This Privacy Notice is designed to inform you about the personal data collected by

the European Broadcasting Union/Union Européenne de Radio-Télévision ("EBU") (acting as data controller and hereinafter referred to as "we", "our" and "us")

with registered office at L’Ancienne-Route 17A, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex (Geneva) Switzerland and registered with the Commercial Registry in Geneva (Switzerland) under number IDE CHE 107.741.078

when you use the service of shortening of .radio URLs' (the Service) which is proposed on the site "" including all subdomains, present and future as well as any of the related mobile applications referred to hereinafter collectively referred as the "Site".

We explain hereunder why we collect and process your personal data, on which legal basis, and how we treat the personal data which you provide us and the personal data we obtain from your visit to the Site and you use the Service.

By using the Site and/or the Service, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Notice.


We are only processing your personal data when you provide them to us voluntarily in order for us to deliver you the Service because such processing is necessary for the performance the Service.


We collect personal data relating to you (referred to hereinafter as "Personal Data") in two ways, through registration and through cookies.

  • Registration is required to access the Service and create an Account managing your short URLs. To do so, we only collect your email address. We also log other identifying details necessary for the provision of the Service and to ensure we only act on your instructions, such as written communications, confirmations, modifications and any other related correspondence, log files, and any other communications information such as source IP address, HTTP headers and other records concerning registration such as dates, times, zones and sessions.
  • Cookies , information about how we use them and what types of information are collected via cookies is described in detail below.


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  • on the basis of your specific consent, i.e. when you have voluntarily provided us your email address, for your use of the Service
  • on the basis of your specific consent, i.e. when you have voluntarily provided us your email address, for accessing your account and managing your short .radio URL's.
  • on the basis of your specific consent, i.e. when you have voluntarily provided us your email address, to respond to your direct requests, as outlined at the time we collect your Personal Data or as otherwise explained to you prior to the use of your Personal Data

We may combine the Personal Data you submit via this Site with other personal data we have obtained about you from other sources such as email, telephone or our pages on social media platforms and for the same purposes.

We will not use your Personal Data for any new purposes which are as yet unforeseen in this Privacy Notice, except to comply with a legal obligation. In any event, prior to using Personal Data for other purposes, our Privacy Notice will be updated and we will inform you of the change. For consent-based activities, we will not process your Personal Data for new purposes without first obtaining your consent.


We will not use your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes without your consent.


We will not make use of automated decision-making processes, including profiling, except where authorised under applicable law. In such cases we will inform you of the rationale involved in the decision-making, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for you.


We will not make your Personal Data available to any third party and shall not publicly disclose the Personal Data unless such transfers are based on your specific consent, necessary for the performance of a contract entered into between you and us, or when such transfer of Personal Data is otherwise authorised or compulsory by law or by order of an administration or judicial authority.

Please note that whenever your Personal Data is transferred to processors or third parties located in countries outside the European Economic Area which are not considered by the European Commission to guarantee an adequate level of protection for personal data, we will ensure that appropriate measures are implemented according to the applicable national and European legislation relating to data protection. You may obtain a copy of the safeguards we have implemented or information as to where your data has been made available by sending us an email at


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the Site.


We only use cookies which are required for technical reasons and for which we do not require your prior consent.


Cookie used for technical reason (to ensure that the user will not change of Amazon server during his/her use of during the current session


Cookie used for technical reason (to allow a user to stay logged on the Site without needing to submit his/her username and admin key for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unable to proceed to areas of the Site that requires authenticated access.)


On certain sections of this Site, we provide links to third party websites which are not subject to this Privacy Notice. This may notably the case for the long URLs to shorten. These links are provided as a convenience to you; however please be aware that we have no control over these third parties or their websites and that they will have a different privacy notice applying to information collected from you when you are on their websites. We encourage you to read the privacy notices of all websites carefully before providing personally identifiable information.


We will retain your Personal Data only as long as necessary for the fulfilment of the purposes described above or as required by applicable data retention laws and statutory limitation periods for claims. Your short URLs can remain active for a period of two years as of their creation. If you no longer have active URLs, your account and related personal data will be automatically deleted after a period of 12 months of inactivity (no new short URL active).


We have implemented technical and organisational measures in accordance with standard industry practices to ensure an appropriate level of security of the Personal Data processed. Nevertheless, security requires efforts from all parties involved. We thus encourage you to contribute to these efforts by taking appropriate security measures yourself, including by using strong passwords and keeping all user names and passwords (if any) confidential.


This Site is not intended for or directed to children under 16. We do not knowingly collect any information from such individuals. If you believe your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us at


At any time, you may exercise your right to request access to, rectification of, and, as the case may be, erasure of any Personal Data relating to you. You may also object to data processing or request a restriction of processing and benefit from a right to data portability (as the case may be), in compliance with applicable data protection law.

You can modify your URLs in your account. If you need to update some data which are not updatable through the "my account" feature, you may do so by sending a signed request form to or by post to EBU/dotRadio, 17A L’Ancienne-Route, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneva, Switzerland.

Where applicable, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time by deleting your account, this does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent made prior to such withdrawal. But please note that deletion of your account will automatically entail deletion of your short URLs.

As a data subject, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (in particular in the Member State of the European Union of your usual place of residence, your place of work or the place where the violation occurred) if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the applicable legislation relating to data protection.


We have designated a data protection officer whose contact email address is You may contact our data protection officer with regard to all issues related to the processing of your Personal Data and to the exercise of your rights under the applicable national and European legislation relating to data protection.


We have designated EBU UER AISBL, Avenue des Arts 56, 1000 Brussels, Belgium as our representative in the European Union.


This Privacy Notice is effective from 24 May 2018. We reserve the right, at our complete discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Notice at any time. We encourage you to check this page periodically to read the most recent version of this Privacy Notice as a continued use of this Site after the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you acknowledge these changes.
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