WHO ARE WE?
We are a Quebec-based company specializing in the manufacturing of industrial ovens. To learn more about our services and products, please visit our website at https://pyromaitreovens.com/en/. Pyromaître is committed to protecting all personal information collected and used in the course of its activities.
PURPOSE OF INFORMATION COLLECTION
Personal information is defined as any information or combination of information related to an individual that allows their identification. However, individual names and their professional contact information, such as their title, address, phone number, and professional email address, are not considered personal information.
Personal information must be protected regardless of its form or medium: written, graphical, audio, visual, computerized, or otherwise.
Our website uses certain third-party tools to track information and analyze user behavior. These tools include:
We use the WordPress platform to manage our website and collect technical data, such as IP address, browser type, and visited pages. This information helps us monitor the site’s performance and detect any potential technical issues.
We use Google Analytics to understand how users interact with our site, which pages are most popular, and how visitors access our site. The data collected by Google Analytics is anonymous and used for analysis and improvement of our website.
When you fill out a contact form on our website, we may collect the following information: name, postal address, email address, and phone number. This information is used to respond to your specific requests and to communicate with you regarding our services.
If you choose to create an account on our site, we will store your name, address, email, and phone number to facilitate the payment process for your future orders.
- We use the collected information for the following purposes:
- Provide information about your account and orders
- Respond to your inquiries and refund requests
- Securely process payments and prevent fraud
- Set up your account on our site
- Comply with our legal obligations, such as tax calculations
- Improve our product and service offerings
- Send you marketing messages if you have given your consent
We will not share your personal information with third parties without your consent, except as required by law.
When we collect information about you, we first seek your written consent for the collection, use, or disclosure of your information for specified purposes. We will seek your consent for each new use, disclosure, or collection of your personal information or in case of a change in the purposes for which it was collected.
Our company is committed to using the information provided only for the purposes for which it was collected and retaining it for the duration necessary to fulfill the requested service.
However, we may collect, use, or disclose this information without your consent when permitted or required by law. In certain specific circumstances, we may collect, use, or disclose personal information without your notification or consent, such as when legal, medical, or security reasons make obtaining your consent impossible or unlikely, or when such information is necessary to investigate a possible contract violation, prevent or detect fraud, or enforce the law.
LIMITS ON COLLECTION, USE, AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The purposes of collecting information generally include confirming a person’s identity, creating an employee record, and complying with legal requirements (certain information required for tax purposes).
We restrict the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information to the purposes we have communicated to you. Only authorized individuals have access to your personal information, within the scope of their assigned tasks.
RETENTION OF INFORMATION
We retain your personal information for the duration necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. In accordance with the law and our record retention policy, we are required to destroy this information. When we proceed with destruction, we take the necessary measures to preserve its confidentiality and prevent unauthorized access during the process.
Personal information must be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as required by the purposes for which it is used. Personal information used on an ongoing basis, including information disclosed to third parties, is generally accurate and up-to-date, unless otherwise stated.
We do not automatically update personal information unless it is necessary to achieve the objectives of its collection. The level of accuracy, updating, and completeness of information depends on the information you provide during collection.
We are responsible for personal information in our possession or under our control, including information entrusted to third parties for processing. We require these third parties to adhere to strict standards of confidentiality and security.
Our staff is informed and properly trained on our policies and practices regarding the protection of personal information.
We have implemented and continue to develop rigorous security measures to ensure the strict confidentiality of your personal information and protect it against loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or unauthorized modification.
These measures include organizational elements such as limiting access to the strictly necessary, backing up and archiving data via external systems, etc., as well as technological measures such as the use of passwords and encryption (frequent password changes, firewalls, etc.).
ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION
Access to personal information about you is reserved for authorized personnel. The company ensures that these individuals are qualified to access this information and that such access is necessary in the performance of their duties.
REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND CHANGES
You have the right to know if we hold personal information about you and to review this information. You can also inquire about how this information was collected, used, and disclosed, as well as who the recipients were. We will respond to your request within a reasonable time from the date of receipt of your written request, and reasonable fees may apply.
In certain specific situations, we may refuse to provide the requested information. Exceptions to your right of access include cases where the requested information concerns other individuals, where disclosure is prohibited by law, where security or copyright reasons apply, where obtaining this information would be costly or privileged, or when it is related to a dispute.
If we hold medical information about you, we may refuse to provide it to you directly and may instead prefer to transmit it to a designated healthcare professional of your choice. You can also request the correction of your personal information to ensure accuracy and completeness. Any request for changes will be processed within a reasonable time.
To request access to your personal information or request changes, please contact the privacy officer at the following address:
NAME, FIRST NAME
COMPLAINTS AND QUESTIONS
If you have concerns about the protection of your personal information, you can contact the privacy officer at the address provided above. Any complaint regarding the protection of personal information should be addressed to the privacy officer. We will investigate each complaint and take appropriate action, including amending our policies and practices if necessary.
TRAINING AND AWARENESS
We promote best practices and respect for rights in transparency and personal information protection through various approaches:
- Display of contact information for the privacy officer
- Awareness through various means such as information sessions, reminders during meetings, staff training, a personal information protection action plan, etc.
If you believe that our company has not complied with the principles outlined in this policy, please contact the privacy officer. We will act promptly to identify and correct any issues. Please include “Privacy Protection” in the subject of your message.
This policy must be reviewed every three years and updated in case of significant changes in legislation or regulatory requirements.
Last Update: (09/06/23)