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Effective Date: 11/01/2021

Thank you for visiting the Privacy Notice of Games Careers Week (GCW), a service run and operated by the registered charity the BGI and the Community Interest Companies Grads in Games and Into Games. You can read Into Games privacy policy here, the BGI’s privacy policy here and Grads in Games Privacy policy here.

In this notice, we explain what personal information we collect, why we collect it and who of our trusted partners we share it with. It also tells you how you can access, amend or delete your personal information.

What personal information do we collect and why do we collect it?

We want to make the service we offer to you the best it can be through the information you share with us. Specifically, we want to:

1. Make sure our site is informative, up-to-date and functions properly;

2. Ensure you are the first to know about GCW’s news and events

To be able to achieve these aims, we collect personal data in the ways set out below. 


When you access our site, we ask for your consent to allow us to store a Google Analytics cookie. We use Google Analytics to collect information about how users use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. You can read more about these cookies and how Google safeguard them here.

Email and surveys

We will collect information about you when you register to receive email newsletters from us, recording what information you request.

We may also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys and provide feedback.

Who has access to your information?

The BGI and Into Games does not and will not sell your information to third parties, including for marketing purposes. However, to deliver what we promise we may share some of your information with our trusted partners, all of which act as data processors for us. Data processors are third parties who can only use your personal information in the way that we have instructed them to do so as outlined in this privacy notice. They will not share your personal information with any organisation apart from us.

Specifically, we store your account data in the BGI’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system from BeaconCRM. BeaconCRM has a GDPR policy so please ask for more details if you would like to review this information.

Your Preferences and Choices

You have control over the personal information that you share with us.

GCW may contact you for marketing purposes as part of our marketing efforts for our free careers events. You’ll be able to opt-out through any marketing email we send you or by telling us via the unsubscribe function or via emailing us here.

How can you access or update your Personal Information in your account?

Once registered, you can always change your preferences.

We try our very best to keep your data accurate. However, if you become aware of any errors or you would like to see what personal information we have collected from you, find out how to correct, update, amend, delete/remove or deactivate your information, please email info@thebgi.uk. We will respond to your request to access as soon as possible but at the very least within 30 days. 

How do we keep your Personal Information secure?

The security of your personal information is also important to us. When you provide us with it, we will take steps and make our best efforts to ensure it is treated securely on our systems.

How long do we keep your data?

We will retain your personal information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.


This site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy notices of any of these sites. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy notices. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy notices of any web site that you visit.

Changes to this notice

We last updated this notice on 11th March 2021 and will continuously review it.

Contact Us

If what you read above doesn’t answer all your questions or you have any other queries, please do get in touch with us directly at info@thebgi.uk.If you have any issues relating to the way that we use your personal information, you can also raise them with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO): https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Games Careers Week is a free non-profit event organised and funded by the BGI, Into Games and Grads in Games, supported by TIGA, NextGen Skills Academy, Gamesindustry.biz and Ukie

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About the BGI
About the BGI

The BGI is a charity number 1183530 which educates the public about games through the National Videogame Museum, training and research.

About Into Games
About Into Games

Into Games is a national non-profit Community Interest Company that supports people from all backgrounds in finding rewarding careers in games.

About Grads for Games
About Grads for Games

Grads in Games is a non-profit Community Interest Company which equips students with the skills games employers need.

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