The public's participation in surveys conducted by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) is essential to gaining an accurate picture of our society. The best use possible is made of the information supplied.
All information collected by ONS is protected by a confidentiality guarantee that covers all uses by us and others. We have a responsibility to ensure that this guarantee is maintained absolutely and protects the confidentiality of statistical data in our care.
Survey information will only be used for statistical research and analysis purposes, and no statistics will be produced that are likely to identify an individual, unless this has been specifically agreed with them.