This site is the property of Brunet Inc. and is managed by it and its subsidiaries (hereafter "Brunet"). Visiting this site means that you agree to the terms and conditions set out below. These terms and conditions may be changed at any time without notice. Brunet is the owner of the entire contents of the site and the material presented therein. It is also the exclusive owner of certain names, logos, drawings, words, headings, and slogans that may constitute commercial names or trademarks, whether registered or not, including "Brunet," Certain other commercial names, trademarks, words, logos, and images are the property of their respective holders. Copying, redistributing, reproducing, or republishing any information on this site in any form whatsoever is strictly forbidden except for personal use.
The policy covers all personal information collected by Brunet, its affiliated companies and Brunet. This personal information is collected from the Websites www.Brunet.ca (the "Sites" or "Websites") and during any other contact entered into with Brunet by telephone, mail or other means regarding Brunet products and services. The policy also covers certain information we collect from our partners for the provision of services or when you have consented to the sharing of your personal data. The policy is subject to Quebec's Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector, as well as other applicable legislation and regulations.
We collect certain personal information and create a file on our clients, Website users and anyone else who communicates with us, in particular when they purchase our services, take advantage of our offers, discounts or benefits, sign up to receive our newsletter or email notification about our online flyer, request information or participate in a contest or promotional activity. This file will normally comprise their name, address, telephone numbers, email address, age bracket, preferred language of communication, information about the products and services purchased or suggested as well as offers, discounts and benefits they are taking advantage of and, in some cases, information on their preferences and purchasing habits.
We collect and use this information for the following general reasons:
We use your personal information solely for the purposes for which it was collected. Your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of information for secondary marketing purposes (mailing or emailing of promotions, registration for an e-newsletter) or for survey purposes is not a mandatory condition for you to participate in contests we organize or to benefit from our services.
You can choose to receive information from Brunet by keeping the appropriate box checked on the form or in other documents, as the case may be. You can unsubscribe to this mailing list at any time and we give you the opportunity to do so each time we send you a notice. Please consult the section below entitled "Information" for more details on this.
If you have consented to receive these types of notices, Brunet may occasionally, send you by email, mail or other channels special offers, discounts or other benefits pertaining to its products and services or those of its partners. These offers may at times be tailored to your interests, the products you purchased, the services you use or any other information we have about you, in order to transmit the offers that might be of special interest to you.
We may sometimes collect information that is not of a personal nature, such as the type of Internet browser or operating system you use or the domain name from which you were linked to our Website. Furthermore, when you visit our Website, we can insert a data file on your computer, such as a cookie or other file of similar nature. Cookies allow us to keep certain types of information about the use you make of our Website, including the date of your most recent visit, the pages you consulted and the files you downloaded. Cookies allow us to adapt our Website allow us to tailor a Website to your interests and preferences.
When you sign on to our Website, Brunet may link the information thus obtained to your personal information.
Most Internet browsers allow you to erase these cookies from your computer's hard drive, to block them or to receive a warning before they are downloaded. Please refer to your browser's instructions to find out more about these functions. If you refuse the cookies, you will still have access to the site but your navigation may be affected and you may not be able to benefit from certain services for which registration is required.
Brunet will keep personal information for a reasonable period of time, until it fulfils the objectives set forth or as required by law, whichever is longer. We establish retention criteria based on the type of information collected.
When personal information is no longer required to reach the objectives set forth or if a person has requested that we delete his or her information, it will be made anonymous or it will be destroyed in a manner that will protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure.
We never divulge your personal information to anyone outside Brunet without your consent, with the exception of:
The information on our Website is not intended for children under the age of 13. Brunet will under no circumstances collect information on such children without the express consent of their parents or guardians.
Our Websites may include links to other Websites operated by other businesses. By clicking on these links, you are exiting Brunet.ca. Sites linked in this way are not under the control of Brunet and their being linked to our Website does not, in any way, make Brunet responsible for them. Any personal information you provide via these Websites is subject to the privacy policies of these Websites.
From time to time, Brunet may change this policy. Please review it periodically. A notice of change will be posted at the beginning of this policy when changes are made to it.
If you have any questions regarding our policy on the protection of personal information, including access to personal information, collection, use and disclosure of personal information or regarding procedures for filing a complaint, or if you wish to have your name removed from one or more of our mailing lists or have your personal information updated, please contact our privacy officer.