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  • Your privacy is very important to us
  • The Office for National Statistics will ensure that the personal information you provide will be kept safe and secure
  • We must comply with confidentiality requirements set out in the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and the Data Protection Act 1998


  • The systems and services supporting the online questionnaire and associated web service have been tested and accredited in accordance with government technical and security standards
  • We use leading security technologies, including industry-standard encryption software, to collect and process your personal information
  • Appropriate measures have been taken to prevent any unauthorised access to the data you provide

Use of Information

  • Your information will only be used to support and inform decisions on the 2021 Census in England and Wales
  • The Office for National Statistics can only use information for research and statistical purposes
  • None of your information will be disclosed by the Office for National Statistics