This Privacy Statement applies to the website Hitz247.com and the internet radio station Hitz 247 (“Hitz”).
1 We protect your privacy
2 Your personal information
We may hold a variety of personal information about you, including your name, date of birth, your current and previous addresses, your phone number, email address, and certain details about your personal interests. Occasionally you may give us personal information about other people (eg your family or other authorised representatives). If that happens we rely on you to tell those people that you are giving us their personal information. If you choose not to give personal information to us, we may not be able to provide you with access to some or all of the website pages or to our other products and services.
3 How we collect personal information from you
We may collect personal information from you in a number of ways, including, without limitation, directly from you (eg when you send us an email, enter one of our competitions, complete and submit an online form or register for one of our services); from third parties (which may include your representatives); from some other publicly available source; and when we may be legally required to do so. We may also collect personal information about you when you access our website (eg we may collect information about you using a “cookie” which is a small file that our website may place on your computer to remember your preferences for your next visit to us). If you don’t want our website to remember your preferences and collect your personal information in this way you can disable cookies in your internet browser – but doing so may mean that you are not able to use all the features of our website. When you visit our websites our web servers may record other information about or relating to you, such as the time and date of your visit or the IP address assigned to the computer you are using to access the web site or when you were listening to our webcast. We generally can’t and don’t use this information to identify you personally but that information does help us track and improve the performance of the web site and webcast stream.
4 How we use personal information you provide us
We may use your personal information in a number of ways including (without limitation): to give you access to our website as well as to specific content on the website; to enter you into competitions and special offers; to market our products and services (or those of other people) to you (including by email); to inform you of changes to our website, webcast, programming or other services; to ask you to provide us with feedback or other research relating to our products and services. If you don’t want us to use your personal information for marketing purposes please contact us.
5 When we disclose your personal information
Except as permitted under the National Privacy Principles we will only disclose your personal information for one of the purposes set out in item 4 above. Some of the third party organisations we may disclose your personal information to include (without limitation): our sponsors or advertisers; other parties involved in the provision, operation and management of our website and webcast; your representatives (including your guardian or your legal advisers); credit reporting and fraud checking agencies; our professional advisers (including our lawyers and accountants); government and regulatory authorities. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that each party that we disclose your personal information to is committed to protecting your privacy. When you register as a member of our websites some information you provide such as your user name may be publicly available on our websites when you contribute content to our websites or participate in any social or interactive component of our website or other websites connected with our website. If you elect to provide any personal information about yourself in any of the content that you contribute to our website that information will be available and accessible to other users of our website throughout the world. You must not provide any personal information about any other people in any content that you contribute to our website unless those people have expressly consented to you including their personal information in such content and to you providing the content to us for use on our website.
6 Keep personal information up to date
It is your responsibility to ensure that the personal information you provide to us is accurate, complete and up to date. If there are errors in the personal information we hold about you (including information that has become out of date since you first provided it) it is your responsibility to advise us of such errors.
7 Your access to your personal information
You are entitled access your personal information (subject to some exceptions permitted in law. If you would like to do so you should let us know in writing.
8 Security of your personal information
We will take reasonable steps to maintain the security of your personal information and prevent unauthorised access to it. We do not however guarantee that unauthorised access to your personal information will not occur either during transmission of said information to us or once we have received said information.
9 Links to other websites
If you have any questions regarding privacy please contact us.