Our approach to privacy

Why you can trust us

Data Protection by Design and Default

As we build we follow the principles and good practice outlined by the ICO. We are supported by expertise in the wider RM business and our partners at Amazon Web Services to deliver a world class software system that you can trust.

The ICO guidance provides a number of checks which we monitor thoroughly and consistently. These inform not only what we do, but how we do it. We recognise that the privacy landscape is dynamic and ever-changing demanding an agile and evolving approach.

A culture of honesty and transparency

We are committed to being open and transparent about our approach to privacy and data protection. This includes making sure information is easily accessible and provided in a language that is clear, concise and intelligible. If you do have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with our Data Protection Officer at dataprotection@rm.com or the RM Compare team.

A trusted world-leading partner

We know that trust is earned over many years. RM has been a world-leading Educational Technology company for over 50 years providing services across the globe. Our knowledge and understanding are unparalleled in the sector.

RM is certified against recognised international standards including ISO 27001:2013, the international standard for information security management. RM Compare is also an AWS partner Qualified Software, which involves following a subset of best practices to reduce risks around security, reliability, and operational excellence.

Keeping you in control

Schools and organisations own their data and retain full rights. RM will only process data on your behalf in order to provide you with services.

We want to make it easy for you to manage your own data. You can use in-product settings to control and manage access rights to each session, and we provide default options that restrict access and auto-anonymise candidates’ and judges’ details.

Privacy is a long-term commitment

RM Compare is moving fast. As we move, we aim to embed privacy into all of our innovation, design and engineering processes.

We’re committed to building products driven by user feedback and insight and we’re continuously investing in research to make sure we know what we’re talking about, learning with you and from you, to get privacy right.

RM Privacy Policy

Find out more about how we collect, store and use personal information about customers, candidates,examiners and visitors to our website.

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