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5. Which lawful basis do we use to process this information?

As a public body, we collect and use information in relation to offenders, suspected offenders, victims, witnesses and individuals/staff that work for us. The lawful bases that we rely on are detailed below:

  • Consent: We have been given clear consent to process the personal data for a specific purpose
  • Contract: The processing is necessary for a contract that we have with an individual
  • Legal obligation: the processing is necessary for us to comply with the law
  • Vital interest: the processing is necessary to protect someone's life
  • Public Task: the processing is necessary to perform a task in the public interest or for official functions, and the task or function has a clear basis in law.