Your privacy is important to us. We want to better help you understand how and why we use your data. View our Privacy Statement for more details.

We also use cookies on for personalisation, analytics and ads. By continuing to browse you are agreeing to our use of these cookies.

Digital broadcasters and app providers collect your data when you create an account in order to meet regulatory requirements, personalise your user experience to bring you more content you’ll love, and serve appropriate adverts.

Registering to use Global Player opens up a world of audio at your fingertips, allowing you to enjoy all of Global’s radio brands, award-winning podcasts, expertly-curated playlists, wherever you go. All for free. Just sign in and enjoy!


Your email is your unique identifier for your Global account and helps us to know you’re a person, not a bot!

It is used to securely manage your account and reset your password. We’ll also update you about our services, such as changes to our privacy policy or terms of use.


We ask you to create a password to keep your account secure.

first & last name

Your name helps us to keep your account secure and personalise the service we provide to you.


We use this to make sure we only show you age-appropriate content and advertising, plus it helps us identify you, keeping your account secure.

Knowing the age of our listeners allows Global to see how different people of different ages are using Global Player, helping us to create a better service for all.


You do not have to disclose your gender to us, but if you do, we capture this so that we can provide you with relevant content and more appropriate advertising.

Super serving you with extra content personalised just for you as well as recommending shows and podcasts we think you’ll love.


  • We ask what country you’re in so that we can comply with the relevant copyright rules according to your country.
  • We also ask for your postcode to serve you localised content, such as news and weather.


Your phone number is optional, but if you provide it:

  • We will call you if you have won a competition.
  • If you get locked out of your account, your phone number could also help us to verify your identity.

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Global Player is completely free to download and use. It’s available on your smart speaker (e.g. “play Capital”), iOS or Android device and at Just sign in and enjoy!

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why register

Prompted to create an account with Global Player? This page explains why we ask and how an account benefits your experience.

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