Terms and conditions

The terms and conditions for the Thames Valley Police website include:


The contents of this website are believed to be accurate at the time of publishing. No responsibility is accepted by Thames Valley Police for errors which have inadvertently been included.

Links to other websites

Thames Valley Police is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any website to which this site is linked, and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. A link listing should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind.

Thames Valley Police cannot guarantee nor have control over the availability of any external linked pages.

All links to external websites and Adobe .pdf files on the Thames Valley Police website will open in a new browser window.

Links from other websites to the Thames Valley Police website

It is not necessary to request permission to link to any webpages on the Thames Valley Police website. However, please ensure you comply with the following conditions:

  • The webpages should not be opened within a frameset or any other web structure that could lead to the Thames Valley Police content being perceived as being part of another website. The webpage must load into the user’s entire browser window.
  • The link to the Thames Valley Police website must not imply explicitly by description or implicitly by location of the link or logo on the page that the services/products/etc your organisation supplies are endorsed by Thames Valley Police.


Any person is hereby authorised to view, copy, print and distribute the contents of this website – subject to the following conditions:

  • That the document must be used for information purposes only.
  • That any copies of the document or portions thereof must include the below copyright notice.

© Thames Valley Police. All rights reserved.

Copyright of images on this website

The images on this website are, unless otherwise stated, copyright Thames Valley Police. No images may be reproduced in any format other than for fair comment (for example, screen shots used for illustration in a presentation).

Privacy statement

When someone visits the Thames Valley Police website, Thames Valley Police collects standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as how many people are visiting this website. This log information is collected in a way which does not identify anyone.

We use Google Analytics to help analyse use of this website. Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’ – text files placed on your computer – to collect log information and visitor behaviour patterns in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Thames Valley Police.

We do not use cookies on this website for anything else other than Google Analytics.

Thames Valley Police will not (and will not allow any third party to) use Google Analytics to track or collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to this website.

Although your browser may be set up to allow the creation of cookies, you can specify that you be prompted before a site puts a cookie on your hard disk, so that you can decide whether to allow or disallow the cookie. Alternatively, you can set your computer not to accept any cookie.

By continuing to use this website, you are considered as understanding and agreeing to the contents of this privacy statement. This privacy statement only covers the Thames Valley Police website at www.thamesvalley.police.uk. Links from this website to external websites are not covered by this privacy statement.

Data Protection Act 1998

The use and disclosure of personal data is governed in the United Kingdom by the Data Protection Act 1998 (‘the Act’) under which Thames Valley Police is registered as a ‘data controller’. As such, Thames Valley Police is obliged to ensure that it handles all personal data in accordance with the Act.

View the ‘how we use personal data’ document (PDF 152 Kb - opens new window) for information about how Thames Valley Police obtains, holds, uses and discloses information about people (their personal data), the steps we take to ensure that it is protected, and the rights individuals have in regard to their personal data handled by Thames Valley Police.

Where the provision of personal data is required to enable Thames Valley Police to provide a specific service to the user, the details collected will only be used for the stated purpose. For example, personal details – such as names and addresses – submitted using the Report a non-emergency crime or incident online form will only be used for policing purposes. This complies with the Act.

Certain sections of this website seek personal information on a voluntary basis – for example, the ‘non-emergency crime and incident reporting form'. The provision of this information is optional and this will be made clear in each relevant section, as will the intended use of any such information provided.

Information provided to Thames Valley Police by users through the use of this website will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties unless required to do so by law.

The Data Protection Act gives you the right to know what information is held about you. For more information, please view the ‘Data protection requests’ page.

Contact us

If you have any queries concerning this statement, please write to:

Corporate Communications
Thames Valley Police Headquarters South
Oxford Road
OX5 2NX.

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