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Privacy Statement

The Companies House Executive Agency website does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user's IP address (Internet Protocol: standard allowing data to be transmitted between two devices) which is automatically recognised by the web server.


The site uses cookies for collecting user information. They are not used to store or collect any personal information. They are used to let us know when someone with your unique cookie has returned to the website, and also what our most popular/unpopular pages are.

These cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a site, and contain a unique, anonymous number. They are stored in the cookie directory of your hard drive, and do not expire at the end of your session. Click here for more information on our use of cookies.

Personal information

If you register to receive updates, or order or purchase materials, your information will be held on a secure server and the data will not be shared with any organisations outside Government. We will not disclose your details to third parties for them to market services.

If you give your consent by ticking the box in the WebCHeck Registration Screen we may contact you for your opinions on our services and to introduce you to other products and services which may be beneficial to you. To unsubscribe you will need to click the check box on the 'My account' page.

If you do not give your consent in the tick box we will only contact you to provide you with any electronic products you have ordered, or postal information if you request that service.

If you respond online to a consultation exercise, your data will only be used to facilitate the analysis of responses.

This privacy statement only covers our website at and sub-sites of this domain. This privacy statement does not cover other websites linked to from this domain.

Companies House Executive Agency may use information it holds to prevent and detect fraud. We may also share such information, for the same purpose, with other organisations that handle public funds.

If you have any queries please contact the Companies House Contact Centre on +44 (0)303 1234 500 or email

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