We collect certain information or data about you when you use gcs.civilservice.gov.uk. This includes:
This helps us to:
We can’t personally identify you using your data.
We store your data on our secure servers in the UK.
It may also be stored outside of Europe, where it could be viewed by our staff or suppliers.
By submitting your personal data, you agree to this.
Transmitting information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data.
Any data you transmit is at your own risk.
We have procedures and security features in place to try and keep your data secure once we receive it.
We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.
You can find out what information we hold about you, and ask us not to use any of the information we collect.
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When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
You can manage these small files and learn more about them from the Cookies page on GOV.UK
If you’d like to learn how to remove cookies set on your device, visit About Cookies
There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using gcs.civilservice.gov.uk:
First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.
Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.
We will endeavour to let you know before we store a cookie on your computer.
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We use a number of suppliers who may also set cookies on their websites’ on its behalf. The GCS team does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.