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By using the City of London Police website you agree to be bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately. Should you object to any of the following terms please do not access, use or contribute to City of London Police website.

1. Disclaimer

City of London Police makes every effort to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and up to date. City of London Police however cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or consequences which may result from the use of the information contained on this site.

City of London Police makes every effort to check external links and review their content. However, City of London Police is not responsible for the quality or content of external links and cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time.

City of London Police cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or consequences which may result from the use of the external links listed on this site.

If you are concerned about any of the content or links, please send details of your concern to us.

City of London Police makes every effort to keep up to date with anti-virus technology and make sure that the website remains virus free. However, users who download files from this site or any external site to which it links, do so at their own risk.

2. Copyright

This Website belongs in all respects to the City of London Police. All intellectual property rights including copyright Database Rights and First Publication Rights, patents, Registered Trade Marks, know-how, intellectual or industrial property rights, including format, art direction, look and feel and content subsisting throughout the World shall vest in the City of London Police.

City of London Police makes use of Creative Commons licensing for some images sourced for this website.

3. Personal use

You may copy parts of the content for your own personal use, provided that:

Those parts are reproduced accurately, for a lawful purpose and refer to the source

  • Personal use is not misleading, obscene, offensive or objectionable
  • Personal use does not intentionally or otherwise harass, cause distress, defame or inconvenience any person
  • Personal use does not infringe, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of City of London Police website.

4. Commercial use

Commercial use of the content including but not limited to copying, hiring, lending or selling is strictly prohibited.

City of London Police cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or consequences which may result from the use of the content in breach of the above terms.

Breach of copyright constitutes an infringement of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 and City of London Police shall be entitled to seek damages, injunctive relief or any other such appropriate civil remedy to rectify any breach.

Should you wish to use any of the content from this website for any other reason than the permission set out above, or should you have any doubts as to the permitted use you should contact us to seek prior permission.

5. Security

You are advised that the Internet is not a secure medium. The City of London Police will use reasonable endeavours to keep your information confidential and store it on a secure server which is password protected and hidden behind a firewall from the outside world. Internal procedures cover the storage access and disclosure of your information. The City of London Police will not sell or pass your information on to any third parties without first obtaining your consent.

6. Transmission and transfer of data outside the EU

Because the Internet infrastructure is global and it is not possible to predict the routes that information sent over the Internet will take, the information you provide may be transmitted temporarily via a route which takes it outside the European Economic Area (EEA) as it passes between you and the City of London. By submitting your information you consent to such transmission.

The City of London Police shall not transfer User data outside the EEA except where it is necessary to fulfil an order for goods or services placed by a User in a country or territory outside the EEA. The City of London Police will only be storing the information supplied together with details of the activities you have undertaken with the City of London Police and mailings that have been sent. You acknowledge that countries or territories outside the EEA do not provide the same level of data protection as the EEA. By submitting an order for services with the City of London Police you consent to such transfer

7. Disclosure

5.1 The City of London Police may disclose personal information if required to do so by Law or in good faith believes it is required to do so by any order of the Courts or other competent body or agency or may do so to protect or defend the rights or property of the City of London Police or to protect the personal safety of the City of London Police employees or the public at large.

8. Links

6.1 The City of London Police website has links to other websites which will have different privacy, trading and use policies and conditions and you should familiarise yourself with the same.

9. Data protection

The City of London Police uses all reasonable endeavours to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the following principles:

(a) Personal data should be processed fairly and lawfully This means that individuals should not be deceived or misled into supplying information.

(b) Data should only be obtained for a specified purpose and should not be used for any other purpose.

(c) Personal data should be adequate relevant and not excessive in relation to its purpose.

(d) Personal data should be accurate and up to date where necessary.

(e) Personal data should not be kept longer than is needed for its intended purpose.

(f) Personal data should be processed in accordance with the rights of the individual which the information concerns.

(g) Appropriate measures should be taken against unlawful processing or destruction of records. Computer systems should have back up facilities and security provisions.

(h) Personal data should not be transferred outside the European Economic Area (the EU states plus Lichtenstein, Iceland and Norway).

For more information on the Data Protection Act 1998 , you can call (UK) 01625 545 700.

10. Privacy

Information provided to the City of London Police by users through the use of this website will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties unless we are required to do so by law.

We gather information about site usage in order to assist in the development and improvement of service to the public. At the moment this information consists of:

Statistical information is obtained using Google Analytics

No information collected can be used to identify individual users. For more details about how this affects your privacy please visit the Google Analytics Privacy Centre. If you do not wish to send information to Google Analytics, an Opt-out Browser Add-on is also available, or you can configure your browser to enable you to choose which, if any, cookies are allowed to be created.

Information provided voluntarily by users through online feedback forms

Feedback data cannot be identified with an individual unless they voluntarily supply their name or other identifying details. Comments and identifying information will only be held for as long as is necessary to ensure a proper response to queries and suggestions from users. Data held for long-term analysis is separated from comments so that it does not contain anything to identify individuals. We do not attempt to monitor the browsing behaviour of individual users through any hidden means

11. ​Cookies

Cookies are used on this website to ensure a more personalised experience and improve user experience. We use cookies to store user preferences, they are not used for identification purposes. Read our Cookies Policy​​



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