Confidentiality – critical in a 360 degree feedback survey

Confidentiality applies to both the participants and the raters.

Participants – ensure that the report and the feedback remain confidential and only used as part of their development plan.
Raters – ensure that their individual feedback can not be identified to allow open and honest feedback.

To allow people to provide open and honest feedback we need to ensure their confidentiality is protected.  We also need to ensure that the participants