Elite Consultation values your privacy and is committed to safeguarding your personal information in compliance with Quebec’s Law 25 and the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Our website address is: https://www.eliteconsultation.ca.
2. Identifying Purposes and Consent
We collect device information for statistical, functional, and advertising purposes, alongside personal data as outlined below, with informed consent obtained through our systems.
3. Collection of Personal Information
When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and browser user agent string to help with spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service, with the profile picture visible to the public following comment approval.
If you upload images, avoid including embedded location data (EXIF GPS) as visitors can download and extract this data.
Through contact forms, we collect relevant personal information to respond to inquiries.
Information is also collected through third-party analytics and advertising systems.
4. Use, Disclosure, and Retention of Personal Information
Personal information is used solely for fulfilling services, never shared except as necessary for service fulfillment or as required by law.
Comment data and its metadata are retained indefinitely to automate follow-up comment approvals. Registered users’ information is stored in their profiles, with personal data retained as long as necessary for service fulfillment, regulatory compliance, or up to seven years unless services extend beyond that timeframe.
5. Cookies and Other Technologies
Consent for cookies is obtained through a cookie consent system, which can be accessed at any time to withdraw consent. Cookies save login information, screen display choices, and comment details for your convenience, with different expiration periods based on the cookie type.
Temporary cookies are used to check browser cookie acceptance, with no personal data retained.
6. Embedded Content
7. Analytics and Third-Party Data Receivers
We utilize third-party analytics systems to improve website functionality and advertising effectiveness.
8. Access, Correction, and Data Erasure
Individuals may access, correct, or request erasure of their personal information, or request an exported file of personal data held by us.
9. Data Protection Officer (DPO)
We have appointed Mael Houck as our Data Protection Officer, responsible for ensuring compliance with privacy legislation.
10. Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)
Before sharing or manipulating personal data, we conduct a privacy impact assessment to ensure it is necessary and safe.
11. Data Protection and Breach Procedures
Industry-standard SSL encryption, limited access protocols, and data anonymization are employed to protect personal information. Specific procedures are in place to respond to potential data breaches. In the event of a data breach, we will notify Quebec’s Commission d’accès à l’information (CAI) and affected individuals of a privacy breach (referred to as a “confidentiality incident”) that presents a risk of serious injury.
12. Challenging Compliance
Individuals can challenge our compliance with privacy laws and principles, with complaints directed to our privacy compliance officer for timely resolution.
Amendments to this policy will be posted on this webpage, with significant changes communicated via email.
14. Contact Information
For privacy-related inquiries, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (514) 427-2711.