Here are the Cineworld terms and conditions, privacy information and legal notices for all the services we provide. They are subject to change and can be updated on a regular basis.
Protecting your privacy is important to us and we aim to be as open as possible about how your information is used.
1. Your consent
2. What information do we collect and how do we use it?
By entering your personal information on the Cineworld web site and/or our Facebook booking app you agree that we may retain your information and it may be held by Cineworld or by any third party company which processes it on our behalf.
3. General Bookings and purchases
Information we may collect from you
If you wish to book tickets using our website or otherwise, we will need to know some details about you such as your name, e-mail address and payment card details. We may also need this information when you make any other purchases via our website, such as ordering food, drink or 3D glasses. If you request a booking confirmation to be sent by SMS, we will also ask for you to provide your mobile phone number.
If you contact us or have an enquiry we will also keep a record of this.
How we use this information
We gather this information to allow us, our agents and sub-contractors to process your booking, fulfil your orders and to send you service related emails (and where requested text messages) for your booking.
We may also use these details to send you a follow-up email after your cinema visit, to check that you were satisfied with our service.
Information we may collect from you
If you wish to register to the mycineworld service, we will ask you to complete the registration process to register for an account. As part of this process, we will ask for certain information such as your name and e-mail address. You may also provide us with additional information when using your mycineworld account, for example to update your personal details through My Profile or to make purchases online.
How we use this information
We gather this information to allow us, our agents and sub-contractors to provide you with this service including to facilitate your use of our Cineworld Advance Booking service. This information is also used to identify you when you visit the website including to assist with logging in to your account.
If you have given us your consent to do so, we also use this information to send to you emails and/or SMS highlighting our latest offers and promotions, weekly film times, upcoming attractions and information about special features of our website or any other service or products which we think may be of interest to you and for our other marketing related purposes. Where you have asked us to, we will securely store your payment card details, to help speed up the online booking process for you.
If at any time you decide you would rather not receive these emails or SMS, simply login to your mycineworld account, go to My Profile then My Newsletters and tick or un-tick the boxes next to the relevant newsletter or update or follow the instructions about how to unsubscribe at the end of each email. To ask us to delete your stored payment card details simply login to your mycineworld account, go to My Profile then My Stored Cards and remove your card details as directed. Alternatively, please phone us on 0333 003 3444 (+44 333 003 3444 if calling from Republic of Ireland) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Facebook Connect
6. Unlimited members
Information we may collect from you
If you join our Unlimited membership scheme we will ask you to complete the registration process to register for an account. As part of this process, we will ask for certain information such as your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, age, and depending on your choice of payment method, payment card and/or bank details. We will also ask you to provide a photo of yourself for use on your Unlimited membership card.
If you register for Unlimited membership for someone else (for example, if it is a gift), we will still need some information about you but we will also ask for the details of the person who will be the Unlimited member. Where you submit information (including information containing personal data) to us, you confirm that you have all necessary permissions and consents to do so.
How we use this information
We gather this information to allow us, our agents and sub-contractors to provide you with the Unlimited membership services including to communicate with you and/or the registered Unlimited member. This information is used to identify you when you visit the website including to assist with logging in to your account.
If you have given us your consent to do so, we may also use this information to send to you (and/or the Unlimited member) our Unlimited newsletter and other communications containing information about your membership account, offers, products and/or services which we think may be of interest to you and for our other marketing related purposes.
If at any time you decide you would rather not receive these email, please contact the Unlimited Helpdesk on 0330 333 4444 (or 0818 304 204 if calling from Republic of Ireland), by email at email@example.com or follow the instructions about how to unsubscribe at the end of each email.
7. Other uses of our website
There may be other ways in which we collect and process your information when you visit our website, for example:
We may use this information to:
8. External web sites
'Cookies' are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer.
The information we store within the cookie is encoded and restricted so only we (and our trusted third parties) are able to access this information.
10. How does Cineworld protect customer information?
While the nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee the security of the information you transmit to us via the Internet, we follow strict security procedures (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access or loss. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we are able to discuss your account details or other queries.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
11. Will Cineworld disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
We may share your information in the following circumstances:
12. Third Party Advertising
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. This information is aggregated and anonymous information and does not include personally identifiable information.
13. Updating, Verifying and Deleting Personal Data
You may inform us of any changes in your information. In accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998, we will update or delete your information accordingly. To find out what information we hold about you or to have your information updated, amended or removed from our database, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any such data subject access requests may be subject to a small admin fee.
14. Tell us what you think
Cineworld welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Please call us on 0333 003 3444 (+44 333 003 3444 if calling from Republic of Ireland) or e-mail us at email@example.com.
The Cineworld web site’s cookie settings are programmed to allow all cookies. This helps us to provide you with the best experience and also allows us to improve the functionality of our site.
If you continue to browse the web site without adjusting these settings, you are consenting to allow all cookies to be issued to you.
1. What are Cookies and how do we use them?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
You can find more general information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org
2. Adjusting your settings using the Cineworld tool
We have made some changes to our web site so it's easier for you to manage the cookies we use. Simply use the Cookie settings page to indicate which types of cookies you are happy for us to use when you visit our web site. We set out below a description of the different categories of cookies used by us, so that you can make an informed decision about your settings. You can adjust your cookie settings at any point by clicking on the link that appears at the foot of each page of the web site.
3. Different types of cookies
The cookies used on Cineworld.com fall into four categories. The categories are: strictly necessary, performance, functionality, and targeting.
4. Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary cookies let you move around the web site and use essential features like our online ticket booking service. Without these cookies, services that you have asked for, like booking tickets, cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.
We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to:
Strictly Necessary cookies are necessary for the performance of the web site and cannot be switched off using the tool on our web site. However, if you prevent these cookies (or some of them) by adjusting your browser settings, we cannot guarantee your security or predict how our website will perform during your visit.
Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as strictly necessary cookies:
5. Performance Cookies
We collect information about how you use our web site using performance cookies. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our web site works and to understand what interests our users. These cookies do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or targeting adverts to you on any other website.
We use performance cookies to:
Some performance cookies are managed for us by third parties, but we do not allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed. You can control whether these performance cookies are used by clicking here.
Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as performance cookies:
Performance cookies that are hosted by third parties:
6. Functionality Cookies
Functionality cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit. They help up provide enhanced, more personal features. For example, we use a functionality cookie to remember which cinema you last visited.
We also use functionality cookies to allow you to use social plug-ins on our web site (for example, Facebook and Twitter).
Cookies defined as functionality cookies will not be used to target you with adverts on other websites.
You can control whether or not these functionality cookies are used by clicking here. However, if you choose to prevent these cookies, we cannot guarantee or predict how our website will perform during your visit.
Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as functionality cookies:
7. Targeting Cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They collect information about your browsing habits. Targeting cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'like' and 'share' buttons and advertisements. We use targeting cookies to send third parties information on your visit so that they can make their advertising more relevant to you when you visit their websites.
You can control whether or not these targeting cookies are used by clicking here. All of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may alternatively use the third parties' own tools to prevent these cookies.
Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as targeting cookies, all of which are third party cookies:
Some additional campaign-specific cookies may also be used from time to time.
8. Cookies Used on the Mobile Site
Cookies that are used on Cineworld’s mobile site are listed below. They are a mixture of performance, strictly necessary and functionality cookies: