Privacy Policy

Radio Begum is a militant project made for women by women, which aims to share Afghan women’s struggles and stories and defend their rights. Based in Kabul and broadcasting on FM frequency, 90.1 FM. Radio Begum aims at informing, educating and empowering Afghan women. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our listeners. We take your privacy very seriously. And so should you. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. We want you to feel safe when visiting our websites or use app.

Our Privacy Policy governs our data collection, processing, and usage practices. It also describes your choices regarding the use, access, and correction of your personal information. By using our website, you consent to the data practices described in our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the data practices, please do not visit our website and use app.

1. Important Information

1.1. Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a new version online. You should check this page occasionally to review any changes. If we make any material changes we will notify you by posting the revised Privacy Policy on our website. This helps you to always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, it is disclosed. Your continued use of our website – and/or continued provision of Personal Information to us – will be subject to the terms of the then-current Privacy Policy.

1.2. Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or our treatment of the information you provide us, please contact us at

2. Use of Our Website

We use our website to build webpages that entertain and inform. The website supports our aims as a community radio station with relevant and supplementary content. The information collected is used, disclosed and protected by us according to our privacy policies, and as required by law. We are responsible for correcting, deleting or updating information we have collected from you using our website. If requested to remove data we will respond within a reasonable timeframe.

2.1. “Sensitive Information”

Our website does not collect sensitive information. This refers to credit or debit card numbers, personal financial account information, passport numbers, driver’s license numbers or similar personal identifiers, including: racial or ethnic origin, physical or mental health conditions or information, or other employment, financial or health information.

3. Information we collect

3.1. When You Visit Our Website

You are free to explore our website without providing any information about yourself. When you actively participate in various sections of the website such as Contests/Competitions, you may be asked to supply Personal Information about yourself. This information is used purely for the administering of the relevant page or section, such as the running of a competition. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy and do not wish for us to hold your information for administration purposes, do not supply or enter any data into a webpage or web form. 

3.2. “Personal Information”

This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, address, phone number, and other information about yourself relevant to the purpose of the website page visited. Personal Information can also include information that you enter into on our website, as well as information about you that is available on the Internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or publicly available information that we acquire from third party providers.

3.3. “Navigational Information”

This refers to information about your computer and your visits to our website, such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, the length of the visit and pages viewed.

4. How We Use Information We Collect

4.1. Compliance with Our Privacy Policy

We use the information we collect only in compliance with our Privacy Policy. 

4.2. We Never Sell Personal Information

We will never sell your Personal Information to any third party.

4.3. Social Media Features

Our Websites include Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share This button or interactive mini-programs that run on our sites. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our sites, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to these features. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy and other policies of the companies providing them.

4.4. External Websites

Our website provides links to other websites. We do not control and are not responsible for, the content or practices of these other websites. Our provision of such links does not constitute our endorsement of these other websites, their content, their owners, or their practices. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to these other websites, which are subject to any privacy and other policies they may have.

4.5. Retention of Personal Information

We retain Personal Information that you provide us as long as we consider it potentially useful in contacting you about our other services, or as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements, and then we securely delete the information. We will delete this information from the servers at an earlier date if you so request. 

4.6. Compelled Disclosure

We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, comply with a law, court order, or legal process.