Privacy policy: how your data is used and protected

The Social Mobility Commission data explorer website is built and run by the Equality Hub, which is part of the Cabinet Office. We collect the following personal data:

  • cookies when you use the website – cookies help us understand how you use the website so we can make improvements, and we do not use cookies to identify you personally

You can read more about how we use cookies to track user journeys using Google Analytics.

The law and your rights

Your data is processed under Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation.

You have the right to withdraw your consent to us keeping and using your data at any time.

You also have the right to ask for:

  • information about how your email address and/or name are processed
  • a copy of all the personal data you’ve given to us, including in an electronic format if desired
  • any mistakes in your personal data to be corrected
  • your personal data to be deleted if we no longer need it

How to contact us

The body formally responsible for your data, known as the ‘data controller’, is the Cabinet Office. Contact details are as follows:

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
0207 276 1234

You can also contact the Data Protection Officer if you have any concerns about how your data is being used.

Data Protection Officer
Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall

How to make a complaint

When we ask you for information, we will keep to the law. If you consider that your information has been handled incorrectly, you can contact the Information Commissioner for independent advice about data protection.

You can contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF
0303 123 1113
Information Commissioner’s Office website (opens in a new tab)