Privacy notice

Under the Prevent Duty, specified authorities must have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism. This training service explains the purpose of Prevent, the process of radicalisation, how to identify when someone may be vulnerable to radicalisation, how to raise concerns and what a proportionate response looks like. It is aimed at frontline staff, including education, health, local authorities, police, prisons, probation and youth justice across England, Wales, and Scotland.  

The controller of the information is the:

Home Office
2 Marsham Street

How and why the Department uses your information

The Home Office collects, processes and shares personal information to enable it to carry out its statutory duty. The Home Office is only allowed to process your data where there is a lawful basis for doing so. For the purposes of this training, this is covered under Article 6 (1) (e) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

The information in this training is retrieved for statistical and reporting purposes only and the Home Office has the option to share the data with other relevant government departments at their request to inform policy making decisions.

How we will use the training data

Representatives of the Home Office monitor the number of users visiting the site and how far each is progressing through the training. We also use the data to compare the numbers of users beginning the training with those completing it.

Information collected during this training is anonymised and will solely be processed to record user’s completion rates and the learning activity.

Storing your information

The information that you provide for the proof of completion for the certificate will be encrypted and retained for 30 minutes after which the data will be deleted. The proof of completion certificate will be optional. Details about the Home Office’s retention policy, can be found at Retention and Disposal Standards

Questions or concerns about personal data

If you have any questions or concerns about the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information please contact the Home Office via:

In accordance with the requirements of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 the Home Office has appointed an independent Data Protection Officer.

If you have any concern or complaint about the way your personal data has been managed please contact:

The Data Protection Officer
Peel Building
2 Marsham Street

Or you may email at:

Or telephone: 0207 035 6999

Reporting a concern

When we process your information, we will comply with the law, including data protection legislation. Should you feel that your data is being processed in breach of data protection law or other legislation, you can report your concern to our Data Protection Officer using the contact details provided above, or contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at:

Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45. Fax: 01625 524510

You can also visit the Information Commissioner’s Office website

Changes to this policy

We may change this privacy policy. In that case, the ‘last updated’ date at the bottom of this page will also change. Any changes to this privacy policy will apply to you and your data immediately.

If these changes affect how your personal data is processed, the Home Office will take reasonable steps to let you know.

Last updated 10 February 2022