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Privacy Policy and Website Terms of Use

Privacy Statement

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) requires all organisations within the EU who process Personal Data to be transparent on how, why and what data is captured, stored and processed; the lawful basis for holding and processing personal data; how individuals can access information on themselves held by the organisation; and how they can control, or object to, the use of their personal data.  

Your Rights
You have the right to access, rectify, restrict or prevent processing of your data by Podcast Pioneers. Podcast Pioneers will always verify your identify before processing your request.  If you choose to activate your right to rectify, restrict or prevent processing and/or storage of your personal data, Podcast Pioneers will ensure that this is communicated to any third party with access to your data.

You have the right to know what data Podcast Pioneers holds that relates to you. You can make a Subject Access Request at any time by emailing mail@podcastpioneers.comor by calling our main contact number during office hours. By making this request Podcast Pioneers is legally obliged to share allthe information that the company holds on you. Podcast Pioneers has a month in which to respond to data access requests.  

If you wish to rectify the data that is held on you, Podcast Pioneers has a month in which to complete the process.

You can manage the ways in which Podcast Pioneers processes your data at any time by sending us an email detailing your preferences. 

In addition all mailing list communications sent out by Podcast Pioneers provide you with an option to unsubscribe.  


If you object to the lawful basis upon which we hold your data, you should contact the Data Protection Officer where your objections will be reviewed. During this period all processing of your personal data will be suspended with immediate effect.  

Alternatively you may lodge a complaint with the UK Supervisory Authority for the implementation of GPDR which is the ICO 

Please bear in mind that if you restrict the way in which Podcast Pioneers processes your personal data or object to the basis for processing your personal data this will affect our ability to carry out the activities detailed for your benefit.

We do not use any automated decision-making systems except those used to detect and remove viruses from content you may provide us or undertake automated profiling. We do not record data which falls under the Sensitive/Special Category. Podcast Pioneers will never attempt to buy or sell your Personal Data.

The Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy sets out the data processing practices carried out through the use of Internet applications and any other electronic communications networks and by Podcast Pioneers.

In addition to the above, we collect information automatically about your visit to our website. Please see the section on ‘Cookies’ for more details.  

If you have any requests concerning your personal information please contact the Data Protection Officer at

Storage, use of personal information and data protection

Podcast Pioneers is committed to protecting your privacy. When you visit the Podcast Pioneers website, we log non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type. We use this data to monitor usage and improve our website services.

Any personal data captured by Podcast Pioneers is used and held in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.

We will only disclose data when obliged to by law or we have your consent, and to the following:

  • Suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf (i.e. payroll) or marketing emails

  • Legal representatives

In cases where you have provided Podcast Pioneers with personal data, this may be used internally by Podcast Pioneers to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the services we provide. We may also use this information to contact you in the future unless or until such a time that you say you do not wish us to do so.

We will not share your personal information with third parties, except when your information is provided to the financial institution that processes our credit card transactions. They receive your name, address, telephone number, credit card number and expiry date solely for the purpose of verifying the credit card number and processing the transaction in a secure environment. They employ industry standard security technology to ensure the confidentiality of your transactions.

Internet-based transfers

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using it to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. This means, for instance, that data you pass to us may be processed outside the UK and European Economic Area, although the data will always be held securely and in line with the requirements of UK data protection legislation. By communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

Email subscription services

You should not enter information on behalf of another person or about any other person. Your name and email address will be used only for delivering to you the services to which you have subscribed, for sending information about these services, for sending you password reminders and for validating security. They will not be provided to any third parties without your express consent.

If you are sharing your email address with other people, Podcast Pioneers cannot protect any information you provide against access by the other users of your email address, nor can Podcast Pioneers prevent other users of your email address changing your subscription details.

Use of personal information
We may process personal information collected via this website or other electronic communications networks used by the Podcast Pioneers for the following purposes:

Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, General Advice:

  • The identification of recipients for Podcast Pioneers services and administration of promotional campaigns

  • The advertising and promotion of Podcast Pioneers and its services including by direct marketing means including events and training

  • The advertisement and provision of general advice to members of the public about Podcast Pioneers including consultancy, events and training

  • Job applications

  • Non-profit collaborations

Accounts and records:

  • The administration of supplier records relating to goods, orders, services

  • Accounts provided to Podcast Pioneers

Customer relations:

  • The promotion of the relationship between Podcast Pioneers and its customers

  • Podcast Pioneers-related fundraising initiatives for non-profit collaborations

  • Advertising and promotion of Podcast Pioneers services and publications

  • The promotion of benefits and services available to Podcast Pioneers from third parties

  • Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations

Data Capture Information
We will send you information according to the preferences you submitted via our email sign up form. If you would like to change these preferences at any point, please:

  • Use the link on the bottom of the last email you received from us.

Please contact us using the link on the bottom of the last email you received from us, or write to Data Protection Officer, Podcast Pioneers, 4thFloor, Silverstream House, 45 Fitzroy Street, London, W1T 6EB if at any point you would like to:

  • opt-out of receiving communications from us

  • change the channels (such as email or post) that we use to contact you 

  • ask us at any point not to share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Subject access requests
You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to the Data Protection Officer, Podcast Pioneers, 4thFloor, Silverstream House, 45 Fitzroy Street, London, W1T 6EB ior email

After you have requested a subject access request, you will be notified within 2 working days that your request is being dealt with. Podcast Pioneers will then have 40 days to provide the information to you. Please see the subject access request form for more details. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee of up to £10 for any such request.


Podcast Pioneers Disclaimer and Cookies

Podcast Pioneers Website Terms and Conditions of Use

This website is provided subject to the following terms and conditions. Your use of the site is subject to these terms – if you do not agree to them, please leave the site.

What we use cookies for

Several cookies are set by our web servers to ensure that your session is maintained for the duration of your visit (until you close your web browser), to help the site remember your settings and preferences (so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to us) and to help us to diagnose and improve the website.

We also use cookies set by Google Analytics which allow us to measure visitor numbers and website usage. Again, these cookies do not identify you personally but simply assist Podcast Pioneers with trends of web pages being read and influencing new content and improved visitor usability. (The particular cookies used for this are: XSRF.-TOKEN, hs, ssr-caching, svSession)

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code website.


How you can control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see You can delete all the cookies already on your computer and you can set most browsers to block them being placed. But if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the site.

Disclaimer of liability

In the preparation of this website, every effort has been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors may occur. In particular, but without limiting anything here, Podcast Pioneers disclaims any responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy of the information that may be contained on its web pages. Podcast Pioneers also reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.

The information and data included on Podcast Pioneers web pages has been compiled from a variety of sources. Unless expressly stated otherwise, opinions given on this website are those of the individuals making them, and not those of Podcast Pioneers or its customers: Podcast Pioneers and its customers is not responsible for such opinions or any claims resulting from them. Further, Podcast Pioneers makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, or adequacy of such information and data. 

Some parts of the Podcast Pioneers website and blog are interactive, and we encourage contributions by users, which may or may not be subject to editorial control prior to being posted on the website. Podcast Pioneers accepts no responsibility or liability for any material communicated by third parties in this way. Podcast Pioneers reserves the right at its sole discretion to remove, review, edit or delete any content at our own discretion.

Unacceptable use

You must not use any part of the website for any purpose which is illegal, immoral, offensive to others or in breach of others' rights, or submit any content of that nature. This includes, but is not limited to any content or purpose which is discriminatory or harassing on the grounds of race, gender, religion, age or any other personal attribute, foul language, inciting hatred, sexually explicit, abusive, defamatory, in breach of copyright or other rights and such other activity as Podcast Pioneers may from time to time determine is unacceptable. Podcast Pioneers may remove or block access to any content or communication for any purpose. If you feel that your rights are infringed by anything on this site, please contact the Podcast Pioneers via mail@podastpioneers.comgiving a full description of the offending items and reasons. Podcast Pioneers will investigate and, if it agrees, remove or block such content.

Disclaimer of reliability

While every effort is made to ensure that this website operates reliably, Podcast Pioneers make no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this website, its suitability for use, or that the service it provides will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Disclaimer of damages

By using this website, you assume all risks associated with its use, including any risk to your computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via this website. Podcast Pioneers shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, resulting from the use or misuse of this website or the information contained in this website.

Disclaimer of endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by Podcast Pioneers. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of Podcast Pioneers, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Links to other websites

Links from the Podcast Pioneers website may take you to other websites that are not controlled by Podcast Pioneers. While such links are provided in good faith, Podcast Pioneers does not approve or endorse the websites to which it has established links in any way. Links are provided for your convenience only and Podcast Pioneers is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any other website linked to or from the Podcast Pioneers website. Use of any such links will not render Podcast Pioneers liable to you or any other person for loss or liability of any kind.

We have tried to ensure that links to off-site materials are clearly indicated. If we have linked to your material and not clearly indicated that the content is non-Podcast Pioneers, please let us know so that we can resolve the matter by making the link clearer, or removing the link.


Podcast Pioneers holds the copyright to all Podcast Pioneers publications and website content but encourages reproduction of these materials for non-commercial purposes. Proper attribution is requested, stating the original source of the material.

Permission to make digital or hard copies of part or all of this work for teaching or not-for-profit use is hereby granted without fee and without a formal request provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that full attribution appears on the first page.

We ask other organisations and media to create links to our publication web pages that offer the download PDF link, rather than storing our PDFs on their own systems. This helps us to track the use of our publications, providing vital information for our publications programme.

If downloading of PDFs is required for purposes of coursework teaching please contact us so that we can also monitor this usage.

Copyright for web content and publications not owned by Podcast Pioneers must be honoured and permission pursued with the copyright holder. Copying in any other circumstances, including but not limited to any commercial use, re-use in commercial publications, or for translation or adaptation, is not permitted without prior written permission from Podcast Pioneers for which a fee may be payable.

Privacy policy
For information on Podcast Pioneers storing your personal data please see our privacy policy.


Contacting us

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions or the practices of this website including copyright, please contact us at:

Podcast Pioneers Communications Director

4th Floor

Silverstream House



T: +44 (0)7754659649

Limited Company number 12412198

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