Uckfield Community Radio Limited is committed to protecting personal information and to being transparent regarding what information it holds. The purpose of this Policy is to give a clear explanation about how the radio station makes use of the personal information provided to it. The station’s Board members ensure that information is held in accordance with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information.
This Policy explains:-
- Where the information is collected from
- How that information will be used
- The choices available regarding the information held
Where the station collects information from
a) from station membership application forms
b) from contacts made whilst seeking advertising on the station
c) from contacts made when arranging studio guests
How the information is used
The information is used to facilitate the operation and the running of the radio station. It is not passed on to third parties.
Keeping information safe
The information is retained on a protected computer and is accessible only to members of the station’s Board.
Keeping information up to date
The station will from time-to-time – usually annually – make contact to confirm that the information that is being held is correct. It will help if contacts advise the station of any changes whenever they occur.
The right of a contact to be informed of what the station knows about them, to make changes, or to ask it to stop using the information
Each contact has the right to request the station to provide full details of the information about them that is held by the station. Changes will be made to the information on request. Importantly, a contact can request that their information is removed from the station’s records, and this will be confirmed when it has been done.
The station may update this Policy at any time.
In the event of significant changes relating to the way it treats personal information, it will notify contacts by email and/or by placing a prominent notice on the station’s website.