Jerwood FVU

Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use the Jerwood/FVU Awards website. We are 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 Policy.

Applications for the Awards

With the exception of the equal opportunities monitoring questions, the personal data you give us will be used to process your application for the Jerwood/FVU Awards by Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Film and Video Umbrella and will be shared with external members of the selection panels who are named in the call for entries information. We will only contact you in connection to your application.

In the application form, you will be asked to supply:

- Name and contact details, including an email and postal address
- Artist statement
- Proposal
- Five minute showreel or sample of your work via Vimeo or YouTube
- Up to four still images in a single PDF
- CV
- Answers to a set of questions to help us monitor equal opportunities

Any answers you give to the equal opportunities monitoring questions will not be viewed with your application and will only be used anonymously for the purposes of evaluating, reporting and marketing analysis. This data will only ever be shared in its aggregated anonymous form.

Personal data in relation to your application will be kept by both Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Film and Video Umbrella for up to 10 years and will only be used by each organisation for their own artist research, evaluation, reporting and marketing analysis for artist opportunities. It will not be passed on to anyone else. If you want to be removed from either organisation's database you can email Jon Opie: and Susanna Chisholm: You have the right to contact the Information Commissioner's Office should you wish to complain about how your information has been handled.

As part of the application process you will be asked to make a payment through PayPal and upload film clips via YouTube or Vimeo who may also use your data according to their own privacy policies.


The Jerwood/FVU Awards website is SSL encrypted and both the website and the server to which applications are downloaded and stored are password protected.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that other websites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the policy applicable to the website in question.

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