Privacy policy

Effective as of June 1, 2012 Airmedic holds your privacy in high regard. This policy details how Airmedic gathers, uses and discloses the personal information you provided during your use of airmedic.net as will as any other other sites operated by Airmedic or the Airmedic Foundation. This includes any current and future microsites including tools, applications, and self-management data systems for members and donors (“Websites”) as well as electronic publications, bulletins and announcements to which you have access via the Website (“electronic communications”). By using this Website, you are giving us consent to gather, use and divulge your personal information in compliance with the present policy.

Information Collected Automatically

Non-identifying information

It is possible that our Websites automatically gather certain types of non-identifying information about users. This information includes but is not limited to the type of browser being used, the operating system and the name of the Website from which they were directly referred to our Website as well as ads and promotions, the sections of the Website they visited, the sections of the Website they read and the images they saw and those that were loaded on the Website or were downloaded from it. This non-identifying information is used for the optimization and operation of our web services, to maintain the quality of service and to compile general statistics regarding the use of our web services. In no way, will we attempt to connect the non-identifying information with the identity of the individuals visiting our Websites. However, it is possible that we may review the service registry for security purposes. It is possible therefore that the data in the service registry (where the IP addresses of visitors is logged) could be used to retrace and identify people in the case of a criminal act. In this type of situation, the data registry will be handed over to the authorities in question to help them in their enquiry into security breaches.

Cookies

Websites often use “cookies”. This technology installs one or more small files on a user’s computer which allows the site in question to recognize the computer during later visits. The use of cookies makes Websites more efficient and personalized. If you prefer, and if your browser allows it, you can disable cookies but you will not be able to fully use the Website and all its functions.

Personal Identifying Information That You Expressly Provide on Websites

Your nominative personal information

When you visit Websites, you may be asked to provide some personal information, especially, but not limited to, your name and email address. For example, when you purchase an Airmedic membership card or donate to the Airmedic Foundation, you may also be asked for your postal code and the data on your credit card to complete the transaction or to produce your receipt.

The use of your personal information

it is possible that Airmedic uses your personal information occasionally to contact or correspond with you; to answer your questions; facilitate and process your membership to our service; provide you with access to certain functions or areas of the Website which you have requested or to areas where you have opted to display information; to receive and process your annual membership payments and donations; to send you receipts for tax purposes (where applicable) and to follow up on communications with you. Additionally, Airmedic may use your personal information to provide you with interactive and personalized experience; develop new web services, tools and functions that respond to your needs; improve the Websites and offer the type of electronic communications that you have requested. Airmedic may also use your personal information for any other means allowed or required by law. By visiting our Websites and sending your personal information to Airmedic in regards to a special feature of the Websites, you authorize Airmedic to use the aforementioned information for the means of the aforementioned features.

Airmedic electronic communications

You may request that Airmedic stop sending electronic communications at any time simply by contacting tech@airmedic.net. Ten working days may be required to process the cancellation.

Disclosure of your personal information

In accordance with needs, Airmedic may transmit or disclose information collected about you with its employees, agents and service suppliers for commercial, professional, medical or technical needs. These parties are under the same obligations as Airmedic in virtue of the present policy. Airmedic may disclose your personal information to a governmental institution in virtue of its legal authority to obtain such information. As well, if Airmedic has reason to believe that the aforementioned information may be useful for an enquiry into criminal activities, or in order to comply with a warrant, subpoena, or court order, a person or organization with the authority to impose the disclosure of information, to comply with the rules of court on the subject of disclosing files and information and to protect the rights and property of Airmedic. Airmedic may also divulge your personal information to a governmental institution for any means permitted or required by law. Should Airmedic be part of an acquisition, fusion or restructuring, in any manner, it is possible that your personal information may be disclosed to the new organization.

Archiving and protecting your information

To protect the privacy of your personal information, Airmedic takes appropriate security measures given the delicate nature of the aforementioned information. Nevertheless, given the nature of the Internet and web technology, security and privacy risks cannot be completely eliminated. As a consequence, Airmedic is not able to unconditionally guarantee that your personal information will not be disclosed in any manner not described in the present policy.

Storage of information

Airmedic only keeps your personal information as long as required for the purposes for which it was collected and to respect federal and provincial legislation.

Access to your personal information

Laws regarding the protection of your private life in Canada provide certain rights of access to personal information that is in our possession and requests may be made for the purposes of corrections. You are entitled to ask for access to your personal information and to know how this information has been collected, used and disclosed by writing to our website coordinator at: WEBMESTRE Airmedic, 4980, route de l’Aéroport, St-Hubert (Québec) J3Y 8Y9. You can also help Airmedic to keep your information current by advising us of any change.

Withdrawal of consent

you may withdraw your consent regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information at any time. To do so, please contact our Website coordinator at: WEBMESTRE Airmedic, 4980, route de l’Aéroport, St-Hubert (Québec) J3Y 8Y9. Please note that our emails regularly offer the possibility of unsubscribing from our electronic communications and provide the option to remove your name from our list for future messages.

Other Questions

Other Websites

Our Websites may contain links to other Websites or to Internet resources, including those of our partners. When you click one of these links, you are entering a new web page or another Internet resource which may collect information about you either voluntarily or through the use of cookies or other technological means. Airmedic is not responsible for the aforementioned sites or Internet resources, nor the manner in which they collect, use and disclose your personal information and it has no control in this matter.

Former users

If you no longer use the Websites and you have not removed your consent to collect, use and disclose your personal information in compliance with the present policy, Airmedic may, in certain circumstances, continue to use and disclose your personal information, as long as it remains in compliance with the present policy (which may be modified at any time) and with the law.

Modifications to the privacy policy

The present policy may be modified by Airmedic at any time, at the exclusive discretion of Airmedic, without prior notice or liability to this effect. The collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by Airmedic is governed by the version of the present policy currently in effect. New versions of the present policy will be put on our Websites. By continuing to use the Websites or by receiving or requesting electronic communications following changes made to the present policy, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in compliance with the present policy. Additionally, when you use the Websites, or when receiving or requesting electronic communications following changes made to the present policy, we recommend that you verify the date of the policy and make note of any changes that have been made. We also recommend that you bookmark this page so that you can periodically re-read the present policy and verify that it is the most recent version.

Your comments

Should you have any questions or comments regarding the present policy, or about your personal information, please contact the Head of personal information protection and Web Coordinator at webmestre@airmedic.net or WEBMESTRE Airmedic, 4980, route de l’Aéroport, St-Hubert (Québec) J3Y 8Y9.