Terms of Use and Privacy statement



The European Broadcasting Union, an association duly established under Swiss law, located at L'Ancienne-Route 17A, 1218 Grand-Saconnex (Geneva) Switzerland (hereinafter referred as "the EBU/Eurovision, We, Our and Us") owns and operates the use of  www.rosedor.ch and www.rosedor.com (jointly “hereafter the website”). 

The use of the Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Website by the EBU/Eurovision.

Your use of the website implies your acceptance of these terms. 


We endeavor to ensure that the content on the website complete and accurate; however, we cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of the content on the website. To operate the website and in particular to provide certain functionalities, we use third party websites. See below for further information.


The names, images, icons and logos identifying Us, our Members or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of the EBU/Eurovision, our Members and/or third parties.

Nothing contained in these Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any right to use any trademark, design right or copyright of the EBU/Eurovision, its Members or any other third party.

All content on the website (such as pictures, texts, graphics, videos etc.) may be used for personal purposes only. The complete or partial reproduction, the diffusion by electronic or other means, the modification, the linking or the use for commercial and/or public purposes require our prior written consent.

The pictures published on the website concerning the Rose d’Or festival’s history have been made available to us by the central archives of SRG SSR, by courtesy of the General Management of SRG SSR. Any reproduction is strictly prohibited


We shall not assume any liability for defects which do not pertain to its sphere of responsibility, in particular for failures of telecommunication services providers, hosting providers etc. In particular, we cannot guarantee that the content on the website is readily available.

We assume no liability for the correct functioning and content of web sites of third parties or which can be reached by means of links placed on the website.


This Section is designed to inform you on the conditions in which we collect and process personally identifiable information in relation to the users of the website.

This Section explains why we collect such personal data, on which basis, and how we will handle the personal data you provide us with and the personal data we learn about you from your visit to the website. 

There are parts of the website which can be viewed/accessed without providing personal information, however to be able to submit entertainment programme(s) in the Rose d'Or® Awards or to buy tickets for the award ceremony, you will be required to submit personal data.

Personal data collected

We collect personal data (referred to hereinafter as "Personal Data")

  • when you choose to enter on certain pages of the website and when you provide and/or send information as part of your submission of entertainment programme(s) in the Rose d'Or® Awards and/or wish to attend the award ceremony; please note that we use third party websites for processing your submission of entertainment programme(s) in the Rose d'Or® Awards and your attendance to the award ceremony and that you will have to enter some information that will be shared with these third party websites
  • when you create an a Use of Personal Data account on rosedor.awardsplatform.com and regonline.com to submit entertainment programme(s) in the Rose d'Or® Awards and/or to attend the award ceremony
  • when you make a payment
  • when you contact us
  • when you make a comment, suggestions, or other information relating to the Website
  • when you visit the website and the related third party websites

The information marked with the “*” symbol must be provided, in order to enable Us to fulfill the processing purposes, as mentioned below. The Personal Data directly collected from you include your first and last name, the name of the organization you are working for, personal or professional address, email address, mobile or other phone number, activity, position, title, credit card details, or other personal information or contact information you provide Us with. 

Use of Personal Data

Your Personal Data will be used to the extent necessary for allowing you

  • To receive answers to your direct requests, as described at the time when We collect your Personal Data or as otherwise described to you prior to the use of your Personal Data;
  • To manage your use of the Website, including to the extent applicable, to process your participation and submission of entries to the Rose d'Or® Awards, your attendance at the Rose d'Or® Awards ceremony, etc; and
  • To receive our current mailings, newsletters or other information about the Rose d'Or® Awards and related events and
  • To pay the submission fee(s) when you submit entries in the Rose d'Or® Awards and/or to proceed payments in relation to the award ceremony.

We may combine the Personal Data you submit with other data We have obtained about you for the same purposes from other sources, including if you have provided your information to Us in other places or through another medium. 

We may not use your Personal Data for new purposes which are as yet unforeseen in this Privacy Notice except on the basis of an applicable statutory permission or your consent. In any event, prior to using Personal Data for other purposes, We will inform you about such change to this Privacy Notice and in case of consent-based activities, We will offer you the chance to decline participation in these changes.

Sharing Personal Data

The website contains links to third-parties web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by us.

We will use rosedor.awardsplatform.com and regonline.com to manage respectively your participation in the Rose d'Or® Awards and your attendance at the award ceremony; we also use stripe.com to process the payment of your submission fee(s) and mailchimp.com to send you newsletters. 

We also use YouTube and https://www.flickr.com/photos/rosedor so that you can watch videos and photos.

Other than these third parties websites, we will not share your personal details with any other third party without your specific consent or unless such transfer is necessary for the performance of the Contract, or when such transfer of Personal Data is compulsory by law or by order of an administration or judicial authority. 

We advise you to read carefully the following third-parties websites "Terms and Conditions" and "Privacy Notices" to get more information about how they will use your personal information: 

Awardforce: https://www.awardforce.com/privacy-policy
Regonline: https://www.lanyon.com/privacy-policy.shtml?domain=en-US
Stripe: https://stripe.com/ch/privacy
Mailchimp: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/policies/#community-guidelines
Flickr: https://policies.yahoo.com/privacy/flickr/

Transferring Personal Data to third countries

Please note that whenever your Personal Data are transferred to processors or third parties located outside the European Economic Area in countries which are not considered by the European Commission to guarantee an adequate level of personal data protection, 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 appropriate safeguards taken by sending an email to Us at [email protected] and [email protected]

Special category of personal data

We will not collect or process any special category of personal data relating to you unless you have explicitly provided Us with such data. The special categories of Personal Data concern information relating to race or ethnical origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, health, sex life or sexual orientation.

Direct marketing

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

If at any time you decide not to receive any commercial or promotional information from Us, You may, free of charge and without having to provide any justification, opt-out of any direct marketing campaigns and oppose to the future processing of your Personal Data for such purposes by sending an email to Us at [email protected] and [email protected] and mention “opt-out” in the subject of your email. Alternatively, you may use the opt-out procedure provided in any promotional message you receive from Us. 

Please note that opting out from receiving promotional messages from Us will not exclude you from receiving information that relates to any Contract you may have entered into with Us.

Automated decision-making

We will not make use of automated decision-making processes, including profiling, unless you have explicitly authorized us to do so. In such case we would inform you about the logic involved in the decision, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for you.

Links to third parties websites

On certain areas of this Website, We provide links to third parties websites. These links are provided as a convenience to you in order to allow you to register your entries in the Rose d'Or® Awards and to process your other requests on the website; however please be aware that We do not control the third parties or their websites and that those third parties will have a different privacy notice applying to information collected from you when you are on those third parties’ websites. You should read the privacy notices of all websites carefully before providing personally identifiable information.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer 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 website.

General information about the cookies used

This Website uses cookies to analyze your use of the Website via Google Analytics, to enable interaction features with supported external social networking websites etc.

Information about specific cookies

Web analysis

For web statistics and for the continuous improvement of its online offers the webiste uses various analysis tools of different tool suppliers (“Tool Suppliers”). These analysis tools use cookies. The information generated by cookies when using the website (including the IP address of the users) is transferred to the server of the Tool Supplier and stored there. This server may be located outside Switzerland.

We do not assume any responsibility or liability for any data processing by the various Tool Suppliers.

Google Analytics: this website uses Google Analytics, which is a web data analysis tool of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy.

The information generated by the cookie about the usage of websites by the user, including the user’s IP-address will be transferred to a server in the US for storage reasons. You hereby acknowledge and to the extent necessary consent to the transfer of such data to the US.

The website and the third parties websites use cookies. You will find all relevant information about the cookies used by the third party websites below

Awardforce: https://www.awardforce.com/cookie-policy

Regonline: https://www.lanyon.com/privacy-policy.shtml?domain=en-US
Stripe: https://stripe.com/cookies-policy/legal
Mailchimp: https://mailchimp.com/legal/cookies/

How to prevent cookies to be set

You may prevent cookies to be set by adjusting your browser accordingly. Indeed, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about how to prevent cookies to be set, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can specifically prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) for any website you visit by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

How to delete/deactivate cookies

In order to delete/deactivate all cookies set on your computer, the majority of web browsers allow you to disable completely the use of cookies, or to delete cookies created by specific domains/websites. To find out how to do it, please refer to your browser’s help page:

In this case, it is possible that you cannot fully use all the functions of the web site.

Storage duration

We will retain your Personal Data only as long as necessary for the fulfilment of the purposes described above or as required by law.

Security and confidentiality

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 actors involved. We thus encourage you to contribute to these efforts by taking appropriate security measures yourself, including using strong passwords and keeping all user names and passwords confidential.

Children on the Website

This Website is not intended for or directed to children under 16. We do not knowingly collect any information from such individuals. Parents, if you believe your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us at [email protected] 

Your rights

At any time, you may exercise your right to request access to or rectification of and, as the case may be, erasure of any Personal Data relating to you, or to object to processing, or restriction of processing, as well as your right to data portability, in compliance with applicable data protection law, by sending a signed request form with a copy of your ID card, passport or other proof of identity to [email protected] or in writing to Pascal Brunat, 17 A L'Ancienne-Route, 1218 Le Grand Saconnex,, Geneva, Switzerland.

As a data subject, you have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of Personal Data relating to you infringes the applicable legislation relating to data protection.

Effective date and changes

These terms of Use were created on and have been in effect since 6 March 2018. We reserve the right, at Our complete discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms of use at any time. You should check back periodically at this page to read the most recent version as your continued use of this Website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept these changes. Notwithstanding the foregoing, We will not retroactively make material changes to Our use of your Personal Data without your consent.

Thank you for visiting this Website. This notice was last updated on 6 March 2018.