Your Privacy & Security

Your right to privacy, and the security of your personal information is very important to the BFI. The BFI may collect and use your personal data in the following ways:

i. anonymously, to track the pattern of your usage in a single session;

ii. individually, to maintain your 'logged in' status to a particular section of the site;

iii. individually, to send you information about our products and services when you have both provided us with your personal data and consented to our use in this way.

Where you have consented the BFI will provide your information to individuals who have requested it at the We Are UK Film Information Desk.

The BFI uses cookies and session trackers in URLs only to track individual sessions with the website and to record that you have been informed regarding our use of cookies on the site.

The BFI never leaves a persistent cookie on your computer such that the Site can identify you before you have chosen to log in or reidentify yourself.  A single persistent cookie "UKFilmCookieBanner" is used to control the appearance of the cookies information banner. This cookie is set on arrival to the site by default. It expires after a set time and is not set again unless a user changes their cookie settings.

The BFI will never use your personal data in a way that you have not consented to, and will handle all data in compliance with the Data Protection Acts.

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