PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICY

ABOUT THIS PRIVACY & COOKIE POLICY

Abbott Mead Vickers.BBDO Limited is committed to protecting the privacy of its users.

This privacy & cookie policy (the “Privacy & Cookie Policy”) explains our policy regarding any personal data that you might supply to us (or that might be collected from you) when you visit our platform (“Information”). The Information shall be used in accordance with the permissions granted by you and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”).

This Privacy & Cookie Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using our platform. Please take a minute to read and understand it.

DATA CONTROLLER

We are the data controller (“Data Controller”) for the purposes of the Act and can be contacted at AMV.BBDO, Bankside 3 90-100 Southwark Street, London, England, SE1 0SW.

OUR COMMITMENT TO PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY

We are committed to protecting your privacy. If you have any questions or concerns relating to our use of your Information and/or data protection, please contact the Data Controller at our registered office address above.

By using the platform, you consent to our collection and use of your Information as described in this Privacy & Cookie Policy. If we change this Privacy & Cookie Policy we will post an updated version of this Privacy & Cookie Policy on the platform to keep you aware of what Information is collected, how it is used and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

You may send us or we may ask you for the following Information:

  • your full name;
  • your address;
  • your country of residence;
  • your date of birth;
  • your profession, including your role, main skills, experience/showreel, bio and CV;
  • your online profiles, including your YouTube channel, LinkedIn profile, and website;
  • photographic and/or video materials featuring your name and likeness that you may submit as your Content; and
  • your contact information (such as your email address, telephone number and mobile telephone number);

We may also collect certain information about your computer hardware and software, this includes:

  • your IP address;
  • your browser type;
  • your operating system;
  • access times; and
  • referring website address.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS USED

We may use your Information in the following ways:

  • to ensure that the content on our platform is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device/computer;
  • to enable you to use interactive features of the platform;
  • to review any Content you submit to the platform, and judge it in accordance with Section A: Rules: Making a Submission;
  • for our internal record keeping; and
  • to contact you to answer any queries you may have.

We may in limited circumstances, disclose your Information to the following third parties:

  • in the event that we sell or buy any business or asset we may disclose your Information to the prospective seller or buyer;
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your Information to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and other agreements or protect the rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others.

COOKIES

We use cookies on our platform for identification, analysis and advertising purposes. By using the platform, you consent to the storing and accessing of cookies on your device.

WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHAT DO THEY DO?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, a computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.

Information gathered through cookies may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed and the time spent at our platform.

For further details on cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and similar technologies.

CONSENT TO THE USE OF COOKIES ON THIS PLATFORM

By continuing to use our platform, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described in this Policy. If you do not consent to us using cookies then please read the next section of this Policy entitled “Blocking our Use of Cookies”.

Blocking our Use of Cookies

You can block our use of cookies by activating the settings in your browser. Please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ where you can find comprehensive information on cookie management and blocking for a wide variety of browsers.

What Happens if I Block Cookies?

If you choose to withhold consent, or subsequently block cookies, some aspects of the platform may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of our platform.

How We Use Cookies

Session Cookies

We use cookies to allow the platform to uniquely identify your browsing session on our platform and allows us to coordinate this information with data from our servers.

Analytics

We use “analytics” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our platform and which parts of our platform are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our platform and better serve our users and Clients. We do not generally store any personal information that you provide to us in a cookie.

Targeting

We also use cookies to record your visit to our platform, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our advertising more relevant to your interests and we may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which they are used in the table below:

Cookie Type

Purpose

Google Analytics

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These cookies enable us to store information such as the time you visit our platform, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited prior to visiting our platform.

For further information about Google Analytics please see: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

   

Most of our cookies expire within 30 days, although our analytics cookies may persist for 2 years.

MARKETING USE

From time to time, and where you have given your permission to do so, we may wish to contact you with information about our products and services.

If you decide you do not want to receive those marketing communications, you can unsubscribe using the following methods:

  • by writing to the Data Controller at our registered office address: AMV.BBDO, Bankside 3 90-100 Southwark Street, London, England, SE1 0SW; or
  • on each marketing communication there will also be an opportunity for you to unsubscribe.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The platform contains some links to other third party websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other third party sites. This Privacy & Cookie Policy applies solely to the Information collected by us on this platform.

STORING YOUR INFORMATION

The Information that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). The Information may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting Information to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Act.

OUR RETENTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We take all reasonable steps to retain your personal Information only for as long as reasonably necessary. If you no longer want us to store your Information you may request for it to be removed from our records, please see below for details of how to request removal. Please note that such removal may prevent us from supplying certain services to you, including disqualification of your Content from a Brief (see Section A. Rules: Making a Submission).

CORRECTING, UPDATING AND REMOVING YOUR INFORMATION

You have the right to ask us to provide a copy of the Information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small administration fee) and to have Information removed or any inaccurate Information about you corrected.

If you would like your Information to be removed from our records or if your Information requires amending then we will endeavour to correct, update or remove your Information as swiftly as possible. This can be done using the following methods:

  • By writing to the Data Controller at our registered office address: AMV.BBDO, Bankside 3 90-100 Southwark Street, London, England, SE1 0SW.