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designed to protect your personal information. 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
Some hyperlinks present in this web site may transfer you to sites independent from the Old Port of Montréal Corporation. The Old Port of Montréal Corporation
will be not responsible for the collection and use of personal
information made on these independent sites, if applicable. We invite
independent external sites. In addition, the Old Port of Montréal Corporation
is not responsible for the policies of these independent sites
regarding pricing, administration fee, credit card charges and the
delivery of goods and services. Once again, we invite you to carefully
read the policies of these independent sites.
Like most websites, we use
cookies to make our site easier to use. These “cookies” are alphanumeric
identifiers transferred by our site to your computer’s hard disk. They
automatically send back information like part of your IP address
(indicating your general geographical location, such as the city or
province) and which pages were visited on our site. Cookies remain on
your computer only temporarily. They are useful in different ways, as
they help us in keeping track of information relating to visitors’ use
of the site, personalizing content, improving ergonomy, etc.
You can prevent the transfer
of those cookies and deactivate those already received by following the
instructions that are generally found in the “Help” menu on your
browser’s toolbar. However, doing so may prevent you from using some
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 centres 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:
Alternatively, you can use the application/plugin designed by Google for this purpose:
Facebook, social media and advertising hubs
The remarketing activities of the Old Port of Montréal Corporation
and its authorized third parties through various social media and
advertising hubs may use some user-specific information. This usage aims
to present contextually relevant advertising content corresponding to
broad parameters about them (such as gender, age group, general
interests); this type of retargeting is also referred to as custom
audience by social providers. This targeted advertising content is
restricted to advertising areas predefined by these media (columns of
ads to the right or left, for example). The information used in these
activities transit in an encrypted manner to Facebook and other hubs and
are never known or stored by them. You can learn more on the specific
process of Facebook’s custom audience by reading the service terms of
use that the Old Port of Montréal Corporation must follow: https://www.facebook.com/ads/manage/customaudiences/tos.php
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
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.