Weather Watchers Privacy Notice
This page describes how Weather Watchers collect, use and protect personal information about you in accordance with data protection law.
Your trust is very important to us. So the BBC is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.
It is important that you read this notice so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information. This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after your relationship with us, in accordance with data protection law.
What will we collect and how will we use it?
By creating a Weather Watchers profile, we ask you for a nickname and a default location. Your uploaded Weather reports, including photos, will be kept as part of your profile.
How long will retain your information?
The BBC will retain your Weather Watchers profile for as long as you want to be a Weather Watcher.
Sharing your information
BBC Weather Watchers uses a third-party supplier, CartoDB Inc., to show weather reports on a map. This map appears on the BBC Weather Watchers homepage. For information on how CARTO processes your personal information, please see their Privacy Notice: https://carto.com/privacy.
Your rights and more information
If you have any questions about how the BBC handles your personal information, or if you wish to contact the BBC to exercise your rights in relation to your personal information, please visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/usingthebbc/privacy.
If you raise a complaint with the BBC about the way it has handled your personal information and you are dissatisfied with the BBC's response, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In the UK, the supervisory authority is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), which can be contacted at: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.