The Old Port of Montréal Corporation, manager of the Quays of the Old Port of Montréal and of the Montréal Science Centre, takes the protection of your personal information very seriously. Please contact us at any time if you have any questions or complaints about your personal information or our handling of it. The Old Port of Montréal Corporation is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, trade or exchange this information with unauthorized third parties.
Links to other sites
Google analytics and advertising cookies
Several features of Google Analytics are active on this site through advertising specific cookies. In particular, information collected via Google Analytics allow us to associate your data and general visits statistics on this site to other information in our possession concerning users, but this process is at all times made anonymous, so that it is impossible to know the real identity of a user that goes through our Web site. As well, we do not provide any data to Google through Google Analytic or third parties that could personally identify an individual. If they are in our possession, information such as the name, email address or any data that allows the definite identification of a specific device (for example, a mobile phone serial number), is never included, even in encrypted form.
The implementation of Google Analytics includes the following features: - Retargeting with Google Analytics - Creation of reports related to the impressions on the Google Display network - Creation of reports and statistics on the demographics and interests centers of Google Analytics - Tracking cookie for the Google DoubleClick service These features allow Google Analytics to collect and gather data about our traffic through Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers, in addition to the data obtained with the standard implementation of Google Analytics. It is possible to disable these Google Analytics features as well as the specialized advertising cookies associated using the following link: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ Alternatively, you can use the application/plugin designed by Google for this purpose: https://Tools.Google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Facebook, social media and advertising hubs
Authorized third parties
The collected private information is for the exclusive use of the Old Port of Montréal Corporation and others authorized entities contracted under confidentiality agreements, such as subsidiaries, franchisees, parent companies, affiliates, companies specialized in marketing services and contractual consultants. Their services are retained to facilitate certain treatments of the collected data (statistical analyses, management of advertising networks). Private information shared with authorized third parties are restricted to a minimum and are not kept or redistributed by them in any way whatsoever.
How do we collect personal information?
Personal information is collected on a voluntary basis only. You usually provide them through forms on the screen, so you are always aware that we are collecting these informations. For example, you fill out these forms when you want to participate in newsletter, contests, forums, online tickets purchasing, blogs or in surveys or when you want to send us emails. Participation in these activities is always voluntary and the user always has the choice to share the information or not.
Why do we collect personal information?
The Old Port of Montréal Corporation collects personal information mainly in order to:
- Improve our website and keep it relevant
- Offer you top-quality products and services that meet your needs
- Notify you when you have won a prize
- Send you information by e-mail when you have asked us to do so
- Send you tickets you have purchased online and notify you if any goods or services you have purchased have been cancelled.
How do we use and store your personal information?
Only the Old Port of Montréal Corporation has access to the information you send us and no such information will ever be disclosed to any unauthorized third party. The Old Port of Montréal Corporation has established security protocols to ensure that your personal information remains confidential and inaccessible to the public. This means that only certain Old Port of Montréal Corporation employees, with previous authorization from the Corporation, will have access to your personal information. These security measures also ensure that none of your information is lost, stolen or altered. Nonetheless, you may ask us to correct or stop using your personal information at any time by contacting us. We keep your personal information only as long as it is necessary and useful for us to do so. You may also unsubscribe at any time from any of our services that use some of your personal information, such as our newsletter. Once you unsubscribe, your information will be erased from our databases.
It’s the law!
Our policies regarding the collection, use, conservation and destruction of personal information comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.