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Privacy Policy

North Media LLC, and its family of affiliate and subsidiary entities, including but not limited to HOT95, WILD 95, URBAN 95, PRAISE 95, and VYBE 95, (“North Media” or “we” or “us” or “our”) respects your privacy. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes the types of Personal Information we collect, regardless of the manner in which it is provided, including, but not limited to information provided by you through mail, email, telephone, mobile phone (including applications or text messages), and debit card, surveys, sweepstakes, contests, social media (including our branded pages on third-party social media platforms and on sites we control), on websites and other digital platforms, or however else you may interact with us (collectively, the “Service(s)” or “North Media Service(s)”). This Policy applies to all North Media Services that link to this this Privacy Policy, regardless of the platform or device used; it describes all Personal Information collected, used, transmitted, disclosed, stored, or maintained by us, including both electronic and paper records.


Please read this Policy carefully to fully understand how we collect, use, share, and protect your Personal Information. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Services.

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What do we collect?
This Privacy Policy explains:
  1. What information we or third parties may collect when you use the North Media Services;

  2. Our use of cookies and other technology on our web-based Services;

  3. How we may use and share information we collect about you; and

  4. The choices we offer, including how to access and update information.


For purposes of this Policy, “Personal Information” is any information that identifies, related to, or describes, directly or indirectly, an individual or household.


In the course of operating our Services and delivering our products and services, we collect and process categories of Personal Information described below.  We use this information for typical business and commercial purposes (including compliance with legal obligations and use for auditing, security, and anti-fraud purposes) and as described more specifically below:


Information You Give Us. When you interact with us in person (including at live events) or use the North Media Services, we may collect and store Personal Information you provide, including:


Personal Identifiers. We receive personal identifiers (such as your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, social media identifiers, profile details and similar identifiers) and use them to respond to and complete your requests, fulfill your orders for products and services (e.g., signing you up for email lists, enrolling in the The Corner Store card or purchasing tickets), and to communicate with you for informational purposes (including sending you order confirmations, notices, updates, invoices, and security alerts) and marketing purposes (including sending you news, promotions, special offers, information, information about a station text club you enrolled in or to offer you other products and services that may be of interest to you). We may communicate with you about sweepstakes or contests, or to process and deliver sweepstakes/contest entries, correspondence, and prizes. We may also create internal identification and reference codes to identify you in our electronic systems. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications or update your preferences.


  1. Communications and Submissions. We collect the information and content you submit through contact, enrollment, sign-up, survey, and purchase forms, through your posts and interactions on social media platforms, and through email and telephone communications and other submissions through our Services (including product and service reviews, social media interactions, enrollment in text clubs and responses to text club communications, contest and sweepstakes entry submissions, and service requests). We use this information to respond to and fulfill your requests, establish and manage our customer relations and customer service, and to provide and improve our websites, products, and services.

  2. Financial Information. If you purchase goods or services from us, we will receive financial information such as payment card information and possibly bank account information and ACH account information as well as other billing information as needed to process payments for products and services you purchase. This is separate from our privacy policy relating specifically to The Corner Store card in connection with the North Media VIP program.

  3. Commercial Information. We collect and generate commercial information and transaction information (such as records of products and services purchased on our websites, services you have enrolled in and purchases made using the The Corner Store card). We use this information to respond to and fulfill orders, improve our product and service offerings, communicate with you and with utility provides, tailor our marketing efforts, and for internal reporting purposes.

  4. Inferences From the Information Listed Above. We will use the information listed above to draw inferences about your preferences to help us provide you with personalized content and offers and help us develop and provide better products and services.

  5. Privacy Choices. We receive and retain any opt-outs or other choices related to how we collect, us, and disclose Personal Information.


The Corner Store Card Information. In addition to the uses above, if you apply for and receive a The Corner Store card, we collect, use, and disclose Personal Information about you as described in the North Media Card Privacy Policy located at: 


Information Third Parties Provide About You. We may, from time to time, supplement the information we collect about you online with outside records from third parties in order to enhance our ability to serve you, to tailor our content to you and to offer you opportunities to purchase products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. These third-party sources include:


  1. Social Networks and Publicly Available Data. If you logon to the North Media Services using a third-party social media account (e.g., Facebook or Google), or if you interact with us through a social media function such as a plug-in (e.g., a Facebook “like” button) then you may be permitting us to have ongoing access to some information from your social network profile (such as your name, email address, your friend list, photo, age, gender, location, birthday, social networking ID, current city, and the people/sites you follow.

  2. Information That Is Collected from Marketing Partners, Data Providers and Ad Networks. We may collect information about you from marketing partners data providers, and Ad Networks, including but not limited to, personal identifiers, commercial information, and generally available information that helps us offer you products and services we think may interest you.

  3. Information Collected from Affiliates. We may collect information about you from North Media affiliates’ websites, apps, and other places where we show you ads. We may collect information from these services such as personal identifiers, commercial information, and other generally available information. Generally, information shared with affiliates is anonymous and is not shared in a way that would enable one North Media Service to identify the users of another in a non-anonymized form.

  4. Information Other Users Provide About You. Other users may provide us your personal identifiers (such as your email address) or other information in order to invite you to use the North Media Services or share an article or other content from the North Media Services with you. In this case, we will only use the information for the purposes for which it was provided.

  5. Events. We may collect information about you from third parties that hold events on our behalf which you may attend or participate in. Such information may include personal identifiers and commercial information.

  6. Other Information We Collect. We also may collect other information about you, your device, or your use of the services in ways that we describe to you at the point of collection or otherwise with your consent. You may choose not to provide us with certain types of information, but doing so may affect your ability to use some of the North Media Services.


Information We Get from Your Use of The North Media Services. We collect information about the North Media Services that you use and how you use them, like when you watch a video, open one of our newsletters, interact with us and other users over North Media, use The Corner Store card to make purchases, or view and interact with our ads and content (collectively, “Usage Information”). We use this information to provide and improve our products and services, tailor your experience on and across our websites, apps, and other services, tailor our marketing efforts, and to create aggregate internal reports on website usage and activity, such as views of certain pages and content. Usage Information includes:


  1. Device Information. We collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information, including phone number).

  2. Browsing Information. This includes the URL that referred you to the North Media Services, the areas within the North Media Services that you visit, how long you spend on the North Media Services, and the time of day of your visit.

  3. IP Address. An IP address is a string of numbers associated with the device you use to access the Internet.

  4. Location Information. Many mobile devices permit applications to access real-time geolocation information. We may collect and use such information with your consent when you use our apps and websites. We use various technologies to determine location, including IP address, GPS, and other sensors that may, for example, provide us with information on nearby devices, Wi-Fi access points and cell towers and provide geo-location information.

  5. Inferences from the information listed above. We may use the information listed above to draw inferences about your preferences to help us provide you with personalized content and offers and help us develop and provide better products and services.


Automatic Collection of Information from Cookies and Other Technology. We and our partners use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit the North Media Services, which we use for the same purposes as Usage Information and to help us understand and improve the usage of our websites and emails. This automatic information collection may include using cookies or similar technologies to identify your browser or device:


  1. Cookies. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

  2. Mobile Identifiers. We may use software development kits (“SDKs”) or mobile advertising identifiers (i.e., IDFA on Apple mobile devices or Advertising ID on Android mobile devices), which function similarly to cookies on mobile devices. You may reset your IDFA or Advertising ID in the settings on your mobile device.

  3. Web Beacons. Small graphic images or other web programming code called web beacons (also known as “1×1 GIFs,” “one pixel GIFs,” or “clear GIFs”) may be included in our web pages and e-mail messages. Web beacons may be invisible to you, but any electronic image or other web programming code inserted into a web page or e-mail can act as a web beacon. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors to the North Media Services, to monitor how users navigate the North Media Services, to make cookies more effective, to count how many e-mails that were sent were actually opened or to count how many particular articles or links were actually viewed.


** Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, and how to disable existing cookies. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, or restrict the categories of cookies you wish to accept, you can consult the information at

Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit the North Media Services. Please note, however, that without cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the North Media Services and some parts of the North Media Services may not function properly.


Anonymous or Aggregated Information. We aggregate data we receive and may use and disclose it for any business purpose.

How We Disclose Personal Information

Sharing Within North Media and Across Our Family of Brands and Affiliates. We may share the Personal Information described above across the North Media family of brands and affiliated companies, including North Media, LLC, HOT95, WILD 95, URBAN 95, PRAISE 95, and VYBE 95 to help us better tailor our services, products and advertising to you. If you visit the North Media Services, you may receive advertising and other communications from one of our affiliated companies or any of their brands or platforms. Generally, information shared with affiliates is anonymous and is not shared in a way that enables one North Media Service to identify the users of another in a non-anonymized form.


Outside North Media:
  1. Service Providers. We share any of the personal data described above with service providers (including mailing and fulfillment vendors, payment processors, service-related technology providers, and sweepstakes/contest and survey administrators) that provide services to you and use, including to help us maintain our databases and websites, administer emails, display content, and analyze website usage activity. For example, we may provide your personal identifiers to print and communications vendors so they can send you communications on our behalf. We may also provide Personal Information, including personal identifiers, commercial information and Usage Information to our service providers for fraud detection.

  2. Other Third Parties. We may share your personal identifiers and commercial information with advertising partners that use various technologies to send (or serve) relevant ads to users on the North Media Services, or on platforms or websites operated by third parties.

  3. Social Networks. You may interact with certain features of the North Media Services that cause certain categories of Personal Information to be published to your social networks. To understand the precise categories of Personal Information shared in this manner, please review the privacy policies of the relevant social networks and/or log out of the applicable service before you use our online services.

  4. Co-branding Partners. Certain areas of the North Media Services may be provided to you in association with third parties (“Co-Branded Areas”) and may require you to disclose Personal Information in order to register for and access products and/or services. Co-Branded Areas will identify the applicable third-party associates. If you elect to register for products and/or services at Co-Branded Areas, you may be providing any Personal Information provided in a Co-Branded Area (such as personal identifiers or commercial information) to both North Media and the third party.

  5. Sweepstakes, Contests, and Promotions. North Media Services may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (a “Promotion”) that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to the terms, conditions or official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion’s official rules, such as on a winners list.

  6. Business Transfers. In the event of a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of company assets (whether by private sale, through operation of law, as part of a divestiture plan, or otherwise), your Personal Information, and any other information that we have collected about the users of the North Media Services, may be disclosed to the persons and/or entities assuming control of the relevant business unit or as otherwise necessary to complete the transaction as permitted by law or contract.

  7. Legal and Similar Disclosures. We may disclose Personal Information about you with law enforcement, the courts, our advisors, attorneys, and others who participate in the legal process, if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to enforce or apply our contracts, conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect us, the users of the websites, or others.


Otherwise with Your Consent or At Your Direction. In addition to the sharing described in this Privacy Policy, we may share information about you with third parties whenever you consent to or direct such sharing.

Your Rights and Opt-Out Choices

We offer you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information.  

  1. Email, Text Messages, and Other Promotional Communications. When you receive newsletters, text club messages, or promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further these communications from us and you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each communication you receive or by contacting us directly at Regardless of your indicated email preferences, we may send you administrative emails regarding the North Media Services, including, for example, notices of updates to our Terms or this Privacy Policy.

  2. Opt-out of Targeted Advertising. If you prefer to not receive targeted advertising, you can opt-out of some network advertising programs that use your information. Below are steps you can take to opt-out of certain targeted advertising:

    • Visit the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Opt-Out Page ( The DAA Opt-Out Page provides a tool that identifies its member companies that have Cookies on your browser and provides links to those companies.

    • If you are using one of our mobile applications, you can download App Choices (, which will allow you to opt-out of in-app tracking. You can also adjust the privacy settings on your mobile device by visiting the settings tab. If you wish to opt-out of cross-device tracking, you will need to opt-out of in app tracking on all of your devices.

    • Update the privacy settings in the Help section of your browser, or in the Settings tab on your mobile device.

    • You may also click on the Ad Choices icon in the advertisement.

    • You may opt out of additional third-party advertising networks by going to the Network Advertising Initiative’s Website ( and following the directions provided.

    • Additionally, many network advertising programs allow you to view and manage the interest categories they have compiled from your online browsing activities. These interest categories help determine the types of targeted advertisements you may receive.


Please note that even if you choose to remove your information or “opt-out,” you may continue to see advertisements while you are browsing online; however, those advertisements will no longer be tailored to your interests. Additionally, information regarding your usage of the online services may still be collected for research, analytics or internal operations purposes. We are not responsible for the effectiveness of any such opt-out options.


California Privacy Rights

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, California residents have the right to request:


  1. to know additional information about whether and how we have collected, used, disclosed, and sold Personal Information about them

  2. to know specific pieces of Personal Information we have about them

  3. that we opt them out of the “sale” of their Personal Information (“Right to Opt Out”), which can be done at 


California residents also have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment if they exercise the rights list above.


Requests for Deletion and to Know About Information Collected


If you make a request for deletion of Personal Information or a request to know about Personal Information we have collected, we may require that you provide information and follow procedures so that we can verify the request and your jurisdiction before responding to it. The verification steps we take may differ depending on the request you make. We will match the information that you provide in your request to information we already have on file to verify your identity. If we are able to verify your request, we will process it. If we cannot verify your request, we may ask you for additional information to help us verify your request.


California residents will be required to submit their first and last name and email address and may also be asked to provide their telephone number or address so that we can verify the request. Please provide as much of the requested information as possible to help us verify the request. We will only use the information received in a request for the purposes of responding to the request.


California law permits California residents to use an authorized agent to make privacy rights requests. We require the authorized agent to provide proof of the California resident’s written permission (for example, a power of attorney) that shows the authorized agent has the authority to submit a request for the California resident. An authorized agent must follow the process described below to make a request. We will additionally require the authorized agent to verify his/her own identity.


Exercising the Right to Deletion and to Know About Information Collected


California residents may exercise their right to deletion and to know about information collected by:

  1. Emailing us at

  2. Calling us at 1-833-723-46954


Exercising the Right to Opt Out


California residents may exercise their right to opt out by:

  1. Calling us at 1-833-723-46954

  2. Emailing us at


You may submit a request to opt out through an authorized agent. If you do so, we will follow the same verification procedures as described above for requests for deletion and requests to know about information collected.


Exercising Your Rights Across Multiple North Media Services.

We avoid sharing identifiable information across our family of North Media brands and affiliates. If you make a CCPA rights request on one site, we may be unable to apply that request to all the North Media branded sites you use. If you use multiple North Media Services and wish to make an access request, deletion request, or opt-out request related to more than one of them, the best way to do that is to submit a separate request on each North Media Service using the rights request web form linked below.


Other California Requirements


California minors under 18 years old may request the removal of any information that they post to the North Media Services by contacting us at Upon such request, North Media will anonymize, or remove from public view, any content posted by a minor to one of its websites, unless required by law to retain such content or information.


North Media does not currently take actions to respond to “Do Not Track” signals because a uniform technological standard has not yet been developed. We continue to review new technologies and may adopt a standard once one is created.


Under California’s “Shine the Light” law, California residents who provide certain personal information (as defined by California Civil Code §1798.83) in obtaining products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us once a calendar year information about the customer information we shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of customer information shared, the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared customer information for the immediately prior calendar year, and descriptions of the likely types of marketing the third parties would send.


To obtain this information from us, please contact us using with “Request for California Privacy Information” on the subject line and in the body of your message. If you are a California resident, we will provide the requested information to you at your email address in response.


Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the “Shine the Light” requirements, and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response.


Nevada Privacy Rights

We do not sell consumers’ covered information for monetary consideration (as defined in Chapter 603A of the Nevada Revised Statutes). However, if you are a Nevada resident, you have the right to submit a request directing us not to sell your Personal Information. To submit such a request, please contact us using


Consent to Processing and Transfer of Information

North Media is a United States company and the North Media Services are provided from the United States. If you are a user who resides outside the United States, please be aware that information we collect will be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the North Media Services, or providing us with any information, you consent to the collection, processing, maintenance and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other applicable countries in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as, or equivalent to, those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen.

How We Protect Your Information

We maintain procedural, technical, and physical safeguards to help protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of the Personal Information you provide via the North Media Services. Unfortunately, no transmission of data is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. Therefore, any transmission of Personal Information to us is made at your own risk. If you believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us using the contact details in Section 11 below


Third Party Links

The North Media Services contains links to third party websites/services for your convenience and/or information (for example, sites linking via banner ads). If you access other sites using the links provided, you may leave the North Media Services. When you access these other sites, please understand that the operators of these websites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policies and terms of use, which may differ from ours. We do not endorse or control the policies or practices of third-party websites that we do not control or operate.


You should always carefully read the privacy policy of any site you access in order to understand their specific privacy and information usage practices.

Rights of Minors

Except where otherwise indicated, we do not knowingly collect or store any Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child under the age of 13 has provided us with information without his or her consent, he or she should contact us at As required by law, we will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may revise this Policy to reflect changes in the law or technology, or changes in our practices regarding information collection and use. If we make material revisions to the way we collect or use your Personal Information so that we are using it for purposes or sharing data with third parties that you have not consented to, we will provide you with notice of those changes and may do so by announcing the change through the North Media Services. You agree that we may notify you about material changes in the way we treat Personal Information by placing a notice on the North Media Services. You should check our online services frequently for updates.


Any changes to this Policy will become effective as of the Effective Date on the top of this page. By continuing to use the North Media Services after the most current Effective Date, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy, as it may be amended from time to time, in whole or in part, please do not continue to use the North Media Services.

Additional Terms

This Policy may be supplemented by additional terms, privacy statements, or notices that explain how we collect, use and share information in specific circumstances (“Additional Terms”). For example, Additional Terms explain how North Media and its service providers collect and use information related to the The Corner Store Card, including information you share with us as a participant in our cardholder loyalty program. Other Additional Terms may contain details about how we collect Personal Information in specific contexts, like our collection of when you sign up for specific contests and sweepstakes.


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