Privacy Policy

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Cleveland Police's web site does not store or capture personal information unless voluntarily offered, for example, using the feedback or consultation forms. When contacting Cleveland Police through this site you may supply us with personal information. We will only process that personal information where it is necessary to facilitate the purpose for which it is provided. Other information will be held long enough to allow us to respond or refer to your enquiry or comment.

We do not use cookies for collecting personal information from the site. We do count visits to our web site in order to assess usage and to help us to improve the web site (See below for information).

This privacy policy is only valid for Cleveland Police's web site at Any links within the site to other sites that are not operated or owned by Cleveland Police / Cleveland Police Authority are not covered by this policy.


Google Analytics

Cleveland Police use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. This tool uses 'cookies', small text files which are automatically downloaded on your computer to collect anonymous information. This tracks 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


Cleveland Police use the AddThis toolbar on all pages to allow easy sharing of pages to websites such as Facebook and Twitter. A cookie is used to collect anonymous information on visitors using this tool.

If you would prefer to opt out of being tracked by AddThis across all websites, then please visit

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