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2.     WHO WE ARE 






8.     COOKIES


1. Introduction 


Mid-Downs Hospital Radio takes your privacy very seriously and our Data Protection/Privacy Policy is designed to inform you about how we deal with your personal details. 

If you have any questions about our Charity’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Email us at: 


Call us: 01444 441350 


Or write to us at: 

Mid-Downs Radio 

The Princess Royal Hospital 

Lewes Road 

Haywards Heath, RH16 4EX 


For more information about your rights go to: 


2. Who We Are 


Mid-Downs Hospital Radio, is a registered charity (Charity no. 279077), operating as Mid-Downs Radio, whose objectives are to relieve sickness, infirmity and the disabilities attendant on persons with various medical conditions and those in social care, who are living in Mid-Sussex, by providing a local broadcasting service and information for hospitals, hospices, old persons homes and similar health and social care institutions and wherever possible, providing a similar service within the local community to assist patients receiving "care in the community"

  • Our full details are: 

Full name of the registered charity: Mid Downs Hospital Radio 

Email address: 

Postal address: The Princess Royal Hospital, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 4EX 


We collect and process your personal data through your use of our website 


By providing us with your data, you warrant to us that you are over 13 years of age. 


Mid Downs Hospital Radio is the data controller and we are responsible for your personal data (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice). 

3. How We Collect Your Data I. Visit our website and accept cookies 

We collect data and process data when you: 

                     I. Visit our website and accept cookies 

II. Contact us through Facebook or Twitter 

III. Make a record request through our ‘Request a Song’ facility 

IV. Email us through one of our email addresses 

V. Use the Radio App 

VI. Download, complete and send us a Membership Application Form 

VII. Sign-up for Gift Aid 


4. How We Use Your Personal Data 


Our Charity collects data so that we can: 

• Advise members and volunteers of meetings and events 

• Send you publicity and fundraising messages 

• Share volunteering opportunities and requests for help 


Note: We do not share data with Third Parties, unless legally required to do so 


5. How We Keep Your Data Secure 


Your data is stored securely. When it is stored electronically it is kept in password protected files. When it is stored online, in a third-party website (e.g. Google Drive), we ensure the third party complies with the UK GDPR. When it is stored on paper it is filed in a secure place. 


Note: The Mid-Downs Radio website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy. 


6. How long We Keep Your Data For 


When we no longer need your data, or when someone has asked for their data to be deleted, it will be deleted securely. We will ensure that data is permanently deleted from computers and other digital media, and that paper data is shredded. 

Your data will be removed routinely from our records if you have not volunteered for the group, or have ceased being a member for 12 months. You can ask to have your details deleted or amended at any time by contacting us at 


7. Your Data Protection Rights 


Every user is entitled to the following: 

The right to access – You have the right to request Mid-Downs Hospital Radio for copies of your personal data. 

The right to rectification – You have the right to request Mid-Downs Hospital Radio correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Our Company to complete information you believe is incomplete. 

The right to erasure – You have the right to request Mid-Downs Hospital Radio erase your personal data, under certain conditions. 

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request Mid-Downs Hospital Radio restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions. 

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Mid-Downs Hospital Radio processing your personal data, under certain conditions. 

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Mid-Downs Hospital Radio transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions. 

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email address: 

Call us at: 01444 441350 


Or write to us at:                                              

                                                                           Mid-Downs Radio 

The Princess Royal Hospital 

Lewes Road 

Haywards Heath, RH16 4EX 

8. What are cookies And How Do We Use Them? 


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology, if you have agreed to accept them. 


We use cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including: 

• Keeping you signed in 

• Understanding how you use our website 

• The content you viewed 

• The links you followed 


We also collect information about: 

• Your browser 

• Your device 

• Your IP address. 

9. Changes to our privacy policy 


Our Charity keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page.

Our privacy policy was last updated in June 2022.