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- The personal data we will collect
- The use of the data collected
- Who has access to the data collected
- The rights of users of the site
This policy complies with the laws set forth in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Users agree that by using our site, they consent to:
- The collection, use and retention of the data listed in this policy.
PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT
AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED DATA
When you visit and use our site, we may automatically collect and store the following information:
- IP address
- Hardware and software details
- Links a user clicks while using
- Content a user views on your website
DATA COLLECTED NON-AUTOMATICALLY
We may also collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our site:
- First and last name
- Job title
- Autofill data
- Language preference
This data may be collected through the following methods:
- Newsletter subscription
- White paper subscription
HOW WE 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 following purposes:
The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for the following 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 the following third parties:
- Marketing Agencies
- Web DevelopersWe may share User Data with third parties for the following purposes:
- User Data
- Usage Data
Third parties will not be able to access User Data beyond what is reasonably necessary to achieve the intended purpose.
We will not sell or share your data with third parties except as follows:
- If required by law
- If required for any legal proceeding
- To prove or protect our legal rights
- To purchasers or potential purchasers of this company in the event we seek to sell the company
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
We do not retain user data beyond what is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it is collected.
HOW WE PROTECT PERSONAL DATA
All data stored in our system is well secured and is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in the termination of the employee.
While we take every reasonable precaution to ensure that our user data is secure and that users are protected, there is always the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be, at times, insecure and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.
INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFER
User data may be accessed, processed or collected in the following countries:
- United States
- European Union
For EU residents, the GDPR specifies that individuals under the age of 15 are considered minors for the 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 of your personal data that we have collected. In addition, you have the right to update or correct any personal data in our possession provided it is acceptable under the law.
You may choose to withdraw or change your consent to the collection and use of data at any time, provided that it is legally acceptable to do so and you have notified us within a reasonable time.
HOW TO CHANGE, DELETE OR CHALLENGE YOUR INFORMATION
If you wish to have your information deleted or amended in any way, please contact our privacy officer here:
1361 William Street, Montreal, H3C 1R4
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We use the following types of cookies on our site:
- Functional cookies
We use them to remember any selections you make on our site so that they are saved for future visits.
- 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.
- 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 Internet browser, but this may diminish the quality of your user experience.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
We may use third-party cookies on our site for the following purposes:
- tracking usage data
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at
1361 William Street, Montreal, H3C 1R4
Effective date: December 14, 2022