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12 The BoM are empowered to ensure that all policies and procedures are fully
3.0 Aims & Objectives
1 The legitimate (in accordance with the 6 principles of the GDPR) and lawful gathering, collation, processing, exchange and management
2 To reduce and prevent criminality and anti-social behaviour by reducing the
3 To assist in the apprehension and prosecution of offenders and suspected
4 To reduce fear of crime and disorder and the effects of fear of crime and
5 To reduce members' losses caused by crime and anti social behaviour
6 To create a "safe and secure" environment for customers, staff and visitors and
7 To expand the partnership to encompass as wide a range of business sectors
8 To strengthen partnership working with the business community, police, local
9 To establish the partnership as an integral part of the local community safety
1 A member is defined as a business that has signed the agreements to abide by
2 Membership will be drawn from businesses, which trade in or in close proximity
3 Members must agree to fulfil certain criteria to comply with the objectives of the
4 Payment will be in advance to the scheme account.
5 Refunds will not be permitted (unless in exceptional circumstances agreed by
6 Members who are in breach of any code of conduct or other rules governing
7 All members who have access to personal data recorded by the partnership
4.8. The partnership Board of Management reserves the right to refuse membership if it is deemed appropriate and reasonable to do so. If the applicant does not fit the criteria for membership, the Board of Management has the right to decide not to disclose reasons for their decision, (see also Section 3 Codes of Practice)
5.1 An annual general meeting will be held at date to be agreed. Other meetings held during the year as and when required.
1 Each member will have one vote at members' meetings. In the event of a tie,
2 A quorum for a meeting shall be not less than 10 members.
7.1 The secretary should prepare the agenda meetings after consultation. The members may propose items for inclusion on the agenda, which should be notified to the secretary in advance of the next meeting. Relevant information from meetings will be distributed to members in a regular newsletter.