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Collection of Data
In order to facilitate your visit to HMP Kilmarnock, for identification purposes we shall collect your name, date of birth, address, a biometric template of your fingerprint and a photograph. An actual fingerprint is not collected or held. A series of reference points from a finger print are collected, allowing a unique identification pattern.
HMP Kilmarnock operates CCTV.
We do not collect biometric readings or photographs of children under 16, however with the use of CCTV, images may routinely be captured.
We will only share your information with a third party where there is a legal obligation to do so.
Rights of Access, Correction, Erasure and Restriction
You have legal rights in connection with personal information. Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
If you want to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal information, or object to the processing of your personal data, please submit your request in writing to the data protection champion as detailed below.
Retention of Data
We keep personal data in accordance with Scottish Prison Service retention procedures. These retention periods depend on the nature of the information (e.g. we apply different retention periods to different types of information such as CCTV and your visitor record), and may be subject to change.
If you have any questions or concerns about how long we retain your personal data, please contact the Data Protection Champion using the details below.
Further Advice and Guidance
If you have any further questions about how your information is handled or to make a request, please address this to
The Data Protection Champion
If you are not satisfied with the way your personal information has been handled by Serco, on behalf of the Scottish Prison Service, please contact DPO@Serco.com or you also have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office and file a complaint. (https://ico.org.uk/concerns/).