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« Synergie Québec » , and its management, the Centre de transfert technologique en écologie industrielle (CTTÉI), (or 'us') places a great importance on the right to privacy. This is why we have implemented this privacy policy, designed to protect your integrity and your right to protect your personal information.

This policy aims to govern the collection and use of information 1) on our website http://synergiequebec.ca and/or 2) provided when you voluntarily disclose information within the context of participating in a service offered by Synergie Québec, subject to any objection on your part.

Application of This Policy

We reserve the right to modify our privacy policy at any time without notice. You may access the current policy on this site at any time. The date of the last update of this privacy policy is indicated at the bottom of this page.

1. Your Consent

The fact of 1) accessing our website and/or 2) voluntarily providing us with personal information, implies that you accept this policy and are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as outlined in this privacy policy.

2. Collection and Processing of Information Gathered by Synergie Québec

a) Collection

No personal information about you is gathered upon accessing or browsing the Synergie Québec website. However, it must be noted that once you access the Synergie Québec website certain information is gathered automatically by our computer system. While none of this information allows Synergie Québec to identify you, it includes information regarding your domain name as well as the IP address through which you access this website. This information could be used by Synergie Québec for statistical purposes, primarily for the evaluation and analysis of the frequency of access to the website and traffic.

Your personal information is only collected once you provide it voluntarily, namely in the context of participating in a service requiring such information, subject to any objection on your part. In all cases where you voluntarily provide personal information to Synergie Québec, it will be collected, used and/or disclosed in accordance to this policy and applicable legislation.

b) Processing

All your personal information collected electronically by Synergie Québec in compliance with this policy will be housed on the Nmédia Solutions Inc. servers.

All your personal information physically collected by Synergie Québec in compliance with this policy will be stored at the Centre de transfert technologique en écologie industrielle (CTTÉI) premises, or if necessary, at the premises of the facilitator or local manager of the various synergy groups.

3. Purposes for Which Synergie Québec May Use the Personal Information It Duly Gathers

a) Survey, Contest or Promotion

Within the context of a survey, contest and/or promotion, Synergie Québec may use personal information provided on a voluntary basis via the sending of a message or participation in a survey, contest or promotion, subject to any refusal that you could duly express to us with this regard. Personal information gathered for such purposes will namely be used to communicate with you in the event that you win. The contests and/or promotions offered by Synergie Québec may be subject to additional specific rules, which will be fully described in such contest or promotion.

b) Other Purposes

Synergie Québec agrees to not use any personal information gathered in compliance with this policy or with any applicable legislation, for any other purposes unless we obtain your prior consent, or in exceptional circumstances where Synergie Québec believes in good faith that the law allows or requires it.

4. Third Party Disclosure

Synergie Québec agrees to not disclose third party personal information gathered in compliance with this policy or any applicable legislation, unless we obtain your prior consent, or in exceptional circumstances where Synergie Québec believes in good faith that the law allows or requires it.

5. Use of cookies

The use of cookies while navigating the website is not linked to personal identifiable information. You may at any time disable cookies by modifying your browser configuration, however doing so may restrict your access to some parts of our website.

6. Hyperlinks

This website may contain hyperlinks allowing users to access websites operated by other companies. Synergie Québec does not assume any responsibility for the privacy policy or the content of such websites.

7. Contact Information

For all questions, comments or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact us at: CTTÉI.

Last update 20-03-2013.

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