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Privacy Policy

Updated 22.02.2023

At OnTheRadio, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by OnTheRadio and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

Our Privacy Policy was generated with the help of GDPR Privacy Policy Generator

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

OnTheRadio legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • OnTheRadio needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given OnTheRadio permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in OnTheRadio legitimate interests
  • OnTheRadio needs to comply with the law

OnTheRadio will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

Log Files

OnTheRadio follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information. We use Google Analytics and Statcounter to help monitor our traffic.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, OnTheRadio uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Statcounter is an online service which helps us to understand our visitors; for example, how visitors find our website, how long they spend on our site, which web pages they are most interested in etc. We use Statcounter because better understanding how visitors are interacting with our website helps us to improve the content, design and functionality of our site. This allows us to offer a better online experience to our visitors.

Statcounter uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on visitors and visitor activity on our website. This data includes:

*  Time and date of visit (this can help us to identify and plan for busy periods on our website)

*  IP address (this is a numerical label assigned to a device by an Internet Service Provider to enable the device to access the internet)

*  Browser and Operating System (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the browsers/operating systems used to access our site)

*  Device Information e.g. device type and screen size (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the devices used to access our site)

*  Referring Data e.g. a search engine link (this can help us to understand which search engines are helping visitors to find our website)

Furthermore, when you visit our website a Statcounter cookie (called “is_unique”) may be placed in your browser. This cookie is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site.

You can learn more about cookies from Statcounter and set your browser to refuse same here:

For further details, please see the Statcounter privacy policy the:

For more about Google Analytics see the Google Privacy and Terms.

Analytics cookies used on our website:

Id                                                           Domain                              Duration

sc_is_visitor_unique                     2 years


StatCounter sets this cookie to determine whether a user is a first-time or a returning visitor.

Id                                                        Domain                              Duration

is_unique                                          5 years


StatCounter sets this cookie to determine whether a user is a first-time or a returning visitor and to estimate the accumulated unique visits per site.

Id                                                          Domain                              Duration

is_visitor_unique                             2 years


StatCounter sets this cookie to determine whether a user is a first-time or a returning visitor.

Id                                                        Domain                              Duration

_ga                                                    2 years


The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.

Id                                                       Domain                              Duration

_gid                                                   1 day


Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.

Id                                                                 Domain                              Duration

_gat_gtag_UA_53302100_1           1 minute


Set by Google to distinguish users.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Some of our advertising is supplied by Google AdSense. It uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit this website, and use cookies. These companies may use your visiting behaviour on this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you (rather than just giving you irrelevant advertising). Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. You can read more about this, and opt out of this cookie, by visiting Google’s Policy and Terms.

Privacy Policies

You may consult the list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of OnTheRadio.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on OnTheRadio, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that OnTheRadio has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

OnTheRadio’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

OnTheRadio maintains a database of email addresses and first names to provide daily email newsletters and alerts. Every user in our database has personally subscribed to receive content from us and confirmed an active email address by clicking a link in a confirmation email. We use to securely host and send you emails. You can choose when emails you want to receive from OnTheRadio and unsubscribe / change your preferences at any time by clicking on the link in any email. We never share your details with any third party.

Our emails are sent using content from providing you with news, interviews and photos about the radio industry. We never share your data with any of our advertisers but may send messages on behalf of our commercial partners from time to time, clearly marked as such, originating from an OnTheRadio email address.

We want to make it easy to unsubscribe from our emails if you change your mind. Each one contains clear unsubscribe links. These trigger an ‘unsubscribe’ link in systems like Gmail, AOL, Hotmail and other email services.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

OnTheRadio does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

Our Privacy Policy created at applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in OnTheRadio. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.