Privacy Statement

Legal and Privacy Notice

Updated 17 April 2024

This site, developed by the Police & Crime Commissioner for Sussex, provides an online directory of local victim and witness specialist support services. It also contains information about different types of crime and what happens at each stage of the criminal justice system, helping to 'demystify' the process for people when they may be at their most vulnerable.

Legal Disclaimer

The information contained and accessed via this facility is provided by the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner for general guidance and is intended to offer the user general information of interest. The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner does not guarantee or warrant the facility will be uninterrupted, without delay, error-free, omission-free, or free of viruses. Therefore, the information is provided “as is” without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including accuracy, timeliness and completeness. In no event shall the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, their partners, agents, officers or employees be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever (including, but not limited to, liability for loss of use, data or profits), arising out of or in connection with the facility, any content on or accessed by use of the facility, or any copying, display or other use hereof.

Privacy Policy

Information provided to the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner by users through the use of this website will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties unless required to do so by law.

The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner gathers information about site usage in order to address continuous improvement of our service through the site to the public. At the moment this consists of information provided voluntarily by users through online feedback forms. Feedback data cannot be identified with an individual unless they voluntarily supply their name or other identifying details. Additionally, we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information, such as number of visitors. This information is processed in a way that does not identify anyone and we do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our websites.

The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner website logs the user’s IP address, which is automatically recognised by the Web Server.

This privacy statement applies only to web pages under the control of the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner within the domain and does not cover links within this site to other sites.

You can find details of the Disposal and Retention Schedule the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner abides to here: Microsoft Word - Disposal and Retention Schedule - February 2024 (

The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner is not liable for the content and reliability of any linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. Listing these sites should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Live Chat

The Live Chat is run by Victim Support. You can find details of their privacy notice here: Privacy notice - Victim Support and their Confidentiality and Consent one here: Confidentiality and Consent Notice- Victim Support

If for any unfortunate reason, you have a complaint about the service you have received through the Live Chat facility, you can find details of the Victim Support complaints process here: Complaint about Victim Support - Victim Support

The Live Chat facility will also generate a cookie called ‘whoson’.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement please contact

Alternatively you may write to:

The Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner
Sackville House
Brooks Close
East Sussex



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