Privacy Notice

Barclays is committed to keeping your information private. By 'your information' we mean any information about you that you provide to us.

This policy relates to the privacy of the information you provide through the JoinUs.Barclays website, including when you register your interest in learning more about our programmes. If you apply for a job with us you will be provided with a further privacy notice outlining how Barclays will use your information.

What information do we collect from you?

When you register your interest: If you register for our events or to receive programme specific information via this website you will be directed to Avature, where we collect basic contact information from you including name, address, email address and certain information about your interests.

When you browse this site: Some of the cookies we use on this website collect personal data about you. You have the option to disable these cookies when using the site. For more information about the cookies we use see our Cookie Policy.

How do we use your information?

Barclays and our authorised third parties use the information in order to;

  • Process your registration onto Avature
  • Provide information to you about news, events, promotional activities and career opportunities that Barclays think you will be interested in
  • Conduct Surveys and Polls that help improve the service offered to you
  • Collate and analyse usage data (such as platform traffic, content views) in order to understand how the site is operating and to improve the service offered to you (see our Cookies Policy for more information)
  • Enforce our ‘terms of use’ policy

Any information that you provide is entirely at your discretion and within your control. Barclays ask that you do not provide any sensitive information such as religious beliefs, health data, sexual orientation or political views.

Who might we share the information with?

Barclays will share the data with its colleagues who administer the site, third party providers and, if you requested to hear about relevant job opportunities, Personnel who manage the Recruitment process will have access to your data as required.

Where is the information held?

The global nature of our business means that your information may be shared within the Barclays Group and with other companies providing services to us. In all of these cases, the recipients may be in your country of residence or in another country where Barclays or its service providers operate. Where such transfers do occur, Barclays ensures that the necessary steps to safeguard the security and integrity of your information are taken, and ensures it is processed to a standard commensurate with the requirements within these jurisdictions.

How long do we keep your personal information for?

Barclays will keep the data in line with relevant privacy laws.

We will keep your personal information as outlined in the Terms and Conditions for a period of 12 months after which Barclays will send you an email with the option to remove your data. You can also request that your information is removed anytime by following the instructions on how to unsubscribe below.

How do we protect the personal information you provide us?

Barclays is committed to keeping your information safe and secure according to Barclays Security Policies. When Personal information is handled by other companies providing a service to us, Barclays will ensure that they agree to apply equivalent levels of protection and that the sharing of that information is lawful. You are responsible for keeping your password secure.

How can you access, correct or request deletion your personal information?

If you wish to unsubscribe, you may do so at any time by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the initial confirmation email. We will not send you any further emails.

Where allowed by applicable law, you may request a copy or overview of the information Barclays holds about you.

Changes to Our Privacy Notice

Barclays reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Notice at any time. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to this page. You should review this Privacy Notice regularly for changes.

Cookies policy

What are cookies and how does joinus.barclays use them?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to websites — or visit other websites that use the same cookies — they recognise these cookies and therefore your browsing device.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like helping us understand how this website is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. They can also help ensure that ads you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. We also use similar technologies such as pixel tags and JavaScript to undertake these tasks.

You can learn about the cookies we use on this site and how to manage them below.

What types of cookies does joinus.barclays use?

The type of cookies used on most websites can generally be put into 1 of 4 categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functionality and Profile & Targeting.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, services you've asked for can't be provided. These cookies don’t gather information about you that is used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.

As this category of cookie is essential for the joinus.barclays to work it cannot be disabled.

Cookie details:

barclayscookiepolicy - This cookie deployed by Barclays PLC and is used to retain your joinus.barclays preferences. Expiry: 1 year.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use a website, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works.

These cookies are not used to target you with online marketing. Without these cookies we can't learn how our website is performing and make relevant improvements that could better your browsing experience.

Cookie details:

Adobe Analytics - These 3rd party cookies are deployed by Adobe and are used solely by Barclays for the purpose of gathering analytics including to see which areas and features of the website are popular and to count visits to the website:

s_fid - Expiry: 1 year

s_cc - Expiry: At end of session

You can find out more about Adobe Analytics cookies here.

Session Key Cookies – These cookies are deployed by Barclays PLC and used to see if the user is a returning or first time visitor:

firstSessionKey – Expiry: 1 year

sessionKey – Expiry: At end of session

Functionality & Profile Cookies

These cookies allow a website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you're in) and tailor the website to provide enhanced features and content for you. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customise.

They may also be used to provide services you've asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Without these cookies, a website cannot remember choices you've previously made or personalise your browsing experience.

Cookie details:

AddThis cookies – These cookies are deployed by Barclays PLC and by the third party AddThis to enable the AddThis widget to function on the site, allowing you to share content form the site:

__atuvs (first party) – Expiry: 30 minutes

__atuvc (first party) – Expiry: 1 year

uvc, na_tc, ouid, uid, na_id, loc (third party) – Expiry: Up to 1 year

You can find out more about AddThis cookies here.

opportunityWishlist cookie – This cookie is deployed by Barclays PLC to enable the website to remember the opportunity cards that you save to your wishlist. Expiry: 1 year.

Targeting Cookies

Tracking Pixels - We use tracking pixels deployed by third parties on our site to tailor marketing to you and your interests and track the efficiency of our marketing campaigns. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

Some personal information about you is used by these pixels, including your IP address and information about your activity on websites. Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests.

Cookie details:

Facebook advertising - Expiry: 90 days     

This pixel measures the performance of ad campaigns that use Facebook Products and provides us with insights into the people who interact with our adverts and website. Your Facebook User ID is collected as part of the functioning of this pixel.

Google advertising – Expiry: 18 months

This remembers your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser’s ads or search results, and your visits to an advertiser’s website. This helps us to show you customised ads on Google.

Snapchat advertising - Expiry: 2 years

We use these cookies to deliver advertisements, to make them more relevant and meaningful to you, and to track the efficiency of our advertising campaigns.

How do I disable / enable cookies?

To disable or enable cookies you will need to change some settings on your Internet browser.

We have provided step-by-step guides for the major desktop browsers below.  

For information on how to manage cookies on your tablet or mobile please consult your documentation or online help files.

Google Chrome

  • In the settings menu, select 'show advanced settings' at the bottom of the page
  • Select the 'content settings' button in the privacy section
  • In the page that appears tells you can manage and/or clear stored cookies.



  • In the menu, select 'options'
  • Select the privacy tab in the options box
  • From the dropdown choose, 'use custom settings for history'. This will present the options for cookies and you can choose to enable or disable cookies.


Internet Explorer 6+

  • In the tools menu, select 'Internet options'
  • Click the privacy tab
  • You will see a privacy settings slider which has six settings that allow you to control the number of cookies that will be placed: Block All Cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept All Cookies.



  • In the settings menu, select the 'preferences' option
  • Open the privacy tab
  • Select the option you want from the 'block cookies' section

Any other browser

For information on how to manage cookies via other desktop browsers please consult your documentation or online help files.

What happens if I disable cookies?

If cookies are disabled on your computer, tablet or mobile your experience on the website may be limited. For example you may not be able to browse freely or use specific functions or features.

What happens to cookies that have been downloaded in the past?

If you've disabled through your browser we may still use information collected from existing cookies, but we'll stop using the disabled cookies to gather any further information. For information on deleting stored cookies in your browser please visit the All About Cookies website.