Privacy Policy

ecolesomerled.ca (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Ecole de Conduite Somerled. Ecole de Conduite Somerled can be contacted at:

info@ecolesomerled.com
(514) 295-3209
6525 Av. Somerled #2, Montreal, QC H4V 1S7

Purpose

The purpose of this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) is to inform users of our Site of the following:

  1. The personal data we will collect;
  2. Use of collected data;
  3. Who has access to the data collected;
  4. The rights of Site users; and
  5. The Site’s cookie policy.

This Privacy Policy applies in addition to the terms and conditions of our Site.

Consent

By using our Site users agree that they consent to:
1. The conditions set out in this Privacy Policy; and
2. The collection, use, and retention of the data listed in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Data We Collect

We only collect data that helps us achieve the purpose set out in this Privacy Policy. We will not collect any additional data beyond the data listed below without notifying you first.

Data Collected Automatically

When you visit and use our Site, we may automatically collect and store the following information:

  1. IP address;
  2. Location;
  3. Hardware and software details;
  4. Clicked links; and
  5. Content viewed.

Data Collected in a Non-Automatic Way
We may also collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our Site:

  1. First and last name;
  2. Age;
  3. Date of birth;
  4. Sex;
  5. Email address;
  6. Phone number;
  7. Address;
  8. Payment information; and
  9. Your driving license number.

This data may be collected using the following methods:

  1. Creating an Account; and
  2. Interacts with the website.

How We Use Personal Data

Data collected on our Site will only be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or indicated on the relevant pages of our Site. We will not use your data beyond what we disclose in this Privacy Policy.

The data we collect automatically is used for the following purposes:

  1. Facilitate, improve and enable the use of the services offered by us, in particular through its Website;;
  2. Maintain the relevance of its services and the content of its Website;;
  3. Evaluate, adapt and improve its services and its Website;;
  4. Identify your preferred language of communication;; and
  5. Statistics.

The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for the following purposes:

  1. Communication;
  2. Creating user account;
  3. Testimonials;
  4. Support;
  5. Processing payment;
  6. Targeted advertising;
  7. Administration info;
  8. Support;
  9. Dispute resolution; and
  10. Manage user account.

Who We Share Personal Data With

Employees

We may disclose user data to any member of our organization who reasonably needs access to user data to achieve the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

Third Parties

We may share user data with the following third parties:

  1. Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ);
  2. Fondation québécoise d’éducation en sécurité routière;
  3. Google Analytics;
  4. Agence Latouche – Marketing Agency; and
  5. Stripe – Payment Gateway.

We may share the following user data with third parties:

  1. Names, postal addresses, email addresses and dates of birth;
  2. IP address; and
  3. Time duration on a certain page.

We may share user data with third parties for the following purposes:

  1. Registration;
  2. Marketing/ Promotional;
  3. Payment; and
  4. Transfer of the customer file or for the application of a law..

Third parties will not be able to access user data beyond what is reasonably necessary to achieve the given purpose.

Other Disclosures

We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases:

  1. If the law requires it;
  2. If it is required for any legal proceeding;
  3. To prove or protect our legal rights; and
  4. To buyers or potential buyers of this company in the event that we seek to sell the company.

If you follow hyperlinks from our Site to another site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices.

How Long We Store Personal Data

User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved.

You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.

How We Protect Your Personal Data

In order to protect your security, we use the strongest available browser encryption. All data is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in the employee’s termination.

Ecole de Conduite Somerled customers can make an online payment via their online file or can make a payment in branch. We use security measures to protect you against the loss or unauthorized use of personal information about you that is available through the Website, including your credit card information. The servers use information transmission technology (“Secure Socket Layers” [SSL]), which makes their transmission very secure. Please note that no credit card information is stored on servers controlled by us. Credit card information is transmitted to our credit card provider. We also invite you to consult their information protection policy

https://stripe.com/fr-ca-ca/legal/spc

While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.

Children

We do not knowingly collect or use personal data from children under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under 13 years of age, the personal data will be deleted as soon as possible. If a child under 13 years of age has provided us with personal data their parent or guardian may contact our privacy officer.

How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected

If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your personal data, if we have disclosed your personal data and to who we disclosed your personal data, or if you would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, please contact our privacy officer here:

Fatimah Abdul Rehman info@ecolesomerled.com
(514) 295-3209
6525 Av. Somerled #2, Montreal, QC H4V 1S7

How to Opt-Out of Data Collection, Use or Disclosure

In addition to the method(s) described in the How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected section, we provide the following specific opt-out methods for the forms of collection, use, or disclosure of your personal data:

1. By providing information to us, you agree that we may collect, use or disclose such personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, as permitted or required by law.
At any time and subject to legal and contractual requirements, the user may exercise their right to withdraw their consent. Withdrawal of your consent may result in our school being unable to provide or continue to provide you with certain services or information. To exercise this right, please contact our branch or update your communication preferences in the self-service portal. You can opt-out by clicking “unsubscribe” on the bottom of any marketing email or updating your email preferences under “Your Account”

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file, stored on a user’s hard drive by a website. Its purpose is to collect data relating to the user’s browsing habits. You can choose to be notified each time a cookie is transmitted. You can also choose to disable cookies entirely in your internet browser, but this may decrease the quality of your user experience.

We use the following types of cookies on our Site:

  1. Functional cookies
    Functional cookies are used to remember the selections you make on our Site so that your selections are saved for your next visits;
  2. Analytical cookies
    Analytical cookies allow us to improve the design and functionality of our Site by collecting data on how you access our Site, for example data on the content you access, how long you stay on our Site, etc;
  1. Targeting cookies
    Targeting cookies collect data on how you use the Site and your preferences. This allows us to personalize the information you see on our Site for you; and
  2. Third-Party Cookies
    Third-party cookies are created by a website other than ours. We may use third-party cookies to achieve the following purposes:

    1. Monitor user preferences to tailor advertisements around their interests;
    2. To understand how the website performs;
    3. how you interact with our website;
    4. keeping our services secure;
    5. providing advertisements that are relevant to you; and
    6. and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

Modifications

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time in order to maintain compliance with the law and to reflect any changes to our data collection process. When we amend this Privacy Policy we will update the “Effective Date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. We recommend that our users periodically review our Privacy Policy to ensure that they are notified of any updates. If necessary, we may notify users by email of changes to this Privacy Policy.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints, you can contact our privacy officer, Fatimah Abdul Rehman, at:

info@ecolesomerled.com
(514) 295-3209
6525 Av. Somerled #2, Montreal, QC H4V 1S7