Our Privacy Policy

CRL Network Media Inc., and CNM International Inc. ("CRL Network Media"), d/b/a Monster Commercial (Site) are dedicated to helping market commercial real estate (CRE) services, solutions and professionals to visitors in the CRE community, including tenants and other businesses locally and globally, allowing visitors to search for free. All Site content, including articles and partner content are provided free to visitors.

Your Privacy

CRL Network Media and Monster Commercial and the Everything CRE services are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our customers and visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that we are not in the business of selling or renting individuals’ personal data to other companies for marketing purposes. In this Privacy Policy we provide detailed information on when and why we collect personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure.

Your use of the Monster Commercial services constitutes your agreement with this policy and the Monster Commercial Terms of Service Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms outlined in these policies, do not use the Monster Commercial platform.

Briefly stated, our policies reflect our belief that your information is the key component to our success:

  • We do not sell, rent, loan, or otherwise distribute your personal information to commercial third parties.
  • We do not divulge your personal information to our advertisers, sponsors, or business partners except as stated in this policy.
  • We protect highly sensitive information with SSL or a Secure Sockets Layer encryption technology to prevent its unauthorized dissemination. Pages on which you are asked to provide personal information are completely secured by using SSL. SSL encrypts any data you provide, and it is thus made inaccessible to anyone who is unauthorized to view the information. A digital certificate has been issued to CRLNetwork.com and to Monster Commercial.com, and it is posted on our secure pages.
  • Use of the Monster Commercial system to send Spam is strictly forbidden and will result in the termination of access to the Monster Commercial system.

1. Information We Collect

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Personal information means any information that may be used to identify you, such as your name, title, phone number, email address, or mailing address. Monster Commercial gathers information both directly and indirectly from you and your activities on the Monster Commercial.com website. In addition to the incidental information which is gathered by your visit at the Monster Commercial.com website (such as your IP address, browser type and version, the URL from which you arrived at Monster Commercial, and the URL to which you will next visit) we specifically request certain information from you such as (but not limited to):

1.1 Registration. When you register at Monster Commercial, we require that you provide us with certain information in exchange for the services that we provide to you. The information request is necessary in order to protect the integrity of the Monster Commercial system, to identify who uses our system, to provide you with a customized experience, and to reduce any instances of fraudulent activity.

1.2 Ad Submission. When you submit a property advertisement listing to the Monster Commercial service, we identify the ad as yours and record the information and images you submit with the advertisement. We record any dates and times of all changes you make to the ad and keep all final changes on file. We also record the statistics associated with the advertisement such as (but not limited to) hits, views and contact inquiries.

1.3 CRL Network Send Message service. If you initiate an email to a Monster Commercial Professional Services Partner contact or via our Send Message service to inquire, provide service, obtain service, or to purchase services or product, your message submitted via the CRL Network Media Send Message system will be recorded.

1.4 Monster Commercial User-To-Advertiser Inquiry. If you submit an inquiry via the Service Provider "Send Message" link, your inquiry will be recorded with the Profile's information. Both you and the advertiser will receive a copy of the inquiry. In addition, your inquiry may be gathered with the Profile for access by the Profile account holder from the service within the Monster Commercial Everything CRE platform.

1.5 Monster Commercial User-To-User Note. If you submit a message via the “Send To a Friend” feature, your submission will be recorded.

1.6 Recommend Monster Commercial -To-a-Friend. From time to time, we may invite our customers and web site visitors to tell a friend about CRL Network products, services or events. If a customer or visitor chooses to recommend a friend to us, we will use that friend’s information only for the purposes of sending CRL Network Media -related information to that friend. We will use the information only once and it will not be stored in our systems.

1.7 Payment to CRL Network Media. If you provide payment to CRL Network for CRL Network services, CRL Network Media will record specific information to help validate the payment request. If you pay by credit card, we will not record the credit card number you use for a non subscription payment. We will record the approval or non-approval codes sent back from our credit card procesor. In the event you subscribe to a recurring annual subscription, CRL Network Media's payment processor with store the credit card information for future recurring payments. You may update or remove your payment type at any time.

1.8 Other Correspondence. If you send personal correspondence, such as e-mail, letters, documents, or if third parties send us correspondence about your activities which pertain to the Monster Commercial website, we may collect this information in your Monster Commercial visitor profile.

2. Information Disclosure

In order to facilitate the exchange of information about available property, it is necessary to exchange information which will identify the advertiser, although we do not disclose the email addresses of advertisers or search users. In general, the information that we collect about you and your use of our site is used for several purposes:

  • To facilitate and customize your navigation through the Monster Commercial site without having to re-enter your user information and password during your visit
  • To aggregate and provide summarized data concerning your property listing activities, inquiries and want ad submissions for your use
  • To help in the resolution of disputes or problems, to ensure adherence to our Terms of Service Agreement, and to attempt to reduce instances of fraudulent activity
  • To provide you with a email notices of the Monster Commercial New Listing Alerts (if you have so requested)
  • To provide you with customized support for any questions you have concerning Monster Commercial or your Monster Commercial account

Please realize that we cannot absolutely assure you that your information will never be disclosed to third parties in a manner other than is described in this document. Your transmissions may be intercepted by illegal methods, and information which is collected by advertisers may be misused. In all cases, we endeavor to protect your information using all reasonable efforts but we cannot guarantee that we can protect it. The information that you provide to us in addition to the information that we gather about your activities on our site may be disclosed as follows:

2.1 Monster Commercial Business Profile Listings. The name and the phone number of the advertiser will be displayed with all property ads. We do not include your email address in the body of your ad as this encourages unsolicited “spam” messages.

2.2 Monster Commercial Business Profile Listings. The Profile account holder has the option whether or not the user wishes to include their name and/or phone number. We do not include your email address in the body of your ad as this encourages unsolicited “spam” messages.

2.3 CRL Network Send Message System. If you submit a message via the CRL Network Send Message system, any information you provide in the template will be sent to the recipients you’ve designated including your email address.

2.4 Monster Commercial Visitor-To-Profile Inquiry. If you submit a message via the “Send Message” text box in any Monster Commercial profile advertisement, your email address, and if you so fill out, your name and phone number, and message will be sent to the advertiser.

3. Your Use of Others’ Information

While using the Monster Commercial system, you agree to respect the personal information which is provided to you by the Monster Commercial system. It is a violation of this policy to use any information gained by the use of the Monster Commercial system against the interests of Monster Commercial. In addition, it is against this policy for a user to sell or otherwise profit from third- party use of personal information obtained through the normal course of business while using the Monster Commercial system.

4. Your Use of the Monster Commercial Communication Tools

You may not use any Monster Commercial communication tool to send spam, harassing messages, or any other content which would violate this policy or the Monster Commercial Terms of Service Agreement. The Monster Commercial Communication tools have been created to help facilitate the exchange of information related to commercial real estate properties and services on the Monster Commercial system. Any use contrary to this end is prohibited by Monster Commercial and will result in the suspension of these Monster Commercial privileges.

5. Your Password

You are responsible for any communications or requests submitted using your email address. Please do not disclose your password to anyone for any reason. If you forget your password, Monster Commercial will email you your password but we will not disclose your password over the phone. If you use a shared computer, you should log off of the Monster Commercial system when you finish your session to avoid unauthorized use of your account.

6. Final Statements

Precautions

We take many precautions to safeguard your personal information but it is necessary for you to understand that an impenetrable security does not exist on the internet. You can substantially limit the misuse of your personal information by using common sense regarding the dissemination of sensitive data. It is never recommended to send your credit card numbers, banking information or other sensitive information via email. In addition, if you are ever uncomfortable providing sensitive personal information, you should fully investigate the request and resolve all concerns prior to providing any such information to a third party. If you have any questions concerning our Privacy Policy, or any CRL Network or Monster Commercial policy, you may contact us by email, phone, or postal mail.

Links to Other Web Sites

Our web site contains links to information on other CRE and related services web sites. We do not have any control over these other web sites, and therefore we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting those sites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, consult that site’s privacy statement.

Unsubscribing From Monster Commercial Email Updates, News and Special Offers

If you have Registered CRL Network Media Account on Monster Commercial, you may change your preferences at any time by and following these instructions (which are also provided in the Monster Commercial Email Updates – Email pages):

Log In to your Monster Commercial account. Select the “Account" Info link and you will be presented with your Account Profile. Click on the ‘Edit Profile’ button at the bottom of the page and then unselect the ‘Email Updates’ box.

7. Your Consent

By using our web site, you consent to the collection and use of the information you provide to us as outlined in this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and without notice. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will publish those changes on this page.

8. Cookie Policy

Like most websites and applications, CRL Network Media and our third-party partners use cookies and similar technologies to make our website and applications work for ease of use and make your visit experience as user-friendly as possible, and to learn more about our users and their likely interests as well as information relating to their visits and interactions with a website or applications we offer. A cookie is a small text file placed on your device’s hard drive by a web server. CRL Network Media may place one or more cookies or other similar technologies on your computer. CRL Network Media uses cookies and similar technologies to customize your interaction with our Site, to assist you with your session on our Site, and to help us maintain and improve our Site. Some Monster Commercial pages use cookies that permit select third party partners to serve you Monster Commercial-related content, including Monster Commercial and CRL Network Media advertisements, on their websites or elsewhere on the Internet based in part on your use of our Site.

Types of Cookies: The cookies we place on your device fall into one of the following two categories:

  •  Session cookies: these allow our website to link your actions during a particular browser session. These expire each time you close your browser and do not remain on your device afterwards.
  •  Persistent cookies: these are stored on your device in between browser sessions. These allow your preferences or actions across our website to be remembered. These will remain on your device until they expire, or you delete them from your cache.

The cookies that we place on your device may also be:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: these cookies are essential for you to be able to navigate our website and use its features. Without these cookies, the services you have asked for could not be provided.
  • Performance cookies: these cookies collect information about how you use our website, for example, which pages you go to most often. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information about you. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous, and is only used to improve how our website works.
  • Functionality cookies: these cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make (such as your user-name, language, last action and search preferences) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
  • Marketing cookies: also known as advertising cookies, these cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement on our website and help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. This is sometimes referred to as online behavioral advertising. In some cases, our partners may use cookies to provide us with information about your interactions with their services. These cookies remember that you have visited a website, and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Those third-party cookies would be subject to the third-party service’s policies.

If you accept a cookie, you can delete it at any time (e.g., as soon as you leave our website) through your web browser. If you do not wish to receive cookies or wish to manage when you accept cookies in general, you can set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to use certain features or functionality of our Site that depend on your web browser accepting cookies. 

9. Contact Us

For questions concerning our Privacy Policy or more information, please contact us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CRL Network Media's North American Representative: CRL Network Media Inc., Attention: Legal Department, 351-1235 Fairview Street, Burlington, ON, L7S 2K9

CRL Network Media's Global Representative: CNM International Inc., 303 Shirley Street, P.O. Box N4-492, Nassua, Bahamas

This document was last updated May 24, 2022.