Personal identification information
We may collect and process personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site and access our resources, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will only collect personal identification information from Users if they voluntarily submit such information to us. We may use services outside of the EEA (such as the USA) to store details recorded in our online forms that do not have a similar standard of data protection laws to the UK. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, however, this may limit certain Site related activities.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect and process non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include your IP address, (which is automatically recognised by the Web server) browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilised and other similar information.
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How we use collected information
South Wales Police may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes: – To improve customer service Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support your needs more efficiently. – To improve our Site We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services – To send periodic emails – Where possible, to provide you with information or services that you may request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and Users both internally and externally with bodies working with South Wales Police but such use is limited to for policing purposes and not for any commercial purpose. We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligations.
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