We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998). Our data protection registration is Z3151729. We collect information about you for the following reasons:

  • To assess data about you against GAME’s job vacancies to assess your eligibility for the role
  • To enable you to submit your CV and apply online for current job vacancies or subscribe for alerts about jobs which might be of interest to you in the future
  • To improve our customer service experience for recruitment and enhance the online experience in future
  • To answer queries, requests and questions
  • To use your details on an anonymous basis to monitor our compliance and performance with our equal opportunities policy
  • To carry out our obligations from any contracts entered into between you and us
  • To share your information with other GAME systems to facilitate the commencement of employment, which includes your GAME reward card number
  • If you would like your personal data removed from our system you can request this by emailing recruitment@game.co.uk

We will not email you in the future unless you have given us your consent. We will give you the chance to refuse any marketing email from us.

The type of information we collect about you includes:

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your email address
  • Your phone number
  • Your employment history

We may collect sensitive information about you if it is contained within your CV. The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by contacting our Human Resources department. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct them. The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law.

To change your contact details, please log back in to the system using your log in details and password and make any changes necessary. If such a change may affect an order or outstanding job application you have with us, please let the relevant recruiting manager as possible during the interview process.

We will share your details with companies directly involved with your recruitment. In these cases GAME will ensure that there is no further use of your data other than necessary for the recruitment process. In the majority of cases they will have no right to market to you directly unless you specifically request it, and will be registered under UK data protection law, where they do have the right to market to you direct you will be specifically asked to opt-in. We use Coremetrics for web analytics. Coremetrics, Inc. ("Coremetrics") collects and processes personal information from the European Union in four discrete ways: (1) Via Coremetrics' web site. The personal information collected from users online or otherwise constitutes general account or enquiry information including contact information such as company name, first and last name, title, username and password, phone and email address; (2) From Coremetrics' European-based operations, employees, agents and consultants in respect of their sales activity and leads, customer relationship management, general business activities and compliance activities; (3) Via Coremetrics' business optimization service provided to GAME via an online product named Coremetrics Analytics.

However, via JavaScript code and transparent gifs tagged on our web pages, Coremetrics may collect and track data about how these web pages are visited. In certain instances the tagged web pages may provide Coremetrics with personal information such as information about a visitor's IP address. In addition, the tagged web pages may provide Coremetrics with personal information such as a cookie profile and email which (when combined with other information held by Coremetrics or GAME) may lead to the identification of an individual and the uses they make of the website and services; and (4) Via Coremetrics' automated bid management and analytics service provided to GAME via an online product named Coremetrics Intelligent Offer.

In some instances, on behalf of GAME, Coremetrics intelligent Offer enables GAME to pin-point search engine keywords most relevant to geographic, behavioural and other desired profiling information. In such circumstances, all such information is owned and controlled by GAME and Coremetrics has no relationship (or transparency) to such web site visitors. Coremetrics trusts (as well as requires via its terms and conditions of service) GAME to make adequate disclosures to Coremetrics as a third party processor. Coremetrics acts as a data processor on behalf of GAME in relation to such personal information. Read the Coremetrics statement on privacy.

We may use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. This can include using a "cookie" which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings. Should you wish to browse anonymously please contact us and request a link that we can send you to exclude you from web tracking. If you have any questions/ comments about privacy, you should contact our Human Resources department at recruitment@game.co.uk. If you contact us for details of existing information that we hold about you it is important that you quote your original email address, as used at the time you first contacted us. We may be unable to trace your details without this.