Privacy Notice


Thank you for using our website which is owned and operated by Button Down Limited (“we”), The Hiscox Building, Peasholme Green, York YO1 7PR.

We have created this policy to let you (the “User”) know;

– that we respect your privacy and confidentiality; and
– to disclose the online data collection and use practices of Button Down Limited for (the “Website”) and associated sites and social media channels owned or operated by Button Down Limited.

Button Down Limited may modify, alter or otherwise update this policy at any time. We will indicate any changes by updating the date at the top of the policy. We encourage you to review this policy from time to time.


Your e-mail address and other personally identifying data will be known to Button Down Limited only when you voluntarily submit such information to or through the Website, in writing to Button Down Limited or via email, or conversations or exchanges (for example including but not limited to text exchanges, social media exchanges, phone conversations or conversations in person). We may use this personal information to contact you if we change our services or terms or if we need to give you notice under those terms.


If you decide to apply to be a contributor on any of Button Down Limited’s programmes we may ask you to provide certain personal information. In order to deliver the best possible programmes that we can we need to know as much as possible about our contributors to evaluate whether you would be a suitable contributor for that show. We may then have to share this information with members of the programme production team and relevant staff at the broadcaster of the programme. If we do select you to be a contributor in a programme then we may also use this information during the development and production of the programme.

Due to the nature of the Personal and Sensitive information required and captured to produce its shows, Button Down Limited will require and obtain explicit consent to store this information from its contributors. We will, however, minimise the data captured to specifically what is required for the purpose of each production, ensure it is stored securely and for only as long as is required.

Examples of the type of information we will capture includes but is not limited to;

–Biographical information or current living situation, including dates of birth, Social Security numbers, phone numbers and email addresses
–Looks, appearance and behaviour, including eye colour, weight and character traits.
–Workplace data and information about education, including salary, tax information and student numbers.
–Private and subjective data, including religion, political opinions and geo-tracking data.
–Health, sickness and genetics, including medical history, genetic data and information about sick leave.

Working for Button Down

If you are applying to work with or for Button Down Limited, as a worker or self-employed contractor, we will ask for personal information from job applicants including C.V’s and any ancillary information provided as part of your application to assist with our recruitment processes. Any personal information about you which is obtained by us during the application process (including any information obtained directly from you or from third parties such as your referees or as part of pre-employment checks) or as part of pre-employment checks may be retained and used by us for the purposes of considering your suitability for employment, conducting appropriate checks and as otherwise reasonably required for our legitimate interests and compliance with applicable law. If your application is successful, and you subsequently become employed or engaged by us, the information described above will form part of your personnel file. If we do not employ/engage you, we may still retain you CV and personal data for up to 2 years so that we can consider you for future roles.


As a general rule, we will not disclose any personal information we collect from you without your consent. However, we may disclose personal information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property. We may disclose user information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described above, including personally identifiable information, to third parties, as a result of the sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, reorganisation or liquidation of Button Down Limited.


Button Down Limited strictly protects the security of your personal information and your choices for its intended use. We use current industry standard technology to maintain the confidentiality and accuracy of the information you provide to us. To protect your personal information, we use “secure servers”, however, we cannot guarantee that any information you submit to us will be free from unauthorized third party intrusion.


If you at any point you no longer wish to receive communications from Button Down Limited, please forward such requests to us at


The site, may, either at present or in the future, contain a number of links to other sites. You should be aware that these sites are beyond our control and are therefore not covered by this statement.