Conditions of use

CONDITIONS OF WEBSITE USE would like users to have the most pleasant and optimal browsing experience on its site and the web in general. We therefore recommend using a sufficiently secure browser that respects established standards.

To take best advantage of technologies used on’s website, we recommend:

It is also possible to browse the site with an older tool, or one that does not meet the latest standards. Although the content of the site will be accessible, its visual presentation may not be as clear due to your browser’s non-compliance with current web parameters.

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We may collect personal and non-personal information from usersin order to provide servicesefficiently.

“Personal information” is that which identifies you, including your name and e-mail address. We collect personal information only when you agree to provide it at the time you register on, particularly when you participate in a promotion, receive the newsletter or respond to a survey. Also, if you decide to contact us, we may keep a record of the correspondence to enable us to deal with the issue raised in your message. We may also accept your personal information from our commercial partners or other third parties, provided those third parties confirm to us that you authorized the disclosure of that information.Professional contact information such as the name, job title, mailing and e-mail addresses or telephone number of a company, a professional or employee of an organization are not considered personal information.

“Non-personal information” is anonymous in nature and includes your Internet Protocol address (IP address), the domain used to access a service, the type and version of browser or operating system you use as well as the Internet site you just accessed and will subsequently access. General information, such as demographic statistics on our users (e.g. average age or geographic distribution of users), the number of visitors and the average usage time of a service are also considered non-personal information.

We gather non-personal information in the course of running services. For example, when you choose to visit a page, our web servers may automatically collect non-personal information available through your browser, stored in a cookie or using a transparent pixel tag, also called a web beacon.



Personal information may be used for the following purposes:

a. To provide the services and information you request from As personal information includes data on your use of websites, we may occasionally send you updates on changes, improvements or other information relating to our services.

b. To e-mail materials and other information on products and services that we believe might interest you. These messages are sent if you previously asked to receive offers or information from, selected sponsors or advertisers. You may, however, cancel your subscription to such e-mails at any time by following the instructions at the bottom of the message.

c. To administer a promotion, including contacting, announcing and promoting contest winners. If you participate in a contest or other promotion on the website, we may use your name and certain other information in compliance with promotion rules.

d. To cooperate in an investigation related to a violation of federal, provincial or foreign law, or to ensure the protection or defence of lawful interests. In such cases, discloses personal information only if it is reasonable to believe that the information may be relevant to the case.


We undertake not to sell or rent your personal information to any third party.

Disclosure of your personal information to third parties is only permitted under the following circumstances:

a. You have expressly authorized us to disclose your personal information for a specific purpose.

b. The concerned third party is acting on our behalf as an agent or supplier of goods or services, and the information is provided to them for the sole purpose of facilitating the delivery of services. Such third parties must respect strict contractual conditions requiring them to maintain the confidentiality of all personal information, and to use such information for the sole purpose of delivering services.

c. Disclosure is required to meet the requirements and facilitate the delivery of a specific service in accordance with applicable conditions, particularly legal obligations.

d. The law or a ruling rendered by a court, institution or relevant authority compels us to provide the information, or such disclosure is required to protect or defend lawful interests.