Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how Kennet Community Radio (“We”) uses and protects any information that you give Kennet Community Radio (“Us”) when you use our website, our desktop app, our smartphone app, or any other of Kennet Community Radio’s (“Our”) services and/or when you volunteer with Us or otherwise engage with Us.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should We ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st November 2012.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal information We collect.

Data We collect
We collect information from your device about your location (‘Geolocation Information’).  We may also collect and gather personally identifiable information, such as certain profile information, preferences and publicly-available profiles on other applications (for example your name and email address).

You can stop all collection of information by installed applications by uninstalling it using the standard uninstall processes available as part of your mobile device operating system or via the mobile application marketplace from which you obtained the application.

How We collect your personal data
Your personal information may also be collected when you fill in and submit a form to Us or when you comment on publicly-available articles, on social media posts, and various items.

By choosing to share personal information in any of these ways, you may no longer be able to control how that information is used and that it may become publicly available (depending in part on your actions or the actions of others with whom you have shared the information).  We are not responsible for any use or misuse of information you share.

How We use your personal data
Kennet Radio will hold the personal information you have provided securely and confidentially. It will be kept and processed only to meet our legal obligations and administrative requirements, including:
[a] to maintain records of payment of subscriptions, donations and other financial transactions;
[b] to maintain records relating to safeguarding of vulnerable people and our obligations under the Equality Act;
[c] to maintain records required by the Broadcasting Act and broadcasting obligations;
[d] to provide services to you such as a weather forecast based on your location or chat services; and
[d] to manage Our relationship with you, including to communicate with you in connection with your relationship with Us.

How we use cookies
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better digital experience by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or smartphone or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Please see our Cookie Policy for full details.

Links to other websites
Our website, desktop app, or smartphone app may contain links to other websites that We think might be of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave Our website or smartphone app and go to another website, We do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other websites, and other websites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless We have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Your Rights
You have the right to request a copy of any information that We currently hold about you.  Please address your request to:

Data Protection Officer
Kennet Community Radio
Broadway House
4-8 The Broadway
Newbury RG14 1BA

Data Protection Act
Kennet Community Radio is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a Data Controller, under the Data Protection Act 2018. Our Registration Number is Z3626373.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please email us at

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