David A. Johnson
Chief Legal Officer
2000 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2010
Montréal, Québec H3A 3H3
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
No collection of personal information
SDC does not gather any of your personal information while you are surfing this Web site, unless you willingly subscribe to a specific service, and are asked to provide such information. Where you have provided such information, it will only be used for the stated purpose.
Gathering of information for statistical purposes
SDC automatically collects certain information using a third-party analytics program to help us understand how our users use the Website, but none of this information identifies you personally. For example, each time you visit the site we automatically collect your IP address, browser and computer type, access times, the web page from which you came, and the web page(s) you access. We use this information only to better understand your needs and the needs of Website users in the aggregate, and to be able to trace fraudulent activities if necessary. SDC also makes use of information gathered for statistical purposes to keep track of the number of visits to the Website and which pages on the Website with a view to introducing improvements.
Non-disclosure of personal information
Except as provided in the next paragraph, SDC does not divulge any personal information gathered on its Web site to third parties. Moreover, SDC does not sell any information regarding its Website users. Only the employees, representatives, subcontractors, or officers of SDC are responsible for the management and development of the Website, and only these individuals have access to the information collected there. These employees, representatives, subcontractors, or officers all have been instructed to comply with the Policy. Notwithstanding anything in the Policy to the contrary, we may share any information we have collected about you or that you have submitted: (1) in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims or demands; (2) if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person; (3) if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding situations that involve abuse of the Website infrastructure or the Internet in general (such as voluminous spamming, denial of service attacks, or attempts to compromise the security of the Website infrastructure); (4) to a parent company, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control with SDC (in which case we will require such entities to honour this Policy); and (5) if SDC is acquired by or merged with another entity (in which case we will require such entity to assume our obligations under this Policy).
Tracking Technology (“Cookies”)
Risks associated with the Internet
Despite SDC’s efforts to ensure third parties will not access or obtain your personal information through the Website, complete confidentiality and security cannot currently be guaranteed on the Internet. Communication via the Internet is subject to interception, loss, or alteration. You acknowledge and agree that SDC cannot be held responsible for damages resulting from the transmission of confidential information or personal information over the Internet and that such communications are at your own risk.
Hyperlinks to other sites
SDC’s Website may contain hyperlinks enabling users to visit sites maintained by other companies. SDC has no control over these sites and is not responsible for those listed on its site. Any information you transmit to these sites will be subject to those sites’ applicable privacy policies.
Limitation of Liability
SDC, nor any of its respective officers, directors, owners, officials, partners, partnerships, principals, employees, affiliates and other related entities, servants, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, will not be held liable for any damages resulting from the misuse of any information collected through the Website by any third party, or any misuse of any information collected through the Website not in violation of the Policy.
By browsing SDC’s Web site, you consent, without qualification, to the Policy.