Privacy Policy

Jacques de Champlain Foundation

Effective Date:  December 1st , 2020

The Jacques-de Champlain Foundation (the “Foundation”) Privacy Policy describes the practices for managing the personal information of users of the website and the web application “AED-Quebec” ( as well as the measures taken by the Foundation to protect the  confidentiality. Protecting your privacy is important for the Foundation and we are committed to using reasonable security measures to protect personal information against accidental and unauthorized disclosure.

1. Personal information

Personal information means any information about an identifiable individual. The types of personal information that we may collect include:

2. Purposes of collection of personal information

The Foundation may use your personal information, among others, for the following reasons:

3. Use of information and limitation of collection of personal information

The collection, use and disclosure of personal information are carried out in accordance with this Privacy Policy and exclusively for the purposes specified therein. The Foundation pledges not to use or disclose this personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, unless the person concerned consents thereto or the law requires it.

4. Online payments

Users of the website may make a payment to the Foundation via PayPal in order to register for events organized by the Foundation or to make a donation by providing, without limitation, the following information: 1) Information appearing on a credit card, money order or cheque; and 2) banking information for recurring donations through automatic bank payments. This information is transmitted directly to PayPal and this online payment system may also be in possession of the bank details of users of the website in order to complete the processing of the transaction. For further information on this matter, please refer to PayPal’s privacy policy.

5. Links to other sites

Personal information displayed, used or disclosed through a Twitter page, Facebook page, LinkedIn page or any other social media or networking site is subject to the privacy policy of those sites and not that of the Foundation. We recommend that users review the privacy statements of all sites operated by third parties in order to understand the procedures and security measures in place regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.

6. Cookies

During your visit to the website or the web application, the Foundation may use cookies to record certain visitor behaviour, such as the number of visits and duration of visits. A cookie is a text file that is saved on visitors’ hard drives at the request of the server managing the website. Browsing cookies cannot extract information from the user’s hard drive but they collect information about the browsing behaviour of a user on the pages of the website. You may choose to refuse or disable cookies by changing your browser settings. However, by choosing to turn off cookies you may limit your access to some of the personalized features of our website.

7. Email communications

The Foundation complies with Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) and will not send you electronic communications that contravene this law.

The Foundation will ensure that each of its emails provides the option and the necessary opt-out guidelines should you no longer wish to receive email communication from the Foundation. You may subscribe to or cancel a subscription to emails from the Foundation by clicking the link provided in the email or by contacting the Foundation at

8. Consent and right to withdraw personal information

By providing personal information to the Foundation you agree that we may collect, use or disclose this confidential information in accordance with this Privacy Policy as permitted or required by law. The moment a user provides personal information, their consent is presumed.

At any time and subject to legal and contractual requirements, the users may exercise their right to withdraw personal information concerning them or to withdraw certain specified purposes. Withdrawing your consent may result in the inability of the Foundation to provide or continue to provide you with certain services or information. To exercise this right, please send an email to this effect to:

9. Modification of the Privacy Policy

The Foundation reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time and at its discretion. The changes will take effect on the date of last update. By continuing to use the Foundation’s websites after this date, you accept the changes to the policy.

10. To reach us

If you have any questions or comments related to the Privacy Policy you may contact us at and we will get back to you as soon as possible.