Privacy policy

This page explains what kind of personal information the Home Office holds about you, how it's protected and how you can find out about it.

What personal information we hold about you

Search the Domestic Homicide Review Library will retain the following information:

  • IP address
  • Browser agent

Your rights

The data protection legislation gives you the right to ask:

  • whether we hold any of your personal data (and if so to receive a copy)
  • what we are using your personal data for
  • to whom we have disclosed or intend to disclose any of your personal data
  • for how long we intend to hold your personal data
  • for inaccurate personal data to be rectified
  • for the processing of your personal data to be restricted
  • for your personal data to be erased (the 'right to be forgotten')

These rights are not absolute and may be subject to exemptions or restrictions. If you would like us to rectify or delete the information we hold, please contact us via

Legal basis of data processing

We hold and process your information to perform a task in the public interest and in the exercise of official authority vested in the Home Office.

How long we keep your personal data

We will retain this data for a period of 7 years beyond your last activity.

Contact details

The data controller for your personal data is the Home Office. The contact details for the data controller are:

Phone: 020 7035 4848, or email:

The contact details for the data controller’s Data Protection Officer are:

Phone: 020 7035 6999, or email:

The Data Protection Officer provides independent advice and monitoring of the Home Office’s use of personal information.

How to make a complaint

If you're unhappy with our privacy policy or have any further queries, you can contact us at:

Interpersonal Abuse Unit
2 Marsham Street

If you consider that your personal data has been misused or mishandled, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner, who is an independent regulator. Contact information for the Information Commissioner can be found on the Information Commissioner's Office website: