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Case Studies privacy notice

What is personal data
Personal data is any information that can be used to identify an individual.

What personal data do we collect
The personal data that the Engineering Council collects and processes on you is your name, professional title, post-nominals, institution, the information you give us about your career and journey to registration, and a photograph of yourself.

What we use your personal data for
The personal data we collect will be used to publish your case study on our website and link to it from social media, to promote registration and routes into engineering.

Special or sensitive data
The Engineering Council may collect or process special categories of personal data or sensitive data such as race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, etc. This information may be provided by you as part of the case study.

You have consented to the Engineering Council processing your personal data for the purposes set out above, when you agreed to be a case study subject and by approving your final case study with photograph.
You may withdraw consent to the Engineering Council processing your personal data at any time by emailing, however if you withdraw your consent we would not be able to publish your case study or use it for any purpose.

Sharing your data
The Engineering Council Engineering Council will not pass on your personal information to any other organisation.

The Engineering Council will retain your personal data for up to five years; after this period, we will contact you using the details you have given us to ask if you would like to update your case study. If you would not, or we are unable to contact you, we will delete your case study and other personal data.

For data protection contact details, your rights as a data subject and how to make a Subject Access Request or a complaint, please see our main Privacy page

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