Policy paper

Special category and criminal conviction personal data

The “appropriate policy document” for Cabinet Office sets out how we will protect special category and criminal convictions personal data.



The appropriate policy document outlines where the processing of special category personal data is necessary for the purposes of performing or exercising obligations or rights, which are imposed or conferred by law on the controller or the data subject in connection with employment, social security or social protection.

Published 22 May 2018