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Registrant privacy notice

Definitions

Licensed professional engineering Institution’ – a professional engineering institution that has satisfied the Engineering Council’s requirements to allow them to access and submit candidates for inclusion on the National Register of professional engineers and technicians.

‘National Register’ – a secure database that is used and accessed only by authorised Engineering Council staff in order to facilitate the registration of individuals.

‘RegPlus’ – a secure online portal that is used and accessed only by authorised Engineering Council staff and authorised Licensed Professional Engineering Institution staff to allow the transfer of data, in order to facilitate registration with the Engineering Council.

Personal Data

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 about you is:

Personal data type supplied by you: N/A

Personal data supplied by someone else:

Please note that the above data is submitted to us via RegPlus, by the licensed professional engineering Institution that you have chosen to apply for professional registration(s) through.

What we use your personal data for
The personal data we collect will be used for the following purposes:

What is the basis for processing your data
The processing of your personal data by the Engineering Council is conducted on the basis of legitimate interest in order to facilitate your registration(s) and all associated processes as outlined in 'What we use your personal data for'

Special or sensitive data
The Engineering Council does not collect or process special categories of personal data or sensitive data in relation to registrants such as race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, etc.

Consent
By consenting to this privacy notice, you are giving the Engineering Council permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified above.

You may withdraw consent to the Engineering Council processing your personal data at any time by contacting the Engineering Council’s Data Protection representative and requesting a form. However if you withdraw your consent we would not be able to facilitate your registration(s).

Sharing your data
The Engineering Council will share your personal data to the following third parties, without first obtaining your consent, for the following purpose(s) as part of our processing activities:

Organisation Purpose
The licenced professional engineering Institution(s) you are registered through.

To facilitate your professional registration(s).

This includes the ability to view in read only format data related to your professional registration(s). This data does not include your address or email address.

International Registration Committee To facilitate the assessment of your application.
Other licenced professional Engineer Institutions (for a full list please refer to the Engineering Council website) To facilitate the transfer of registration from one licensed professional engineering institution to another.

This includes the ability to view in read only format data related to your professional registration(s). This data does not include your address or email address.
3rd Party IT support companies. In relation to the maintenance and development of the National Register.


The Engineering Council will not share or pass on your personal information to any other organisation.

Retention
The Engineering Council will continue to hold the record of your registration whether current or lapsed indefinitely. However, files containing your data received from the Licensed Professional Engineering Institution(s) you are registered through in relation to the processing activities described in 'What we use your personal data for' will retained for a period of 5 years plus the current year. After such time these files will be securely disposed of.


Data Security
All data held or processed by the Engineering Council is held in a secure database managed by the Engineering Council.

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