By browsing our Website or using our systems or services, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this policy and consent to the processing of your data and personal information in accordance with it, where applicable.
- Effective Date
- Collection and Use of Personal Information
- Information Collected on the Website
- Disclosure of Personal Information
- Security Mechanism
- Access to Your Personal Information
- Retention of Personal Information
- Contact Us
Respect for privacy and the protection of personal information are essential to us. Therefore, through this Policy, we aim to protect them in accordance with applicable laws.
To ensure this protection, BVI Media is committed to collecting, processing, and sharing information that can identify an individual only when the individual has consented, unless it is permitted or required by law, in which case your consent will not be required.
The Policy’s objective is to inform users of the reasons and manner in which BVI Media, or anyone acting on its behalf, will collect and use their personal information. It is designed to be in plain language to ensure informed consent from users.
For the purposes of this Policy, “personal information” refers to any information about an identifiable individual or that allows the identification of a person. Where possible, we will anonymize, pseudonymize, and/or aggregate this information so that it no longer identifies a person.
This Policy applies from September 15, 2023.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We collect personal information that you provide when using our Website, including when you engage in activities such as:
- Subscribing to our newsletter.
- Participating in interactive features of our Website, such as geolocation.
- Contacting us to ask a question, submit a comment, or make a complaint.
Email Communications: Occasionally, we may collect certain personal information (such as first name, last name, postal code, country, province, gender, phone number, and email address) to send you emails about our television shows, services, promotions, and those of third parties with whom we have a connection. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter email list by following the instructions in each of our emails. You can also unsubscribe from our email distribution list by contacting us as indicated in the “Contact Us” section below.
Customer Service: If you choose to submit an electronic feedback form or email us with your comments, questions, or feedback, we collect your name and email address, as well as your comments, suggestions, or feedback. If you experience technical difficulties with our service, we may also collect your postal code and region of residence. We may retain this information to assist you in the future. We may also use your comments, suggestions, or feedback to monitor and/or improve our product and service offerings and our Website.
Social Media: We may offer you the opportunity to access our content through third-party networking websites, extensions, and applications. When you access our content in this way, you may also allow us access to certain information associated with your social media accounts (such as your name, username, email address, profile picture, gender) to share content or as part of the operation of the Website, extension, or application. When you provide information about your social media accounts, we may use this information to personalize your browsing on the Website and on third-party networking websites, extensions, and applications, and to provide you with other products or services that you may request.
Information Collected on the Website
When you visit our Website, BVI Media collects certain information about you. We collect the IP (Internet Protocol) addresses of all visitors to our Website and data about their browsing activity, as well as other information such as the websites visited immediately before and after ours, requested pages, browser type, operating system, internet service provider you use, the number of times you have visited our Website, and the average date and time you spent on our Website. We use this information to administer our Website, monitor and improve our services and Website, understand how our Website is used, determine which portions of our Website are popular, and analyze trends and usage patterns.
Our Website may also use a technology called “web beacons” or “invisible pixels.” This technology allows us to understand which pages of our Website you are viewing. We use these web beacons to optimize and customize our Website for you and other potential visitors.
We may also engage third parties, such as Google, to:
- Conduct remarketing, which involves displaying advertisements on other websites, including through Google Analytics; in such cases, relevant third parties, including Google, may display our ads on websites across the internet.
- Use the following features of Google Analytics: reporting on impressions recorded on the Google Display Network, integration with DoubleClick Campaign Manager, and creating Google Analytics reports on user demographics and interests.
- Collect, analyze, and/or aggregate your personal information (such as IP address, gender, age, and user interests), including through Google Analytics reports on user demographics and interests, to help us understand how visitors interact with our Website and improve our products.
Companies conducting remarketing may combine the use of first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) to (i) collect personal information; and (ii) inform, optimize, and display ads based on your previous visits to our Website, (iii) determine the relationship between visits recorded on our Website and ad impressions, other uses of advertising services, and interactions with these ad impressions and advertising services. These companies may also use web beacons or invisible pixels to report certain information about your visits to our Website and to websites that contain links to our Website and advertise it, in order to measure the effectiveness of our advertisements. By using the Ad Settings page (https://www.google.com/settings/ads), you can disable Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize ads displayed on the Google Display Network.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Service Providers: We may transfer your personal information to third parties (or otherwise make it available to them) who provide services on our behalf in Canada and the United States or abroad, including Google, for the purpose of using various features of Google Analytics. We provide our service providers with the information they need to fulfill their mandate and do not allow them to use or disclose this personal information for their own commercial or other purposes.
Legal Purposes: We and our third-party service providers in Canada and the United States may disclose your personal information to comply with a search warrant, court order, or other legal request or order, or to respond to an investigative agency in the event of a breach of an agreement or violation of the law, or as otherwise required or permitted by law. We may also disclose personal information as necessary to assert or exercise legal claims or defend against such claims, or to prevent real or alleged losses or avoid personal injury or property damage.
Purchase or Sale of Business: In the event that we sell all or part of our business or sell or transfer assets or otherwise engage in a merger or business transfer, we may transfer personal information about you to a third party as part of the transaction.
We have established and implement administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect the personal information we control and control against unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure. We have procedures regarding the retention of personal information that are designed to retain personal information only for the time necessary to achieve the purposes described above or otherwise comply with legal requirements.
Access to Your Personal Information
You have the right to access and update your personal information that we control and control, as well as to correct errors in that information, subject to certain exceptions under the law. You can request access to and updates to your personal information that we control and control, as well as corrections to errors in that information, by contacting us by email or in writing at the address provided at the end of this policy. We may request certain personal information to verify your identity when you request access to your personal information or corrections to it.
Retention of Personal Information
BVI Media retains data collected for various periods of time, depending on their nature and usefulness in providing our products and services. During the retention period, BVI Media takes physical and technical measures to secure data containing personal information.
The main locations where personal information is stored are cities where BVI Media has offices or facilities and cities where BVI Media has servers containing collected data.
Personal information may be stored outside the country in which you reside, if a third-party provider or another entity to whom we disclose personal information in accordance with this Policy is located outside the country. In such cases, personal information may be subject to the local laws of the countries or territories where the information is collected, used, disclosed, or stored, and government authorities and law enforcement authorities in those countries or territories may have access to it.
Once the retention period expires, personal information is destroyed. Only statistics or reports containing depersonalized and anonymized data may be retained for extended periods.
If you have any questions or comments about how we handle your personal information, or if you wish to request access to your personal information in our possession, update it, or correct it, please contact us as indicated below.
BVI Media: Contact Us