1. Information collection and tracking
Information you give us: This is information about you that you give us by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you send in a CV or an application form to us, contact us to be part of the audience on one of our shows, enter a competition, promotion or survey, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.
2. What we process and share
The personal data you have provided, we have collected from you, or we have received from third parties may include your:
(b) date of birth
(c) residential address and address history
(d) contact details such as email address and telephone numbers
(e) characteristics about you and your personal life
(f) employment details
(g) identifiers assigned to your computer or other internet connected device including your Internet Protocol (IP) address
(h) vehicle details
3. When you contact us and during the production of a programme
The information you provide to us (e.g. personal information such as your name, email address, organisation) will be processed and stored so that it is possible for us share your profile with broadcasters and other organisations we may partner with. This will include photographs, videos, and other images of you.
4. What do we use your information for?
We may use your information for the following purposes:
(a) in the normal course of our business, to allow us to make programmes and pilots and plan future productions;
(b) to allow us to perform our contract with you to collaborate with third parties including broadcasters and other production companies;
(c) to allow us to analyse your personal characteristics and performance as that processing is in our legitimate interests to optimise our productions;
(d) to communicate with you, including sending you information about other productions and programmes.
(e) to validate your information (and, in some cases, match it against information that has been collected by a third party) to check that the data we hold about our contributors is accurate, consistent and up to date on the basis that processing is necessary in order to perform our contract with you to provide our services;
(f) to comply with any legal obligations to which we are subject on the basis that processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject;
5. Information security
Curious Films will ensure the security of personal data. When we collect information about you, we also make sure that your information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, destruction or unauthorized disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical and security measures. Your personal data is also sometimes exported and stored outside of the European Union and where this happens we will put processes in place to protect your personal data.
6. What are your rights?
Access to your personal data: You may request access to a copy of your personal data by requesting it from us using the contact details below. If you make a request, please include details of any relevant time periods to help us to locate the data which you are requesting.
Right to withdraw consent: You may withdraw your consent at any time where you have provided it. However, we will not be able to delete your data from showreels etc (see para 7).
Rectification: You may ask us to rectify inaccurate information held about you. If you would like to update the data we hold about you, please contact us using the details below and provide the updated information.
Erasure: You may ask us to delete your personal data. If you would like us to delete the personal data we hold about you, please contact us using the details below, specifying why you would like us to delete your personal data. However, we will not be able to delete your data from showreels etc (see para 7).
Portability: You may ask us to provide you with the personal information that we hold about you in a structured, commonly used, machine readable form, or ask for us to send such personal data to another data controller.
Make a complaint: You may make a complaint about our data processing activities to a supervisory authority, for the UK this is the Information Commissioner’s Office, at ico.org.uk.
7. Information correction & deletion
If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you are welcome to contact us, so we can update it and keep your data accurate. Any data that is no longer needed will be deleted. As images and video featuring you will be stored on media and tape containing showreels, it will not be possible to delete these images and these will therefore be stored indefinitely.
9. To sum up, you can
Contact us at any time to:
(a) Request access to information that we have about you
(b) Correct any information we have about you
(c) Delete information that we have about you where this is technically possible and no longer required by us for our business purposes.
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Personal information: Personal information is information that can identify you. This can be your name, email, contact information or other type of information that can be traced back to you.
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11. Data controller
For more information or to exercise your data protection rights, please contact us using the contact details below: firstname.lastname@example.org