Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire | WYPCC

Using the Website

Data collection and use

You may be asked for personal information if you complete one of the forms on this site.

In each case we will only use the information about you for the purpose for which you provide it. Personal information you submit on the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire website is stored on secure servers. We will not share your personal information with any other organisation outside of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire without your permission.

You may remove or change your details at any time. You have right of access to your personal information held on our files by written request to the data protection officer (address below).


Site registration and email service

When you register onto the site or subscribe to our emails, we ask you for contact information (such as your name and e-mail address), geographic information (such as your postcode), and other details about you and your interests. This is used to help us provide you with information to match your interests. We may also use it to alert you of campaigns you may be interested in and events happening in your area.



We use an online survey software tool called SmartSurvey (https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/) for a number of applications such as the Safer Communities Fund and the newsletter signup. Personal information submitted to SmartSurvey is stored securely and is not shared outside of Smartsurvey or the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner without your permission.


Links to other sites

Our site contains links to other sites and servers. The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.



If you would like to unsubscribe you can do so by email, phone or letter. Please click here for contact details.


Correcting your information

If you need to correct the information you provided to us you can do so by email, phone or letter. Please see contact details above.


Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool which helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their websites. The tool uses "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for The Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source.

More information on Google Analytics including information on how to opt out can be found here.


Information on Cookies

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