Policy paper

Policy on protecting personal and other sensitive information in fire and rescue incident and casualty data

This document summarises issues relating to data protection of fire and rescue incident records.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Policy on protecting personal and other sensitive information in fire and rescue incident and casualty data

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Fire and rescue services across Great Britain record details of all incidents attended and of casualties. A national database is populated from these and this contains details as described in the Incident recording system for fire and rescue authorities.

This document summarises issues relating to data protection of fire and rescue incident records, and how these are managed in the context of the production of statistical outputs and access to record-level data sets.

Published 20 December 2012