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our website will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed
to third parties without your prior permission, unless we are
required by law to do so.
Some elements of this site may require the
provision of personal information, for example our online surveys
or feedback forms. The provision of this personal information is
entirely optional. Where personal information is submitted, we will
only process that information where it is necessary to facilitate
the purpose for which it is provided. Information will only be held
long enough to respond to your enquiry or comment.
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More detailed information about cookies can be
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The Dorset Police website utilises analytics software to
monitor the use of our website. This software does not place
any cookies on your computer.
Certain functions on the Dorset Police website require cookies
to be placed on your computer, these include:
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Online Polls - If you participate in an online
poll, a cookie will be placed on your computer. This cookie enables
you to view the current voting results. The cookie also enables the
function of the polling system to ensure you can only vote once in
If you do not make use of the above functions,
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from voting more than once and also displays the current poll
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The Dorset Police website contains many
hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These
third party websites will have their own privacy policies and use
their own cookies and you should review these policies. Dorset
Police is not responsible for the content of these third party
sites or liable for the privacy practices of third party
sites. Consequently, Dorset Police assumes no
responsibility for the content of these sites and will not be
liable for any claims by third parties for any damage or injury
arising from reliance on the information on these websites.