Restorative justice privacy notice
You can also read an easy read version of the restorative justice privacy notice (PDF, 75.0 KB).
Who we are
Kent County Council (KCC) collects, uses and is responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws. Our Data Protection Officer is Benjamin Watts.
The Youth Justice service (part of Integrated Children’s Services) works with young people aged 10-17 that have committed crimes. We also have a duty to provide information and offer support to all those who have been affected by youth crime committed by the young people we work with.
Personal information we collect and use
Information collected by us
We also obtain personal information from the Police:
- name, address, phone number, date of birth, and gender
- ethnicity and disability
We use this information to contact you to offer you a service. If you choose not to receive a service from us, we will delete this information and not store anything about you.
If you agree to work with us, we will also collect information regarding:
- your thoughts and feelings about the offence(s) committed against you.
How we use your personal information
We use your personal information to:
- contact you to offer support
- enable restorative work to support you and to support the young person to understand the harm they have caused
- contact you to give you the opportunity to provide anonymous feedback about the service and support you have received.
How long your personal data will be kept
Reasons we can collect and use your personal information
Who we share your personal information with
- The commissioned provider of victim support and restorative justice services (services which might help you or your family, but only if you would like us to), commissioned by the Police and Crime Commissioner on behalf of KCC.
- Workers in our team who are working with the young person (with your consent) so that they can understand the impact their behaviour has had on you.
We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.
- know what we are doing with your information and why we are doing it
- ask to see what information we hold about you (subject access request)
- ask us to correct any mistakes in the information we hold about you
- object to direct marketing
- make a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office
- withdraw consent at any time (if applicable).
- ask us to delete information we hold about you
- have your information transferred electronically to yourself or to another organisation
- object to decisions being made that significantly affect you
- object to how we are using your information
- stop us using your information in certain ways.