07 Aug 2001 - 19 Jan 2022
Privacy and Cookies PolicyTopics:
1. Introduction and General Terms
In order to provide you with the full range of BBC services, we are sometimes required to collect information about you.
what information the BBC may collect about you;
how the BBC will use information we collect about you;
when the BBC may use your details to contact you;
whether the BBC will disclose your details to anyone else;
your choices regarding the personal information you have provided to us;
to personalise the way BBC content is presented to you (e.g. if we notice that the first thing you look at every day is the weather for Luton, then we may present this information or a link to it on your homepage);
IP addresses are used to identify the location of users, the number of visits from different countries and also to block disruptive use; and
to analyse and improve the services offered on bbc.co.uk. e.g. to provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience.
Where the BBC proposes using your personal information for any other uses we will ensure that we notify you first. You will also be given the opportunity to withhold or withdraw your consent for your use other than as listed above.
4. When will the BBC contact me?
The BBC may contact you:
in relation to the functioning of any service you have signed up for in order to ensure that the BBC can deliver the services to you;
where you have opted to receive further correspondence;
in relation to any contribution you have made to bbc.co.uk, e.g. on the BBC message boards;
to invite you to participate in surveys about the BBC services (participation is always voluntary); and
for marketing purposes where you have specifically agreed to this (see paragraph 5 below
General BBC information and FAQs: