Online Survey Privacy Statement

Title of research:             NEWC Equine Industry Welfare Guidelines Compendium Survey

Research contact:            Jo White –

NEWC contact:                  NEWC Office –

This survey is published by the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) and managed by Progressive Ideas, using Survey Monkey software. Please be aware that we take your concerns about privacy seriously and we make every reasonable effort to respect it.

Computerised Research and your privacy

We are committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy. Personal information is defined as any details that will enable you to be identified, such as name, telephone numbers, address, email address etc.

When designing and executing our research, it is our policy to take all necessary steps to ensure that personal information you provide is processed fairly and lawfully.

What we do with the information that we gather from survey responses

In obtaining your cooperation to participate in the survey, we undertake not to mislead you in any way about the nature of the research we are conducting, the way in which the data is collected and the use that will be made of the survey results.

All of the information that you provide will be treated as confidential and will only be used for research purposes. Your comments will not be identified as belonging to you unless you have given permission within the survey; they will be combined with those gathered from other survey participants, and will be analysed as part of a group. We do not use any of the information you provide for direct marketing or other commercial reasons.

Confidentiality of information given in survey

Your information would be treated as strictly confidential and handled in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. You would not be mentioned by name in the review report unless you have given permission. Confidentiality and anonymity will be maintained throughout, and it will not be possible to identify you through subsequent publications.

Once the review has been completed the raw data will be deleted. The raw data will be stored on a password protected computer and via SurveyMonkey using a password protected account, with only the researcher having access to the raw data.


This survey is using SurveyMonkey and any information you enter will be stored temporarily in the US. By taking part in the survey you are consenting to any information that can identify you as an individual being stored in this way. For further information about SurveyMonkey’s privacy policy please visit: Privacy Policy and view SurveyMonkey’s Privacy Shield Certification.

Please note: To protect your privacy your IP address will NOT be collected.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this survey please email or

If you feel that we are in breach of this privacy statement you may contact us by any of the above methods.

Please note that this page is only available to those completing the NEWC Compendium Survey.