The Standards for Highways website is maintained by National Highways on behalf on all overseeing organisations within the United Kingdom. We take your privacy very seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information in compliance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK-GDPR).
When you visit our Website, we may collect certain personal information about you, including:
We collect this information using cookies and other tracking technologies. You can disable cookies in your browser settings if you do not want us to collect this information.
We use the information we collect for the following purposes:
To provide uninterrupted service to users, we will store your data as long as it serves a purpose or until the website is no longer supported by either National Highways or its partners. If you would like your personal information; such as your user account to be deleted, please let us know via our feedback form.
We may share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:
We share data internally across our departments. In some cases, two or more departments are jointly responsible for delivering a service, so they all need to access data. In these cases, we make sure that the sharing is reasonable, is in line with data protection law, and respects your rights.
We ensure that the right safeguards are in place to keep your information safe and will always tell you more about this when the data is collected.
We’re obliged by law to share some data with central government and other agencies. Where possible we make this anonymous and only share statistics.
If this data is at an individual level, we’ll let you know when we collect it. Where your consent is required to transfer information, this will be made clear to you.
Where it is necessary to share data with third parties for research purposes, we’ll aim to make this data anonymous to ensure that individuals cannot be identified.
You have certain rights regarding your personal information, including:
Last updated: February 2023
National Highways is a data controller, registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
You can email our Data Protection Officer if you have any queries about your data.
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Telephone: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate)