BAD is the initiative from British Arrows - the trading name of British Advertising Broadcast Awards Ltd.

We’re absolutely committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. If you have any questions about your personal information please email us at, or write to us at BAD, Unit G4,

16-29 Andrews Road, London E8 4QF.

What information do we get?


We may receive personal information about you in the following ways:

  • First and foremost, you may give us personal details when you complete a job application form, send us an email or send us a video presentation

  • You may also submit other information through our website - for example, when you sign up and provide details such as your name and address

  • We may also see information about you on any social network or online account that you share with us

  • In some cases we may collect certain information about you through the use of cookies – please see the separate cookie section below


How do we use your information?


We use your personal information:

  • To process your job applications and pass them to prospective employers

  • To keep in touch with you

  • To track the use of the website and improve the service we provide

If we ever send you marketing communications, you can always unsubscribe from receiving them by using the “unsubscribe” link on each email you receive.


What is our legal basis for processing your information?


We process your personal information for the purposes set out above:

  • On the basis of your consent, namely your agreement that we can process job applications on your behalf; and

  • as part of our legitimate interests to use your information in order to manage our business efficiently and keep our records accurate and up to date.


You can withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us at


Who will we share it with?


We may disclose your personal information to:


  • anyone who works for us

  • organisations who might be interested in employing you, together with people connected with those organisations

  • organisations in the creative industries who are associated with BAD or British Arrows

  • anyone who you give us explicit permission to share it with


In some cases we may need to disclose your personal information to comply with the law, to enforce our contractual terms, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of ourselves, our staff, or others.


What are your rights?


Data protection legislation gives you certain rights in relation to your personal information:

  • You may access, correct and (where it is inaccurate or no longer needed) delete personal information you have submitted to us

  • In certain circumstances you may also have the right to object to our use of your personal information, to restrict our use of your personal information, and to be given a copy of your personal information in a commonly-used format to be provided, at your discretion, to another company

  • If our processing of your personal information is at any stage based solely on your consent then you can withdraw that consent at any time

  • You can ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes.

If you wish to exercise any of your rights under data protection legislation, you may do so by sending an email to or by writing to us at British Arrows, 187 Wardour Street, London W1F 8ZB. If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, please contact us at either of these addresses and we will endeavour to resolve your concerns.

If you wish to make a complaint concerning your personal information you can contact us at the addresses set out above or contact the Information Commissioner's Office using their website


What we won’t do


  • We won’t share identifiable personal information with third parties for their direct marketing unless you give us permission

  • We won’t keep your information indefinitely.  We will only keep it for as long as we need to in order to process your job applications and keep in touch with you as you search for a position.  When it’s no longer necessary for us to use it, we’ll delete it securely and safely.

Where your information is stored


  • We store your information on servers under our control.  If we use any third parties to process your information, we require them to do securely, and in accordance with relevant data protection legislation, so that your rights remain protected even where your information is being processed by others.



A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. The cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer 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 web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Changes to this policy


We may make changes to this policy from time to time.  Any material changes will be posted on this page.

DATED: May 2018