Durham Constabulary is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Durham Constabulary does not store any personal information about individuals accessing this website except when it is voluntarily provided. There may be occasions where, if you contact us via this website, you will supply us with your email address, and perhaps other personal details. On such occasions, the personal information is used exclusively by Durham Constabulary for the sole purpose of providing you with requested information or services described on this site. We will not pass on personal information to outside organisations or individuals except with your consent or when required to do so by law.

We do count visits to our website but this is simply to record the number of 'hits' and does not record personal information. Under no circumstances will we sell, trade, rent or otherwise disclose your details to others.

We currently only employ ‘session’ cookies. This cookie is used for storing data regarding the current user session. The cookie is deleted when you as a user closes the web browser.   We do not attempt to monitor the browsing behaviour of individual users through any other hidden means. This website does however contain links to other sites not owned or operated by Durham Constabulary. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites. For information on the privacy policies of these sites, please refer to their home pages.


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