The Expat Survey programme and its associated prize draws are free of charge to enter. Expatriates of any nationality residing in any country are welcome to engage in all three questionnaires on the condition that no offensive material is included in relation to race, religion, gender or any other topic that could be deemed to cause offence. In the event that the terms and conditions of this programme are breached we reserve the right to destroy such content.

Please note that entry into the prize draws is on the understanding that should you be drawn as the winner you will engage in a reasonable amount of publicity, including a photograph with a representative from our research team and a brief interview so that you can be quoted within editorial features. Entry into the prize draws is contingent on completing all three surveys in the research programme.

privacy policy

‘The Expat Survey’ research programme DOES NOT REQUIRE those individuals participating to provide their name, address, postcode, landline or mobile telephone numbers or their date of birth. Supplying an email address is optional in the event that they wish to be entered into the prize draws and want to be invited to engage in further research. It does not share or pass on any individual’s personal data to any third parties. It is independent and has no links with Governments.

The objectives of this research programme are to establish a comprehensive international overview and a good understanding of the dynamics of migration and expatriate communities of all nationalities on a country by country basis; accordingly any personal information, answers to questions or views shared will only be used for the purpose of fulfilling these objectives and will not be divulged outside the organisation.

In the event that content you supply is of specific and notable interest to the research team, we shall contact you in writing to request a dialogue about your experience; and in the event that we would like to publish or make reference to your feedback we will obtain your written consent in advance.

Should you have any questions regarding this matter please send us an email by going to the Contact us page on this website and submitting a message to the customer care team. Thank you.

cookie policy

The Expat Survey website doesn’t use cookies to collect information that can be used to identify you.

We don’t sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

The Expat Survey website use the following cookies:

A session Cookie
A basic session identifier that enables the website application to identify your browser session. This cookie is stored only temporarily during a browsing session and is deleted from your device when the browser is closed.

Google Analytics
This is a third party web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate use of those services and compile a report for us.
You can Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies.

SurveyMonkey website cookies
This is a third party online survey tool. Please visit Survey Monkey website to read about cookies used in the surveys in general.

What is a cookie?

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How can I control cookies?

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Further resources

These websites contain comprehensive information on cookies and their use:
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BBC website
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Updated: 25th May 2018 in line with the Data Protection Act 1998/GDPR update May 2018.