Privacy notice

Recipients or categories of recipients of the data

Where necessary and lawful, or when required by legal obligation, we may share information with a wide variety of recipients including to those from whom we originally obtain personal data.  

Recipients may include: 

  • Customers
  • Family, associates or representatives of the person whose personal data we are processing
  • Current past and prospective employers 
  • Healthcare, social and welfare organisations 
  • Educators and examining bodies 
  • Providers of goods and services 
  • Financial organisations 
  • Debt collection and tracing agencies 
  • Private investigators 
  • Service providers 
  • Other local authorities, national and local government departments and agencies (including the Home Office, HM Revenue and Customs, The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and private safeguarding agencies) 
  • Ombudsman and regulatory authorities 
  • Press and the media 
  • Professional advisers and consultants 
  • Courts and tribunals 
  • Trade unions 
  • Political organisations 
  • Professional advisers 
  • Credit reference agencies 
  • Professional bodies 
  • Survey and research organisations 
  • Police forces 
  • Voluntary and charitable organisations 
  • Religious organisations 
  • Students and pupils including their relatives, guardians, carers or representatives
  • Data processors 
  • Police forces, non-home office police forces  
  • Regulatory bodies 
  • Courts, prisons 
  • Customs and excise 
  • Local and central government 
  • The Office for National Statistics 
  • International law enforcement agencies and bodies 
  • Security companies 
  • Partner agencies, approved organisations and individuals working with the police 
  • Licensing authorities 
  • Service providers 
  • Healthcare professionals 
  • Current past and prospective employers and examining bodies 
  • Law enforcement and prosecuting authorities 
  • Legal representatives, defence solicitors 
  • Police complaints authority 
  • The disclosure and barring service