Participant Terms

Barclays Funding Readiness Programme powered by Capital Enterprise

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Barclays Funding Readiness Programme (the “Programme”) powered by Capital Enterprise (the “Partner”).

What are these Terms?

These Participant Terms set out the terms and conditions of your participation in the Programme (“Terms”). By participating in the Programme, you (as “Participant”) are agreeing to the following Terms with Barclays Bank UK PLC (“we”, “us”, “our”) which will stay in place until the Programme expires or is otherwise terminated.

These Terms are in addition to your Eagle Lab membership terms.

If you have any questions about the Programme or these Terms, please contact us at Eagle Labs.

  1. The Programme
    1. We will assess all applications to participate in the Programme and notify you by email if you have been selected to participate in the Funding Readiness programme. Please be aware that there are limits on the spaces available, therefore you may not be selected for the Programme. If you are successful, you will be provided with further details of the relevant programme, including any joining instructions.
    2. The Partner runs the Programme in conjunction with Barclays, and will provide you with any materials relevant to your programme.
    3. As part of any Programme, we may request your Feedback on the Programme and your experience of it. We will use this to assess how we can continue to improve the Programme (including in what form we should provide the programme, or other services provided by the Partner, across the Eagle Labs network).
    4. Barclays’ and the Partners’ role in the Programme will be to facilitate the sessions and workshops, which may be provided at either specified venues or through digital channels (with the means of provision of the Programme determined by Barclays in its sole discretion), and to invite other participants to attend. The sessions and workshops in each of the Programmes are intended in part to be interactive and therefore the content may be influenced by attendee participation. The session or workshop leader may focus on certain elements of the planned content as a result of such participation.
    5. Any comments, views or opinions expressed by any Barclays or Partner personnel involved in the Programme (or, for the avoidance of doubt, any other participant on the Programme) do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of Barclays. The content of the Programme is educational only and provided on a non-reliance basis. Accordingly, neither Barclays nor any person acting on its behalf may be held responsible for the use made of information, guidance, advice, comments or opinions given during the Programme.
    6. Nothing provided by Partner or Barclays during the Programme should be considered investment advice, and you should seek independent advice in this regard.
  2. Your right to participate in the Programme
    1. To participate in the Programme, you must (i) be over 18 years old; (ii) be based in the UK; (iii) not work for a financial institution; (iv) be a resident of Eagle Labs.
    2. We won’t charge you for taking part in the Programme.
  3. Restrictions on your use of Programme Materials
    1. You will not use any Programme Materials (as defined in section 4.3 below) for any unlawful or unauthorised purposes.
    2. You will not copy, modify, distribute or create derivative works of any Programme Materials. Other than your use of the same in accordance with these Programme Terms, you will not otherwise use or access Programme Materials for any commercial purposes.
    3. We (or the Partner) may withdraw or change any part of the Programme for any reason at any time.
    4. Where these Terms mention:
      1. Affiliate” we mean any person or entity Controlling, controlled by or under common Control with such party, for the time being;
      2. Control” we mean the power, direct or indirect, to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of such entity whether by contract, ownership of shares, membership of the board of directors, agreement or otherwise (and “Controlling” shall have a corresponding meaning); and
      3. Related Parties” we mean any director, officer, employee, agent, professional adviser (including solicitors, auditors, insurers and accountants) contractor or subcontractor of either party or of any Affiliate of either party.
  4. Feedback and Insights
    1. During the Programme, Barclays and Partner will gather Feedback on (and generate Insights from) your involvement in the programme and the Programme Materials. You agree that we can use your Feedback and Insights to further develop and modify our products and services in future.
    2. You agree that you will only use the Programme Materials and Feedback in connection with your participation in the Programme.
    3. Where these Terms mention:
      1. Programme Materials”, we mean the programme, its content, as well as any other information, data, documents and materials we provide to you during the Programme;
      2. Feedback”, we mean your feedback on the Programme Materials including any ideas, innovations, solutions and improvements for our products and services, which may be gathered in person, in writing or via digital channels; and
      3. Insights”, we mean information, data and other insights gathered by Barclays or Partner from your use of Programme Materials and involvement in the programme.
  5. Confidentiality
    1. You must keep this Programme and any information shared between us and you to yourself and only to use such information for the purposes of this Programme. This includes the Programme Materials, your Feedback and Insights, login credentials provided to you (if any) and these Terms.
  6. Intellectual Property Rights
    1. You agree that all rights, titles and interests in any Intellectual Property Rights in any Feedback or Insights (not including any background Intellectual Property Rights relating to your business) will be owned by, and vest absolutely in, us. You will not provide any Feedback or other material or information to us that is not your own.
    2. Where these Terms mention “Intellectual Property Rights”, we mean copyright, trade marks, rights in inventions, patents, rights in and to confidential information (including trade secrets and know-how) and all other intellectual property rights, in each case subsisting at any time in any part of the world.
  7. Use of your data, cookies and other information
    1. You will not provide any personal information relating to another identified or identifiable individual as part of the Programme.
    2. Notwithstanding anything else in these Terms, you will only provide us personal data related to another individual if you have obtained their consent to do so and have provided them with a copy of the attached Privacy Notice.
    3. To the extent that we collect personal data as part of the Programme, we will only collect and process such personal data as required for the purposes of this Programme.
    4. For full details of how we will use your personal data and your rights in relation to this data, please see the attached Privacy Notice.
  8. No Warranty
    1. The Programme and Programme Materials are provided “as-is”, and, to the fullest extent permissible by law, no member of the Barclays group makes any warranty, representation, or undertaking, express or implied, as to the Programme and Programme Materials or any information or materials provided (in writing or otherwise) in connection with the same, including any implied warranties of design, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
    2. Nothing in these Terms, your participation in the Programme, or any advice given by any member of the Barclays group or Partner shall establish a fiduciary relationship or joint enterprise between you and any member of the Barclays group.
  9. Liability
    1. Neither party excludes its liability where it is unlawful to do so, for example death or personal injury caused by negligence or fraud.
    2. Neither party will be liable to the other party for any indirect or consequential loss or damages (including any indirect loss of business, revenues, goodwill or profits) arising out of or in connection with these Terms, in each case whether arising from tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise.
    3. We shall not be responsible to you for any loss suffered by you where you have breached these Terms. For any other loss, other than as set out in paragraphs 9.1 and 9.2, our maximum aggregate liability to you in connection with these Terms will not exceed £100.
    4. Other than as set out in paragraphs 9.1 to 9.3, we agree to reimburse you from all direct claims and losses suffered or incurred by you from any third party, arising from you entering into the Programme, including any claim for infringement of third party Intellectual Property Rights as a result of your use participation in the Programme or use of Programme Materials in accordance with these Terms.
    5. Save as expressly set out in this paragraph 9 we shall not be liable to you for any losses arising out of your participation in this Programme.
  10. Termination
    1. We reserve the right to cancel the Programme or your participation in the Programme for any reason without prior notice.
    2. You can stop your participation in the Programme at any time by giving written notice to us.
    3. On termination of the Programme, you may no longer access or attempt to access the Programme Materials and will immediately deliver all Programme Materials to Barclays in whatever medium that are within your control. After this you will destroy or permanently erase any such materials that are within your control (including back-up copies).
    4. On termination of the Programme, these Terms shall no longer apply except for paragraphs 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.3 and 11.
  11. General Provisions
    1. Severability and no waiver. If any part of these Terms is held to be unenforceable by a court of competent authority, all other provisions will not be affected. If we do not exercise any right provided for in these Terms or delay doing so, this does not mean that we waive the right to exercise it in the future.
    2. Governing law and jurisdictions. These Terms, and all disputes, claims, controversies, disagreements, actions and proceedings arising out of or in connection with it (including any non-contractual disputes or claims) (each, a “Proceeding”) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law (and all Proceedings relating to these Terms shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
    3. Third party rights. Nothing in these Terms shall create any right enforceable by any third party and the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these Terms.
    4. Notices. Any formal notices relating to these Terms may be sent by regular mail or given by email to and a copy shall be sent by email to: “” with the subject header marked “Attention: CEO, Barclays Ventures”. If sent by email, they will be effective when actually received in readable form if it is received not later than 17.00 hours on a business day, or, if it is received later than 17.00 hours on a business day or at any time on a day which is not a business day, at 09.00 hours on the next business day.
    5. Entire agreement. Other than the existing agreements set out on the first page of these Terms, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to its subject matter, and supersedes and extinguishes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between us, whether written or oral, in relation to that subject matter.


Barclays Bank UK PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register number: 759676) with company registration number 9740322 and registered address at 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.


Programme - Privacy Notice

  1. Collection and use of your personal data
    We will collect the personal data required for participation in the Programme directly from you or from our Partner. The personal data we collect will include attendee first name, surname, email address, and geographic location. In addition, attendees will be asked if they would like to provide the following data for reporting purposes: age, gender, ethnicstatus, and any LGBTQ+ status.

    We may also collect information from publically available sources, such as media stories and online registers or directories.
  2. Use of your personal data and lawful basis of processing
    We will use your personal data together with the Feedback and Insight data generated from the Programme for a variety of purposes as follows:

What we use your information for


The legal basis for doing so

registering a participant for the Programme


Where necessary to carry out our agreement or to take steps to enter into an agreement with you

suggesting others events that you may be interested in


Where it is in our legitimate interests to provide information relevant to you

enabling the use of our or our Partner services and facilities securely and for us to deliver the services you have requested


Where necessary to carry out our agreement or totake steps to enter into an agreement with you

to comply with our legal and regulatory requirements

to develop new products or services that we think you’ll like, and production of any internal statistical reporting and/or monitoring the effectiveness of the Programme


It is in our legitimate interests to develop and improve the Eagle Labs service

to personalise your experience


It is in our legitimate interests to improve the service we provide to you

introducing you to other business contacts who we think might benefit your business


Where necessary to carry out our agreement or to take steps to enter into an agreement with you

To address an issue or concerns you have raised


Where you have raised an issue or concern, it is in our legitimate interests to address such concerns and respond to you

For internal and external reporting regarding Diversity and Inclusion in connection with the Programme


It is in our legitimate interests to report on Diversity and Inclusion, using any such information provided on a voluntary basis by attendees – provided no personally identifiable information for a specific individual is included in such reporting

to carry out due diligence checks, which may reveal political opinions or information about criminal convictions or offences


It is in our legitimate interests to prevent and investigate fraud, money laundering and other crimes, as well as to protect our business and to comply with our legal and regulatory requirements

If we are using special category personal data, it is in the substantial public interest.

We will also process your data in an anonymised and aggregated format to allow us to identify general themes and trends in the feedback provided by you and other participants, including by aggregation with other data.

  1. Who we share your personal data with
    We will share your personal data with our Partner and our third party platform provider for the purposes of carrying out their role in the Programme. Other than that, we will not share your personal data with any other third parties other than as permitted do so to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
  2. How long we keep your personal data
    We will only retain personal data that has been collected by us in connection with the Programme for 7 months following the end of the Programme. At this stage we anticipate that the Programme will be completed by 31 March 2021, although this date is subject to change. We will update you if this changes.

    We will keep a copy of the Programme Materials, Feedback and Insights for as long as this is required to meet our legal and regulatory requirements. Some personal data we have collected (e.g. meeting notes) will be included in these research outputs either alone or in an aggregated form. Programme Materials, Feedback and Insights will be held by us for longer than 7 months after completion of the Programme and while there is still a valid purpose for its use in connection with the research. Programme Materials, Feedback and Insights held by us together with any personal data contained in these materials will be held subject to our privacy policies and security measures.
  3. If you change your mind
    If you wish to stop participating in the Programme, or you do not want your personal data to be used, or have other questions about the ongoing use of your personal data, please contact us by email. You will not be able to participate in the Programme if we are unable to process your personal data.
  4. Your rights
    Our use of your personal data is subject to safeguards that help make sure that your rights in relation to your personal data are protected. These include the information given to you about how your personal data will be used and how you can exercise your rights to obtain your personal data, have it corrected, restricted or deleted, object to it being processed, to obtain and reuse your personal data and complain.

    Find out more about your rights on our website. If you have any questions about privacy or wish to exercise your rights, you can contact our Data Protection Officer by email, or by writing to:

    The Data Protection Officer
    Barclays Bank UK PLC
    Leicester LE87 2BB

    We are committed to working with you to resolve any complaint or concern about your privacy. If you are not happy with how we have dealt with your complaint or concern, you can complain to the data-protection authority of the United Kingdom using their website.

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