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Who we are

The Engineering Council is the UK regulatory body for the engineering profession. The Engineering Council is a registered charity, number 286142, whose registered office is 5th Floor Woolgate Exchange, 25 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 5HA.

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 with respect to the Standards Review Diversity and Inclusion Consultation will include some or all of the following:

What we use your personal data for

We will use your personal data to:

What is the basis for processing your data?

Our basis for processing your personal data is legitimate interest. The Engineering Council is the regulatory body for the engineering profession and publishes the Standard that describes how professional registration can be achieved through the demonstration of competence and commitment and what processes are in place to facilitate this. The Standard is subject to periodic review and inviting stakeholders to contribute is an essential part of the review.

Special or sensitive data

The Engineering Council does not 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.

Data Security and Sharing

All data held by the Engineering Council is held securely. Your personal data will be passed to dotmailer Ltd for processing on behalf of the Engineering Council.


The Engineering Council will store your personal data until it has completed the Standards Review or until 31 March 2020, whichever is earlier.

Your rights as a data subject

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:

Subject Access Request

A Subject Access Request form and copy of the procedure can be requested by writing to the Engineering Council’s Data Protection Leadat the address given below.


In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by the Engineering Council you have the right to lodge a complaint;

  Supervisory authority contact details Data Protection Lead contact details
Contact Name:   Information Commissioner's Office Data Protection Lead
Address line 1: Wycliffe House Engineering Council
Address line 2: Water Lane 5th Floor Woolgate Exchange
Address line 3: Wilmslow 25 Basinghall St
Address line 4: Cheshire London
Address line 5: SK9 5AF EC2V 5HA
Telephone: 0303 123 1113 020 3206 0500
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