Northamptonshire Youth Offending Service

Terms & Conditions

The Northamptonshire Youth Offending Service website is a service operated by Northamptonshire Youth Offending Service.  By using this site you are agreeing to the terms and conditions (see related pages).

If you have any query regarding this website, ie, the navigation, content, appearance, or wish to make a suggestion, then please contact us.

Copyright Statement

All material on these pages, unless provided by another URL, including text, logos, icons, photographs and all other artwork, is copyright Northamptonshire Youth Offending Service (NYOS), unless otherwise stated. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print, in hard copy, portions of our site solely for private or educational use (within the classroom), provided that no changes are made to the material and that NYOS is acknowledged as the owner.

Commercial use of this material may only be made with the express, written permission of Northamptonshire Youth Offending Service.

Copyright: Northamptonshire Youth Offending Service

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies only to Northamptonshire Youth Offending Service (NYOS). If you transfer to another site, please read the privacy policy relating to their information. We will not transfer personal information to other sites, unless you have been advised that we will do so.

NYOS exists to provide a range of services. This can only be done by collecting and using the appropriate personal information which is collected either in person, over the phone or via email.

When contacting us, you may be asked for personal information such as name, address, postcode etc.

Information may be collected

  • to fulfil your request for information or services
  • as input to improving our site
  • as part of the process of consultation

but will only be used in those activities necessary to provide you with the service you have requested or require. Any information provided via the comments/compliments/complaints area of the website will be used for the purposes which we reasonably believe it was provided for.

You will be advised of any additional purposes or uses at the time the information is collected.   

In addition to the purposes which we have stated when we collected the information, it will also be processed in line with those purposes which we have identified on our Data Protection Notification which is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office. Our Notification reference is:Z2250338. We may also use information for those purposes required by law.

Information which you have provided to NYOS will be stored securely.

Data Protection Act 1998 and Subject Access Requests

You are entitled to copies of any information that NYOS holds about you. This can be obtained by making a request in writing to the address shown at the end of this document.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information that we collect from you. We take measures to safeguard your data and apply security standards and controls to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

For a guide to data protection visit the Information Commissioner’s website.

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act came into force on January 1st 2005. This act gives you the right to access information held by NYOS. There are exemptions to this right and should any of these apply, we are required to explain this to you. Some information may incur a charge and details of these charges can be found on the website.

Further information on the County’s Freedom of Information Team and its role within the organisation can be found on the Freedom of Information pages of Northamptonshire County Council’s website.

Collecting information automatically

This website does not use cookies and does not automatically collect information from users of the site.


If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. By regularly reviewing this page you will ensure that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with others.


NYOS seeks to provide high quality information and we have made every effort to ensure that this information is accurate and up to date. However, we are unable to give any guarantee as to the accuracy of the information on the website and can accept no liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience which may be caused by relying on any such information.

We take reasonable steps to ensure that any external website that we provide links to or any information provided by third parties is not offensive or defamatory, however we are unable to take responsibility for the content of any such information or website maintained outside of the Council.

How to contact about data protection and freedom of information

For information relating to Data Protection or Freedom of Information, contact

Data Protection/Freedom of Information
John Dryden House
The Lakes