As an organization that works to raise funds for the CISSS de Laval, we collect, use and disclose information on a daily basis for the purpose of providing our services in the solicitation of contributions in various forms. Participating in events and providing information on privacy is important to us; we adhere to the highest ethical standards when handling all information, especially personal information.
WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO
Founded in 1980, the Foundation still bears its original name, which is that of the hospital. Today, she mobilizes the community to support all the needs of the Laval Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS), including the Cité-de-la-Santé Hospital, the Jewish Hospital of rehabilitation, CLSCs, CHSLDs, the Youth Center and many others.
Mission: Contribute to improve healthcare and social services offered at the CISSS de Laval.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We may collect and process various types of personal information during our business and provision of services, including:
We do not knowingly collect information from children or others under the age of 14. If you are a minor under the age of 14, please do not provide us with any personal information without the express consent of a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your children have provided us with personal information, please contact us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from minor children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to delete that information from our servers.
HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We collect your personal information from you and during our interactions with you, as follows:
We also collect publicly available information from public platforms, including our website.
HOW DO WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We may use personal information in any of the ways listed below, with your consent or, where applicable, under another legal basis. In each case, we indicate the purposes for which we use your personal information:
WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
The Cité de la Santé Foundation is a non-profit organization duly incorporated and recognized as a charitable organization. Consequently, the personal information we collect may be transmitted to and processed by any entity in the Cité de la Santé Foundation network. We may also share personal information with certain third parties, including the following:
The organization uses the services of third-party sites, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Google (or any others), to promote its content and offerings.
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HOW LONG DO WE KEEP PERSONAL INFORMATION?
To find out more about how long we keep personal information, please contact us at the coordinates indicated in the HOW TO CONTACT US section.
WHERE DO WE STORE PERSONAL INFORMATION AND TRANSFERS OUTSIDE QUEBEC?
No personal information is transferred outside of Quebec. The Cité de la Santé Foundation uses the services of Prodon software (by the company Logilys) as a database. The information is stored on the secure servers of the CISSS de Laval.
HOW DO WE PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, both at the time of transmission and once we have received it. We maintain appropriate physical, technical or administrative safeguards to protect personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse or other unlawful forms of processing of personal information in our possession. We have taken steps to ensure that the only employees who have access to your personal information are those who have a need to know or whose duties reasonably require them to know it.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet, nor any means of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We therefore cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit or provide to us, and you do so at your own risk. Nor can we guarantee that such information will not be accessed, obtained, disclosed, modified or destroyed as a result of a breach of our physical, technical or administrative safeguards. If you have reason to believe that your personal information has been compromised, please contact us as indicated in the HOW TO CONTACT US section. In the event of a privacy incident involving your personal information, we will notify you as soon as we become aware of the incident. We will take reasonable steps to minimize the risk of harm and to prevent similar incidents in the future.
WHAT RIGHTS DOES AN INDIVIDUAL HAVE WITH RESPECT TO HIS OR HER PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Under certain circumstances and in accordance with applicable data protection laws, an individual has the following rights:
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us as indicated in the HOW TO CONTACT US section.
HOW TO CONTACT US?
This policy was last updated on November 29, 2023.
What Types of Cookies are used by the Cité de la Santé Foundation?
The categories of cookies used by the Cité de la Santé Foundation and its suppliers are described below.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to navigate the website and access its functionalities.
Without these cookies, the services you request (such as page navigation) cannot be provided.
We use analytical cookies to analyze how our visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. This allows us to ensure a high-quality experience by personalizing our offering and quickly identifying and correcting any problems. For example, we may use performance cookies to track which pages are most popular, to establish which method of linking pages is most effective and to determine why certain pages receive error messages. We may also use these cookies to target items or services on the site according to their relevance to you based on your use of the website. We or our suppliers do not link the information collected by these cookies to your personal information.
Website Functionality Cookies
Targeting cookies (or advertising cookies) collect information about your browsing habits and are used to better target advertising to you and your interests. They are used by services provided by third parties, such as the Like or Share buttons. The AddThis cookies mentioned above are also examples of targeting cookies. Third parties provide these services in exchange for acknowledging that you have visited our website.
When you use LinkedIn, Twitter or other available sharing buttons, you are directed to a page controlled by those companies, which may place cookies (including targeting cookies), and you will be subject to the cookie policies of LinkedIn, Twitter or other relevant websites, respectively.
Use of IP Addresses and Web Logs
We may also use your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website and to improve our service to you. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on the Internet. Your IP address may also be used to gather broad demographic information.
We may perform IP address lookups to determine the domain you came from (e.g., google.com) in order to get a better picture of our users' demographics.
Information from these types of cookies and technologies is not combined with information about you from any other source and will not be used to identify you.
Invisible Pixels in HTML E-mails and Webinars
Our marketing e-mails contain a unique campaign-specific "web beacon" that notifies us if our e-mails are opened and, combined with other technology, verifies clicks on links within the e-mail. We may use this information for a variety of purposes, including to determine which of our e-mails are of most interest to you, and to ask users who do not open our e-mails if they wish to continue receiving them. The pixel will be removed when you delete the e-mail. If you do not want the pixel to be downloaded to your device, you should choose not to click on the links we send you. This information may be linked to your personal identity.
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