Confidentiality | Quebec Craft Council

Confidentiality

PRIVACY POLICY

  1. Collected information

Les Boutiques métiers d’art du Québec Inc. does not disclose to third parties exterior to the Website any information collected without your express consent. The collected information is only visible and used by the metiersdart.ca website.

 

It allows BMAQ to open an account under your name, to process your order, to communicate with you – in the eventuality where you should win a contest prize- to personalize our relationship with you and, if you authorize it, to provide you, from time to time, with information on the Website and on our products in a personalized fashion. BMAQ wishes to make clear that its advertisers, sponsors or partners do not have access at any time to your confidential information. Furthermore, BMAQ does not sell its users list. You always have the choice to no longer receive information on metiersdart.ca or its products by stipulating it in the “My Account” section of the Website.

 

  • Information supplied by yourself

We receive and keep all information you enter on our Website or that you supply by other means. You have the choice to not supply us with information but that could prevent you from using some of our services. We use the collected data to, notably, answer your requests, to prepare purchase suggestions to your attention, to improve our metiersdart.ca boutique and to communicate with you.

 

  • Automatically collected information

“Cookies” are small text files incorporated to your hard drive from some web pages of the Website. The cookies are inoffensive, meaning they cannot extract information from your hard drive on which you have full control. BMAQ uses cookies in order, among other things, to estimate website traffic, to transmit useful information to the marketing department and to personalize the future use you will make of this Website. This technology does not systematically put your personal information at BMAQ’s disposal.

•  Third party vendors, including Google, show your ads on sites on the internet.
•  Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to your website.
•  Users may opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.

  1. Protection of personal information

Only the employees and duly authorised BMAQ representatives can access your file in the strict exercise of their functions. The financial information is collected via the Moneris network.

 

  1. Control over personal information

You can validate or modify your personal information at all times through the “My Account” web page. You can also complete these procedures by directly contacting BMAQ’s customer service at customerservice@metiersdart.ca. If you wish to close your account you can do so by following the link or by contacting  BMAQ’s customer service at customerservice@metiersdart.ca.

 

SECURITY AND EFFICIENCY OF THE NETWORK

We guarantee that all your transactions on the Website are entirely secure. The transmitted information is encrypted using the SSL protocol. The SSL protocol is a certified encryption process in conformity to industry standards in order to provide the highest level of security. You can confirm if you are in secure mode when you make purchases online by making sure that the URL link starts with https:// and not http://.

IN NO CASE CAN BMAQ, nor any of its administrators, be held liable for computer piracy acts nor be blamed for any damages or loss to a BMAQ’s member. The BMAQ website can sustain occasional failures and some programming errors could be caused by updates or events independent of the will of the administrators.

 

EXONERATION / LIMITS OF LIABILITY

Although all reasonable efforts are used to put and keep the Website content up to date, errors and (or) omissions could occur.

THEREFORE, THE PRESENT WEBSITE, ESPECIALLY THE CONTENT AND THE SERVICES IT OFFERS, IS PUT AT YOUR DISPOSAL “AS IS” AND WITHOUT ANY GUARANTEE WHETER DELIBERATE OR TACITUS. BMAQ REJECTS ALL GUARANTEE, DELIBERATE OR TACITUS, ESPECIALLY THE GUARANTEE AND IMPLICIT CONDITIONS OF QUALITY, THE GUARANTEE OF ADAPTATION TO A PARTICULAR USAGE, THE GUARANTEE OF ABSENCE OF COUNTERFEITING. BMAQ DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT ITS WEBSITE FUNCTIONNALITY WILL BE OFFERED WITHOUT INTERRUPTION, WILL NOT CARRY MISTAKES, VIRUS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

IN NO CASE COULD BMAQ BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSECUTIVE DAMAGES THAT COULD RESULT FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT OR SERVICES OR THE INCAPACITY OF USE OF THOSE SERVICES OR SERVICES LINKED AND THIS EVEN IF BMAQ WERE TO BE INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES. THE APPLICABLE LAW COUD PREVENT THE LIMITATION OR EXONERATION OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES IN A WAY THAT THE LIMITATION OR EXONERATION DESCRIBED ABOVE COULD NOT APPLY TO YOUR CASE.