Community Safety Service privacy notice

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the Council’s Primary Privacy Notice

This notice provides additional privacy information for

  • Members of the public
  • Organisations working with the community safety team
  • Data subject(s), subject to antisocial behaviour


We collect, or obtain your personal information for the following purpose(s):

  • To record the details of the data subject(s) reporting crime or antisocial behaviour so a response and follow up can be issued
  • To challenge antisocial behaviour and take appropriate action where necessary
  • To perform a statutory duty under the Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014
  • To work with partners in offering support to offenders

Categories of personal data

In order to carry out these purposes we collect and obtain:

  • Basic details about you such as name, address, telephone number, email address and date of birth (complainant only)
  • Basic details about you such as name, address and date of birth (Offender)
  • Names of individuals offender associates with while causing anti-social behaviour

Special category data

  • Personal information that may influence how a case is dealt with, for example, a disability, sexual orientation, race, faith/belief

Legal basis for processing

The legal basis for processing your personal information is:

  • To perform a statutory duty under the Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014
  • In the public interest or in the exercise of official authority

Where we process any “Special category” data we rely on Article 9(2)(a) – in that you have provided us with your explicit consent.

Consequences if information is not provided

If you do not provide certain information when requested we may not be able to perform the service we have entered into with you or we may be prevented from complying with our legal obligations.

Information sharing/recipients

We may share personal information about you with the following types of organisations:

  • Teams within Trafford Council in order to provide our service to you e.g. children and adult social services
  • Other local authorities
  • Central Government
  • Greater Manchester Police
  • Health services in helping establish your suitability to foster a child
  • References
  • Schools
  • Voluntary and Private sector organisations

There may be certain circumstances where we would share without consent such as when we are required to do so by law for reasons of public safety, where someone is at risk of harm or in emergency situations. Only the minimum information for the purpose will be shared.

Automated decisions

All the decisions we make about you involve human intervention and are not automated.

Data retention/criteria 

We will only keep your personal information for as long as the law specifies or where the law does not specify this, for the length of time determined by our business requirements.

Rights of individuals

Information about:

  • exercising your rights
  • contacting our Data Protection Officer
  • raising a concern with us, or
  • making a complaint to the Information Commissioner is accessible in our guide on exercising your rights, found on the Council’s data protection internet page

If you wish to complain to the Information Commissioner the contact details are:

Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Updates (notice)

We may update or revise this Privacy Notice at any time so please refer back to this page for the most up-to-date version. 

This page was last modified: Wednesday 20 May 2020 14:30