We are committed to protect the privacy and personal information you provide when accessing our services and website. Our aim is to safeguard your privacy while providing you with a personalised and valuable service. Collecting some personal information is necessary if we are to satisfy your expectations and requirements, e.g. by communicating with you and offering an interactive service. We appreciate that you do not want the personal information you provide distributed indiscriminately? This Policy explains the privacy and the data protection practices that apply to all services that AUK Radio provides, how we use personal information, who we share it with and your rights regarding your personal information. Please note, this Privacy Policy does not apply to websites or other services not operated by AUK Radio Whenever you provide us with personal information we are legally obliged to use it in line with all laws concerning the protection of such information, including the Data Protection Act 1998. Any personal data relating to you will be used and recorded by us in accordance with current data protection legislation and Privacy Policy.

1. Collection of Information:

We collect personal information from you through your interaction via our websites, App, text services or other media platforms. This may occur when you participate in, or sign up to, any of AUK Radio’s services, such as interviews, competitions, social media platforms or if you use any of our online forms, register an account or apply for a job with us.

The information we collect may vary depending on the service you request but could include name, address, phone number, email address, username, password, age, gender, date of birth, household composition, comments, competition answers or your job application. We may also ask for additional information depending on the nature of the service you require from us. Unless otherwise stated, the data fields we request must be completed. We will not normally collect any sensitive personal information from you, and in any event, will request your express consent to do so.

If you use any of our services, we will collect the following information: (i) your location upon your first use you will be prompted for permission for us to use your location (which you may decline) in order to offer you personalised services (we cannot offer relevant services if you do not give us the consent to use your location or any required information)? and (ii) your device if you access our services from a device such as a mobile telephone running an application, we will uniquely identify each instance of the application, but we will not be able to personally identify you from this information.

Cookies

We collect certain information through the use of “Cookies” and other similar means. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your hard drive when browsing on your computer. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org website, which gives more comprehensive information on how to control cookies on a wide variety of web browsers. There, you will also find details on deleting cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

2. Use of Information

Your personal information will be used for the following purposes:

  • To provide and communicate with you about our services and promotions (e.g. to enable you to log in to your account and/or enter competitions).
  • To contact you about a submission you have made through our media platforms including any content you may have provided.
  • To analyse and improve the services we offer.
  • To review your application for a job applied with us.
  • For any marketing communications about content, products, events and promotions by us, that you might be interested in.
  • If you are a registered user, then these communications may be personalised for you based on your browsing preferences.
  • To send you marketing communications about products, events and promotions by third parties, that you might be interested in.
  • We will only do so if at the time of collecting your personal information you have specifically agreed to opt-in to receive such communications from third parties.
  • We may also use your personal information in other ways, but we will ensure that you give your consent before further action.

3. Sharing Information

We will not sell, trade, rent or otherwise pass on your personal information to others, including any personal information that we collect through the use of cookies, except as described here or with your prior consent. We may share personal information with service providers who perform functions and services on our behalf. Such third parties will be provided with personal information necessary to perform the services on our behalf but are not authorised to use such information for any other purposes. Only where you have agreed to receive marketing communications from third parties, will we pass on your personal information for this purpose. We may disclose your personal information when you enter a competition or when you provide material we like to publish. This cannot be done without your prior consent.

We may carry out research or analysis, which contains your personal information, via our sites. Any “pooled” responses to questions may also be shared with our partner organisations.

We may also disclose personal information about you to comply with applicable laws and when requested to do so by law enforcement agencies or government bodies.

We reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use personal information you have provided to us in a manner that is consistent with our Privacy Policy. Following such a sale or transfer, you may contact the entity to which we transferred your personal information with any inquiries concerning the processing of that information.

Third Party Advertising

AUK RADIO sells its own as well as engages the services of a third party advertising agency to source advertising displayed on this website. Such advertising does not represent an endorsement by AUK RADIO of either the products or services advertised, nor an endorsement of the company or organisation associated with those products or services.

4. Use of Aggregate Information

We may share anonymous aggregate statistics about our users, sales and traffic patterns with our advertisers and other third parties. However it will not be possible to identify you from this information. For example, we might report to potential advertisers that a certain percentage of our users are interested in its products, based on information requests. Some of these information may be collected using cookies as described above and in our cookie policy.

5. Data Transfers

We may transfer the personal information we collect about you to countries other than the country in which the information was originally collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. When we transfer your personal information to other countries, we will protect the information as described in this Privacy Policy.

6. Your Rights

If you are registered for an account with us you may update your personal information at any time via the “SUBSCRIBE” option for web users, where registration is available on the site. If you are a text user, then where appropriate the text messages you receive from us will alert you to options for unsubscription and/ or change of details. You will be required to follow the instructions.

You have the right to request that we cease sending marketing communications, whether by email or otherwise to you. You can do this by checking certain boxes when we collect your personal information or by clicking the unsubscribe link in the marketing emails you receive from us. You can also do this by contacting us at info@aukradio.com You may request access to the personal information we hold about you. If you would like to submit a request please contact us via our email.

7. Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy and all changes will be posted here. Where the changes are significant, we may also choose to email all our registered users with the new Privacy Policy.

Legal Statement: Disclaimer

AUK Radio is not liable for any damages arising in contract, wrongdoing or otherwise from the use of or inability to use this site or any material contained in it, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using the site. This site may offer links to other sites thereby enabling you to leave this site and go directly to the linked sites.

AUK Radio is not responsible for the content of any linked site not operated by us or any link in a linked site not operated by us. AUK Radio is not responsible for any transmission received from any linked site.

The inclusion of a link to a site not operated by AUK Radio does not imply that it has been endorsed or approved.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or if you would like to exercise your rights please contact us at: info@aukradio.com