Privacy Policy

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This website, available at www.mediam.ca (“Website”), is owned and operated by mediAm digital distribution inc. (“mediAm”, “we”, “us”, “our”). We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe the manner in which we collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage personal information collected through the Website.

COLLECTION & USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The term “personal information” means information about an identifiable individual, including name, address, email address, and other information relating to an individual. We collect personal information when you:
  • Create an account
  • Make a purchase
  • Use the “Invite Like Minds” or similar feature on our Website;
  • Post a comment, rating or review on our Website; or
  • Contact us with an idea, question, comment or complaint.

Purchases and Rentals: When you make a purchase or rental, we access certain personal information that you provided to us upon registration, such as your first and last name, age, birth date, billing address, email address, and phone number. Credit card related payment information is not held by mediAm, but is used by the third party to process and administer your payment.

“Invite Like Minds” and Similar Sharing Features: The “Invite Like Minds” and other similar features on our Website permits you to send emails to others. This feature requires you to submit email address(s) and a personal message and uses the name and email address you entered when creating your mediAm account. We do not use the names or email addresses submitted in these circumstances for any other purpose without consent from you or the email recipient. Please ensure that you only submit email addresses of friends or family that may like to receive the email.

Comments, Ratings & Reviews: Once you have logged in to your account, any actions or participation on the Website may be linked to the personal information you provided when creating your profile. While we do not publish your personal information, apart from your name and picture, on the Website when you post a rating or review on our Website, please be aware that it is possible to connect your post to your personal information. Please remember that any information you disclose in a rating or review becomes public information and is immediately accessible to other users, so it is important for you to carefully consider what, if any, personal information you reveal in these areas.

Feedback, Questions and Comments: If you choose to contact us with feedback or a comment, question or complaint, we collect your name, e-mail address and the feedback, comment, question or complaint you provide. We use this information to respond to you and may retain this information to assist you in the future. We also may use your feedback, comments, questions or complaints to monitor and/or improve our product and service offerings.

WEBSITE INFORMATION

Full access to our Website requires registration, which includes disclosure of certain personal information. In addition, we may collect the IP (Internet Protocol) addresses of all visitors to our Website and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system, and average time spent on our Website. We use this information to help us understand Website activity and to monitor and improve our services.

Cookies & Other Technologies:Our Website uses a mechanism called "cookies," a tiny element of data that our Website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return. We use cookies to help us understand which areas of our Website are useful and which areas need improvement. You may set your Web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to not accept certain cookies. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from our Website, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the features of our Website. Our Website may also use a technology called "tracer tags" or "Web Beacons". This technology allows us to understand which pages you visit on our Website. These tracer tags are used to help us optimize and tailor our Website for you and other future visitors to our Website.

SOCIAL MEDIA

We may offer you the opportunity to engage with our content on or through third-party social networking websites, plug-ins and applications, such as when you share a movie trailer or screening information. When you engage with our content on or through third-party social networking websites, plug-ins and applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information associated with your social media account (e.g., name, username, email address, profile picture, gender) to deliver the content or as part of the operation of the website, plug-in or application.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We will not disclose, trade, rent, sell or otherwise transfer your personal information without your consent, except as otherwise set out herein.

Service Providers:We may transfer (or otherwise make available) your personal information to third parties who provide services on our behalf. For example, we use service providers to host our Website, operate certain of its features, process and administer payments, send email or other communications, and analyze data. Your personal information may be maintained and processed by our affiliates and other third party service providers in the US and Canada or other jurisdictions. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes. For additional information about the manner in which our service providers treat your personal information, contact us using our contact form.

Legal:We and our affiliates and third party service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid enquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable Canadian, US or other law. We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or prevent actual or suspect loss or harm to persons or property.

Sale of a Business:We may transfer any information we have about you as an asset in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of mediAm or as part of a corporate reorganization or stock sale or other change in corporate control.

LINKS

Our Website may contain links to other sites that we do not own or operate, including our third party sponsors or partners, which may include a reference to mediAm digital distribution inc. or a mediAm logo as part of a co-branding agreement. Also, links to our Website may be featured on third party websites on which we advertise. Except as provided herein, we will not provide any of your personal information to these third parties without your consent. We provide links to third party websites as a convenience to the user. These links are not intended as an endorsement of or referral to the linked websites. The linked websites have separate and independent privacy statements, notices and terms of use, which we recommend you read carefully. We do not have any control over such websites, and therefore we have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use or disclose, secure and otherwise treat your personal information.

SAFEGUARDS

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control.

RETENTION

We have personal information retention processes designed to retain personal information of our customers for no longer than necessary for the purposes stated above or to otherwise meet legal requirements.

ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION

You have the right to access, update, and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to limited exceptions prescribed by law. You may request access, updating and corrections of inaccuracies in the personal information we have in our custody or control directly by updating your profile.

CHANGES

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically to reflect changes to our personal information practices. The revised Privacy Policy will be posted on the Website. We strongly encourage you to please refer to this Privacy Policy from time to time for the latest information about our personal information practices.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints regarding our Privacy Policy or the manner in which our service providers or we treat your personal information, please contact us.