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About the Criminal Justice Hub

The Criminal Justice Hub is is a free online resource provided to you by Conviction. We want it to be the best place to find criminal justice services and information.

The site is maintained by the volunteers at Conviction.

What’s on the Criminal Justice Hub

You can find:

  • information and services for individuals and citizens
  • detailed guidance for professionals
  • information on government and criminal justice policy

How the Criminal Justice Hub is updated

We work closely with others to make sure all the information on the Criminal Justice Hub is accurate and up to date.

The Criminal Justice Hub is also updated based on results from user research and feedback from members of the public.

Tracking users

We track how you use the Criminal Justice Hub, but we do not collect or store your personal information (such as your name or address) while you’re browsing. This means that you cannot be personally identified.

We use Google Analytics software to track:

  • what pages you visit
  • how long you use the site
  • how you got to the site and what links you clicked on

We do not allow Google to share this data with anyone else.

Reuse information published on the Criminal Justice Hub

You can republish any of the content on the Criminal Justice Hub, as long as you meet the conditions of the Open Government Licence.

The Criminal Justice Hub links to external organisations when that link is essential for helping someone complete a task that they begin on the site.

For example, there’s a link from the content on prison visits to the HMPPS prison booking website.

We will only consider link requests if the website falls into this ‘essential’ category.

You can ask for a link to be added to the Criminal Justice Hub.

Data sets on the Criminal Justice Hub

The Criminal Justice Hub uses several data sets to help make the website better.

For example, data is used to take you to your council’s website if you want to know who to apply to for a social care needs assessment.

Many of these data sets are used under the Open Government Licence.

We use: