Your privacy is of great importance to QJBF. We take our responsibility to protect personal information seriously and ensure the confidentiality and security of the data entrusted to us by our visitors, staff members, and collaborators.
This policy outlines the guidelines for our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information, as well as your rights concerning your data.
QJBF collects, uses, discloses, and stores personal information that you provide with your consent.
You can access, request correction of, or withdraw your consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information at any time by contacting us at the contact information provided in the “Contact us” section below.
When you visit our Site or contact us, we collect a variety of personal information about you.
The personal information we collect generally falls into one or more of the following categories:
On the Site, we may collect information that personally identifies you and can be used to contact or identify you. QJBF uses Google Analytics, a tool for measuring web audience and analyzing visits to a website. It should be noted that Google may disclose this information to third parties in the event of a legal obligation or when these third parties process data on its behalf.
Using cookies, Google Analytics collects information about your browsing on this site, on a part or all of the website pages. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
For more information on Google’s privacy practices, please refer to the Google Terms and Privacy web page (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en). If desired, you can prevent the recording of information about your browsing by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on on your computer.
We use your personal information to provide you with our services and to improve them. We also use it to fulfill our legal obligations.
We may use your personal information to:
QJBF, subject to what is provided in this policy, does not disclose your personal information to anyone outside of QJBF without your consent. However, we may disclose it to fulfill a legal obligation or enforce our rights.
When our service providers no longer need your personal information for these limited purposes, we require them to destroy it. In certain circumstances, we may allow our service providers to retain aggregated, anonymous, or statistical information that does not identify you.
We do not authorize service providers to disclose your personal information to unauthorized parties or use your personal information for direct marketing purposes. If you would like more information about our service providers, please contact us using the contact information in the “Contact us” section below.
Additionally, we may use and disclose your personal information when we believe such use or disclosure is authorized, necessary, or appropriate in the following cases:
If we intend to disclose your personal information to a third party, we will identify that third party and the reason for the disclosure, and obtain your consent.
You can always unsubscribe from our mailing lists or no longer receive reminders about specific events by contacting us directly using the contact information provided in the “Contact us” section below. We will strive to respond promptly to your unsubscribe request, but please allow us a reasonable time to process your request.
We will only use, disclose, or retain your personal information for as long as necessary to achieve the purposes for which this personal information was collected and as permitted or required by law.
If you would like more information about the periods during which your personal information will be retained, please contact us using the contact information in the “Contact us” section below.
We have implemented physical, organizational, contractual, and technological security measures to protect your personal information and other information from loss or theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification. We have taken steps to ensure that only authorized staff members who reasonably require access can access your personal information. We limit access to your personal information to employees who need it to provide you with information about QJBF.
Despite the measures described above, no method of information transmission or storage is 100% secure or error-free. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you believe that the security of the information you provided to us has been compromised), please contact us immediately using the contact information in the “Contact us” section below.
You have rights regarding your personal information.
We will take necessary steps to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. We will not systematically update your personal information unless such a process is necessary. We expect you to provide us with occasional updates to your personal information when necessary.
You can request in writing to view the personal information we collect, use, or disclose about you, and we will provide you with this personal information as allowed by law. You can also challenge the accuracy or completeness of the personal information about you. If you can demonstrate that the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, we will modify it according to your instructions.
In addition, in certain circumstances, you have the following rights:
Your personal information is currently hosted in Quebec, Canada.
In the case of any transfer of your personal information to other countries, QJBF will implement appropriate protective measures to provide an adequate level of protection.
We have no control and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party site or service.
Our activities are not intended for minors, and we do not voluntarily collect personal information from minors. If you are a minor under the laws applicable to your place of residence, please do not provide us with personal information without the explicit consent of a parent or guardian.
If you are a parent or guardian and you know that your children have provided us with personal information, please contact us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from minor children without verifying parental consent, we will take steps to delete this information from our servers.
Last updated [November 2023].