Privacy and Cookies

Updated 12th August 2018

Our privacy policy explains how Digital Radio Choice ( uses any information that you give us when you use this website.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, 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 regularly to review any changes.

Personal Data

We only collect personal information when necessary.

If you contact us we may collect your name, email address and any other information you provide in a contact form. This data is collected so that we can reply to your query or improve this website.

Our server software records visits and user activity (identified by IP address) in access and error logs. These logs are only used for technical and security purposes.

We use third-party services to facilitate analytics, email newsletters, contact forms, contact replies, competitions and other services. Details about these third-parties are listed below.

Contact Forms

We use contact forms on this website to allow visitors to contact the website with queries, news, comments, feedback and/or questions.

In addition to collecting the visible form fields – such as name, email address and message – we may also collect your IP address. This enables us to help prevent spam and abuse of the forms.

We keep contact form submissions for 60 days to enable us to respond to queries, where appropriate.

When you submit a question or enquiry we may post an edited version of the question text, in addition to your first name and general location if applicable, for other visitors to see in our Questions section. If you do not wish for your enquiry to be published with your first name, you can make this request in the text of your question or enquiry.

Additional terms and privacy information may apply to competitions and special contact forms. These will be linked to or outlined with the relevant forms.

Contact form enquiries are sent securely and are not stored in a database.

You can request to receive a file of the personal data we hold about you. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.

Third-Party Services

We utilise some external, third-party suppliers to provide functionality for the website.

Service Reason Privacy Policy / Information
Google Analytics Website analytics
MailChimp Email newsletters
Postmark Sending / receiving emails

Links and External Websites

We provide links to external websites. These websites are outside of our control and may have their own policies for cookies and privacy. The content, policies and other attributes of external websites may have changed after we have linked to the website. Once you click a link to an external website we have no control over how your personal data is used or what cookies are set.

We link to online retailers where you can buy products. These links may contain tracking or referral codes.

Embedded Content and Advertisements

Content on this website may include embedded content (e.g. a Twitter tweet, YouTube video or Facebook post). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Content on this website may have widgets embedded from online retailers or affiliate networks.


We use Mailchimp to send our monthly email newsletter. Mailchimp has details about privacy on their website.

If you subscribe to our email newsletter we will only use your email address to send the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time by following the unsubscribe link on the newsletter email.

Your email address will be retained to enable sending of the email newsletter until you unsubscribe.


This website uses Google Analytics to analyse usage of the website.

If you do not wish for cookies to be set, you can disable their use in your web browser.

You can learn more about cookies on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.


If you have a question about our privacy and cookies policy please contact us.

Who we are

Digital Radio Choice


Postal address: 2 Union Square, Darlington, DL1 1GL