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Privacy Policy

1. What’s in this coverage?

This policy is for while you’re in the UK (view coverage for whilst you’re out of the United Kingdom). It tells you:

  • What records might we gather about you?
  • How might we use those records?
  • When would we use your information to touch you?
  • What statistics of yours would we possibly share with others?
  • Your selections about the private records you deliver us



2. What does this coverage cover?

This policy covers the offerings that can be presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation.

And on occasion, it covers services supplied by using elements of our business enterprise that operate as separate companies. Such as:

BBC World Service,  BBC Global News, BBC Media Applications Technology, BBC News Service Trading and TV Licensing, and BBC News Paper charities.

But it is most effective when the ones offering it hyperlink to this policy or tell you it applies.

It’s up to you to determine how many elements you want to recognise. We have simply-in-time factors that seem while we ask you to enter your private facts. As well as what’s in this coverage, a carrier would possibly have a short privateness note. In that privacy note, you could discover key data on what we do with your personal information while you use that service. And if you’re after greater detail, have a look at those subjects.

What’s now not covered by this coverage?

Our offerings now and again link to offerings run via other organizations’ offerings, like starting a song from BBC Sounds on any other music service, including Spotify. Those companies have their own privacy and cookie guidelines, so consider that the statistics you deliver them will observe their rules and not ours.

Sometimes you may get admission to our services from other locations, like a BBC News Paper 1 YouTube web page or the iPlayer app on your related TV. Make sure to check their privacy coverage so that you understand how they will use your facts.



3. How do you protect my non-public records?

We’re strongly dedicated to preserving your and your family’s statistics. And to do that, we design our offerings with your safety in mind. We additionally have committed groups to look after your statistics safety and privacy.

At the same time, no carrier can be absolutely steady; if you have any concerns that your BBC News Paper account or private statistics have been positioned at a hazard, for instance, if someone should have discovered your password, please get in contact right away.

4.  What types of non-public statistics does the BBC News Paper acquire about me?

We’ll come up with information about why we need your private records and how we’ll use it before you start, unless it’s apparent.


A. Information which you give us

We might ask in your name and contact information, your date of delivery, or economic details, depending on what you’re doing. If you practice taking part in a programme on politics, as an example, we might ask you about your political reviews. Information you supply us may encompass information in a way that you share with us, along with human beings’s names that appear in the introduction.


B. Device facts

  • There are lots of factors, like:
  • your computer
  • your mobile
  • your TV
  • your tablet
  • your voice-enabled tool

We routinely acquire some technical statistics from those gadgets and web browsers, even whilst you’re not signed right into a BBC account. This would possibly encompass:

  • IP (net protocol) cope with
  • device ID
  • app ID
  • supplier ID
  • marketing ID


c. Location Information

We accumulate data about your place while you use our services and products. This allows us to determine whether or not you’re someplace in which our offerings are available, ensure we are fulfilling our Charter duties, and provide additional features at the same time as the use of our services and products, inclusive of a climate forecast to your location.

Your vicinity can be determined at the metropolis or metropolis degree through:

  • GPS
  • IP address
  • Information about nearby cell towers and Wi-Fi get right of entry to factor records

What form of area facts (for example, united states of america, vicinity, metropolis, or town) is amassed depends at the services or products your using, the tool you are using (as an instance, Apple or Android), and your device’s settings (whether or not permissions are enabled or disabled). You can alternate your permissions on or off at any time in your device’s settings. You can read extra approximately how our apps seize your information on our explainers.


D. Information for your activities outside the BBC News Paper when you communicate about us

If you have noted us in a Twitter submit, we will acquire your Twitter deal with.


E. Information on how you operate our services

I just like the articles you study and the programmes you watch.



5. How long will the BBC preserve my personal information?

When you give us any non-public information, we will can help you understand how lengthy we’ll maintain it for. And usually stick to these ideas:

  • We will handiest maintain your information for so long as we do the activities we instructed
  • you to do approximately or have a valid purpose to keep it
  • we consider what sort of facts it is, the amount collected, how sensitive it might be and any felony necessities
  • we layout our services in order that we don’t maintain your statistics any further than we must.
  • We may close your BBC News Paper  account if you haven’t used it in the remaining year. We’ll ship you an email to inform you that we plan to do this before we delete whatever, so please take a look at to see if we’ve sent you any emails approximately this.



6. How can the BBC News Paper use my non-public statistics?

We should have a legitimate motive to use your non-public information. It’s called the “lawful foundation for processing.”. Sometimes we would ask your permission to do certain things, like enroll in an email. Other times, whilst you’d reasonably anticipate us to use your private statistics, we don’t ask your permission, but most effective when:

  • the regulation says it is first-rate to apply it, and
  • it fits with the rights you have

We use your statistics for those styles of matters:

a. To supply our offerings and to offer you with statistics approximately them

b. To deal with your requests, court cases and enquiries

c. To check if you’re the use of  iPlayer and to maintain the licensing database accurate and up-to-date

d. To personalise services and provide you with matters greater tailor-made on your tastes

Your BBC News Paper  account helps you to personalise your BBC News Paper on-line experience. To do that, “Allow Personalization” is set to on while you create an account. If you’re below 13 and create an account, your personalisation is ready to off. Information approximately how you operate our on line services is then linked with different data you give us to personalise your experience.

If you don’t need us to do that, you could constantly turn personalisation off for your account settings. If you’re under thirteen, you don’t want to do anything.

E. To reveal you applicable advertising on every other company’s web site

Will I be contacted for advertising purposes?

F. To assist us understand what type of offerings you would possibly use

And every now and then, you might percentage things with other human beings

g. To advocate things we suppose may hobby you

What does endorsed for you mean?

H. To expose you marketing while you get entry to a BBC News Paper carrier from out of doors .

Some of this advertising is probably tailor-made to you.

I. To investigate and innovate

You’re no longer a guinea pig here, however knowing how you operate our offerings should lead to the next big technological step forward.

J. To touch you about diverse things

When will the BBC News Paper use my information to touch me?



7. When will the BBC News Paper use my information to touch me?

We might use your data to contact you about various things, like:

  • to update you on any adjustments to the BBC News Paper regulations, practices and Terms of Use
  • to test with you approximately any carrier or interest you’ve signed up for. For example, we
  • would tell you if your BBC News Paper account hasn’t been utilized in a long time. Or it might be about growing a baby account
  • to touch you about a creation you sent us, like things you’ve despatched in to School Report information day
  • to reply you while you’ve contacted us or to respond to a remark or complaint
  • to ask you to participate in surveys approximately BBC News Paper  offerings, which can be usually voluntary
  • for marketing functions
  • to ship you notifications for your tool, relying to your settings

We’ll only touch you whilst we need to or while you’ve given us permission.

We’ll never contact you to ask for your BBC News Paper account password.



8. Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?

We’ll only send you marketing emails or contact you about BBC programmes, services, and your views on issues about the BBC News Paper  if you’ve agreed to this.

Keep in mind that even if you unsubscribe, we may still contact you.

Where we do this, we will share your data in a hashed format with these providers so that, where you have an account on the same platform, you will see adverts from the BBC News paper . In these scenarios, we are joint controllers with these companies because we jointly determine the purposes and means of processing your personal data.

We also assess certain characteristics of our audience members in order to find others who are similar to them and provide advertising to those individuals.

If you don’t want to see our targeted advertising, you can set ad preferences in your social media company’s settings. Also, you can visit your BBC account and turn this off.



9. When does the BBC News Paper proportion my private information with others?

We’ll never sell your private data. We do proportion it with others in these ways:

a. When you’re making some thing public

Post a remark, which the public can see.

B. When we use different companies to electricity our services

In order for us to offer you excellent stories and to apprehend how you are using our services, we frequently use different organizations to procedure your non-public facts on our behalf. For instance, we might send you emails approximately matters we suppose might hobby you, ask you what you consider our offerings, or examine facts on how people use our virtual services so we will improve them.

We ensure that your personal statistics is looked after as though we have been coping with it immediately. We cautiously select these organizations, simplest proportion with them what they need to do the paintings, and we make certain they preserve your facts secure.

C. When we share non-public information with agencies within the BBC News Paper family

What does this coverage cover?

D. When you use any other employer’s provider that connects to us, like voice-enabled gadgets and connected TV

You can get admission to our offerings through a voice-enabled tool, like Amazon Alexa, or a linked TV. You’ll need to sign up for your BBC News Paper account to use BBC services on your linked TV. When you do that, we’ll share an identifier on your BBC News Paper  account with the company that runs the carrier you are the usage of. Make certain to check that employer’s privateness coverage so that you recognize how it will use your statistics. The BBC News Paper isn’t responsible while you get right of entry to a BBC News Paper  carrier through some other corporation’s offerings. It’s as much as you in case you want to get admission to the BBC in this manner.

E. When we do collaborative research

We do research activities and once in a while collaborate with studies partners. Every now and then, we share our content and information with them. This might include data we’ve gathered approximately you. But we’re careful approximately what we proportion and what our research companions can do with it.

F. TV Licensing

We share some private facts with TV Licensing to check if you’re the usage of  iPlayer and to preserve the licensing database accurate and up-to-date.

G. Sometimes, with the aid of law, we should bypass to your records to other businesses

We may share your data if we ought to, with the aid of law, or while we want to guard you or different human beings from damage.



10. What’s one of a kind for youngsters and teenagers?

The BBC News Paper has offerings which are youngster-friendly and for teens.

Here’s what takes place when you operate them:.

A. Why will we gather statistics about you in the first area?

  • We keep statistics about you so that we can
  • get the proper services for you
  • plan and improve our offerings keep in touch with you


B. We’ll always inform you why we’re amassing your personal records

We’ll provide an explanation for why, how we use it, and for the way long. It’s referred to as a “privateness be aware.”. And if we want your figure’s or guardian’s permission, we’ll provide you with clean details about what’s needed at the time.


C. We can only use your private data if we’ve got a valid purpose

How can the BBC News Paper use my personal records?

D. We proportion non-public records about you to others but we comply with some rules

The predominant rule is that we are able to by no means promote your personal records to each person.

When does the BBC News Paper  share my private records with others?

E. We may ask you to tell us your age

  • To make certain you operate the elements of the BBC News paper  that are suitable for you,
  •  For instance: in order that adults don’t put up feedback on children’s message boards
  • when you need to get a BBC News Paper account
  • When you are looking a programme, like on  iPlayer, and it’s a chunk edgy

F.  Sometimes we will ask to get your figure’s mom’s, or dad’s consent

You’ll see a notification. We may also ask for some details from them in order that we will touch them. Other instances we can also contact your determine or mum or dad:

  • so you can get notifications from us
  • so we will show you more matters we think you’ll like based totally on what you do
  • so you can submit feedback
  • so that you can add your contribution to us

g. Sometimes we’ll tell your parents approximately your activities

For instance, if you enter one among our competitions, we would contact your parents.

H. When are we able to contact you?

Sometimes we want to get in touch with you, but we’ll usually follow these policies.

I. It’s secure to apply us

It’s our job to maintain your non-public data safe and stable. That’s why we layout our offerings along with your safety in thoughts. And we are constantly searching out the satisfactory methods to enhance this.

There also are things that you may do to maintain safe, like reflect onconsideration on what statistics you percentage and a way to maintain your devices steady.

J. Human beings, not robots, will make the huge decisions that affect you

k. How is my data getting used to make choices?

Okay. You might not be capable of use our services in case you’re out of doors the United Kingdom

If you are outdoor the UK, you may not be capable of get admission to some services. Like CBBC and CBeebies.

And you may no longer be able to get a BBC News Paper account. Sorry about that.

L. You’re in control of ways we use cookies and track

Cookies are small textual content documents which can be transferred to your tool while you use a carrier.

We use cookies and monitoring to get facts approximately what type of tool you’re the usage of to access our services, and we file such things as what websites you visit, your IP deal with (a completely unique number your tool creates each time you hook up with the net), and to make matters less difficult for you, like remembering in which to procure to in a sport or what emoji you chose.

You can switch off a few cookies and comparable monitoring technology. Or your discern or parent can try this in case you’re beneath thirteen.

But different cookies can’t be grew to become off.

M. What can we do while you post, add, or share a creation?

When you proportion your introduction with us, we’ll attempt to inform you precisely what we’re going to do with it.

N. You’ve were given privacy rights, similar to adults, so get to realize what they’re

You can:

  • ask us what personal records we preserve approximately you
  • ask us to correct or delete your personal facts
  • tell us to forestall using your private information

If you’re 13 or older, you could do this yourself, but not continually. Sometimes we’re going to be asking your determine or parent to do that.

If you are below thirteen, your figure or dad or mum possibly has to do it for you.

What are my rights?



11. Can I delete my statistics?

This relies upon on what facts you’re speaking approximately.

A. If you are speaking about BBC News Paper account

You can delete your account. Your account data turned into without delay deleted. Keep in thoughts:

we preserve a record of ways you’ve used our services, however this facts cannot be related lower back to you
we additionally maintain whatever you have uploaded or commented on

b. What approximately other records I’ve shared with you?

We would possibly have accrued other personal statistics that you would possibly ask to be deleted that has nothing to do with the BBC News Paper  account.



12. What are my rights?

Remember, you’re in control of your non-public information.

You have the right to:

  • request a duplicate of your information
  • no longer permit robots make huge selections about you
  • to invite us to accurate facts that is incorrect, to delete it or to request that we simplest use it for sure purposes.
  • to change your thoughts and ask us to prevent the usage of your data. For instance, unsubscribing from any advertising and marketing emails or turning off personalisation

Bear in thoughts that now and again we may not be able to help. Like if the regulation tells us we cannot or it forms a part of our journalistic output.


13.  How does the BBC News Paper use cookies and comparable tracking?

A. What are cookies and monitoring technologies?

Cookies are small textual content files that are transferred in your pc or cell device while you go to a website or app.

There are also similar pieces of monitoring statistics we gather.

B. Why can we use cookies and other tracking?

  • To do some various things:
  • to recollect records approximately you, so you do not must deliver it to us again. And once more. And again
  • to hold you signed in, even on one of a kind gadgets
  • to help us recognize how people are using our services, so we are able to cause them to better
  • to deliver advertising and marketing to websites outdoor of the United Kingdom
  • to help us personalise the BBC for you by remembering your preferences and settings. And your development, so that you can pause and pick up in which you left off watching a programme even on a different device
  • to discover if our emails had been study and if you locate them beneficial

c. What are the types of cookies?

Some cookies are continually on when you visit us, and you may’t flip them off unless you exchange your browser settings. We name those “strictly important cookies.”. We use them to make sure our digital offerings paintings successfully and meet target market desires and hobbies.

We additionally use functional, overall performance, and advertising cookies to make your experience greater fun. You can switch those on or off at any time, and you can always alternate your mind. We’ll handiest use them in case you’ve agreed.

Bear in mind that there are some other cookies out there from different businesses. These “third-celebration cookies” may song how you use one-of-a-kind websites, together with ours. For example, you would possibly get a social media employer’s cookie whilst you see the option to proportion some thing. You can turn them off, but not via us.

D. How do cookies remaining?

Some are erased whilst you close the browser for your internet site or app. Others live longer, on occasion forever, and are saved onto your tool so that they’re there while you come returned.

E. How do I manipulate my cookies and monitoring?

Strictly important cookies are constantly on when you go to us. On your first visit to us, we’ll tell you approximately our different types of cookies and ask you to pick out which cookies we will use. You can always change your thoughts by means of going in your settings.

Stopping all cookies would possibly imply you may’t get entry to a few BBC News Paper services, or that some of them might not paintings well for you.

Another way to manipulate some monitoring is inside the settings on your tool.


14. How will I discover approximately adjustments to this policy?

We replace this coverage sometimes. If we make crucial adjustments, like how we use your private records, we’ll permit you to recognise. It might be a note, an e-mail, or a message for your app.

If you do not comply with the changes, then you can always prevent using our services, delete your account, and stop giving us any extra personal data. We’d be sorry to look you move.


15. How can I touch the BBC News Paper?

Find out extra and contact us approximately your rights.

With the aid of email


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