20. Personal data and privacy

a. Any personal information you provide as part of your application or participation in the Programme will be collected and used by BBCS in accordance with the BBCS Privacy Policy (available at for the purposes contemplated by these terms and conditions including, without limitation, for assessing whether you are a suitable participant for the Programme and for developing and producing the Programme and any associated materials.

b. You agree that BBCS may use the personal information you have provided in your application to verify your age and identity and to carry out background checks with law enforcement and government agencies.

c. By completing and submitting your application, you consent to:

(i) your personal information being disclosed to the Programme broadcaster, BBCS’s related bodies corporate, licensees, contractors, agents and any other third parties (such as casting agents) who need to process your personal information for the purposes of considering your application or your participation in the Programme or as otherwise contemplated by these terms and conditions, and your personal information will be used by such third parties in accordance with their respective privacy policies; and

(ii) any sensitive personal information that you provide (for example information relating to your health or criminal convictions) being used for the purpose of assessing your suitability as a participant in the Programme, and where selected to be a participant, for the production of the Programme.