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GSE Privacy Policy

This statement covers the services provided by the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) Registration Survey.

The Data Controller for this survey is the Government Office for Science (GOS). The purpose of this statement is to inform users of the survey, which is managed by the GSE team in GOS, about what information is collected about them when they visit this site, how this information is used, if it is disclosed and the ways in which we protect users’ privacy. This privacy statement only covers the GSE Registration Survey. It does not cover the sites that can be linked to from this site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement on that site.

What information is collected?

The information collected is voluntarily provided by users when they register for membership of the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) Profession.

Why is this information collected?

There is no obligation to fill out the personal information in our survey. We only ask for this information so that we can ensure that the GSE profession is as diverse and inclusive as possible, and that we can accurately represent the interests of our membership.

How is this information used?

We use this information to ensure that we can accurately represent the interests of our membership.  On occasion, we will share your name and email address only with departmental Heads of Science and Engineering Profession (HoSEPs), so they can track membership in their departments.

Confidentiality and security

Any information you provide on the survey will be held securely and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Your personal details will not be disclosed to third parties.

You have a right to access the personal information we hold about you at any time. If you wish to do this, please put your request in writing, explaining that your interest is in the Government and Science Engineering survey, to the GSE team.

Government Science and Engineering (GSE) Profession Team, Government Office for Science.

5th Floor, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0ET


Link to the GSE Profession Registration Survey.