Intellectual Property Office: privacy notices

Privacy notices regarding personal data processed by the IPO for the administration of IP rights, or data processed under a contract or consent.



These privacy notices will help you to understand

  • what personal data the IPO collects about you
  • how the IPO uses this personal data
  • what rights you have regarding the personal data we hold about you

If you have any questions, or would like to enforce any of your rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer:

Data Protection Officer
Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
1 Victoria Street

Phone number 020 7215 5000

Published 16 May 2018
Last updated 1 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Privacy Notice for IPO social media updated.

  2. Updates to all privacy notices and new privacy notices 'IPO social media' and 'Freedom of Information requests and Subject Access Requests' added.

  3. Privacy notice for employees of an organisation which is a tenant of the IPO added.

  4. Privacy notice added for consultations and engagement.

  5. GDPR compliance statement added.

  6. First published.