Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Disclaimer and copyright

By accessing this RNW’s website (www.rnw.org) or any of its (mobile) webpages, you unconditionally agree to the terms of this disclaimer and copyright notice which may be modified or supplemented from time to time by RNW without prior notice. Please check this webpage regularly for any modifications which may be made.

By accessing and using RNW’s website you accept that all content, including links to external websites, are provided in good faith and ‘as is’. You agree that you will not hold responsible for any issues or consequences that may arise from accessing and using RNW’s content. No guarantee of availability or reliability of either use or accuracy is given by RNW or may be assumed. RNW cannot be held responsible or liable for any damage or loss resulting from accessing and using the content.

Unless otherwise indicated, all content found on RNW’s website or any of its (mobile) webpages are subject to and protected by copyright owned by RNW. RNW reserves the right to remove any content.
RNW permits and encourages reproduction of the copyright protected content found on this website or any of its (mobile) webpages free of charge in any format or medium subject to the following conditions:
The copy or copies made must not be for sale, gain, profit or reward in any kind, or any other commercial purposes. "Commercial purposes" includes the purposes to offer to provide a business opportunity and to advertise or promote any goods, services, fixed properties and business opportunities.

Such content must be reproduced accurately and must not be used in any manner adversely affecting any right or interest of RNW.

RNW must be acknowledged as the copyright owner of such content, and acknowledgement must be also given to "www.rnw.org" as the source of such content.
Where third party copyright is involved in content found on this website, permission for reproduction or distribution or otherwise use of any such content must be obtained from the copyright owner(s) concerned.

If you have any questions and/or comments regarding these matters, please contact termsofuse@rnw.nl

Privacy statement

The content on this website is maintained by RNW – Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 55 Witte Kruislaan, 1217 AM, Hilversum, The Netherlands. If you would like to provide feedback regarding the website, please email us at termsofuse@rnw.nl

This privacy policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read this privacy policy carefully.  By visiting this website you are accepting the terms of this privacy policy.

It is the stated policy of RNW that they will act in accordance with current legislation and aim to meet current best practice with regard to the processing of personal data. RNW complies with the Dutch Data Protection Act of 2001.

RNW takes your online privacy seriously. We do not collect personally identifying information from you except when you specifically provide it, and we protect the information we receive. With your consent we may gather personal information from you through website sales/financial donations, surveys, competitions and newsletters. We will not use your name or email address for any purpose other than as stated.
You should be aware that if you do disclose personal information on the bulletin boards or forums, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from third parties. By participating in these forums, you should remember that you are legally liable for the material you post, including libel and copyright infringement.

We will retain and disclose personal data to authorised authorities without your consent only where we are required to do so under the law. Should you discover any inaccuracies in your personal information or wish RNW to cease using your data as set out in this statement, please contact termsofuse@rnw.nl

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RNW uses different types of cookies. These cookies are either strictly necessary (to let you move around the website and last until you close your browser), performance based (to help us understand how people use our website and if they have any problems), or targeted based (to collect information for third parties and remember what you looked at on a website. They are used for things including ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ buttons). Google Analytics cookies collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and is not shared with any third parties.

RNW does not use cookies to collect information which might identify you personally. But if you would like to restrict or block certain cookies, you can do this through your browser settings. For info on how to block or opt out of cookies on your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. Please be aware that restricting cookies might mean the RNW’s website doesn’t work as well for you as it could.

Our site contains links to other sites that are not under our control, even though they may use the RNW name or logo on their site through an agreement with us. Such other sites do not necessarily follow our privacy policies, and we recommend that you read their privacy policies carefully.

No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, RNW cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems and we take reasonable steps to protect the information you provide us from theft, alteration or unauthorised inspection.

Users under 18: If you are under 18, please make sure that you obtain your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to RNW's website.
RNW maintains the right to modify parts of this privacy statement.

Last Updated: October 2013