Education Endowment Foundation:You are responding to an EEF survey or part of a focus group

You are responding to an EEF survey or part of a focus group

You are responding to an EEF survey

This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you respond to any EEF surveys using SurveyMonkey or are part of a focus group conducted by different members of the EEF staff. This page should be read in conjunction with our privacy notice main page which covers information relevant to anyone whose data is used by the EEF.

The purpose for collecting your data is to enable us to better understand the views of teachers and senior leaders working in schools, nurseries and colleges; along with other EEF stakeholders, such as research teams.

We may also use contact details to send communications that promote EEF’s aims and services. We will inform you when we wish to use your data for this purpose and collect your explicit consent where required, which can be withdrawn at any time.

The GDPR lawful basis we rely on to process your personal data is legitimate interests (GDPR Article 6[1][f]). These interests are as per the above purposes.

What information we collect will vary according to the survey or focus group. Some can be completed or conducted anonymously, with no personal information collected. Others will request name and email address so that we can follow up if necessary. We may also request limited work information, such as job title and institution, to help us understand who is completing EEF surveys or is part of a focus group.

The surveys or focus group information held by EEF will be reviewed annually. Information that is no longer required to meet the purposes stated in this notice will be destroyed.

We use third party software to collect survey respondents’ data including: Survey Monkey (Privacy Notice), Google Forms (Privacy Policy) and Qualtrics (Privacy Statement).