We will not monitor, edit or disclose any personal information about you without your prior consent. In the course of the 98FM we may acquire personal data and information about you which you have registered with us. When you give your personal details to us, we have a duty to keep these details private and safe. This process is known as data protection. Under data protection law, you have
rights regarding the use of your personal details and we have certain responsibilities in how we handle this information.
In this regard, we undertake to only use your data in complete accordance with the following conditions: We will not rent or
sell any data which may personally identify you to any third party. We may aggregate your data for disclosure to advertisers or business associates for promotion and marketing purposes. By way of example, we may disclose to an advertiser the percentage age groups of our members but in such an event we undertake to ensure that no such data could be used to personally identify you.
We may share your data with related groups in the Communicorp group but only for the purposes of market profiling. This may mean that you could be contacted by a company within the Group for market profiling.
We may access your lists and related communications for technical processing and to address technical problems or service complaints.
Certain data such as your password will never be disclosed. You are responsible for keeping your password confidential and for all activities that occur under your password or account. Please let us know of any unauthorised use of your password, or any other breach of security. We will clearly state why we are collecting personal information and how it will be used. At your request we will allow you
inspect and edit any personal data relating to you.
We cannot ensure that private communication and other identifiable personal data will never be disclosed in ways not described in this section. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing) we may be forced to disclose the data to a government agency lawfully requesting the same or to any court acting in pursuance of its powers. We reserve the right to and you hereby agree to allow us to disclose any information about you to law enforcement, government officials or to any court or court officials as we in our sole
discretion believe necessary or appropriate.
Nothing in this Agreement relating to the confidentiality of information shall prevent or hinder 98FM from complying with its legal obligations as to disclosure or otherwise under the Data Protection Act 1988.
By joining the 98FM VIP club you agree to allow us to communicate with you via email regarding 98FM VIP earning and redemption opportunities. We will always use this communication method responsibly.
This document explains how Communicorp Digital processes information about you which is personally identifiable (your information) when you use the 98FM Application.
Communicorp Digital is registered as a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003. If you have any queries about how we use Your Information or have a complaint, please contact us.
The 98FM Application is home to shows like The Big Breakfast, Dublin Talks and The Big Ride Home. You can listen live to the best of independent talk radio, download and listen to podcasts, get the latest news and if you missed anything, find it on the archive player.
The application includes:
- Podcasts download and play.
- News and content feeds.
Advertisements track whether there has been an engagement with the advert. However it does not track it down to individual level. In the case of certain adverts such as iPolls the ad will track whether your mobile device was previously used to vote in the iPoll. It does not track which way you voted.
Data capture in app:
The data to be collected for advertisements featuring competitions is defined by the advertiser. The competition entry form will clearly identify the information that is required from you for that competition. It is the users’decision to supply the information and determine whether you wish to proceed with your entry into the competition. Full terms and conditions applying to the competition and the capture of your data will be displayed on the competition entry form.
User provided information:
The rich social features of the application require the use of a large set of Facebook functionality. The application seeks your consent to access and use your information from Facebook using the standard mandatory Facebook authorization process. When entering a Competition within the Application you may be asked to provide all/any of the following:
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Postal address
- Age where legally required (i.e. Alcohol brand)
Automatically Collected Information:
In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, such as:
- Type of device you use
- Your device unique App installation ID
- IP address of your device
- Your operating system
- Type of internet browsers you use
- Information about the way you use the Application
Does the application collect precise real time information of the device?
This Application does not collect precise information about the location of your device.
Does the application collect precise real time information of the Application?
Yes. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:
- To any suppliers and subcontractors in order to fulfil the service
- If we are under a duty to disclose or share your information in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply the User Terms as applicable and other agreements;
- To third parties for marketing purposes only where you have consented to this.
- If Communicorp Digital is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information
- This Application is supported via advertising, and collects data to help the Application serve ads e.g. whether you are using an iPhone, Android Phone, Windows Phone or Microsoft WinRT tablet or computer
Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
We will retain User provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us here and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly, and we may be required to retain certain information by law.
Access to your information and corrections
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of such information, please contact us. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate by contacting us. We hope you will be happy with the way we handle your information but if not you have the right to complain to the Office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner - for more information visit www.DataProtection.ie
98FM is concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorised employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavour to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
Any other information provided by you pursuant to your use of the 98FM Application.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us at [email protected]