Impact assessment

Law Enforcement Data Service: privacy impact assessment

Sets out the results of a privacy impact assessment on the development of the Law Enforcement Data Service by the National Law Enforcement Data Programme.


Law Enforcement Data Service: privacy impact assessment

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This privacy impact assessment (PIA) relates to data processing undertaken in the Police National Database (PND) and Police National Computer (PNC) and provides a current view of the expected privacy impacts for the Law Enforcement Data Service (LEDS). This PIA replaces the existing PND PIA and constitutes the first such impact assessment for the PNC. It also considers processing within these systems prior to 25 May 2018 and the entry into force of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA). Final sign-off was obtained on 2 May 2018.

This publication is the first version of what is intended to be an annual series of LEDS privacy assessments. Future versions will focus on LEDS as the new service and use the new Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) process according to the DPA.

Published 2 July 2018