Privacy Statement

Humberside Police is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. The following shows how we treat your personal information.

If you contact us via this website, you will automatically supply us with your email address and possibly other personal details. Humberside Police will not store this information or pass it to any other party. Your details will only be retained long enough for us to respond to your query or comment. It will not be held on file or put to any other purpose other than to respond direct to you, following which it will be deleted from our system. 

Under no circumstances will we sell, trade, rent or otherwise disclose your personal details to others. 

This web site contains links not owned or operated by Humberside Police. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites.  For information on the privacy policies of these sites, please refer to their home pages. 

Children under 16 years of age should not submit any information to any website without the consent of a parent/carer


Cookies are files stored in your browser and are used by most websites to help personalise your web experience. Some features on this site will not function if you do not allow cookies.

Cookie Type of cookie Owner Use





Stored Google These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics
style Stored Humberside Police This is used to control which stylesheet is shown for users with accessibility issues.  This used to enable core site functionality.
user_credentials, _humberside-police-engines_session Session Humberside Police This cookie is used to enable core site functionality, specifically the media centre / online shop. It does not contain any personal information and it is automatically deleted when you close your browser.
Stored Cookie Control When you click "I'm happy with this..." on the Cookie Control user interface, a cookie is set in order to remember your preference. These cookies are set only after the user has given consent to Cookie Control to use cookies.

Please note that we may sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.  Humberside Police does not control the dissemination of these cookies.  You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Types of cookies

'Session' or 'Transient' cookies are temporary bits of information that are erased once you exit your Web browser window or otherwise turn your computer off. Session cookies are used to improve navigation on web sites and to collect statistical information.

'Persistent', 'Permanent' or 'Stored' cookies are more permanent bits of information that are placed on the hard drive of your computer and stay there unless you delete the cookie. Persistent cookies store information on your computer for a number of purposes, such as retrieving certain information you have previously provided (e.g. login passwords), helping to determine what areas of the Web site visitors find most valuable, and customising the web site based on your preferences.

We do not use cookies for collecting personal information from the site. We do count visits to our web site in order to assess usage and to help us to improve the web site (See below for information).

Google Analytics

Humberside Police use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. This tool uses 'cookies', small text files which are automatically downloaded on your computer to collect anonymous information. This tracks information such as how visitors get to our website, what pages are being viewed and what Internet Browser is being used.

If you would prefer to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, then please visit

Additional Useful Links

Read more about Cookies their use and how to control them from the following websites;

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This privacy statement is only valid for Humberside Police's web site at Any links within the site to other sites that are not operated or owned by Humberside Police are not covered.