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Who We Are

Welcome to Canada News Media. Our website address is www.canadanewsmedia.ca. We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled in a safe and responsible manner.

Company Name: Canada News Media
Address: Edmonton, AB T6X 2W7
Contact Email: privacy@canadanewsmedia.ca

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It

Information You Provide to Us

We collect personal data from users and site visitors, including:

  • Name: To personalize your experience and manage your account.
  • Email Address: To communicate with you, respond to inquiries, and provide updates.
  • Phone Number: For customer service purposes.
  • Address: To deliver services or products and for verification purposes.

Transactional Data

  • Purchase Information: We collect data related to transactions conducted on our site to process and fulfill orders and to maintain transaction records.

Technical Data

  • Cookies: We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience, analyze site traffic, and provide targeted advertisements. You can control cookie settings through your browser.

Sensitive Personal Data

  • We do not intentionally collect sensitive personal data. If we become aware that we have collected such data, we will delete it promptly unless we have a legal obligation to retain it.

Legal Basis for Collection

We collect personal data based on your consent, the necessity to perform a contract with you, compliance with legal obligations, or our legitimate interests in maintaining and improving our services.

Personal Data Collection Processes

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Media

If you upload images to the website, avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included, as visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact Forms

We collect personal data when you submit a contact form, including your name, email address, and message content. This information is retained for customer service purposes and is not used for marketing purposes.

Cookies

We use cookies to:

  • Remember your login details.
  • Optimize site functionality and improve site performance.
  • Analyze site traffic and user behavior.
  • Deliver personalized content and advertisements.

Analytics

We use analytics services, such as Google Analytics, to collect data about site usage. Users can opt-out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Who We Share Your Data With

We share your data with third-party providers to:

  • Process payments: Payment processors handle your financial transactions securely.
  • Host our website: Web hosting services ensure our site is accessible and operational.
  • Provide customer support: Third-party services assist in delivering efficient customer support.
  • Analyze site usage: Analytics providers help us understand how our site is used and improve user experience.

Third-Party Providers

  • Payment Processors: Stripe, PayPal
  • Web Hosting: Bluehost
  • Analytics Providers: Google Analytics

Each third-party provider has its own privacy policies regarding the handling of your data. We encourage you to review their privacy policies.

How Long We Retain Your Data

We retain personal data for varying periods:

  • Contact Form Entries: Retained for six months.
  • Analytics Records: Retained for one year.
  • Customer Purchase Records: Retained for ten years.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

You have the right to:

  • Access: Request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
  • Rectification: Request correction of any inaccurate or incomplete data.
  • Deletion: Request deletion of your personal data, subject to certain exceptions.
  • Objection: Object to the processing of your data based on our legitimate interests.
  • Portability: Request transfer of your data to another service provider.

To exercise these rights, please contact us at privacy@canadanewsmedia.ca.

Where Your Data Is Sent

Data collected on our site may be transferred to and processed in countries outside the European Union. We ensure that such transfers comply with applicable data protection laws, including implementing safeguards such as Privacy Shield, model clauses, or binding corporate rules.

Contact Information

For privacy-specific concerns or questions, please contact us at:

Canada News Media
Email: privacy@canadanewsmedia.ca

Additional Information

How We Protect Your Data

We implement technical and organizational measures to protect your data, including:

  • Encryption: Protecting data during transmission and storage.
  • Two-Factor Authentication: Enhancing account security.
  • Staff Training: Educating employees on data protection best practices.

What Data Breach Procedures We Have in Place

We have procedures for detecting, reporting, and responding to data breaches, including internal reporting systems and external notification mechanisms.

What Third Parties We Receive Data From

We may receive data about you from third parties, including advertisers, which we use to improve our services and provide personalized content.

What Automated Decision Making and/or Profiling We Do with User Data

We do not engage in automated decision making or profiling with user data.

Industry Regulatory Disclosure Requirements

We comply with applicable industry regulations and privacy laws. Any specific regulatory disclosures will be provided as required by law.

Thank you for trusting Canada News Media with your personal information.