Privacy notice

This privacy notice explains what information Cabinet Office and the Public Services Commission collects and what that information is used for. 

The Cabinet Office and the Public Services Commission are each registered as data controllers for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Data Protection (Application of GDPR) Order 2018 and the Data Protection (Application of LED) Order 2018, together with any regulations made under them (Manx Data Protection Legislation). 

This Privacy Notice applies to the Cabinet Office and the Public Services Commission. 

OHR, staff welfare have their own privacy notice 

The Cabinet Office, Public Services Commission and the Department, Board or Office where you work are separate legal entities and remain individually responsible for meeting their statutory obligations. 

The Cabinet Office (OHR) was established and became formally effective on 1 April 2011. The Council of Ministers, who are responsible for HR strategy and policy in the public service, bought together the specialist human resources services, previously located within the Departments of Government along with those of a number of Boards and other bodies. OHR provide leadership for Government’s HR community and supply managers and individual job holders with a range of support, management information and advice services covering all aspects of employment. 

The Public Services Commission is constituted under the provisions of the Public Services Commission Act 2015.  The Office of Human Resources acts as the agent of the Commission. 

When you use an Isle of Man Government Cabinet Office service we may ask you to share personal information with us.

When we collect your personal information we will:

  • Only collect what we need and no more
  • Keep your information secure
  • Tell you how we will use your information
  • Delete your information when it is no longer needed
  • Only process your information in line with rules set out in Manx Data Protection legislation.

This Privacy Notice defines what happens when you give personal information to the Cabinet Office and will explain:

  • What information is collected and why
  • Who is collecting it
  • How it is collected
  • Why it is being collected
  • How it will be used
  • How long it will be kept
  • Who it will be shared with
  • How your information will be kept secure

If you have any questions or comments on this Privacy Notice please email the Cabinet Office Data Protection Officer.

Contact the Data Protection Officer for the Cabinet Office and Public Services Commission:


Phone: +44 1624 686779

DPO, Cabinet Office
Government Office
Buck's Road
Isle of Man