Below are just a few bad examples from the list of 200+, with a brief explanation of the issues.
For a more detailed list of the various issues found, see here.
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This cites non-existent Employment Equality Regulations 2010, uses 'gender' and has options of
This is from the candidate pack for the Chair of the EHRC in September 2020.
It ask for 'gender', uses the terms for the two sex classes and allows self-identification.
Lists sex as a protected characteristic but then asks for 'gender' with an utterly bewildering list of options. Lists Female and Male, which are sexes, not 'genders'.
Note: The ICO corrected their form a few days after it was highlighted to them.
Asks for 'gender' with a bewildering list of options. Lists Female and Male, which are sexes Lists 'intersex' as if it were an identity that can be chosen. Uses the phrase 'sex assigned at birth'.
Although it mentions the Equality Act 2010, it asks for the person's sex along with gender reassignment, conflating the two distinct protected characteristics
Lists sex but also includes 'gender identity' and goes on to ask about 'gender identity' but not sex.
Talks about the sex assigned at birth and whether your 'gender identity' is the same as your sex.
Lists sex but also includes 'gender identity' and goes on to ask about 'gender identity' but not sex, even though it mentions the Equality Act.
Talks about the sex assigned at birth and asks whether your 'gender identity' is the same as your sex.
Refers to being an Equal Opportunities questionnaire, but asks for 'gender' and has a plethora of options including the options of female and male, which are the two sexes.
Talks about the 'gender identity' assigned at birth.