Personal information charter
What data we collect when you use YJB content on GOV.UK. How we use it, keep it safe and how to let us know of any changes.
We collect certain information or data about you when you use Youth Justice Board (YJB) content on GOV.UK.
- how we use the information we collect about you
- how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information
- procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy
This policy applies to information we collect about:
The information we collect about young people in the youth justice system (PDF, 38KB, 6 pages)
The information we collect about job applicants or staff (PDF, 34.6KB, 4 pages)
visitors to our website
GOV.UK puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Find out more about how to manage cookies.
Links to other websites
How to contact the YJB
Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
102 Petty France
Third party research
We may occasionally provide your information to third party agencies that we commission for research and analysis purposes. This is so we can fulfil our statutory functions. We or our agents and sub-contractors may contact you to ask if you want to take part in our research (e.g. asking you to complete a survey or an interview). We may contact you by:
- your preferred mode of communication
If you do not wish to take part in a particular research study, please let us know when we contact you.
Access to your information and updating and correcting your information
You have a right under the Data Protection Act 1998 to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all your personal information, you should contact us using any of the methods we describe above.
We may charge £10 for this service and we aim to respond within 40 days of receiving this fee.
Data Transfers outside the European Economic Area (EEA)
Because the internet is global, the information you provide may travel through countries outside the EEA. Even if these countries don’t protect data in the same way as set out in this policy, we will take steps to keep your information secure.