Quicksilver Media Privacy Policy

Where we store your information and how we protect it

All company data is stored securely on our server, and backed up both via the cloud and an encrypted drive that is kept securely offsite.


Why we collect your information and how we use it

We collect your information for a variety of legitimate operational reasons including;

  • Personal details including next of kin in case of emergency
  • Bank details, national insurance number and (where relevant) unique tax reference in order to pay you
  • Your CV and references in order to recruit, or to get approval from broadcasters to hire you
  • Details of your experience and medical history for insurance purposes
  • Proof of right to work in the UK so that we are compliant with HMRC
  • DBS checks if you are working with children
  • Passport and vaccination records if travelling abroad whilst working for us


Who we share your information with and why

We are careful with who we share your information with, and ensure it is only when absolutely necessary. People we might share you information with are;

  1. Our accountants
  2. Our insurance company
  3. The broadcaster of the programme you are hired to work on
  4. Diamond – the creative diversity network
  5. Foreign embassies if applying for visas or permits on your behalf
  6. Disclosure Scotland (for DBS checks)

How long we retain your data

Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. We may keep your data once your contract with us has ended, as you may return for another project in the future. If you do not want us to store your data after your contract has ended or after you have submitted your CV or any other personal data please let the Head of Production know.

Natalie Triebwasser
Head of Production

+44 (0)1865 596 252

Date last amended 05/11/2019

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