Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy shows how ContentBazar handles your personal information and tells the rights and obligations that ContentBazar (CB) and the user have in this regard.

By accessing www.cb.media you accept and agree to the terms and conditions of CB’s user agreement ("User Agreement"), which includes your consent to, and authorization of, the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

1. Collection and Use of Your Personal Information

  • CB provides a unique, innovative, community-based online content hub both for who love to watch content and the ones who love to create content using their professional skills and talent.
  • CB collects personal information when you register and use CB. This may include, but is not limited to, your name, address, phone number, contact details, birth date, gender, credit card and account details, occupation, interests, and application details for verification services. We might also give you the option of providing a photo or video to be associated with your CB ID. If your personal details change, the user must update account that will help CB keep our records complete, accurate and up to date.
  • You are not anonymous to us when you log into the Site or post any content (including tasks, interests, bids, comments, feedback and other on-site activities).
  • your user ID and all the material that you post is visible to other CB users and is also publicly available to other internet users. We strongly encourage you to use caution and discretion when posting. CB does not in any way control, and does not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever for, the disclosure or use of personal information which is voluntarily posted by you in any publicly accessible area of the Site.

CB may use the information collected by it to provide its services, including (but not limited to):

  • Identification and authentication
  • To protect CB and the users of the Site
  • To customize the content and any advertising displayed on the Site
  • To provide, maintain, protect and improve our services
  • Providing your information to a user with whom you have or had a contract facilitated by CB
  • As required by law, an order of a court, tribunal or regulator or if CB reasonably believes that the use or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary for enforcement related activities
  • To develop new service features
  • To ensure that CB receives payment of the fees due to it
  • To contact you (for example, to inform you about upcoming changes or improvements to our services)
  • To conduct research
  • To permit content on the Site (such as postings or third party advertisements) to be targeted, on an aggregate basis, to the users for whom it is most likely to be relevant
  • To expand our user base
  • To develop our relationships with affiliate service providers
  • To provide or arrange internal or external verification services obtained by you via the Site
  • To generate data reports on an aggregated, non-personally identifiable basis, for both internal and third party use, but subject to any applicable laws (for example, We may show advertisers or investors trends relating to the general use of CB services).
  • Your contact information may also be used for accounting, invoicing and billing purposes, marketing purposes, by third party service providers to CB, and to respond to any inquiry you make. When you contact CB, We may keep a record of the communication(s) between you and CB to help resolve any issues you might have.
  • In certain circumstances We will use your email address to administer our User Agreement (for example, We may notify you of a breach, or action a request for a Take Down Notice in response to a claim of copyright infringement).
  • If We collect, use or disclose any information from you that is not personal information, but is sensitive information (such as information relating to police checks conducted on users of the Site), then We will seek consent directly from you each time we collect, use or disclose your sensitive information, including for direct marketing purposes. We will not use or disclose your sensitive information for any other purpose unless the purpose is directly related to the primary purpose for which your sensitive information was collected.

2. Cookies and Anonymous Identifiers

  1. If you have registered on the Site then your computer or device may store an identifying cookie or anonymous identifier, which can save you time each time you re-visit the Site, by accessing your information when you sign-in to CB.
  2. CB may use cookies and anonymous identifiers for a number of purposes including to access your information when you sign in, keep track of your preferences, direct specific content to you, report on CB’s user base, and to improve its services. We may also use cookies or anonymous identifiers when you interact with our affiliate service providers (for example , when you integrate your CB account with your Facebook profile).
  3. You agree that if you change the settings on your internet browser to block or restrict cookies (including cookies associated with CB services), or to indicate when a cookie is being set by CB, the CB Services may not work as intended. You should remember that, while you may still be able to use the Site if your cookies are disabled, our services may not function properly on your device and you may not be able to take advantage of certain CB features.

3. Protecting and Maintaining Personal Information

  • Your account is protected by a password for your privacy and security. We will take all reasonable steps to protect the information We hold about you from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure, however, We cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information, or that our systems will be completely free from third party interception or are incorruptible from viruses. We cannot and do not guarantee that information you send from your computer to us over the Internet will be protected by any form of encryption (encoding software). In light of this, We cannot and do not ensure or warrant the security or privacy of your personal information, including payment and account details. You transmit your personal information to us at your own risk.
  • You are entirely responsible for maintaining the security of your passwords and/or account information.

4. Third Parties

  • The Site may contain links to third party websites including the networks of our valued affiliate service providers, advertisers, and Payment gateways, or make available services obtained from third parties, including verification services by third-party verification providers. If you follow a link to any of these websites, for instance using any third party payment system, or use any services obtained from third-party service providers via the Site that requires you to provide personal information (including sensitive information if relevant) directly to such third parties (for instance third party verification providers), note that they have their own privacy policies. If you use our Site to link to another site, or use a service obtained from a third party service provider via the Site, you will be subject to that site's or third party's terms and conditions of use, privacy policy and security statement. We strongly encourage you to view these before disclosing any of your personal information on such sites.
  • CB does not control, and does not accept any responsibility or liability for, the privacy policy of, and use of personal information by, any party other than CB, including any user of the Site, the operators of any website to which the Site links, or third party service providers to whom you directly provide your personal information (including sensitive information if relevant) to
  • If CB is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, We will give affected users of the Site notice before their personal information is transferred to another entity or becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
  • Third-party vendors, including Google, may show CB ads on sites across the Internet. The CB website and Mobile Apps make use of the Google Maps API to assist with location based information and Subscription and data analysis APIs. More information about the Google APIs and the related privacy policy can be found here http://www.google.com/privacy.html
  • For the avoidance of doubt, if you use any verification services made available by CB via its Site, that is not performed by CB but a third party verification provider, then any personal information (including sensitive information if relevant) that you provide as required by that third party in order to perform its verification services, will be collected directly by the relevant third party verification provider and will not be collected, handled, stored or otherwise used by CB. CB will only receive your verification status from the third party verification provider (for example, 'granted ' or 'not granted' or such other like status) in order to issue any relevant Verification Badge on the Site. The use and handling of personal information (including sensitive information if relevant) remain the responsibility of the third party verification provider under its own privacy policy.

5. Marketing

  • When you register on the Site you may get various emails and SMS about our latest services , news, and special offers, and those of our valued affiliate service providers ("Marketing Material"), via your CB account, personal e-mail address, post or telephone. If you conclude a transaction on the Site, you may also receive Marketing Material from CB and our valued affiliate service providers.
  • For our promotional emails, you can opt-out our emails anytime by simply clicking on to the unsubscribe button beneath the email body that you have received.
  • CB may contact you as the result of a referral by another user of the Site who has provided us with contact information, such as your name and email address. The use of contact information received in connection with a referral will be governed by this Privacy Policy.
  • CB uses Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. Using the Ads Settings in a personal Google account, visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads
  • Marketing CB and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone's past visits to the CB website.
  • Using the Ads Settings in a personal Google account, visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads.

6. Administrative Communications

  • CB reserves the right to send you administrative and account-related messages that you may not opt-out of. To cease all communications to you from CB, you must close down your CB account.

POLICY OBJECTIVES

cb.media, all its services and affiliates are committed to safe guard the privacy and integrity of its visitors, consumers and vendors in every possible way. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Your personal information at cb.media

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

  1. Information about your computer or Internet-capable device and about your visits to this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths.
  2. Information relating to any purchases you make of our Software and service including your name, company name, billing address, telephone number, email address etc.
  3. Information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us including the communication content and Meta data associated with the communication.
  4. Any other personal information that you choose to send to us.

Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.

How cb.media may use your personal information

  1. The personal information that you entrust cb.media may be used for the following purposes.
  2. Administer our website and business which includes our advertisement module as well as vendor management.
  3. Personalize the website for vendor whose channels or content we host.
  4. Enable your use of the services available on our website.
  5. Deliver software and services purchased through our website.
  6. Send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you.
  7. Send you non-marketing commercial communications.
  8. Send you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you where you have specifically agreed to this by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications).
  9. Provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information).
  10. Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website.
  11. Keep our website secure and prevent fraud.
  12. Verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website.
  13. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
  14. All the financial information related to ad based revenue along with statistics of the viewer or audience data will be shared with the vendor only.

Disclosing personal information

  1. We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
  2. In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
  3. All your personal data however can also be disclosed to Government of Pakistan or PEMRA should court order to reveal such information is presented.

Safeguarding personal information

  1. We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
  2. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
  3. All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
  4. You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
  5. You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).

Right to amend the policy

  1. We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
  2. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
  3. We may notify you of changes to this policy by email.

Third party websites

  1. Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
  2. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

Usage of cookies

  1. Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to your website or other websites.
  2. Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  3. Since ads are cb.media’s primary source of monetizing content, the cookies will be served in accordance with the Google AdSense’s universal policies.

7. Accessing Personal Information

We will allow you, at any time, to access, edit, update and/ or delete the personal information that We hold about you, unless:

  • We are legally permitted or required to deny you access to, and/ or to retain, the information; or you make request(s) that are unreasonably repetitive, require CB to make a disproportionate technical effort (for example, to develop an entirely new system), risk the privacy of others, or would be highly impractical to comply with.
  • If you wish to access the personal information We hold about you, or to delete your CB account, you should contact us here.
  • We need to prevent information in our systems from being accidentally or maliciously destroyed. This means that, where you delete information from our services, residual copies of that information on our active servers, as well as any corresponding information on our back-up systems, may not be immediately deleted.

8. Privacy Concerns

  • If you have concerns about how We handle your personal information or require further information, please email CB using the contact form provided on the Site. If you make a formal written complaint in relation to our compliance with this Privacy Policy, We will contact you to follow up on that complaint. Other than material that you voluntarily choose to post on the Site (such as Sender postings, bids and comments on other users), the only information about you that We will post publicly is your CB public profile.
  • CB may, from time to time, modify this Privacy Policy (and update the web page on which it is displayed). CB will send notification of any such modification to your CB account and/or your registered email address. You should check that account regularly.