M Media (“Company”, “we”, “us” or “our”) publisher of NewsWatch28 (“Site”) respects your privacy and understands that you care about your personal information and how it is used. This Privacy Policy informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive and collect from users of the Site.


This Privacy Policy applies to information about users of the Site, collected by the Company or by third parties on our behalf. This Privacy Policy describes in detail the types of information we collect about you; how we use your information and with whom we share it; the choices and rights you have with regard to your information; how we protect your information; and how you can contact us about our privacy practices.

Our Site is intended but not limited to users located in Canada and in the United States and is for a general audience and is not targeted to children under 18 years of age. In addition, please review our Terms of Use which governs your use of the Site.


In order to provide you with our Site, we collect the following information described below:

Information You May Submit

You may submit other information directly to us. For example, we may collect information such as questions, customer support inquiries, messages and any other information you share with us when you fill out a form on our Site, contact us through email, by post or when you communicate with us via third-party social media sites.

Automatically Collected Information

We automatically collect certain types of data when you use our Site, regardless of whether you have an account. This data includes your IP address, technical information about your device (e.g., browser type, operating system, basic device information), the web page you visited or search query you entered before reaching us, and your activities. We may track your activities using cookies and similar technologies. By using our Site, you agree to our use of these methods as set forth in our Cookie Policy below.

Information Collected by Third Parties

Some third parties may collect data about you when you use our Site and services offered on the Site. This may include data you submit (e.g., payment information) or automatically collected information (e.g., third party analytics providers).


We automatically collect certain types of information about activities on our Site, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our Site. This information is aggregated and anonymized or de-identified, and does not identify individual users such as yourself. We use Google Analytics to collect this type of information, therefore Google may also have access to this information. You may read Google’s privacy policy here.

SPAM Protection And Security

We use Cloudflare to protect our network, Company and Site. Cloudflare helps us identify and prevent threats to our Site and is necessary to protect your information and our business from outside threats.

Cloudflare, Inc. is a web infrastructure and website security company that provides content delivery network and DDoS mitigation services. You can read Cloudflare’s privacy policy here.


We and service providers acting on our behalf may use your information to:

  • Provide you with access to our Site and services or features offered on the Site
  • Maintain and improve Site operations and service
  • Process a transaction that you initiate with us through our Site
  • Respond to inquiries from you and other third-parties, including inquiries from law enforcement agencies;
  • Conduct security, fraud, and legal compliance activities, including by detecting, protecting against, and prosecuting security incidents, fraud, and illegal activity for example to: 
    • Monitor, enforce, and improve the security of our Site
    • Protect your information and our business from outside threats
    • Combat spam or other malware risks
    • Comply with any applicable procedures, laws, and regulations, subpoenas, governmental requests or legal process, or in connection with a legal investigation, if in our good faith opinion such is required or permitted by law
    • Enforce our Terms of Use, any other legal agreements, and this Privacy Policy


We may share your information as follow:

  • With Public or Others Using The Site. User-generated content such as comments you post to any forums or discussion threads on the Site. This information will be available for others to view.
  • With Social Sharing Services. The Site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools, which let you share posts with other media. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.
  • With our Service Providers. With our service providers who perform services on our behalf.
  • For Legal Requirements and Proceedings. We may disclose information to law enforcement authorities or other government officials if we are required to do so to comply with subpoenas, court orders, legal process or other law enforcement or other government measures, and to comply with other legal obligations. We may also disclose information if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity.
  • To Protect our Services and Users. We may disclose information to protect and defend the rights, interests and safety of our Site and Company, our affiliates, and their employees, contractors and agents; to protect the security and safety of our users, including when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss.
  • Third Parties Involved in a Business Transfer. In the event of a proposed or corporate transaction, including for example a merger, investment, acquisition, reorganization, consolidation, bankruptcy, liquidation, or sale of some or all of our assets. Your information and other information collected by us under this Privacy Policy may be transferred as part of or in connection with the transaction or for due diligence in contemplation of such transaction.
  • Non-personal Information. When the information collected from or about you is not defined as personal information under applicable law, we may share such non-personal, de-identified information or aggregated information with third parties at our discretion.


Like most websites and applications, we and our third party service providers use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files placed on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other internet enabled device to uniquely identify the device or to store information in the browser (e.g., Google Chrome, Safari). A web beacon links web pages you access on a device to servers and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to those servers.

First Party VS Third Party Cookies

First party cookies are ones that we place (or have a service provider place for us), which enable you to use the Site and features on the Site and allow us to perform certain internal analytics activities.

Third party cookies are placed by certain third parties when you visit the Site or other websites or online services. These third-party cookies enable certain functionalities to be provided on the Site. These third parties collect and use this information pursuant to their own privacy policies.

Below we list the different types of cookies and other similar technologies we may use on the Site:

What Cookies Do We Use?

Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into restricted areas of the Site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

We also use Cloudflare to protect our network, the Company, our Site and to deliver the Site and services offered on our Site. Cloudflare helps us identify and prevent threats to our Site and any cookie placed by Cloudflare is necessary to protect your information and our business from outside threats.

Analytical Cookies. We use Google Analytics to collect information about how users access and move through the Site. This information is either aggregated and anonymized or de-identified, and does not identify individual users such as yourself, and helps us to improve the way our Site works, or to personalize our Site to your interests. 

Social Media Cookies. These cookies allow us to integrate social media functions into our Site.

To provide you with access to social media features, services and content, we may allow third party social networks to collect cookie information from your browser through our Site. For instance, Facebook and YouTube place cookies on the Site to support functionality, such as embedding videos from their platforms and for use according to their respective privacy policies.

How We Use Information We Collect From Cookies And Similar Technologies

  • Protect our Networks. Cookies and similar technologies help us identify and prevent threats to our Site. They are necessary to protect your information and our business from outside threats.
  • Allow you to Access our Services. Cookies and similar technologies permit your connection to our website: our servers receive and record information about your computer, device, and browser, which may include your IP address, browser type, other software or hardware information and your geographic location.
  • Access Usage of the Site. We use information about your usage of our Site, such as pages you have visited, content you have viewed, search queries you have run to assess how our Site is being used.
  • Provide eCommerce Functionality. Cookies and similar technologies help us provide functionality that you need to navigate our Site, select products and services and purchase them.

How Third Parties Use Information From Cookies And Similar Technologies On Our Site

We work with third parties to support and provide you the Site and the services and content offered on the Site. For example, we use analytics services supported by third party companies who generate analytics cookies on our behalf. We may not have access to these cookies, although we may use aggregated and anonymized information arising from the cookies provided by these third parties to customize content and for the other purposes described above. These companies may also transfer this information to other parties where required to do so by law, or where such other parties process the information on their behalf.

Please note that we may not control these third-party cookies and other technologies and their use may be governed by the privacy notices or policies of the third parties employing them. The information practices of these third parties are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

How To Manage Cookies And Similar Technologies

You have choices regarding cookies being placed on your devices by us and our third party partners or service providers. However, without cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features of our Site. Outlined below are ways to manage your cookies:

Managing Cookies Via Your Web Browser. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default but also give you the option to manage and/or disable cookies and other online tracking technologies. To opt-out of the use of these technologies, you can usually change your browser settings to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting cookies. Keep in mind that not all devices and browsers are the same so the methods for disabling cookies on one browser may not be the same for different browsers or devices and may change at any time.

Managing Analytics Cookies. To opt out of Google Analytics cookies, please use the following link for more information: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Managing Social Media Cookies. To limit how third party social networking services share your information, you can update your privacy settings by visiting your social networking services’ websites.

Do Not Track

Our Services do not process or respond to “Do Not Track” signals, since uniform standards for “Do Not Track” signals have not been adopted. To learn more about “Do Not Track”, please visit “All About Do Not Track”.

By using our Site and the services offered on our Site, you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy.


M Media is based in Canada, but our Site and services are hosted and managed in the United States, therefore the information we collect is governed by U.S. laws. We provide services globally using computer systems, servers, and databases located in the U.S. and other countries. By accessing or using our Site, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the United States. These data transfers are performed only for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy and are necessary to provide the Site to you globally. Additionally, applicable laws in the United States may allow the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities to access your personal information.

Please note that U.S. data and privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in your country. Residents of certain countries may be subject to additional protections as set forth in section 7 below.


You may limit the use of cookies. See our Cookie Policy above for more details and options.

If you have provided personal information directly to third-party companies with whom we conduct business, you may limit how your information is shared by updating your privacy settings on your social networking services and third party websites. You should also consult the privacy policies of these third party companies.


This section applies only to natural persons residing in the European Economic Area and the United Kingdom. It is our policy to comply with the EEA’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In accordance with the GDPR, we may transfer your personal information from your home country to the U.S. (or other countries) based upon the following legal bases:

  • Legitimate business interests: We could not provide the Site and services offered on the Site or comply with our legal obligations without transferring your personal information to the U.S.
  • Our use of Standard Contractual Clauses (also known as “Model Clauses”) where appropriate.

You have the right to: opt out of non-essential cookies (see our Cookie Policy); access, correct, delete, restrict, or object to our use of your personal information; be forgotten; port your data; and withdraw consents. We enable exercise of these rights primarily through our Site (which we reserve the right to modify). We also fulfill our obligations in response to direct requests. We will endeavor to process requests within one month. Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to the extent that they would cause us to violate any law or infringe any other person’s rights. We reserve the right to request appropriate identification in order to respond to your request. We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you. We will process requests free of charge unless they would impose an unreasonable cost on us.

If you have a request, complaint or inquiry, please contact us at [email protected] We are committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution of any issue. You also have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory data protection authority of your jurisdiction.


Under California’s “Shine the Light” law, California residents have the right to opt out of disclosing information to third parties for the purpose of allowing such third parties to directly market their products and services. At this time, we do not engage in this type of disclosure.

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), California consumers have the following rights, which can be exercised directly or in certain cases, through an authorized agent:

Right to Know. You have the right to request information about the categories and sources of personal information we collect, our purposes for collecting the information, and the types of third parties that receive that information. Details about our data collection, use and third party disclosures can be found in this Privacy Policy. In addition, you have the right to request a copy of your personal information. You may exercise this right once per 12-month period by emailing us at [email protected]

Right to Delete. You have the right to request that we delete the personal information that we have about you. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may retain information to provide services you have ordered, complete transactions, honor opt-outs, prevent fraud, spam, and other abuse, comply with our legal obligations, cooperate with law enforcement, and to exercise and defend our rights.

Do Not Sell. You have the right to opt out of the sale of your personal information, and to request information about whether we have sold your personal information in the past 12 months. We currently do not sell covered information, as “sale” is defined by such law, and we don’t have plans to sell this information.

Non-Discrimination. We won’t discriminate against you because you exercise any rights herein.

To exercise your rights to know and delete, please contact us at [email protected] We must be able to verify your identity as the owner of the account you are inquiring about. We may not be able to fulfill your request until we can do so. An authorized agent submitting a request on your behalf must also have access to the email address associated with the account, along with sufficient evidence that you have authorized that person to submit the request on your behalf.


Nevada residents have the right to opt out of the sale of certain “covered information” collected by operators of websites or online services. We currently do not sell covered information, as “sale” is defined by such law, and we don’t have plans to sell this information.


We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information we collect about you against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, use, loss, or destruction. However, no data transmission or storage, or use of the Internet, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.


We generally retain information for so long as it may be relevant to the purposes for which we collected it and in compliance with applicable law. To dispose of any personal data, we may anonymize it, delete it, or take other appropriate steps. Information may persist in copies made for backup and business continuity purposes for an additional period of time.


The Site is not intended for use by children, especially those under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for Site features.


The Site may contain links to third party websites or services. The websites and third party content to which we link have separate privacy notices or policies. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those websites or entities.


We may occasionally make changes to this Privacy Policy at our discretion and at any time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site and by updating the “Last Modified Date”. Your continued use of the Site following any change to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change. Therefore, we advise you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.


If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

Via Email: [email protected]

Last Updated: October 1, 2022