The Post Millennial(PM) uses your IP address to show you local news, weather and sports content. We also collect aggregate data that’s used to evaluate the performance of our digital platforms and to optimize your online experience.
1.Welcome to The Post Millennial(PM)
In accordance with our self-imposed mandate as a non-partisan and free news platform, the (PM) allows you to access a variety of public-interest content, for your information and entertainment. It also makes available a digital public space for sharing ideas, comments and creations, and for participating in the community through interactive activities.
We must honor the agreements we have with our partners, and collaborators. To that end, no publication, reproduction or communication of such content to the public is authorized except in the specific cases set out in the federal Copyright Act, upon granting of a licence by (PM), or upon granting of clear permission for a particular subject or activity.
When you interact with TIR and our community, you are responsible for the content you contribute by any means, whether through comments, in discussion forums or in programming-related activities, such as contests, interactive activities and also including using third-party social media. You must follow the Submission Guidelines and you must hold all of the required rights and authorizations to the content of your submissions, and you grant to (PM) licence to reproduce and broadcast it.
Specific terms apply to sites allowing discussion, including the requirement to register beforehand. The information gathered ensures transparency in public debate and accountability of participants. Information may also be used for statistical and informational analyses and public opinion trend monitoring, among other things.
2. TIR Content
May I use (PM) content?
No, unless otherwise authorized. (PM) does not allow the reproduction or public communication of content that it produces or commissions, so as to protect the credibility and integrity of content that it broadcasts and to ensure fulfillment of the agreements with its authors, artists and others partners. Your access to digital services does not give you any rights to that content.
Yes.These terms also apply to the use of news feeds. Any use other than for private purposes must be subject to an agreement with (PM) specifying the conditions for use with due regard for the integrity of the content. You agree not to frame the news feed or its content, nor to use similar means to generate unauthorized benefits.
May I repost content from (PM) digital services?
Yes, but only by hyperlinks or by special permission.You may place links to TIR digital pages on your own web pages or sites or on social media. You may not repost content from TIR services in any other way without first obtaining a licence. (PM) may, at its sole discretion, intervene to remove content communicated to the public without authorization on third-party sites and take legal action to enforce its rights.
What rights do I have to software and applications made available for my use by (PM) digital services?
Only for navigating. Some web activities require the use of software or applications—e.g., digital markers including cookies—specifically developed for such purpose. When such software and applications are made available to you, you have the right to download and use them for the sole purpose as intended by (PM), but you have no other rights to reproduce, modify or adapt them for any purposes whatsoever.
Who should I address if I feel that content on infringes my rights (copyright, image)?
Use our contact form. You must notify us as soon as possible. Notification must contain enough detail to enable us to easily locate the content in question as well as the information needed to contact you. You must, in fact, hold the rights to the material being infringed. On receiving such notification the content will be removed.
Are official marks, trademarks, logos and identifications of media and programs protected?
Yes, all of them are legally protected and you need prior written permission to use them.
3.My submissions to (PM)
What must I do to be allowed to participate in the (PM) communities?
Register and assume responsibility for what you submit. To participate in discussions on (PM) digital communities and some other programming-related activities, you may need to register. Registration insures accountability from community participants, allows (PM) to communicate with you when required.
The information and the content of your submissions may from time to time be hosted on third-party servers under contract agreements with TIR that guarantee the respect of (PM) internal policies, in Canada or elsewhere, in which case foreign legislation may apply.
What conditions apply if I wish to take part in activities related to general programming, contests or interactive content on TIR services?
You are responsible for ensuring the legality of what you post. You alone are responsible for what you share with the public on TIR and the legality of your submissions, including privacy rights, image rights, reputation, copyright and other rights of third parties. You must obtain all required authorization from any third party when needed. By participating, you declare that you have retained all required rights for your submissions.
You must also obtain all required parental authorizations if you are minor in your province or territory of residence or if your submissions involve minors.
Will (PM) review my communications before making them accessible to the public?
TIR may modify or edit your submission for a better understanding or for technical reasons, but not for content or meaning.
What rights does (PM) have in my posts on (PM)?
Reproduction and distribution. When you post content (texts, images, sounds, etc.) to TIR, you grant to TIR a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive (unless otherwise indicated in specific terms), worldwide licence to publish, reproduce and distribute by any means of communication controlled or authorized by (PM), including social media.
You keep the copyright in your submission. Any exceptions to this general rule will be specified on a case-by-case basis.
You waive all moral rights in your submissions and allow (PM) to modify it to facilitate understanding and to identify you as the author. TIR is under no obligation to publish your submissions or to keep them accessible; such decisions are at its sole discretion.
If your submission includes your or someone else’s image or voice, you grant TIR irrevocable permission to broadcast it by any means of communication controlled or authorized by (PM). You give (PM) permission to publish your full name and city in any form or platform in connection with your submission. Similarly, you give (PM) permission to contact you for follow-up in connection with anything you submit to (PM).
Can content that I post to (PM) be removed?
In specific circumstances. (PM) does not remove submissions once they have been posted, except for legal reasons, in particular circumstances or if the content is no longer a priority or relevant and in any case, at its sole discretion. This is out of respect for the historical integrity of (PM) communications and to facilitate understanding of prior or subsequent submissions.
TIR reserves the right to remove a submission, for example to protect the rights of third parties involved. Content posted on (PM) will be kept as long as required by law or by (PM).
Content received but not posted on TIR may be erased.
4.Conducting business on (PM)
May I use (PM) for business or commercial purposes?
Only if specifically authorized by (PM). You may not use any (PM) for business or commercial purposes without prior written permission. You may, however, provide a link to a (PM); this will ensure full, unmodified communication of content and respect the rights of any third parties involved.
Who owns the content of the business partners on (PM)?
The business partners. (PM) may make Web pages available to its business partners. In such case, the partner is solely responsible for the content of those Web pages. Making such pages available shall in no case be construed as endorsement by (PM) of the partner’s goods or services. The same is true of advertising posted on (PM). Content supplied by business partners belongs to them.
May I use content on (PM) digital services for institutional, educational or non-profit purposes?
Yes, with a proper licence by (PM) or as permitted by law. You may not use content on TIR for institutional, educational or non-profit purposes without a prior written licence. A licence will set out authorized uses, term and territory among other relevant conditions. To know more about our educational content, please visit curio.ca
Are there conditions applying to online shopping on (PM) digital services?
You may neither use TIR other than for private purposes, unless otherwise authorized under specific agreements with (PM), nor may you use TIR for any illegal purpose.
Yes. The rights in those tools belong to (PM) or to third parties. No other use except navigating (PM) is authorized without the prior consent of the rights holder.
What is TIR liability with respect to (PM)?
No warranty with regard to content or operation. (PM)mandate is to inform, enlighten and entertain. Content provided on (PM)is not intended to replace professional advice when required, in any field whatsoever.
TIR offers no warranty with regard to the content or operation of TIR and assumes no responsibility for any interruption, whether intentional or not, in putting its programming, various services and submissions from the public online. TIR neither assumes responsibility for nor offers any warranty concerning the security of any communications or unauthorized interception by third parties and wireless (wifi) services in its buildings, for any damage whatsoever, regardless of its nature or value.
What is my liability with respect to the use of (PM)?
Are the rights in software, applications and other tools to facilitate communications protected?
Does (PM)protect the personal information collected when I use (PM)?
Yes. (PM)applies strict measures to protect the personal information that it collects. All personal information collected is governed by the federal Privacy Act and by (PM)Personal Information policy and Privacy Protection. This protection may, however, be revoked should the legality of your communications be in question.
Does (PM)use tools such as web analytics software, data management platforms, customer relationship management, or advertising targeting technology?
Yes. Most of this data is aggregated and used for statistical analysis purposes. (PM)collects information using digital markers and analyzes data to evaluate the performance of its digital platforms and to optimize the online experience. This data is used for research, planning and reporting purposes. It is also used to provide an enhanced experience – Allowing TIR to make better recommendations, serve more relevant ads, helping (PM)make more content that is relevant for you.
It may also be used by software to personalize digital experiences for you, such as improved search, newsletters, and recommendations.
(PM) may work with third-party providers for web analytics, in which circumstances it requires that IP address be depersonalized. (PM) may work with third-party providers for Single Sign On which will require IP addresses, email, and device fingerprinting information to be shared across multiple third parties. In such case, (PM) requires, through appropriate contract clauses, that any data so collected not be used for any other purpose without the Corporation’s prior written consent and that the third party provide a level of protection equivalent to the one used by TIR to protect its own information as per its Personal Information and Privacy Protection policy.
What security protocols are used when I use social media?
Those of (PM) and the social media platforms, as the case may be. TIR use of social media constitutes an extension of its digital presence. Social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) are public and not hosted on TIR servers. Users who interact with (PM) through social media platforms must refer to the conditions of service and privacy policies of these third-party service providers.
Personal information that you provide to (PM) a through social media accounts is collected in order to capture conversations between you and CBC/Radio-Canada. It may be used for inquiry response, statistical measurement and reporting purposes.
Does (PM) use information for personalization?
Yes. Some systems do require you to be in a signed-in, authenticated state with the (PM). This authenticated data is used to personalize your experience. Some systems store anonymous information about what you are looking at on our sites so we can more accurately target content and advertising for you.
Does (PM) use my location data?
Yes.In several ways. In order to send you relevant alerts, by signing up, you agree that we use the GPS location reported by your device. We will also determine which local region is closest to you (based on your IP addresses’ geographic location or mobile device’s location), to serve weather, news, and sports that is likely most relevant. We will also use this data to further personalize and localize content. Additionally, multiple technologies use aspects of network connection to estimate where you are, which is used for ad targeting, reporting and statistical purposes.