DIBBcast complies with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 when dealing with all data received from visitors to the site.
We only hold the data necessary to offer services provided on our website.
We only hold personal data for as long as necessary. Once data is no longer needed it is deleted from our files.
For administrative reasons email subscription data may be passed to and stored securely with third party service providers located outside the EEA (European Economic Area).
We regularly email website news and information updates to those customers who have specifically subscribed to our email service. All subscription emails sent by us contain clear information on how to unsubscribe from our email service.
We never sell, rent or exchange mailing lists.
We may however share commercial and technical data with our partners where a customer has accessed and used our website via a site belonging to one of our partners. However, such information will also be subject to our partners’ privacy policies.
If you subscribe to our email service via a partner site, that partner may wish to send you details via email of other products and services, which may be of interest to you. However when you subscribe directly to our email service you will be asked whether or not you wish to receive such emails.
In accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, we never send bulk unsolicited emails, (popularly known as Spam) to email addresses.
We may send emails to existing customers or prospective customers who have enquired or registered with us, regarding products or services directly provided by us.
All emails sent by us will be clearly marked as originating from us. All such emails will also include clear instructions on how unsubscribe from our email service and any future emails. Such instructions will either include a link to a page to unsubscribe or a valid email address to which you should reply, with “unsubscribe” as the email subject heading.
Website Cookie Information
A cookie is a small data text file, which a Web site stores on your computer's hard drive (if your Web browser permits). They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Cookies are used by websites to save user preferences between visits.
Types of Cookies
Category 1 - Strictly Necessary Cookies
- These cookies are essential to using the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided and the website will not function.
Category 2 - Performance Cookies
- These cookies are used for Web analytics, Ad response rates and Affiliate tracking. These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
Category 3 - Functionality Cookies
- These cookies are used for things such as remembering settings a user has applied to a website such as layout, font size, preferences, colours etc. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Category 4 - Targeting or Advertising Cookies
- Cookies placed by advertising networks to collect browsing habits in order to target relevant adverts to the user.
Session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies have a lifetime set by the website and will retain information that can be used when you reopen a website in the future.
1st Party Cookies are set by the website you are actually visiting. 3rd Party Cookies are set from content displayed on the website from other websites. This can be from advertising or sharing tools such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+.
Cookies Used on this Website
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|cookieDirective||3||1st||Persistent||365 Days||Directive Notification|
|mplayerXXX||3||1st||Persistent||60 Days||Podcast playback position|
|hasFlash||3||1st||Persistent||365 Days||Checking for Adobe Flash Player|
Third Party Cookie Options
We supply advertising for 3rd parties and these 3rd parties may store a cookie on your browsing device.
Google's use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to this site and other sites on the Internet.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Information about cookies
Useful information about cookies can be found at:
Internet Advertising Bureau
A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at:
International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom
Information on the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide can be found on the ICC website: