Issue details

Open Source - Online Investigation Policy

The policy is designed to provide guidance to employees of the Council who may be required to carry out an investigation using the internet and social media in order to obtain intelligence or evidence.  

It sets out the mechanism for consistent consideration, approval, and review of requests to obtain online information legally and ethically.

Type: Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/12/2020

Considered on: 18 Mar 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation & Performance

Lead director: Corporate Director Resources & Section 151 Officer