Privacy Policy

Who we are

BAKNewsChannel is an online news and media portal, content curation, and syndication website launched in September 2021. The objectives of BAKNewsChannel is to among others provide news, background information, classifieds and social network for Ghanaians and beyond.

BAKNewsChannel is privately owned and operates under the laws of Ghana.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


BAKNewsChannel uses cookies, tags, and beacons for the best possible results of visitors to our site. The cookies are stored on the computer of visitors and can be deleted at any time. After deleting cookies, visitors are advised to reset their preferences to get tailored and customised search results. For example, cookies help your computer settings to be remembered which website needs to work.

We give you the freedom at your first visit to BAKNewsChannel to indicate through the cookies settings whether you accept cookies or if you want to change the settings for cookies.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long do we retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights do you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


Our privacy statement will change from time to time depending on the legislation in Ghana. We may change the content of this statement at any time without prior notice.


BAKNewsChannel logo

Don’t miss the latest story!

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.