Information we collect
When you enter this competition the Bank of England (‘we’ or the ‘Bank’) collects personal data about you. This information includes your name, age, contact information and the name of your institution
Why we need your personal data
We collect your personal data to process your submissions and validate your entry, and administer the competition.
Our basis for processing this data is that it is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest. The competitions promote and educate students about the importance of technological and cyber solutions which assist the Bank in meeting its mission.
If you do not provide the information required to express interest in and complete the competition, we will unfortunately be unable to accept your entry.
What we do with your personal data
We use the information you have provided to inform you when the competition opens, to process your submission and to contact you about your entry.
We use a third party provider, WorldAPP Inc in the United States, to provide the KeySurvey online tool. WorldAPP Inc participates in, and has certified its compliance with, a recognised EU-U.S. privacy framework. For more information about WorldAPP Inc’s security and policy visit keysurvey.com/privacy-policy. Your data will be retained for 2 years.
You have a number of rights under data protection laws. For example, you have the right to ask us for a copy of the personal data the Bank holds about you. This is known as a ‘Subject Access Request’. You can ask us to change how we process or deal with your personal data, and you may also have the right in some circumstances to have your personal data amended or deleted.
To find out more about those rights, to make a complaint, or to contact our Data Protection Officer, please see our website at bankofengland.co.uk/privacy.