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Legal Notices, Privacy and Cookies

Your continued use of this site assumes you agree to the contents of this page.


We may use cookies or other similar text files or programs when you visit certain parts of the website.

A cookie is a small file which is sent to your browser and helps us to understand your use of the website, provide you with access and authorisation, and to provide us with information on where we can improve  service that we provide. These cookies also enable certain features within the website to enhance your browsing experience.

Cookies used on this website
Provider & NamePurposeMore Information

Microsoft Server Side Session Cookie


Session cookie. Necessary for the provision of the website.


Google Analytics


Used by Google Analytics to track the site’s users. This anonymous data is sent to Google, which then helps us to chart usage of our website to provide a better service. Helpful non-intrusive cookie.


Add This Social Bookmarking






Addthis API for social bookmarking functionality. This cookie is blocked by default unless Javascript is disabled.


Google Maps



Google maps are used to help you better choose your local policing team based on your location. Google maps cookie to track maps usage. Helpful non-intrusive cookie.


Customisable Homepage - 



Used by the Derbyshire Constabulary website to record preference of Safer Neighbourhood area. Cookie is created only on the choice of an SNT area. Necessary for the provision of this service.

Custom code – not available

Log-In Recording –derbyshire.police.uk





Used by the Derbyshire Constabulary website to record logged-in session details. Cookie is created only on log-in to website.

Custom code – not available

Third-party cookies

To provide the best information to the public about what we do, we sometimes embed videos and photos from sites such as YouTube and Flickr. We also use a third-party system for our online forms.

As a result, when you visit these pages you may receive a cookie from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies; you should visit the relevant third party website for more information about how to control these.

Blocking cookies

For information about blocking the use of cookies, please refer to the instructions/help screen on your Internet browser.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.

Please note that disabling cookies on the Derbyshire Constabulary site will impair the customisation function on the homepage, and restrict logging-on capabilities.

Google Analytics

Derbyshire Constabulary uses Google Analytics to collect statistics about the use of our website, which also uses cookies. This collates information such as how visitors get to our website, what pages are being viewed and what Internet browser is being used.

If you would prefer to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, then please visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout   


Information appearing on derbyshire.police.uk is the copyright of the Derbyshire Constabulary and must not be reproduced in any medium without licence.

If you require any further information on permitted use, including the republishing of any material, please contact the Web Manager.


Derbyshire Constabulary accepts no liability for the accuracy of any information on this website. Whilst every effort is made to ensure accuracy, this cannot be guaranteed, and items placed on the website may through the passage of time become redundant or inaccurate. No responsibility can therefore be accepted for any loss caused by the use of this website.

Privacy statement

All information provided to Derbyshire Constabulary, via our website, will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties - unless required by law to do so.

Derbyshire Constabulary reserves the right to gather information relating to site usage. Any information gathered is primarily for internal use to allow us to refine and improve the service we provide.

Certain sections of this site require personal information to be given, for example surveys and feedback forms. The provision of this information is optional.

The document attached to this page explains how Derbyshire Constabulary obtains, holds, uses and discloses information about people (their personal data), and the steps we take to ensure that it is protected. It also describes the rights individuals have in regard to their personal data handled by Derbyshire Constabulary.

Use of surveillance cameras

Derbyshire Constabulary routinely uses types of surveillance cameras as part of its policing tactics.

We've outlined how we use them, for what purpose and how you can find out more information about the practices we adhere to on our Use of Surveillance Cameras page.


We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information but cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.

Third-party sites

Please be aware that our website may from time to time include links to other websites which may be accessed through our website. All links to other websites will open in a new window. We are not responsible for the data, policies or procedures or the content of these linked web sites. It is your responsibility to ensure that you read any terms and conditions and policies applicable to such third party sites.

General information

As a word of caution, children under 16 years of age should not submit any information to any website without the consent of a parent or carer.

Do you need a quick answer to a general question? Then we recommend you visit the national Ask The Police web site.