Your trust is very important to us. We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.
It is important that you read this notice so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information. This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after your relationship with us, in accordance with data protection law.
What will we collect and how will we use it?
The BBC will collect and process the personal information that you have provided to us about yourself and your child by submitting your application including your child’s name, age, date of birth, address and a contact telephone number.
The BBC is the “data controller” of this information. This means that the BBC decides what your personal data is used for, and the ways in which it is processed for the purposes of the competition. Where not overridden by your interests, the BBC processes your personal information for this purpose on the basis of the BBC’s legitimate interests in administering competitions in a fair and proper manner.
Retaining your personal information
The BBC will retain your personal information until 31st October 2019. If you are successful with your application, we will retain your personal information for two years.
Sharing your information
If you are successful, your name will be disclosed to the public and shared with our partners Kensington Palace and The RHS.
Your rights and more information
If you have any questions about how the BBC handles your personal information, or you wish to find out about your rights, please visit the BBC’s Privacy and Cookies Policy. You will also be able to find out more information about how the BBC processes your information and how you can contact the BBC’s Data Protection Officer.
If you raise a complaint with the BBC about the way it has handled your personal information and you are dissatisfied with the BBC’s response, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In the UK, the supervisory authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), which can be contacted at: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.