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RTL Group General Disclaimer

Dear Visitor,

Thank you for accessing the RTL Group internet site.

By surfing on this website, you expressly acknowledge the following.

This website has been prepared with due care and compiled in good faith solely for the purpose of providing information on RTL Group SA and its group entities. However, neither RTL Group, nor any of its group entities make any representation or give any warranty, expressed or implied as to the completeness, the accuracy, the reliability, the timeliness or usefulness of the information contained on this site or any sites, including group entity and third party sites this site may allow you to access ("linked sites"). In particular, you should be aware that information contained in this site or any linked site may be incomplete, may contain errors, may be forward-looking or may have become out of date. Furthermore, information given on this site or on any linked site does not constitute in any way whatsoever an advice, opinion, recommendation or invitation to invest in or divest from any entities explicitly or implicitly referred to by this site or any shares or securities thereof. Neither RTL Group, nor any of its group entities shall take or shall be deemed to have taken any commitment, and they jointly and individually disclaim any obligation or duty to update any of the pages of this site or sites you may access via this site with a specific periodicity. RTL Group and its group entities reserve the right, at their sole and entire discretion and without further notice to change, supplement, withdraw or otherwise alter this site, or any sites of group entities or any pages thereof or implement, restrict or alter the terms and conditions for access to such sites.

Neither RTL Group, nor any of its respective group entities, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, agents or representatives shall be liable to you or any third party for any loss or injury directly or indirectly arising out of your accessing this site or any linked site, or the information on this web site or any group entity site or any actions taken or not taken in response to any information on this web site or any group entity site or your use of (or inability to use) any such site. In particular, RTL Group shall have no liability vis-à-vis you for any content displayed on third party site which the RTL Group site may allow you to access from time to time. Any such access shall not be and shall not be deemed to be an association with or endorsement of such site by RTL Group.

Any and all elements which you may access, read, hear or see on this site or on any linked site/ group entity site, whether interactive or not, including, but not limited to trademarks, service marks, logos and designs are protected by intellectual property rights owned by RTL Group, its group entities or third parties. Thus you may not deeplink, extract, decompile, distribute, modify, copy, distort or in any way alter or misrepresent or transmit any of such elements.


Privacy Policy Statement

Protecting our users' personal data is an important concern for our company. All of our web activities comply with European legislation and the GBDe Recommendations issued in September 2001. This privacy policy governs the treatment of the information RTL Group gathers on you when you visit this Web site.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

Personal data is information that identifies you, e.g. your name, your address, e-mail or postal addresses. RTL Group does not collect personal data from you except when you specifically provide it, e.g. when ordering information material or subscribing to newsletters.

Use and Divulgence of Personal Data

RTL Group will use your personal data exclusively for purposes of technical Web site administration, to give you access to special information, or for general communication with you. RTL Group will neither sell your personal data to third parties nor market it elsewhere. The employees of RTL Group are duty-bound to respect the confidentiality of your data and abide by RTL Group's Codes of Conduct.

Freedom of Choice

You control the information you provide RTL Group about yourself. However, if you choose not to share your information with RTL Group, please be aware that you may be unable to access some of the areas of the Web site. Users who decide to unsubscribe to our press release service may opt out of receiving these communications by unsubscribing on our press service page. If your personal information changes (e.g. zip code, e-mail, postal address), please e-mail the changes to RTL Group in order to correct or update your personal data (our address: webmaster@rtlgroup.com).

Automatically recorded information (non-personal data)

When you access the RTL Group website, general non-personal information (Internet browser used, number of visits, average time spent on site, pages viewed) is recorded automatically (not as part of registration). This information is used to gauge our website's appeal and to improve its content and functionality. Your data is not processed any further nor is it transmitted to third parties.


Cookies are small units of data that are temporarily stored on your hard disk, enabling our site to recognize your computer the next time you visit the RTL Group website. RTL Group uses Cookies exclusively to collect information concerning the use of the website:

  • The session cookie is essential for our site to function. It is used to make sure that your experience, whilst on our site, is as seamless as possible as you move from page to page. The cookie is installed automatically when a user connects to the site.
  • The RTL Group website uses web tracking tools to collect and save data in an anonymous form exclusively for the purposes of optimisation. This data is used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used to collect and save the data exclusively in a pseudonymous form. This data is not used to personally identify the website user or linked to the bearer of the pseudonym. No personal data will be saved. The user's IP address is disguised and does not allow for any conclusions regarding the identity of the website visitor.
  • RTL Group use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use the website. The cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited. RTL Group uses this information to compile reports and to improve the site. It is subject to Google’s current cookie policy, which you can find here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/

Your privacy is ensured. However, you may change your browser settings at any time and choose to access RTL Group's Web site without accepting Cookies.

Third Party Cookies

If you go onto a web page that contains embedded content such as banner advertising or you link through to a third party website from our site, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies and are not responsible for them. You should check the third party website for information about how these cookies work and how to manage them.


RTL Group takes great care to ensure the security of personal data. Your data is conscientiously protected from loss, destruction, distortion/falsification, manipulation and unauthorized access or unauthorized disclosure.


RTL Group strongly advises all parents and guardians to teach their children safe and responsible handling of personal data on the Internet. Minors should not transmit any personal data to RTL Group websites without the permission of their parents or guardians. RTL Group will never knowingly collect personal data from minors, or use it in any way, or disclose it to third parties without permission.

Links to other websites

This statement on privacy protection applies for the www.rtlgroup.com homepage hosted by RTL Group. The web pages in this homepage may contain links to other providers within and outside the RTL Group, to which this privacy protection statement does not extend. When you leave RTL Group's website, please be aware of and read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

Right to information

If you have questions concerning our privacy protection policy or how your personal data is processed, please feel free to contact our Webmaster.

Upon request, you will promptly be informed - in writing and pursuant to applicable legislation - which of your personal data, if any, was collected during your visits to RTL Group websites.

Notification of changes

RTL Group may change or update portions of this Privacy Policy Statement at any time and without prior notice. Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted to this privacy statement, the homepage, and any other places we deem appropriate.



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