Privacy Policy

Bold Type is committed to ensuring that your personal information is protected and never misused.

Our privacy policy explains what personal information we collect, why we collect it, how we use it, the controls you have over your personal information and the procedures that we have established to protect your privacy. It applies to personal information we collect through our Bold Type website and any associated applications for employment which we receive through the careers page on the Bold Type website.

By sharing your personal information with us, you confirm that you have read and understood the terms of this privacy policy. We take responsibility for the personal information we collect about you, and we aim to be transparent about how we handle it, and give you control over it.

In this privacy policy, when we refer to “Bold Type”, “us”, “we” or “our”, we mean Bold Type as listed in the ‘About us’ section of our ‘Terms of use’.

What personal information do we collect?

Our main reasons for collecting your personal information is to provide you with information or services that you have requested including supporting your application to Bold Type and to provide and improve the service, products, events and experiences that you and the users of the Bold Type website, applicants and employees expect from us.

We may collect personal information from you in several different ways; you may share those credentials with us, or we may collect it using other means. In this section, we explain the different ways we collect personal information from you and some ways in which that information will be used. For more detail on how we use your personal information, please refer to the section titled “How do we use your personal information?”

Information you share with us

We collect personal information that you share with us when you register, contact us or interact with us through our website, email, phone or otherwise. You can decide not to provide certain data, or ask that any information you have previously shared is removed.

For example, you may provide information to us when you contact us about an opportunity to work at Bold Type, upload a CV, a covering letter or other careers information.

To apply for a position advertised on our website we require users to register and to provide us with basic contact information. Through these interactions you may share with us: your name, address, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, career history (usually in the form of a CV) as well as any other personally identifiable information you include in your interactions with Bold Type. We may also ask for additional information to assist us with our recruitment process and in the event you are offered a job.


We may use cookies and similar technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information from you and to customise your use of our website. A cookie is a small data file that certain web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. We may also use web bugs, clear gifs and similar technologies that collect data similar to that collected by a cookie. A cookie file can contain various types of information, including a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited.

The majority of web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies; however, you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent or you can flush your browser of cookies from time to time (Note: you may need to consult the help area of your browser application for instructions). If you choose to disable cookies or refuse to accept a cookie, you may not be able to utilise all features of the careers website.

How do we use your personal information?

Our main reasons for using your personal information is to provide you with information or services that you have requested including supporting your applications to Bold Type and to improve the service, products and experiences that you and the users of the Bold Type careers website, applicants and employees expect from us.

We process your personal information under the legal basis of consent and legitimate interest. In submitting your application, you agree for us to use your personal data in the following ways:

  • To respond to your queries and requests;
  • To communicate with you
  • To provide you with updates about a request or Bold Type job application;
  • To provide services and support for any application you make;
  • To facilitate any application you make to Bold Type;
  • To provide updates to you about any changes to Bold Type’ policies, terms and conditions and any other matters which we may need to tell you; and
  • If you have asked us to keep you informed of other opportunities at Bold Type, we may periodically contact you to tell you about these for up to 24 months.

Contacting you in the future

If you have asked us to, we will keep you informed of other opportunities at Bold Type for up to 24 months. We do this in various ways, including e-mail, post, via social media platforms and by phone, but only if you are happy for us to do so.

If you would like more information on how we share your personal information, please email us at

Links to third party websites

We may provide links to other websites which are not operated and controlled by Bold Type.

We have no control over and are not responsible for the content of those sites, or how the third parties responsible for them collect and use your personal information. We do not endorse or make any representations about third party websites.

Third party websites may have their own privacy policies explaining how they use and share your personal information. We advise that you carefully review those privacy policies before you use these websites to ensure that you are happy with how your personal information is being collected and shared.

How long do we keep your personal information?

Informing us of changes

If any of the information that you have provided to Bold Type changes, for example if you change your name, e-mail address or postal address, you can update, amend or remove information by submitting a request to

You have the right to access, update and amend personal information that we hold about you. You can also ask us to remove personal information about you or limit its use.

If you would like to access, update or amend your personal information or, if you would like us to remove personal information that we hold about you, or limit its use, please email

How do we protect your personal information?

We use appropriate technical and organisational measures, including encryption, to protect your personal information and privacy, and review those regularly. We protect your personal information using a combination of physical and IT security controls, including access controls that restrict and manage the way in which your personal information and data is processed, managed and handled. Whilst we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information, we commit to taking all reasonable steps to do so.

Your rights

You are entitled to ask:

  • For a copy of the personal information we hold about you, and details about how we are processing your personal information;
  • To have any inaccuracies in your personal information corrected;
  • For us to provide your personal information to you in a structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format. You can also ask us to provide your personal information directly to a third party in this format, and, if technically feasible, we will do so; and
  • To have your personal information erased, or for our use of it to be restricted (for example, if your preferences change, or if you don’t want us to send you the information you have requested).
  • Please contact us at if you would like to exercise any of these rights.

You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office ( if you’re not happy with how we’ve handled your personal information.

Changes to this privacy policy

We will review and update this privacy policy from time to time and will note the date it was last updated below.

Contact us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, or would like to make a complaint about how we use the personal information we hold about you, please contact us at and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Last updated 02 August 2022.