Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION

We are a UK based television production company and your information is very important to us. This privacy policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

We will collect, process and retain any personal information collected from you in accordance with all laws and regulations relating to the protection of personal data including the Data Protection Act 1998 and, after 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR).

In this privacy policy any reference to we, us and our is to Blink Entertainment Limited. Blink Entertainment Limited is a company registered in England and Wales (registered number is 06168183) with registered office at Bankstock Building 2nd Floor, 42-44 De Beauvoir Crescent, London, N1 5SB.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU?

What information we collect about you depends on the way you decide to interact with us.

If you decide to apply to be a contributor on (or participate in) any of our programmes we may ask you to provide us with personal information which may include your name, address, postcode, email address, date of birth and telephone number. Depending on the nature of the programme, we may also ask you to provide us with sensitive personal information which may include your political opinions, religious beliefs and information about your physical or mental health.

If you decide to visit and use our website www.blinkfilmsuk.com (Website), we may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system, browser type, geographical location and any other information that you may choose to send us. We may also collect information about you if you choose to contact us via our Website.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

If you apply to be a contributor on one of our programmes, we will use information about you to assess your suitability to participate in the programme. If you are selected to participate in one of our programmes we will use information about you for the purposes of developing, producing, distributing and administering the programme you have chosen to participate in. In each case we may share this information with members of the programme production team, the broadcaster, the distributor and the insurer of the programme. However, we will only share this information where it is relevant and to the limited extent necessary to fulfil these purposes.

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006.

We will not share your personal information with any other third parties, unless you give us your consent to do so or we are authorised to do so by law. We may use your information, subject to your agreement, to contact you about other future programmes that we think you may be interested in.

Information we collect about you when you visit and use our Website will be used by us to:

  • ensure our Website is presented in the most effective way for you and your computer;
  • estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
  • store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our Website according to your individual interests; and
  • to recognise you when you return to our Website.

For more information see COOKIES below.

STORAGE, SECURITY AND RETENTION

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or on secure servers operated by a third party and may be transferred to, and stored at a destination outside, the European Economic Area (EEA). We will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information and we will, where reasonably practicable, use industry-standard technology to allow for the encryption of your information.

Your information will not be kept in an identifiable form for any longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes described in this policy. Your information may be securely stored by us for a maximum period of six (6) years.

ACCESSING YOUR INFORMATION

You have rights when it comes to how we handle your information. These rights include:

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

If you would like to exercise any of your rights in relation to your information, please contact us directly using the contact details below. If we cannot comply with your request to exercise your rights we will usually tell you why.

There will not usually be a charge for handling a request to exercise your rights.

COOKIES

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer. We use cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our Website in order to tailor it to our visitors’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall cookies help us provide you with a better Website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our Website.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any other website please note that these websites may have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

OUTSIDE THE EEA

We use certain third party companies to distribute our programmes on our behalf and may also use secure servers operated by third parties to store your information. These third party companies are only allowed access to your information as is necessary to perform these functions. They are not allowed to use your information for any other purpose.

Some of these third party companies are either located and/or operate outside the EEA. Where we share your information with such companies, we will take all steps necessary under GDPR to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

CHANGES TO OUR BUSINESS

If we become involved in a merger, acquisition, restructuring, reorganisation or other transaction involving the sale of some or all of our assets, then your information may be included in the assets which are transferred to the new owner and may be provided to the entities and advisors involved.

If there are changes to our business (such as a reorganisation or restructuring), your personal information will remain subject to this privacy policy. However, where your personal information is transferred to a new owner following a merger or acquisition, it may be subject to a different privacy policy. We, or the new owner, will provide notice to you (where practicable) before any of your personal information becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we may change it from time to time. Any updates will be posted on this webpage.

This policy was last updated on 23rd May 2018.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information that we hold about you please contact us at:

  • Data Protection Officer, Blink Films, Bankstock Building (2nd Floor), 42-44 De Beauvoir Crescent, London, N1 5SB; or
  • info@blinkfilmsuk.com with “FAO the Data Protection Officer” in the subject heading.
  • INFORMATION COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE (ICO)

The ICO is the UK’s independent body set up to uphold information rights.

If you are unhappy about the way in which your information has been handled you are able to contact the ICO at www.ico.org.uk/concerns.