This is Bigmidia’s Privacy Policy. Here we will deal with aspects of your privacy while browsing our channels. Any question we are available! 🙂

Who we are?

Bigmidia is an Information Technology and Software Development company that has been developing customized and exclusive solutions for its clients since 2009. Our greatest expertise and performance is in the area of ​​sports, where we started developing the Web Sports system, which optimized the processes of management of athletes in water sports. Today, with 11 years in the market, we are increasingly present in the enhancement and innovation of the management processes inherent to sport. Providing services with excellence, we are increasingly expanding our base of direct and indirect customers, with a high degree of satisfaction.

By visiting the websites, blogs, social networks, platforms and other portals, viewing our content, participating or attending any of our events or programs and / or using any of our services, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies described in this Privacy policy. The address of our blog is: For all purposes of this privacy policy, when dealing with Bigmidia, the Panamerican Canoeing Confederation (COPAC) and the Panamerican Canoeing Institute (IPCa) are also included.

Privacy Policy: What personal data do we collect and why?

This Privacy Policy is part of Bigmidia’s Terms of Service and covers the handling of user information, including Personally Identifiable Information obtained by Bigmidia, including information obtained when you access or log in to Bigmidia and / or register for content, webinars or use of the forum provided by Bigmidia.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Bigmidia does not own or control or to individuals who are not employed or managed by Bigmidia, including any of the third parties to which Bigmidia may disclose user data, as established in this Policy. Bigmidia may obtain the following types of information about you or your computer or device that can be used to identify you, as specified below.

  • Name;
  • Email address;
  • Mailing address;
  • Phone numbers;
  • Blog or website URL;
  • Identification or username on social networks;
  • Photography;
  • Demographic data (eg age, gender, interests and preferences);
  • Professional Title;
  • Company;
  • Performance Industry;
  • Activities or Content Viewed on Bigmidia;
  • Information Collected Automatically (detailed below);
  • Information Received from Third Parties (detailed below);

In certain cases, we may ask you to provide some of the Information identified above in order to obtain specific products or services (such as registering for a Webinar or logging in to download e-books). If you choose not to provide the Information we request, you will still be able to consume the contents of Bigmidia, but will not be able to access certain features or services.

By registering to receive any products or services from Bigmidia or providing information to Bigmidia in any other way, you agree to provide only true, correct, updated and complete information.

Information Collected Automatically

Bigmidia may automatically receive and record certain types of information when you visit or interact with our websites, mobile applications or other products, including:

  • Browser information;
  • Operating system references;
  • Data on mobile devices (eg device identifier, operating system, etc.);
  • IP address;
  • Internet service provider;
  • Viewed content;
  • Geographic location;
  • Connection speed;
  • Visit time;
  • Reference website, application or service;
  • Registration time.

Privacy Policy: Information Received from Third Parties

Events and Webinars

If you register for events or webinars provided by Bigmidia, we may receive Information about you from service providers that host or process registrations for those programs, or that offer other support services for those programs (technical support, for example). This may include some of the Personally Identifiable Information identified above.

Third Party Sites / Social Networks

If you choose to use any third party website or service integrated with Bigmidia, including social networks or third party blog sites, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or WordPress (“Third Party Sites”) – or if you use any Bigmidia application provided through any Third Party Site – we may receive Information, including Personally Identifiable Information, from those Third Party Sites, including, but not limited to:

  • Name;
  • Nickname or username;
  • Photograph or avatar;
  • Unique identifier of third party website (ex: Facebook user ID);
  • Biographical or demographic information (eg professional title, gender, place of study, etc.);
  • “Likes” pages and posts and interests;
  • Contacts / Friends / Associations;
  • Any information that is publicly available on Third Party Sites;

For example: Bigmidia may offer the ability to use certain Third Party Sites to facilitate your registration with Bigmidia’s solutions. We may also use information about your profile and connections on Third Party Sites to allow you to share or connect with your friends and contacts on Bigmidia or personalize your experience. In addition, Bigmidia may offer plug-ins and widgets from various Third Party Sites that allow you to share Bigmidia content from our service, as discussed in “Disclosure of Information to Third Parties”.

Your decision to use or share with a Third Party Site while accessing or using Bigmidia’s products and services is completely voluntary. Bigmidia is not responsible for complying with the policies or practices of any Third Party Site. You must confirm that you are comfortable with the information that these Third Party Sites may make available to Bigmidia, by checking the privacy policies and terms of service of those sites and modifying your privacy settings and preferences on those Services.

Any information received by us from Third Party Sites will be governed by this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy: How do we use this information?

We use the Information provided by you or about you or your computer or device to provide products and services, meet your requests, improve our products and services, personalize and adapt your experience with Bigmidia’s solutions, operate your business and understand how users interact with Bigmidia.

In addition, we may use Information provided by you or about you or your computer or device to facilitate the delivery of content or advertisements that may be of interest to you or to communicate with you about new or existing products and services and special promotions. For example, we may periodically send promotional materials or notifications related to our products and services to the email address associated with your account.


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown on the comment form, in addition to the visitor’s IP address and browser data, to assist in the detection of spam.

An anonymised string of characters created from your email (also called a hash) can be sent to Gravatar to verify that you use the service. Gravatar’s privacy policy is available here: After your comment is approved, your profile photo will be publicly visible next to your comment.


If you upload images to the site, avoid uploading images that contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download these images from the website and extract their location data from them.

Cookies Privacy Policy

By leaving a comment on the website, you can choose to save your name, email and website in cookies. This is for your comfort, so you won’t have to fill in your details again when you make another comment. If you have an account and access this website, a temporary cookie will be created to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be discarded when you close your browser. When you access your account on the website, we also create several cookies to save your account data and your screen display choices.

Login cookies are kept for two months and screen option cookies for two years. If you select “Remember me”, your access will be maintained for two years. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data and simply indicates the post ID for the article you just edited.

Our cookies may store Information about your use of Bigmidia, so that it is possible to offer a continuous and more personalized experience for you, including for one or some of the following purposes: to help identify visitors; assess usage patterns; identify preferences; control the display of ads; diagnose problems with our servers; collect demographic data; analyze trends and usage patterns; conduct research; deliver editorial material; register registration and personalized information; and manage Bigmidia’s products and services in other ways.

If you do not want Bigmidia to store and use cookies on your computer, you must change your browser preferences to correctly implement or communicate your preferences or browsing settings. If you choose not to accept cookies, you will not be able to log in or use other interactive features of Bigmidia that depend on cookies. Bigmidia does not control and is not responsible for the use of cookies by partners or advertisers. The use of cookies by some of these third parties is discussed below.

Embedded media from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content, such as videos, images, articles, etc. Embedded content from other sites behave in exactly the same way as if the visitor were visiting the other site.

These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, incorporate additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with this embedded content, including your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are connected to the site.

Privacy Policy: Who do we share your data with?

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

Bigmidia may disclose Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) provided by you or about you, your computer or device to third parties in the circumstances described below. By visiting, accessing, participating in or using Bigmidia’s products, services or events, you consent to the disclosure of this Information to certain categories of third parties, as described below. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the policies and practices of any such third party.

Corporate Subscriptions

If your employer or other party provides you with a Bigmidia subscription, we may notify the server when you access or use your subscription. When providing these notices, we may disclose Personally Identifiable Information, such as your name or email address.

Privacy Policy and Service Providers

Bigmidia uses suppliers and service providers to provide support and assistance for its products, services and events, and may disclose your Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) to those Service Providers, as necessary to support our products, services or events.

Payment Processors

Bigmidia uses external payment processors, including Wirecard, HinovaPay, PicPay, PayPal, CyberSource, Litle, Stripe, and, to process financial payments for certain Bigmidia services. When you make payments to Bigmidia and / or purchase certain products or services from Bigmidia, we may transfer certain Information (including Personally Identifiable Information), such as Name, Address and Credit Card Data, to those payment processors, with the sole purpose of facilitating the payment transaction.

Registration for Events

Bigmidia uses external services, such as Sympla, EventBrite, among others, to process the registration for Bigmidia events and programs. Bigmidia may provide your Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) to such registration services when you register for a Bigmidia event or program. In addition, Bigmidia (or its external registration service) may provide your information (including Personally Identifiable Information) to companies that sponsor or are responsible for portions of an event for which you register, in which you participate or attend.

Web Hosts

Bigmidia’s website services are hosted by WP Engine, Cloudflare, HostOne, Amazon Web Service, Digital Ocean and other corporate web publishing servers. All information obtained and stored by Bigmidia’s websites are processed and stored on servers owned and operated by the companies mentioned above.

Privacy Policy in Webinars

Bigmidia uses third-party services, such as GoToWebinar, Wufoo, WebinarJam, Wistia, among others, to process the registration and / or host and offer technical support for Bigmidia webinars. If you register and / or download or watch a Bigmidia webinar, we may provide your Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) to these third parties in order to facilitate registration and access to the webinar. In addition, Bigmidia (or the external registration service used by it) may provide your Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) to companies that sponsor or are responsible for parts of a webinar that you register with or that you download or watch.

Sponsors and Partner Companies

If you have chosen to register for one of our sponsored webinars or events or access Bigmidia surveys or content, we may share your Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) with business partners and / or sponsors of the webinar, event, survey or content . You agree that these sponsors and / or business partners may use your Personally Identifiable Information to contact you and provide more information about their products and services.

Third Party Sites

Bigmidia offers the ability to share content from itself on Third Party Sites, including social networks and blog services such as LinkedIn or Facebook, through “plugins” or “widgets” (such as the LinkedIn “in” button or the “like” button ” from Facebook). When you choose to share content and information with others on Third Party Sites, Bigmidia may transmit your Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) to such Third Party Sites. Such Information may be visible on the Third Party Site to anyone who has access to that content or Information. Your decision to share information in this way is entirely voluntary.

URL / Header Referer information

When you visit Bigmidia sites, certain information about the content or activities you performed on those sites may be reflected in the Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) of the page you are viewing on Bigmidia (that is, the internet “address”, which normally appears in the browser window). For example, the date or title of an article you are viewing may appear in the URL for that page. Additionally, if you are logged in to your Bigmidia account, certain account information may be visible in the URL whenever you visit Bigmidia. If you leave Bigmidia to visit another website, including when you click on an ad or link or share information through a social plug-in (such as the LinkedIn “in” button), the information contained in the URL may be transmitted to the other site through your browser.

Analytics Data Advertisers and Services

As discussed earlier, Bigmidia uses external advertisers, including ad networks, to provide advertising on its websites. In addition, Bigmidia uses external analytical data products to obtain information about how users use and interact with us. These third parties may receive Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) from Bigmidia.

In addition, Bigmidia uses external analytical data providers and products to obtain, compile and analyze Information (which may include Personally Identifiable Information) about how users use and interact with Bigmidia. Bigmidia may provide Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) to these analytical data providers for the purpose of obtaining statistics and other information about how users are using and interacting with Bigmidia.

These analytical data providers may use techniques other than HTTP cookies to recognize your computer or device and / or collect or compile this information. These techniques can be used directly at Bigmidia. Bigmidia has no responsibility for the technologies, tools or practices of third parties that provide analytical data products and services to Bigmidia. Please be aware that your browser may not allow you to block the use of these techniques, and that browser settings that block conventional cookies may have no effect on these techniques.

Privacy Policy: Law Enforcement / Legal Process

We may disclose your Information (including Personally Identifiable Information) when we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to comply with any law, regulation or legal request, including the General Data Protection Act (LGPD), to comply with, apply or investigate violations of our terms of use and other agreements; in response to public requests; or to protect the rights, property, user experience or security of Bigmidia, our employees, our users or others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purpose of protecting against fraud and reducing credit risk.

Public Comments and Posts; Sharing on Third Party Sites

Bigmidia encourages the active participation of users, including through comments posted on Bigmidia’s blog, events and other channels. However, please be aware that when you voluntarily disclose Personal or other information on Bigmidia, that Information may be viewed, collected and used by others, including other users, search engines, advertisers, developers of other applications and any other person who has access to Bigmidia. Bigmidia has no control over the use, collection or disclosure of any Information you post publicly on our channels.

Change of Control

If Bigmidia or all of its assets are acquired by another company or party, the User Information will be one of the assets transferred or acquired by the buyer. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any buyer of Bigmidia or its assets may continue to collect, use and disclose your Information as set out in this Policy.

Bigmidia Third Party Advertising

Bigmidia may allow companies that serve ads, including ad networks, to display ads or provide other advertising services on our channels. These external Advertisers may use techniques other than HTTP cookies to recognize your computer or device and / or collect and store demographic or other information about you, including your activities inside and outside Bigmidia. These techniques can be used directly at Bigmidia. Please be aware that your browser may not allow you to block the use of these techniques, and that browser settings that block conventional cookies may have no effect on these techniques.

Advertisers may use the information collected to display advertisements personalized to their interests or origin and / or associate that information with their subsequent visits, purchases or other activities on other sites. Advertisers may also share this data with their customers or third parties.

Bigmidia has no responsibility for the technologies, tools or practices used by Advertisers that provide advertising and related services on Bigmidia. This Privacy Policy does not charge for any collection, use or disclosure of Information by Advertisers who provide advertising and other related services on Bigmidia. The information collection practices of these Advertisers, including policies for the use of cookies and other tracking technologies, are governed entirely by the Advertisers’ privacy policies, not by this one. Bigmidia may currently be using one or more of the following Advertisers to provide advertising and related services on Bigmidia. Bigmidia uses the Standard Terms and Conditions established by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB).

Security and Protection of Personally Identifiable Information

We have implemented reasonable security measures and practices in an effort to protect the confidentiality of your Personally Identifiable Information (except Personally Identifiable Information that you have chosen to share with others). However, no security system is impenetrable. It may be possible for third parties to intercept or access information that you have provided to Bigmidia. Bigmidia cannot guarantee the security of your Personally Identifiable Information, or guarantee that the information you provide will not be intercepted while being transmitted to Bigmidia. It is important that you protect yourself from unauthorized access to your passwords and your computer or device, and that you leave the site whenever you are using a shared computer.

Communications by Email or Text Messaging

If you access Bigmidia’s products or services or register for events, webinars or other content or services provided by Bigmidia, we may contact you via email, SMS text message or other equivalent electronic media. When you visit or use Bigmidia’s content, products or services or register or attend Bigmidia events or webinars, you specifically consent to receiving such communications by email or SMS text messages. If you no longer wish to receive emails, SMS text messages or other communications from us, please notify us at [email protected] and include enough information to identify your account, including name, email address (or cell phone number) and your order specific details. If you ask to stop receiving these emails, Bigmidia will still be able to contact you via email or SMS text message for administrative purposes or in relation to other products, services or events you have registered with or are using.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Bigmidia reserves the discretion to change or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use and disclosure of Information obtained by us is subject to the most recent policy between: (1) the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such Information is collected, or (2) any subsequent Privacy Policy of which you are notified. . If we make material changes to the way we collect, use or disclose Personally Identifiable Information, we will notify you through a clear and prominent announcement on Bigmidia or through direct communication. Your continued access to or use of Bigmidia following notification of material changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute consent to any changes and / or modifications. Your access to Bigmidia channels is entirely voluntary and may be terminated by you at any time.

How to contact Bigmidia?

Bigmidia is headquartered in Belo Horizonte, at Rua Eurico Lima Gil, nº 252, in the Santa Amélia neighborhood. You can call us on +55 31 3789-2322 or send an email to [email protected] You can also get in touch through Blog chats and attendance through the SGE Platform. It will be a pleasure to receive feedback! 🙂

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