The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act, Department of Justice has a legal duty to protect any information collected from you. Department of Justice uses leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data, and keeps strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.
What information does Department of Justice collect?
Department of Justice collects three kinds of information from visitors to the website:
- feedback (through visitors emailing us)
Department of Justice welcomes your feedback.
If you email the Department of Justice for advice or information that we are not able to give, your email will be passed to the appropriate government department, executive agency or Non Departmental Public Body.
Once you have received a reply, we will keep a record of your message for a maximum of three months for reference and audit purposes, after which it will be deleted.
Site usage information
What happens when I link to another site?
Department of Justice does not pass on to any other site any personal information you have given
Department of Justice does not pass on to any other site any personal information you have given.
What happens when I come to the Department of Justice site from another site?
Where you are directed to the Department of Justice site from another site (whether a third party site or a government site) Department of Justice may receive personal information relating to you from the other site(s). You should read the privacy policies for these sites as these will govern the use of any personal information that you provide and which is then provided to Department of Justice.
Access to your information and contacting Department of Justice