Lemonde Inc.

Privacy Policy

1. Declaration

1.1. We recognize that privacy is everyone’s business and, for this reason, we are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of our users’ information. This Privacy Policy explains not only how we collect, share and use any information related to your personal data when you use our website, but also how you can access, update or take control of your personal information.

1.2. By using this site, you agree to this privacy policy.

2. Definitions

2.1. “Personal Information” is information recorded about an identifiable individual, excluding any information that is not considered such by privacy laws.

2.2. “Privacy Laws” means the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector, S.Q. P-39.1 and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, C.5. As well as their respective implementing regulations.

2.3. “Privacy Policy” means this Privacy Policy for the collection, use, disclosure, retention and destruction of Personal Information in accordance with privacy laws.

3. Discretion

Certain provisions of this Privacy Policy may exceed regulatory requirements. In such circumstances, we are free to apply them.

4. Personal Information

4.1. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, personal information is information about you that can be used to identify you. When you interact with us through our website, we may collect personal information such as, but not limited to:

  • 4.1.1. Full name, age, date of birth, gender and marital status (if applicable);
  • 4.1.2. Billing and delivery postal addresses;
  • 4.1.3. Payment information such as credit/debit card numbers, security code numbers and other related billing information;
  • 4.1.4. Telephone numbers (including mobile phones) and email addresses;
  • 4.1.5. Cookies, if you choose to accept them when consulting our website;
  • 4.1.6. username and password;
  • 4.1.7. Information collected when visiting our website, your IP address, operating system and browser type, device type and time zone setting;
  • 4.1.8. The date and time of your visit to our website;
  • 4.1.9. The pages of our website that you access;
  • 4.1.10. Documents you have viewed and any other correspondence with us;
  • 4.1.11. Any other information relevant to the services we provide.

5. Cookies

5.1. Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small piece of information that is stored on a computer for the purpose of identifying that browser during website interaction. Cookies can be used to store things like user IDs and preferences. Our service providers use cookies and these cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

5.2. Cookies are considered “persistent” when stored by a web browser. These cookies remain valid until their defined expiry date, unless the user has deleted them before said expiry date. Cookies are considered “session cookies” in the event that they expire at the end of the user’s session when the browser is closed. Although cookies generally do not contain information that personally identifies a user, the personal information we store about a user may be linked to information stored in and obtained from cookies.

5.3. On our website, we use cookies to:

  • 5.3.1. identify you when you visit our website;
  • 5.3.2. Help us manage the content of our website;
  • 5.3.3. Help creators manage content when organizing and updating the website;
  • 5.3.4. Store information about your preferences and personalize our website for you;
  • 5.3.5. Use them as part of the security measures used to protect user accounts, in particular to prevent fraudulent use of login information, and in general to protect our website and our services;
  • 5.3.6. Help us analyze the use and performance of our website and services;
  • 5.3.7. Manage the promotion of our services, in order to generate interest and engagement.

5.4. If you do not want cookies to be used, your browser options can be configured to refuse cookies and/or delete them.

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6. Information collected and its purpose

6.1. Personal information will only be collected with your consent, such as information provided to us voluntarily through our website. We strongly believe in minimizing the data we collect and limiting its use and purpose to that for which we have received permission, that which is necessary to provide the services you purchase or interact with. , or as may be required or permitted for legal compliance, governmental request, court order, or other legal purpose.

6.2. Personal information to administer our business and maintain and develop other relationships. Collecting this information allows us to better understand the visitors who come to our website and what content on our website is of interest to them. The purposes for which we collect personal information include, but are not limited to:

  • 6.2.1. Respond to your requests, comments or questions;
  • 6.2.2. To process orders or receive information about our website, services or products;
  • 6.2.3. To improve the content, appearance and usefulness of the website and to track our visitors’ use of the site for internal investigation purposes;
  • 6.2.4. Provide all necessary notices and inform our users of updates to the website;
  • 6.2.5. With your consent, to send email offers, announcements or newsletters to your email address and help us create the most relevant content for you;
  • 6.2.6. To perform our obligations arising from a contract entered into between you (the user) and us;
  • 6.2.7. Management analysis, forecasts, business planning and transactions, ensuring our compliance with applicable laws and regulations;
  • 6.2.8. For research, statistical and other purposes (such as improving our website, products and services) or measuring the effectiveness of our advertising.

6.3. If we are to use or disclose your personal information for a purpose different from that described herein, we will obtain your consent before using or disclosing the personal information.

7. Data storage and security

The personal information we collect is stored on our servers. Once we receive personal data from you, we will use strict procedures and take reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect that information from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure in order to guarantee the confidentiality of personal data.

7.1. We have implemented customary security measures that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information collected, including physical, organizational and technological measures. These measures restrict access to your personal data to anyone who is not authorized to have access to it.

7.2. We will limit access to personal information about you to only those employees who need the information to provide products or services to you. Personal information will only be used or disclosed for the purposes for which it was collected with the consent of the individuals concerned and will be kept for as long as necessary to serve those purposes.

7.3. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you should be aware that no transmission of data, information or other publicly available network communications over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and, therefore, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of this information.

8. Liability

8.1. We are responsible for the personal information collected from our users. In order to properly control the information processed, stored and used. We have appointed LINKEO to ensure our compliance with privacy laws.

8.2. Lemonde Inc.

  • 8.2.1. Address: 1160 Place Nobel Boucherville J4B 5L2
  • 8.2.2. Telephone: 450-641-0001

8.3. Designated contact:

  • 8.3.1. Name: Cliche Karine
  • 8.3.2. Address: 1160 Place Nobel Boucherville J4B 5L2
  • 8.3.3. Telephone: 450-641-0001

9. Disclosure and retention of your personal information

9.1. We will not sell, rent or otherwise dispose of your personal information to third parties except as provided in this Privacy Policy or individually agreed to in a separate agreement.

9.2. Any complaint, question or issue of which we become aware that violates this Privacy Policy will be treated confidentially. However, some disclosures may be necessary to resolve issues and implement appropriate solutions.

9.3. We retain Personal Information that we collect from you when our business is in progress and we need to do so, for example, to provide you with a service you have requested or to comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements. We keep your Personal Information in a form that allows us to identify you for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we are processing your data and do not store your data any longer unless we are required to comply with applicable laws.

9.4. Personal information that is no longer necessary to achieve the identified purposes will be destroyed, erased or made anonymous.

10. Access to your personal information

10.1. You have the right to access, update, and correct any inaccuracies in the personal information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions provided by law. You can request (i) that we correct or update such Personal Information; or (ii) that such Personal Information be opted out of the email marketing database.

10.2. If you wish to update your Personal Information, we invite you to contact us by any method provided for in section 8.2. When you contact us, we may ask you for personal information in order to verify your identity and ensure that we are processing your request correctly.

10.3. If you make a request to delete your Personal Information and this data is necessary for the products or services you have purchased and/or used, the request will only be honored to the extent that it is no longer necessary for the services purchased. and/or used, or required for business purposes or for legal or contractual record keeping requirements.

10.4. In the event that you have given your consent to the collection and use of your personal information, you can withdraw your consent.

11. Failure to Provide Personal Information

11.1. Where we are required to collect personal information by law or in order to provide our services and you do not provide the requested information, we may not be able to provide the services for which you have engaged us. In these circumstances, we may have to cancel our agreement or our contract.

11.2. We will notify you if canceled due to failure to provide personal information.

12. Transparency

12.1. We are committed to being transparent about the Personal Information we collect, use and store. We invite you to contact us using one of the methods provided in Section 8.2 with any questions you may have.

13. Changes to this Privacy Policy

13.1. This policy comes into effect on September 20, 2022 and supersedes all previous versions.

13.2. We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy when necessary and without notice. We therefore encourage you to refer to this policy regularly.