This privacy statement covers the following websites:
Where you provide personal information, we will only use it to deliver the services you have requested.
In order to understand which parts of our website are popular and which areas may need improvement our webserver logs the IP address of your computer and stores some cookies on your computer. We will only use the data in a general way to make sure we are delivering the best possible service to our audience. By using our site, you agree to this.
This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.
If you have registered for newsletters the system will record your email address and other information if you have provided any. This will be treated as confidential. It may be used for internal review and to notify you about updates about our work.
We will process your information to deliver the services that you have requested in line with our Data Protection Policy and Information Charter.
Ofqual may process your personal data, for example, when you respond to our consultations, when we conduct research or gather statistics, when you contact our customer services team or as part of our regulatory activities.
Ofqual processes personal data that has been provided to us by you or by a third party, such as a recognised awarding organisation, one of our partners or from another source for the specific purpose of meeting our regulatory objectives. Personal information provided to us may be used for research and statistical purposes and to enable us to fulfil our regulatory duties.
Any personal data processed will be in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
Download our Data Protection Policy
Download our Information Charter
For queries about data protection issues please email our Data Protection Officer.
When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
- recognising your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during a task
- remembering your settings so you don’t have to set them on every visit
- recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
- measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure they are fast
- analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with govt services so we can make them better
Cookies used by us
To remember your selections or preferences that you’ve already made when looking at an information or service:
So service is available when you want it and fast, we measure numbers and volumes of visitors:
To understand what visitors want to use and not to use, so we can improve the service you receive and archive what is not used:
If you have answered a survey, in order to prevent another invitation to respond to it:
To prevent our cookie message from re-appearing once you’ve closed it:
Cookies used by third-parties
When we provide links to third party services you find useful, they may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use. Their policy on use may be found here: http://www.slideshare.net/privacy
When we provide links to third party services you find useful, they may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use. Their policy on use may be found here: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php
When we provide links to third party services you find useful, they may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use. Their policy on use may be found here: http://twitter.com/privacy
When we provide links to third party services you find useful, they may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use. Their policy on use may be found here: http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy_at_youtube