GDPR Policy

Privacy Policy

 

Fix Radio is committed to respecting and protecting your data whilst it is in our care. We collect your personal information because it helps us to understand your needs and guides the way in which we interact and communicate with you about our products and services now and in the future. We have strict policies and procedures in place to protect your data when you send it to us, when we process it in order to provide you with the services you have requested or, where you have given us your permission to do so, to send you information that we think you will find interesting, and thereafter when we store your data on our secure servers. 

We abide by the requirements of the Information Commissioner's Office, the regulator of the Data Protection Act 1998. Fix Radio complies with the GDPR, which came into force on the 25th May 2018, the following document outlines our Data Protection Policy, Data Retention Policy, Lawful Basis, Cyber Security Policy, Data Request Policy and Privacy Notice.

This policy explains how we will collect information about you through interaction with us over the radio, on the road, at trade shows or through any sales channel and what we will use it for. 

Please note, this Privacy Policy does not apply to websites or text services operated by third parties, who will have their own Policies covering the use of your personal information.

 

 

 

1. Data Protection Policy

Collection of Information

We collect personal information from you through your interaction via our websites, text services or other media such as giving your information to one of our roaming “street teams”. This may occur when you participate in, or sign up to, any of Fix Radio’s services, such as competitions, research panels, or if you use any of our apps.

The information we collect will vary depending on the service you request but could include name, address, phone number, email address, user name, password, age, gender, date of birth, household composition, comments, competition answers. We may also ask for additional information depending on the nature of the service provided. We will not normally collect any sensitive personal information from you, and in any event, will request your express consent to do so. We do not aim to collect any personal information from individuals under the age of 16. We may obtain additional information about you from 3rd parties data brokers and from social media links.

 

Our Apps

If you use any of our apps, 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 relevant services (we cannot offer relevant services if you do not permit us to detect and use your location); 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 also collect certain information through the use of “cookies” and other similar automated means. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. For more information about cookies and how they are used, please read our cookie policy.

Fix Radio uses cookies for a number of reasons: 
1.To provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our sites.
2.For statistical purposes to track how many users we have and have often they visit our websites.
3.We use organisation to collect anonymous user information so they can analyse how the website is being used and the number of visitors.
4.We and our advertisers may use statistical cookies to track who has seen an advert and clicked on it.
5.To show you adverts that you may be interested in and to control the number of time you see them and measures the effectiveness of the ad campaign.
6.We may use 'Flash' cookies to store your preference for your media player. If we do not use them, it may not be possible for you to watch some video content.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies, but please be aware that for some parts of our sites to work, you will need to accept cookies. For more information please visit www.allaboutcookies.org and/or www.youronlinechoices.com 

 


Use of Information

We will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:

  • provide, administer and communicate with you about our services and promotions (e.g. to enable you to log in to your account and/or enter competitions on one of our websites).

  • create statistics, profiles and marketing opportunities, and analyse information to formulate opinions. To do these things, we might use information about you from other organisations.

  • help prevent fraud and loss.

  • train our staff.

  • get in touch with you about products, events, promotions and services that we or our 3rd party partners are offering.

This could be by email, phone, text, or another form of electronic communication. We will only do so if you have told us that you want to hear from us or our 3rd party partners

 

If you call into one of our broadcasts and make rude or offensive remarks, we will keep a record to block further live calls from you.

 

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.

 

If you sign up for one of our partnered services, you will be providing your information directly to our 3rd party partner and you should read their privacy policy to fully understand how your personal information might be used.  They may share certain information with us (but not sensitive personal information or financial information) which we will only use for the reasons set out in this Policy.

 

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 (for example to the competition sponsors or to provide winners with their prize).

 

We will always ask for your consent before we publish any material provided by you or information about you.

 

We may carry out research or analysis, which uses your personal information, via our sites and share "pooled" responses to questions 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.


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 this information may be collected using cookies as described above and in our cookie policy.


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.

 

2. Lawful Basis

 

Fix Radio collects data under two kinds of lawful basis

 

Legitimate interest

Data collected on sales contacts, active and former clients, prospective and current employees is held on the basis on legitimate interest in the station and the services it provides.

 

Consent

Data collected from competitions, marketing and promotional exercises is held on the basis of consent, all data collected in this manner is done on a double opt-in basis, only used in accordance with data preferences submitted at the time and stored securely.

 

For more information please contact data@fixradio.co.uk

 

 

3. Data Retention Policy

 We will keep personal information only for as long as we need it to maintain our relationship with you, provide you with the products, services or information you requested, to inform our research into the preferences of our supporters, to comply with the law, and to ensure we do not communicate with individuals that asked us not to. When we no longer need the information, we will dispose of it securely, using specialist companies to do this work for us if necessary.  Personal information is stored by us on computers located in the UK. We may also store information in paper files. We may transfer personal information to reputable third party organisations situated inside or outside the European Economic Area. These organisations are required to safeguard personal information pursuant to their contractual obligations or participation in international data transfer mechanisms including the US-EU Privacy Shield framework. Fix Radio reserves the right to retain data for a maximum of 10 years from collection.

 

4. Cyber Security Policy

 

All data held by Fix Radio is handled with strict security, we are committed to protecting your data both on and offline as a result we have implemented security measures to protect against the loss, misuse or theft of your data.

 

We review our Cyber Security procedures on a regular basis, all personal information is stored on password protected computers based in the United Kingdom or on secure web based systems using SSL encryption. The internet is not a totally secure medium and you acknowledge and agree that Fix Media Group shall not be responsible for unauthorised use, distribution, damage or destruction of personal data, except to the extent that we are required to accept such responsibility under the Data Protection Act 1998. 

 

When we ask another organisation to provide a service for us, we ensure that they have appropriate security measures in place. If we or our service providers transfer any information out of the European Economic Area (EEA), it will only be transferred with the correct protection in place, as stated UK law. 

 

For more information on our current Cyber Security procedures please contact us at data@fixradio.co.uk


5. Data Request Policy

You have certain rights to the personal information we process about you. You have the right at any time to request that Fix Radio stops using your data, You may request access to the personal information we hold about you.

 

Data Complaints: We endeavor to respond to you within 30 days from receipt of your correspondence related to privacy matters.  However, you have the right to contact the data protection supervisory authority to lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office online at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/

 

Data Access:  You have the right to request us to provide you details of the personal information we hold about you.

 

Data Correction:  You have the right to ask us to correct our records if you believe they contain incorrect or incomplete information about you.

 

Data Erasure:  You have the right to erasure (deletion), without undue delay, of your personal information for which you later withdraw your consent to processing, or when it is no longer needed for purpose it was originally collected.

 

Data Processing Restrictions:  You have the right to temporarily restrict our processing of your personal information if: you contest the accuracy of your personal information; you prefer we restrict its use rather than erase it; you need it to be preserved to establish, exercise, or defend a legal claim; whilst you are verifying whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it. You have the right to be informed before we lift the processing restriction.

 

Data Portability: You have the right to ask us to provide you (in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format without hindrance) personal information about you that we have which you had provided to us. You may ask us to transmit it directly to another controller if it is technically feasible.

 

 

If you would like to submit a request please contact us at data@fixradio.co.uk, Fix Radio will endeavor to respond within 30 days of the request being made.

 

Privacy Policy

How do we collect and use your Personal Data?

We collect your details when you register on our website, subscribe to our service; place an order on our website; search for a product; correspond with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise; participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our website, enter a competition or promotion. 

With regard to each of your visits to our websites we may automatically collect the following information: 

 

  •  technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; 

  •  information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number. 

We will always be transparent about how we plan to use your data so that you have the choice whether or not to give it to us. We respect your preferences and will do our best to make sure that we keep our promises. If you give us your consent to send you further marketing messages we may contact you from time-to-time with carefully selected offers and promotions from ourselves or from our network of carefully selected partners, from which you may always opt-out or unsubscribe. It is not our practice to contact you if you have made it clear that you do not wish to hear from us about our products and services. 

We may need to authenticate your identity to provide you with access to subscriber-only services. We might also send you surveys or invite you to enter a competition or receive a newsletter, for instance. If you do not wish to participate you may simply decline our invitations. 

Our iPad, Android and other "apps" may collect user data, which we use to learn about our listeners and improve our apps. 

As part of our Google Analytics tracking we have implemented the following features: Remarketing, Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising by visiting here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/ 

We use this information for reporting purposes and to advertise online. Third-party vendors, including Google, may show your ads on sites across the Internet. We may use the cookies relating to Google Analytics together with third party cookies to inform, optimise and serve ads based on a user's part visits to our websites. 


Do we share that data with any other companies?

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy or in the data collection statements that will always be visible when we collect your information and where we give you the opportunity to select your preferences, we may release your data to external companies that we use to process your orders, or charge your credit card, run our SMS services, for instance. Every supplier we use has to go through a rigorous up-front process to ensure that their processes are at least as good as our own, and they are required to sign a contract that defines what their responsibilities and liabilities are. We make site visits regularly whether our suppliers are in the UK, the EEA or outside the EEA, where we require an EU approved model contract to be signed. 

However, you expressly consent to the sharing of your Personal Data with those suppliers with whom we contract in order to provide services to you, otherwise we may not be able to provide the level of service that we know you'll require. 

If you send in a comment, we may post it on our site or use it as a testimonial without mentioning your full name or publishing any information that would identify you. Furthermore in some circumstances we may display some of your information such as your username and age. Others may be able to see your personal data if you post any information on bulletin boards or forums and may be used to send you unsolicited communications over which we have no control. 

Please take care when using social networking sites to which we may invite you to join that you do not disclose anything that you might later wish to retract. 

There are certain times when we may be legally required to disclose your data in good faith where it is required by law or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us, or where we have a requirement to protect or defend the rights of Fix Radio or any users of our servers. We will always ensure that those requesting the information have the legal right to do so. 

If another company should acquire any of our companies or our assets, including our database, that company will have the right of possession to the Personal Data collected by us and will assume the rights and obligations formerly attributable to us and will use the data in line with the terms under which you submitted it or as described in this Privacy Policy. 


The information we may collect from you about others

Sometimes we may offer you the chance to invite a family member or a friend to enjoy a particular service. In such circumstances we will collect both your personal details and those of your friend or family member. We will ask your consent to mention your name when we contact the person or persons you have recommended and we will only use this information once and not save it in our database, unless they have entered a competition, for example, when the information will be stored purely for that purpose. If they decide to take up any of our invitations then their data will be treated exactly the same as your own, using the terms under which the data was collected and the information as described in this Privacy Policy. 


Leaving our website and moving on to third party websites

When you click on advertisements or links on any of our sites, you will leave that site and go to a third party site, which is outside of our control. When we place an advertisement on one of our sites, it does not signify that we are endorsing that advertiser's product or service. We do not accept responsibility for content, have no control over and our Privacy Policy does not apply to these companies, sites or content and if such third party sites collect Personal Data, we cannot control how this data is processed, stored or used. We advise that you read their data collection statements, which accompany any registration and their Privacy Policies before you submit your personal information. 

Online behavioural advertising

We use an advertising service called online behavioural advertising (OBA). This allows us to deliver targeted advertising to the visitors of our websites. It works by showing you adverts that are based on your browsing patterns and the way you have interacted with the website. 

None of the OBA techniques used will collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address or phone number. 

If you would like more information regarding OBA and how to opt out, please visit www.youronlinechoices.com 


Logging in using social networking

If you login to our sites using a Facebook login or a Google login, you are granting permission to Facebook and or Google login to share your user details with Fix Radio. This will include your name, email address, date of birth and location which will then be used to form a Fix Radio identity. This will also allow Fix Radio and Facebook and/or Google login to share your networks, user ID and any other information you choose to share according to your Facebook and/or Google account settings. If you remove Fix Radio app from your Facebook and or Google settings, we will no longer have access to this information. 

 

How you can gain access to the personal data we collect about you

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have the right to see what information we hold about you and you may ask us to make any changes that you consider necessary to make the information accurate. If you want to apply to see the data we hold about you, please write to: 


Changes to our Privacy and Data Policies

We reserve the right to change our Privacy and Data Policies and all changes will be posted here. Where the changes are significant, we may also choose to email all registered users of our websites with the new Privacy Policy. . We may notify you by sending an email to your last known email address or writing to your last known postal address to direct you to the Privacy Policy if the changes are material. Our despatch of a communication to you will, in any event, constitute notification. 


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:  data@fixradio.co.uk or write to us at  

 

Fix Radio

115 Southwark St, 

London, 

SE1 0JF

 

We will require that you satisfactorily identify yourself to demonstrate your entitlement to view this data. 

 

 

Last Updated: 19/10/2018

 

 

 

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