RNW archive

This article is part of the RNW archive. RNW is the former Radio Netherlands Worldwide or Wereldomroep, which was founded as the Dutch international public broadcaster in 1947. In 2011, the Dutch government decided to cut funding and shift RNW from the ministry of Education, Culture and Science to the ministry of Foreign Affairs. More information about RNW Media’s current activities can be found at https://www.rnw.org/about-rnw-media.

Access to and use of the Radio Netherlands Internet site

For the sake of clarity, the following contains the legal rules and regulations you need to know, according to our lawyers. When you access the Radio Netherlands internet site and download information, you implicitly agree to our rules and regulations.

The material on our website may only be copied, spread, downloaded, reproduced, published and republished, sent or broadcast for non-commercial private use. In all other cases, written approval is required from the management of Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

Requests for approval for material in English should be sent to [email protected]. Request for material in other languages can be made at [email protected].

You many not adapt, change or modify material from this site. Radio Netherlands Worldwide is not liable for any damage in the widest sense, or derived damage, damage to profit or damage caused by loss of data, as a result of using or in any way connected to the use of the Radio Netherlands Worldwide internet site.

The names, graphics, logos used by Radio Netherlands Worldwide, the Radio Netherlands Worldwide Training Centre and Radio Netherlands Worldwide International or third parties advertising their products and services are registered trademarks of Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Radio Netherlands Worldwide Training Centre, Radio Netherlands Worldwide International and/or named third parties. All rights are reserved on trademarks and patents belonging to Radio Netherlands Worldwide, the Training Centre and/or third parties.

The website and all information, names, images, logos and icons connected with Radio Netherlands Worldwide and/or the training centre and their programmes, services and products (or the products and services of third parties) can provide no guarantee of reliability, suitability for a certain objective, correctness, lawfulness or safety unless expressed otherwise or deriving incontrovertibly from the law.

You may use this site for lawful purposes only. Your use of this site must not infringe on the rights of third parties, nor should your use of this site prevent others from using it or make it impossible for others to use it. You must refrain from any behaviour that is unlawful or that could bring emotional or material damage to third parties, that is obscene or insulting or can hinder normal communication through this site.

Radio Netherlands Worldwide cannot guarantee that the facilities provided by this site will always be available or will function correctly, that defects will be corrected or that this site or the server providing it are free from viruses or programming errors and the content is accurate and reliable in all its functionalities.

If any of these rules and regulations is annulled, invalid or non-applicable, the remaining rules and regulations will continue to apply fully and will be enforceable and binding.

This site is located in Hilversum, the Netherlands. All information on the website of Radio Netherlands Worldwide, such as images, art, text, video and audio recordings fall under the copyright of Radio Netherlands Worldwide and its information providers. The copyright and databank rights on the website and the separate pages remain with Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Dutch and international copyright law applies.

The information available on the Radio Netherlands Worldwide website comes from various sources which are not all under the control of Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Radio Netherlands Worldwide is not liable for the content of websites and other information from third parties which are available through the Radio Netherlands Worldwide website.

Radio Netherlands Worldwide reserves the right to change its rules and regulations at any time by reporting such changes online. You should check whether such information is available on a regular basis, so that you are aware of any changes in advance. If you continue to use this site after any changes have been announced, you thereby agree to the revised rules and regulations. Disputes stemming from the functioning of this website will be dealt with according to Dutch law in a Dutch court.

This English version of the rules and regulations is only for information purposes. In the case of a dispute only the Dutch text applies. Dutch law applies to these rules and regulations.

If you do not fully agree with these conditions, you should leave this site immediately and erase any downloaded files.