Privacy policy

CONFIDENTIALITY AND INFORMATION SECURITY POLICY

This Privacy policy applies to the collection of personal information by JALONMTL (the “JALON”) as a result of use of the Services of JALON, either through its Website, https://jalonmtl.org, or otherwise.

JALON adheres to rigorous standards of security, privacy and protection of personal information, and considers the necessity to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal information provided by you its top priority. Users are asked to read the following Privacy policy carefully.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

“Personal information” is information that makes it possible to identify an individual or that is about an individual. This includes information that can be associated with you, such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address.

NO COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WHILE BROWSING

JALON does not collect personal information about you unless (i) you voluntarily enroll to receive JALON’s documentation, including its periodic Newsletter or (ii) unless you send an e-mail message to JALON.

REQUESTS FOR SERVICES

Personal information about you obtained by JALON as you browse comes from you. Depending on the type of service you request, JALON may require one or more of the following pieces of information: surname, first name, telephone/fax number, postal address and e-mail address. JALON collects this personal information solely if you decide to voluntarily provide it.

ACCESS

Your personal information will be saved by JALON. You can review your personal information during business hours by submitting a written request to JALON, 1000, Saint-Jacques West, Montréal.. You can also request, if applicable, that your personal information be corrected. Your request will be answered within thirty (30) days of receipt. Should your request to access or correct your personal information be declined for any reason, you will be advised of those reasons in writing. If a photocopy of your personal information is requested, a reasonable fee may be required; in such case, you will be notified in advance.

NON-DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

JALON will not release any personal information collected through this Website without your consent, with the exception that it reserves the right to divulge such personal information in the event of legal proceedings or if required by law.

Except as indicated herein, JALON will not deliberately monitor, change or divulge the content of your communications or personal files unless required by law or if it believes, in good faith, that such a measure is required to comply with the law or with legal proceedings, to protect itself, its rights or its assets, or to cooperate in the detection or prevention of illegal activities.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OBTAINED FOR STATISTICAL PURPOSES

As soon as you access this Website, certain information is automatically collected. However, none of this information identifies you personally. This information includes the domain name and IP address used to access this Website, the type of browser and the operating system you use. JALON uses this information solely for statistical purposes to analyze Website traffic, to help identify technical issues or to manage its Website and improve your experience on the Website. JALON may retain the content of your e-mail, your e-mail address as well as its responses in order to be able to answer any additional questions from you.

COOKIES AND LOG FILES

JALON uses cookies and log files. Cookies are tiny text files saved on your hard disk by some pages of the Website. Log files make it possible to follow the usage history of programs and systems over a given period. For example, log files record the IP address of visitors, the Web pages they view, the type of computer they use, and the date and time of their connection. Cookies and log files are used by JALON to determine the level of repeat use, to measure the extent of use by registered users versus that by non-registered users, and to help JALON provide better service by personalizing content you and other users will have access to on this Website, based on your preferences. Use of cookies and log files is common practice: most major Websites employ them to better serve their clients. Most browsers are designed to accept cookies and log files, but they can easily be configured to reject them. Users can choose to refuse them via their browser, but may lose some site benefits as a result.

SECURITY AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE INTERNET

Security efforts and measures are deployed by JALON to ensure that no third party views or obtains personal information about you through this Website. For example, JALON uses protected database-access, firewalls, and usernames and passwords. Notwithstanding the foregoing, total confidentiality and security are not currently assured on the Internet. No unencrypted electronic communication transmitted via the Internet is either certain or confidential, and may be intercepted, lost or altered. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPT THAT JALON, ITS PARTNERS, AGENTS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE ADMINISTRATORS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES ARE NOT LIABLE AND CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, BE THEY DIRECT, INDIRECT, ACCESSORY, SPECIAL OR CONSECUTIVE, RESULTING FROM THE TRANSMISSION OF CONFIDENTIAL OR PERSONAL INFORMATION VIA THE INTERNET AND THAT SUCH COMMUNICATIONS ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

MONITORING AND INTERVENTION

You acknowledge that JALON may monitor access to this Website, its use and any associated activity, and that it may intervene in this regard, but that it makes no claim and offers no warranty as to whether it will exercise such monitoring, or whether it will intervene. You hereby consent to such monitoring and intervention.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

This Website may contain or will eventually contain hyperlinks that enable users to visit other Websites operated by other businesses; however, these Websites do not operate in compliance with the practices of JALON regarding the respect of privacy. When you click on a link to access these other Websites, these practices no longer apply. We recommend that you carefully review statements regarding the privacy policy of all Websites operated by third parties in order to understand their procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. These links are provided solely for the convenience of users. JALON does not control, recommend or guarantee in any manner whatsoever Websites with links on this portal, and JALON cannot be held responsible for the content of these other Websites or the practices of their operators, particularly with regard to the protection of personal information and privacy.

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Should you have any question in regards with the above, please contact JALON at web@jalonmtl.org, 1000, Saint-Jacques West, Montréal.