Privacy Policy

The Quebec AIDS Fundation website is the property of the Quebec AIDS Fundation, which is responsible for processing your personal data, in collaboration with various cloud computing partners. We have adopted this Privacy Policy, which determines how we process information collected by the Quebec AIDS Fundation, which also specifies the reasons why we must collect certain personal data about you.

Therefore, it is recommended that you read this privacy policy before using the Quebec AIDS fundation website. We take care of your personal data and are committed to doing our best to guarantee its confidentiality and security.

The same goes for any partner with whom we could exchange your data, depending on the use you make of our site or our services, such as Paypal, Canadon, Mailchimp, Hubspot, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, or Logilys.

In this regard, you have the right at any time to ask us to delete your data, and we will proceed to the extent possible with your request, according to the laws in force in your jurisdiction. Additionally, please note that your information may be transferred outside of Canada, especially in the United States, as we do business with foreign vendors for certain analytics, emailing, web hosting and computer security platforms.

When you visit the Quebec AIDS Fundation website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse our website, we collect information about the individual web pages or offerings you view, the websites or search terms that referred you to our website, and how you interact with our website.

We call this automatically collected information “Device Information”. We may collect personal data that you provide to us (including, but not limited to, first and last name, address, payment information, etc.) during registration or during a transaction for to be able to fill it. If you leave a comment on our site, you will be asked to enter your name, email address and the address of your site and this information may be stored in cookies.

This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after one year, or when you delete them from your browser. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata may be retained indefinitely. This automatically recognizes and approves subsequent comments instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.

For accounts created via our site (if applicable), we also store the personal data indicated in your profile. All account holders can see, modify or delete their personal information at any time (except their identifier). Site managers can also view and edit this information. If you visit a login page directly from our website, a temporary cookie will be created to determine whether your browser accepts cookies.

It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser. When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to save your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a connection cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check “Remember me”, your login cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be erased.

By editing or publishing a comment, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It just shows the ID of the post you just edited. It expires after one day.

Articles on our website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were to come to that other site.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking tools, and track your interactions with this embedded content if you have an account connected to their website.

Our top priority is the security and privacy of visitor data and as such we can only process minimal user data, only to the extent absolutely necessary to maintain the website and our services.

The information collected automatically is only used to identify potential cases of abuse and to establish statistical information on the use of our website.

This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated in such a way as to identify any particular user of the system. You can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any information by which anyone could identify you as a specific, identifiable individual. If however you wish to use certain features of the site, if you wish to receive our newsletter, make a donation or provide other information by filling out a form, you may be required to provide us with personal data such as, but not limited to, your email address, first name, last name , city of residence, organization, or phone number.

You can choose not to provide us with your personal data, but you may not be able to take advantage of certain features of our website. For example, you may not be able to receive our newsletter or contact us directly from the site.

We process your information in order to fulfill contracts and agreements we may have with you (for example, if you complete a transaction through our site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate interests. Our website may contain links to other sites which are not owned or controlled by us. Please note that we are not responsible of these other websites or the privacy practices of any third parties, but be sure we only deal with serious partners who also care about your security.

We secure the information you provide on computer servers in a secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal data. However, the confidentiality of any data transmission via the Internet or a wireless network cannot always be guaranteed, despite of the use of the https protocol on all of our online services.

Legal Disclosure: we will disclose any information we collect, use, or receive if required or permitted to do so by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process, and when we believe in good faith that the disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this privacy policy or if you wish to request that we anonymize your data, we invite you to contact the privacy officer using our general contact form or by calling (514) 842-4004.