This privacy policy sets out how the BBFC uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website.

The BBFC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The BBFC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

The information we collect and how we use it

When someone visits our websites (, and we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be clear about this. We will state when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

We may collect personal information that you provide via forms on this website.

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To help us improve the services we provide
  • To customise the website according to your interests
  • To contact you for market research purposes

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Requesting your data

If you have provided us with personal information over this website, and you wish to have your data removed from our records, please write to us at our offices, addressing your letter to HR department, BBFC, 3 Soho Square, London, England, W1D 3HD, or email us.

If we do hold information about you we will:

  • give you a description of it;
  • tell you why we are holding it;
  • tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
  • let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.