Privacy Policy

BNL Media Consulting Inc. and its affiliates, employees, agents, directors or officers (“BNL Media”) respects your privacy and personal information. This privacy policy describes how BNL Media handles information obtained about users when they visit this website. BNL Media is committed to collecting, maintaining and securing personal information in accordance with the provisions set out herein and all applicable laws. We take responsibility for the personal information we collect about you, and we aim to be transparent about how we handle it, and give you control over it.

By sharing your personal information with us, and by continuing to use this website, you confirm that you have read and understood the terms of this privacy policy.

In this privacy policy, when we refer to "BNL Media", "us", "we" or "our", we mean BNL Media Consulting Inc., BNL Media, or companies which provide you with this website. "You", "your" or similar terms means the person or legal entity utilizing or accessing the services on this Website. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about any aspect of this policy or how BNL Media handles your information in relation to this website, please email us at info@bnlmediaconsulting.com so we may route your inquiry to our Privacy Team. 

personal information

BNL Media collects personal information from you in several different ways. You may share that information with us, or we may collect it using other means. We collect personal information that you share with us when you contact us or interact with us through our website by email, phone or otherwise. BNL Media collects personal information that you submit to us including contact information or information about you that is available on the internet from sources such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Google or publicly available information that we acquire from service providers. BNL Media will not collect personal information about users unless provided voluntarily. You can use this website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information. It may be necessary to provide personal information in order to receive certain information, including, but not limited to, your first and last name, mailing address, age, birth date, email address. BNL Media limits the collection and processing of personal information to what is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it is to be used.

Where applicable, BNL Media will also offer you the option of discontinuing your consent ("unsubscribing") if you later decide that you no longer want to participate in a particular program or receive additional information from us.

You can decide not to provide certain information, or ask that any information you have previously shared is removed. If you do so, however, you may not be able to progress on your service request.

cookies and tracking

We may use cookies, internet tags, and similar technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information from you and to customize your use of the website. If you do not want information to be collected through the use of cookies, the onus is on you to turn off this feature on your browser. However, you should note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain access features on this website.

We may collect and store the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access this Website; the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our website.

BNL Media utilizes various javascript-based tracking softwares (notably Facebook Pixel and Squarespace) to collect data from every visitor to the website. If you wish to opt-out of any type of visitor tracking, we recommend disabling Javascript in your browser options. Please note that certain parts of the website may not work properly if you have disabled browser cookies/javascript use.

use of personal information

Our main reasons for collecting your personal information are (1) to provide you with information or services that you have requested, and (2) to provide and improve the service and experiences that you and the users of the website expect from us.

We use the personal information you share with us in the following ways:

  • To respond to your queries and requests;

  • To communicate with you;

  • To provide you with updates about your requested services;

  • To provide services and support ;

  • To provide updates to you about any changes to BNL Media’s policies, terms and conditions and any other matters which we may need to tell you; and

We may also provide a forum for contact and comments, and in order to do so we may require certain personal information such as your name and contact information. We may explain why this information is necessary, and you agree you have the option to either provide the information or not.

Excluding your personal information, communication transmitted from you to BNL Media via this website or email is deemed to be communicated on a non-confidential basis. BNL Media makes no promise, express or implied, not to use such communication or material for any purpose whatsoever, including reproduction, publication, broadcast, and posting.

security

BNL Media takes reasonable steps to ensure that personal data collected is reliable for its intended use, and is accurate, complete and current. We use appropriate technical and organizational measures, including encryption, to protect your personal information and privacy, and review those regularly. We protect your personal information using a combination of physical and IT security controls, including access controls that restrict and manage the way in which your personal information and data is processed, managed and handled. Whilst we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information, we commit to taking all reasonable steps to do so.

Although BNL Media uses appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect data that pertains to you from loss, misuse or alteration and takes reasonable steps to ensure that safeguards take into account any known threats, no organization can guarantee the absolute security of personal information and you agree and that you understand and are aware that Internet transmissions, particularly email transmissions, are never 100% secure or error-free.

sharing personal information

We will not share your personal information with unrelated third-parties for their independent use, unless we have obtained your express opt-in consent to do so. BNL Media requires such third-parties to have substantially similar protection standards as those used by BNL Media. We further require that third parties only use your information for uses that have been specifically authorized by BNL Media prior to disclosure.

When you provide personal information to BNL Media, it may be accessible to some of BNL Media’s business partners and service providers (from time to time), including any agencies, consultants, or companies we retain to fulfill various tasks, requests for information, or provide assistance to us on specific programs or projects. In addition, BNL Media may enter into business relationships with other companies as co-promotion and marketing partners. In those cases, these contractually related other companies may also have access to your personal information.

transfer of your information outside canada

Your information may be processed and/or stored outside of Canada. While BNL Media undertakes measures to protect your personal information when it is stored and/or processed in other jurisdictions, the laws of other countries may not provide the degree of protection for personal information that is available in Canada. If your personal information is transferred outside Canada the foreign government of the country where you information has be transferred to may access your information via a lawful order and the laws of that country and your personal information may be used for purposes other than those described on this website. By providing BNL Media with your personal information you understand and agree that it may be transferred outside of Canada.

online privacy for children

This website is not directed at children. This website is designed for individuals who are nineteen (19) years of age or older and BNL Media does not knowingly collect personal information from individuals who are under 19 years of age.

links to third party websites

This website may contain links or references to third-party websites. BNL Media does not control the content, services, or products of such websites and as users are required to leave this Website to access the third party website, BNL Media is not responsible for the practices of those websites or the consequences of you using those websites. BNL Media encourages you to view each website’s privacy policy information.

How long do we keep your personal information?

We only keep your personal information for as long as we need to, to be able to use it for the reasons given in this privacy policy, and for as long as we are required to keep it by law. Therefore:

  • Personal information collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract for services between shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.

  • Personal information collected for the purposes of BNL Media’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes.

BNL Media may be allowed to retain personal information for a longer period whenever you given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain personal information for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, personal information shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

informing us of changes

If any of the information that you have provided to BNL Media changes, for example if you change your e-mail address, name or postal address, you can update, amend or remove information by logging into your account, or ask us by submitting a request to info@bnlmediaconsulting.com.

Based on applicable local laws in your jurisdiction, you may have the right to request access to, update and amend personal information that we hold about you. You may also have the right under those applicable local laws in your jurisdiction to request removal of personal information about you or limit use of said personal information.

If you would like to request access to, update or amend your personal information or, if you would like to request removal of the personal information that we hold about you, or limit its use, please submit a request by sending an email to www.bnlmediaconsulting.com. We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable local laws in your jurisdiction.

updates

BNL Media may update this privacy policy from time to time based on, among other things, changes in applicable laws, development of new websites and advances in technology. BNL Media reserves the right to modify, add or remove portions of this privacy policy at any time, at our discretion. If we decide to change this privacy policy, we will post those changes on this website. Your continued use of this website following any such change will be deemed as acceptance of such changes.

This privacy policy is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

contact us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, or would like to make a complaint about how we use the personal information we hold about you, please email our Privacy Team at info@bnlmediaconsulting.com. We will get back to you as soon as possible.