Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last changed on [April 23rd 2021].

1. Who we are

Arqit Limited, company number 10544841, with registered office address of Nova North, Floor 7, 11 Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5BY, United Kingdom.

Arqit Limited and its group companies value the trust you place in us and the protection of your privacy rights in respect of any personal data we process about you.

References in this Privacy Policy to we, us and our are references to the relevant Arqit entity responsible for the processing of your personal data, which is generally the entity that obtains your personal data.

This Privacy Policy sets out how we, as data controller, collect and use your personal data, why we use it, when we share it, the rights to which you may be entitled and your choices about our use of your personal data.

This Privacy Policy covers our use of your personal data when you use our website and when you get in touch with us including via our website contact form, by email or by phone. If you have any questions or need any further clarity please get in touch. Our contact details are [email protected] , 7th Floor, Nova North, 11 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5BY.

2. Your information

We will collect and use your personal data when you use this website or contact us. This is set out in more detail below.

The information collected includes information collected from independent individuals and individuals representing an organisation unless otherwise stated.


What personal data we collect
How we use your personal data
Information when you communicate with us whether through our website (including the contact us form), by email or by phone including:
• Your contact details (such as full name, email address, address and phone number);
• The details of your communications with us; and
• The details of our messages to you. If you are an individual representing an organisation we will collect the information set out above and may also collect:
• Job role and title; and
• Details of the organisation you represent (such as your employer).
We use this personal data in order to:
• Respond to requests for information about our products and services;
• Answer any questions, issues or concerns;
• Monitor communications for quality and training purposes;
• Develop new products and services; and
• Improve our products and services. If you are an individual representing an organisation we will use your personal data for the purposes set out above and will also use your personal data in order to:
• Administer the business relationship and agreement between us and the organisation you represent.
Personal data that we collect through your use of our website including:
• Device information such as operating system, unique device identifiers, the mobile network system;
• Hardware and browser settings; • Page requests;
• The requests you make;
• The pages you visit and search engine terms you use; and
• IP address. For further information on our use of cookies and similar technologies see our Cookie Policy.
We use this personal data in order to:
• Operate our website;
• Tailor our communications to you and improve our website, products and services;
• Provide and adapt our website to the technical capabilities of user devices;
• Personalise our website;
• Identify issues with the website and the user's experience of it; and
• Monitor and analyse the way our website is used.
Personal data that we collect incidentally from other sources or public sources, including:
• Information available in the media; and
• Information collected by security systems.
We use this personal data in order to:
• Maintain market awareness and conduct market research; and
• Provide security to our website.

3. Why we use personal data

We rely on the following lawful bases under data protection law for our use of your personal data:

Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.

4. When do we have "legitimate interests"?

We use your personal data where this is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party). This includes where use of your personal data is necessary to:

5. How long we retain your personal data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected it, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal or reporting requirements.

It will depend on factors such as whether the nature and content of your messages to us reasonably require us to continue storing your details.

6. Legal requirements

Your personal data may be processed if it is necessary on reasonable request by a law enforcement or regulatory authority, body or agency or in the defence of a legal claim. We will not delete personal data if relevant to an investigation or a dispute. It will continue to be stored until those issues are fully resolved.

7. Information we share

Your personal data will be processed by our employees and contractors. There are also certain circumstances where we will transfer your personal data to third parties. These include:

Your personal data may be transferred to other third party organisations in certain scenarios, such as:

Your personal data may be shared if it is made anonymous and aggregated, as in such circumstances the information will cease to be personal data.

8. Where your information will be held

We may transfer the personal data we collect about you to locations outside of the European Economic Area and UK including to our group companies and service providers. This will mean that your personal is transferred outside the European Economic Area or the UK.

In order to ensure that your personal data receives an adequate level of protection we have, where required by law, ensured appropriate safeguards are in place to ensure that your personal data is treated in a way that is consistent with and which respects the EU and UK laws on data protection. For further information regarding the appropriate safeguards in place, please contact us in writing using the details set out above.

9. Your rights

You have a number of rights in relation to our handling of your personal data. These rights are not applicable in all circumstances and exemptions may apply. Your rights may include the following:

You also have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State in the European Union where you are habitually resident, where you work or where an alleged infringement of Data Protection law has taken place. In the UK, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office (Tel: 0303 123 1113 or at 

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website. You can tell when this Privacy Policy was last updated by looking at the date at the top of the Privacy Policy. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the updated version on our website.

Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective upon posting. We encourage you to review this website from time to time for the latest information.