Privacy statement

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The data controller for this website is Ofsted.

We apply the General Data Protection Regulation and other UK data protection law when handling any personal information. When we ask you for personal information we will keep to the law, and promise to:

  • make sure you know why we need it
  • only ask for what we need, and not to collect too much or irrelevant information
  • protect it and make sure nobody has access to it who shouldn’t
  • let you know if we share it with other organisations to give you better public services – and if you can say no
  • make sure we don’t keep it longer than necessary
  • not make your personal information available for commercial use without your permission.

To help us to keep your information reliable and up to date, please:

  • provide us with accurate information
  • tell us as soon as possible if there are any changes, such as a new address.

If you are not satisfied

If you feel Ofsted has not kept its promises about the way we handle your personal information, we ask you write to, or email, our Data Protection Officer, Neil Greenwood.


or post to:

2 Rivergate
Temple Quay

The Information Commissioner

If you believe that we are not following the law when processing your personal data, you can complain to the  Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Comments and questions

We may pass your enquiries to another government department so they can fulfil your information request.


If you sign up to register an interest in being an Ofsted Inspector you will receive email alerts only when a position is available to invite you to progress your application.

If you ask us to remove your register of interest, we will remove you from our database and mailing list and your details will be deleted from our records.