data is processed) and what are their contact details?
The Controller is:
Chief Constable of Essex Police Essex Police HQ PO Box 2 Chelmsford CM2 6DA
What are the contact details of Essex Police’s Data Protection Officer?
Data Protection Officer Essex Police HQ, PO Box 2 Chelmsford CM2 6DA Email: [email protected]
For what purpose(s) is my personal data intended to be processed by Essex Police?
For law enforcement purposes – defined as the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences, the execution of criminal penalties, including the safeguarding against and the prevention of threats to public security, or the policing purpose.
More specifically, the purposes is to identify possible biometric template matches for relevant data subjects for the following purposes:
wanted by the courts and/or
suspected of having committed an offence, or where there are reasonable grounds to suspect an individual depicted to be committing and offence; and/or
missing persons deemed at increased risk
presenting a risk of harm to themselves or others
What are my rights under the DPA?
You have the following rights under the DPA:
Right of access to your personal data
Right of rectification of your personal data
Right of erasure of your personal data or the restriction of its processing
Right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner
Is there any other information that is necessary to enable me to exercise any rights listed above?
Section 44(2)(d) Section 44(3)(a)
What is Essex Police's legal basis for processing my personal data?
Essex Police’s legal basis for processing your personal data is based on its Common Law Policing Purpose of protecting life and property, preserving order, preventing the commission of offences, bringing offenders to justice, and any duty or responsibility of the police arising from common or statute law.
In terms of Section 35(2) of the DPA the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for a Law Enforcement purpose by Essex Police or another competent authority.
Section 44(2)(a) Section 35(2)
How long will my personal data be retained by Essex Police?
Images within our source systems will be retained in line with Management of Police Information (MoPI) guidance and our organisation retention schedule.
LFR watchlists will be retained only for the duration of the deployment and for an appropriate time prior to and following deployment and only to facilitate the need.
Specific timescales will be outlined in the deployment documentation but where possible watchlists should not be older than 24 hours at the point deployment starts and should not be retained for longer than 24 hours following conclusion of the deployment.
CCTV footage recorded throughout deployment will be retained for 31 days and disposed of in line with force policy unless retention is required to meet the needs of further investigation for example.
Who could Essex Police disclose my personal data to?
Essex Police will not routinely share your LFR personal data except where we are required to do so to meet the needs of the purposes laid out.