Our contact details
UK News Media (Data Controller)
Address: Cariocca Business Park, 2 Sawley Road, Manchester M40 8BB
Phone Number: 07565 713 408
The type of personal information we collect
We currently collect and process the following information:
- First and surnames
- Collar numbers
- Force details
We also collect the following information
- Misconduct hearing outcomes
- Misconduct hearing sanctions
- Misconduct hearing dates
- Details of allegations made against Police officers, Special constables
How do we get personal information and why do we have it
Most of the personal information we process is Publicly accessible information.
Which is made public by:
- Police Forces have a legal duty to make it certain information public
- Independent office of Police Conduct (IOPC)
We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:
- Confidential Media Sources
- Members of the public
We use the information we collect in order to:
Inform the public of police misconduct hearings that are due to take place and have taken place
We may share this information with others and only such information that is legally publicly accessible by the requester. This may include but is not limited to:
- Media outlets Print, broadcast, and online
- Members of the Public
- Other interested parties
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
We have a legitimate interest
How we store your personal information
Your information is securely stored.
We keep details of first and surnames, ranks, collar numbers, force details, gender, misconduct hearing outcomes, and misconduct hearing sanctions for no less than 5yrs.
We will then dispose of your information by removal of the website and delete all information held on it
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organization, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Please contact us at Uk News Media Cariocca Business Park, 2 Sawley Road, Manchester M40 8BB Telephone 07565 713 408 or MISCONDUCT999@uknewsmedia.com if you wish to make a request.
How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at
UK News Media Cariocca Business Park, 2 Sawley Road, Manchester M40 8BB
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk