This policy complies with the laws set out in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) of Canada.
Users agree that by using our site, they consent to:
Personal Data We Collect
Automatically Collected Data
When you visit and use our site, we may automatically collect and store the following information:
Data Collected Non-Automatically
We may also collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our site:
This data may be collected when you complete an information form.
How we will use personal data
Personal data collected on our site will be used only for the purposes specified in this policy or as indicated on the relevant pages of our site. We will not use your data beyond what we disclose.
The data we collect automatically is used for the purposes of improving the user experience, advertising preferences and marketing profiling.
The data we collect non-automatically is used for communications purposes.
With whom we share personal data
We may disclose to any member of our organization such User Data as is reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes set forth in this Policy.
We may share User Data with third party partners only to assist us in carrying out the purposes set forth in this Policy.
Third parties will not be able to access User Data beyond what is reasonably necessary to accomplish the given purpose.
We will not sell or share your data with third parties, except in the following instances:
If you follow hyperlinks from our site to another site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices.
How long we store personal data
User data will be stored for a period of 24 months after the last communication.
We will ensure that users are notified if their data is retained for longer than this period.
How we protect your personal data
The personal information we collect is kept in a secure computer environment.
We ensure the security of your confidential information by incorporating appropriate technology according to best practices in use at the time of collection.
While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that our user data is secure and that users are protected, there is always a risk of harm. The Internet can be, at times, insecure and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.
For EU residents, the GDPR specifies that persons under the age of 15 are considered minors for purposes of data collection. Minors must have the consent of a legal representative for their data to be collected, processed and used.
Your rights as a user
As a user, you have the right to access all your personal data that we have collected. In addition, you have the right to update or correct any personal data in our possession provided that it is acceptable under the law.
You may choose to withdraw or change your consent to our collection and use of data at any time, provided that it is legally acceptable to do so and that you have been given reasonable notice.
How to change, delete or challenge the data collected
If you wish to have your information deleted or amended in any way, please contact our Privacy Officer here:
A cookie is a small file, stored on a user’s hard drive by the website. Its purpose is to collect data about the user’s browsing habits.
We use the following types of cookies on our site:
A. Functional cookies
We use them to remember any selections you make on our site so that they are saved for future visits.
B. Analytical Cookies
This allows us to improve the design and functionality of our site by collecting data about the content you access and engage with while using our site.
C. Targeting Cookies
These cookies collect data about how you use the site and your preferences. This allows us to make the information you see on our site more promotional and targeted to you.
You can choose to be notified each time a cookie is sent. You can also choose to disable cookies entirely in your web browser, but this may diminish the quality of your user experience.
Third Party Cookies
We may use third-party cookies on our site to monitor users’ preferences and tailor ads around their interests.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us using the following:
1800 McGill College Avenue Suite 1900, Montreal, QC H3A 3J6
Effective date: July 13, 2021