Last update: July 26, 2017
9034-4607 Quebec inc. (hereinafter “ Vogel St- Jérôme ”) and “ we ”) believes that the protection of personal information is of paramount importance. It is for this reason that we have implemented this confidentiality and privacy protection policy (hereinafter referred to as the " Policy ") with the objective of protecting your integrity and your right to disclose or not your personal information.
This Policy describes how Vogel St-Jérôme collects, uses, communicates and protects your personal information. Our practices regarding the respect of your personal information comply with the legislation applicable in Quebec, in particular:
- Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act of Canada (hereinafter referred to as “ PIPEDA ”);
- Act respecting the Protection of personal information in the private sector of Quebec (hereinafter referred to as “ PRPSP ”);
All personal information is collected in a fair, reasonable, equitable and non-intrusive manner and with your consent. The personal information collected is accessible only to those persons necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it is collected. Vogel St-Jérôme is committed to respecting the personal information of visitors to its Website, who decide to voluntarily provide us with personal information. We are aware of the importance of managing and granting adequate protection to the personal information that you communicate to us. This Policy will serve as a guide for you to understand the type of information we collect, how that information will be used and to whom it may be disclosed.
This Policy explains Vogel St-Jérôme's practices regarding information collected from its users via the website www.vogelstjerome.com (hereinafter referred to as the " Website ").
If you have any questions about the Policy, do not hesitate to contact the person responsible for the protection of personal information at Vogel St-Jérôme by e-mail at the following address: •.
Nature of the INFORMATION we collect
1.1 “ Personal Information ” means any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. An identifiable person is a person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to one or more specific elements, specific to his physical, physiological, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity.
The concept of personal information includes, but is not limited to: the first and last name, home address, home telephone number, cell phone number, email address and employment information of a person, such as they can be found in a resume, information obtained during a background check or references from previous employers.
2. “ Non-Personal Information ” means any information that is in the public domain. Information of a professional nature is considered non-personal information and therefore not subject to special protection and may be regularly shared with persons both inside and outside Vogel St-Jérôme. Information of a professional nature includes, but is not limited to: company name, address, business telephone number and is not considered personal information in some jurisdictions.
3. Vogel St-Jérôme's commitment: to comply with THE ten principles on the protection of personal information
Principle 1 – Accountability
Vogel St-Jérôme is responsible for the personal information under its control and has designated a Privacy Officer who is responsible for ensuring and answering for Vogel St-Jérôme's compliance with this Policy and the 10 Data Protection Principles. personal information. The person responsible for the protection of personal information is the person identified herein.
Vogel St-Jérôme is also responsible for personal information that it has entrusted to a third party for one or other of the purposes described herein. In this regard, Vogel St-Jérôme will take reasonable steps to ensure the confidential treatment of personal information by third parties, all in accordance with the Policy.
Principle 2 - Identifying the Purposes of Information Collection
Vogel St-Jérôme must determine, before or at the time of collection, the purposes for which personal information is collected. Some of the purposes for which personal information is collected, used or disclosed are described in the Policy.
In this regard, in the course of its activities, Vogel St-Jérôme collects personal information for the following purposes only (hereinafter the “ Authorized Purposes ”):
- establish, develop and maintain its business relationships with its customers, employees and other individuals with whom it deals;
- sell, improve, design or otherwise market its products and services;
- detect and assess the interests, needs and expectations of its customers with a view to improving the services and products it offers or proposing new products and services;
- administer and manage its business;
- meet the obligations arising from the law
In the event that we would like to proceed with the collection, use and/or disclosure of personal information for purposes other than the stated Purposes, Vogel St-Jérôme undertakes to obtain your consent, unless the law provides otherwise. .
Principle 3 – Consent
Vogel St-Jérôme undertakes to obtain your informed consent, verbally, in writing or tacitly, for the collection, use or communication of your personal information, except in the cases provided for by law or provided for in the this Policy. By purchasing any of the products sold by Vogel St-Jérôme through the Website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.
In this regard, it is possible for Vogel St-Jérôme to collect, use or disclose your personal information without your consent in any of the following cases:
- when such collection, use or communication is manifestly in your interest and obtaining consent is not possible within a reasonable time given the circumstances, in particular in the case of an emergency, when the life, health or the safety of a person is threatened;
- when such collection, use or communication of confidential information goes against the purpose of said collection, use or communication, in particular in order to prevent or prevent an illicit activity;
- when such collection, use or communication of confidential information is intended to enable Vogel St-Jérôme to comply with an applicable law, a subpoena, a warrant or any other order issued by a competent court.
However, Vogel St-Jérôme does not require you to consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information before providing you with a product, unless the collection, use or disclosure in question is necessary. for the purposes set forth herein. You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal restrictions and reasonable notice. However, given this refusal, Vogel St-Jérôme may no longer be able to provide you with all of the products. You can contact Vogel St-Jérôme to obtain information on the consequences of such a withdrawal.
Principle 4 – Limitation of collection
Vogel St-Jérôme will limit the collection of personal information, both in terms of the nature and quantity of the information, to what is necessary to meet the Authorized Purposes, or any other purpose for which Vogel St-Jérôme has obtained your consent.
Vogel St-Jérôme will collect your personal information in a fair, honest and lawful manner and not in a manner that is misleading or misleading as to the purposes for which such personal information is collected.
Finally, in addition to collecting personal information from you, Vogel StJérôme may also collect such information from other sources, including credit reporting agencies or third parties claiming to be authorized to communicate such personal information.
Principle 5 – Limitation of Use, Disclosure and Retention
Vogel St-Jérôme will not use or communicate your personal information for purposes other than those identified and for which it was collected, unless it has first obtained your consent or unless it is permitted or required by the law. Vogel St-Jérôme will retain your personal information only for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes for which your personal information was collected.
For your information, you understand that Vogel St-Jérôme may communicate your personal information to:
- any third party engaged by Vogel St-Jérôme to provide it with services, including business improvement services operated by Vogel St-Jérôme, etc.
- any third party to whom Vogel St-Jérôme may wish to sell part of its business, its assets or any entity participating in the operational financing of Vogel St-Jérôme;
- any other third party, when you consent to it or when such communication is required by law, in particular any communication at the request of law enforcement.
Only Vogel St-Jérôme employees who need access for business reasons, or whose duties reasonably require it, have access to your personal information.
In some cases, personal information may be stored or processed overseas, in which case it will be subject to the applicable laws of those countries.
Vogel St-Jérôme agrees to keep personal information only for the period that it is necessary or relevant for the Permitted Purposes, or for the period prescribed by law. When personal information has been used to make a decision about you, Vogel St-Jérôme has an obligation to retain, for a period of time that is reasonably sufficient to enable you to exercise your right of access to the confidential information or reason for such decision.
Finally, personal information that is no longer necessary for Vogel St-Jérôme and for which the retention periods provided for by law have expired is destroyed, erased or depersonalized.
Principle 6 – Accuracy
Vogel St-Jérôme will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete, current and necessary for the purposes for which we collected said personal information, all in order to minimize the risk that personal information erroneous personal data are used to render a decision against you.
Principle 7 – Security measures
Vogel St-Jérôme will protect your personal information using security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Also, in the event that personal information is transmitted to third parties, Vogel St-Jérôme undertakes to obtain contractual commitments from said third parties to the effect that they will protect personal information.
Principle 8 – Transparency
Vogel St-Jérôme will make available to you all information regarding our policies and practices regarding the management of personal information.
Principle 9 – Access to personal information
Subject to certain exceptions, Vogel St-Jérôme undertakes, upon written request, to reveal to you the existence, use and communication of your personal information and to give you access to this personal information, all provided with understandable manner, within a reasonable time and at minimal or no cost, except as required by law.
However, notwithstanding what is provided above and in certain exceptional cases, in particular when personal information cannot be communicated for legal reasons, security reasons or commercial reasons, Vogel St-Jérôme could refuse to allow you access to all of your personal information.
You have the right to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the personal information we hold and have the ability to have that personal information corrected if necessary. In this regard, in the event of an error in said personal information, Vogel St-Jérôme will act promptly and expeditiously to correct said errors.
Finally, in order to access your personal information, we invite you to communicate with the person responsible for the protection of personal information in this Policy.
Principle 10 – Possibility of complaining about non-compliance with the principles
You have the right to complain to our Privacy Officer about our compliance with this Policy.
In this regard, Vogel St-Jérôme must establish mechanisms to receive and respond to all such complaints and requests for information concerning their policies and practices in the management of personal information. If Vogel St-Jérôme deems a complaint to be justified, it will take appropriate action, including modifying its policies and practices, if necessary.
5. OTHER PROVISIONS
Vogel St-Jérôme may, at any time and at its sole discretion, modify this Policy. In such a case, it will post a notice of modification on its Website and this modification will take effect on the date of posting of the modified Policy. Vogel St-Jérôme assumes no liability to you or to other Internet users for non-compliance with the Policy
The Policy is governed by the laws applicable in Quebec. The parties acknowledge the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Quebec with respect to any matter dealt with herein and agree to submit thereto.
If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision hereof to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, its remaining provisions shall not be affected and shall remain in full force and effect.
Vogel St-Jérôme's failure to insist on absolute compliance with any term of the Policy does not constitute a waiver of any violation thereof and will not prevent it from subsequently insisting on absolute compliance with said modality, nor will it constitute a waiver of any subsequent violation, whether or not of the same nature.