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The copying or incorporation into any other work of part or all of the material available on this website in any form without the prior written permission of O-RAN ALLIANCE e.V.  is prohibited, save that you may:


Disclaimer of Liability

The content of these pages represents the current view held by O-RAN ALLIANCE e.V. on the issues discussed as of the date of publication.

This website and its contents are provided "as is." No representation, warranty or undertaking whatsoever, express or implied (including any warranty of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for any particular purpose) is or will be made or given to the accuracy of this information. To the maximum extent permitted by law, all liability (including liability for the infringement of any property rights) relating to this site or its content and its use is expressly disclaimed. O-RAN ALLIANCE e.V. is not responsible and disclaims all liability in relation to the contents of other websites that may be accessed via links from this site.

Readers should not design products based on information contained on this site. O-RAN ALLIANCE e.V. makes no representations or warranties that access to this web site will be uninterrupted or error free.

Website responsible is Web Master, O-RAN ALLIANCE, web(at)


Buschkauler Weg 27
53347 Alfter/Germany

Registered at Amtsgericht Bonn, VR


The O-RAN ALLIANCE takes the privacy of your information very seriously.

This website privacy policy ("Policy") explains how and for what purposes we use the information collected about you through the (referred to below as the "Site"). Please read this Policy carefully.

By using the Site and any services we offer via the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by this Policy in respect of the information collected about you via this Site. You acknowledge and agree (on your own behalf and duly authorized on behalf of any third party whose details you supply) that the processing (including disclosure) of personal information is necessary or desirable for the provision of relevant services and the operation of O-RAN's performance of its rights and obligations owed to you or a third party.

We may update this Policy from time to time to take account of changing requirements and we request that you refer back to this Policy frequently to review any revisions.

If at any time we decide to use personal information in a manner significantly different to that stated in this Policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in this new manner.

If you have any queries about the Policy, please get in touch with us using the contact details set out at Contact Us below and we will do our best to answer your questions.

Collection & Use of Information

We do not collect personal information about you on this Site apart from information for which you volunteer, for example by completing the online registration form or using the "Contact Us" function.

The information collected may include the following:

We will use your contact details in order to respond to any queries submitted by you.

We may also use your information to provide you with information, including marketing information in relation to upcoming O-RAN meetings, conferences, seminars, products or services which we believe could be of interest to you or your organisation.

Sharing of information

We may provide your personal information to a third party as part of a sale or transfer of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganization, but we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Other than as set out above, we will not disclose any of your personal information without your permission unless we are required by law to do so (for example, if required to do so by a court order or for the prevention of fraud or other crime).

Transferring your information outside of the European Economic Area ("EEA")

In using your information as set out in this Policy, it may be transferred to countries outside the EEA. By way of example, this may happen if one of our service providers is located in a country outside the EEA. We also may share your information with our associated companies, members, business partners or other carefully selected third parties which are located in countries worldwide. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the EEA. If we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps aiming to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Information automatically collected from your computer

When you visit the Site, our web server automatically records your IP address. This IP address may be linked to any of your personal information. We use IP addresses to help us administer the Site.

We may also gather other non-personal information (from which we cannot identify you) such as the type of your Internet browser, which we use to provide you with a more effective service.


This website uses cookies. Cookies are small pieces of text that are written to your hard drive to store information about your use of the O-RAN Website. You have the right to refuse cookies (please see your web browser’s help file for information on doing this), but by doing so you may disrupt the performance of the O-RAN Website or make it inoperable to you. There is no confidential information stored within these cookies.

Changes to your details

We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the details that we hold about you, please contact us at privacy(at)

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the EU Data Protection Directive 2016. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us.

If you believe that any information, we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We have implemented appropriate technology and policies to safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and improper use. However, the nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet.

Linking to third party websites

We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites, even if you access them using links from this Site. We strongly recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

In addition, if you linked to this Site from a third-party site, we are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site. We strongly recommend that you check the policy of that third-party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

Contact us

If at any time you would like to contact us with your views about our privacy practices, or with any enquiry relating to your personal information, or if you do not wish us to continue using your information as outlined above, you can do so by sending an email to us at the or write to O-RAN ALLIANCE e.V., Buschkauler Weg 27, DE 53347 Alfter, Germany.

Date: 17 October 2018