Privacy Policy

PROCURE attaches great importance to the protection of your privacy. In this Privacy Policy, you will learn how PROCURE collects, uses and discloses personal information that you may provide to it during your use of this website and our products and services, including electronic tools and other tools, applications, blog posts, event registration pages, publications, electronic newsletters and announcements, contest entries, auctions, and online or mail-in donations. The site and the services are hereinafter collectively referred to as "the Site" and the "Services".

This privacy policy is an integral part of the Terms of Use, which describe the conditions that the User agrees to respect when using the Services. User's personal information will be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with this Privacy Policy, without exception. By using the Services, the User acknowledges having read and understood the privacy policy and consents to the collection, use and disclosure of his personal information in accordance with this policy. If the User does not accept this policy, he is asked not to use the Services or provide any personal information.

1) What personal information is collected?

“Personal Information” includes any information about an identifiable individual. The personal information that PROCURE may collect is, among others, but not limited to:

2) The purpose of collecting personal information

PROCURE may use your personal information for the following purposes:

3) When is your personal information collected?

Personal information may be collected when provided voluntarily by the User. The User may also be asked to provide personal information in the following cases:

Please note that personal information that is posted, used or disclosed through social networking sites is subject to the privacy policies of those sites and is not governed by this Privacy Policy.

4. Restrictions

The collection of personal information is subject to limitations and is restricted to the information necessary to fulfill the purposes set out in this privacy policy. We comply with these restrictions by collecting, using and disclosing your personal information in accordance with this policy.

5. Use, Disclosure and Retention of Personal Information

The user's personal information will not be used without their consent for purposes other than those for which they were collected, in accordance with applicable laws. Personal information will be kept for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and to comply with legal obligations.

In certain specific circumstances, personal information may be used and disclosed to third parties, including:

If the user voluntarily submits information, photographs or other content to the Site, forums, online tools or social networks of PROCURE, his personal information may be automatically included in the posting, including the name of user and email address, and may be collected and used by others.

6. Links to other sites

The Site may contain links to other websites or Internet resources, including those belonging to sponsors, partners or collaborators of PROCURE. When the user accesses one of these links, he is redirected to another website or Internet resource that may collect personal information voluntarily or through cookies or other technologies. PROCURE is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of sites owned and operated by third parties. Since these other sites may collect and process personal information differently, it is recommended that the user carefully review the privacy policy of each site they visit.

7. Information of your credit card on our site

If the user makes a credit card payment through PROCURE, reasonable and necessary information is requested to complete the processing of the transaction. Information provided for a one-time payment, such as credit card numbers, security codes, name on credit cards and expiration dates, is transmitted directly from the user to the processing company credit card. PROCURE only saves the credit card type, the last four digits of the credit card number and the expiration date in the event of a refund being required in the event of an incorrect payment. A confirmation of the credit card transaction will be sent to the user by email.

With respect to pre-authorized debits for recurring payments, all information is stored by PROCURE or a third party acting on its behalf, and it is transformed into encrypted data so that only those who need access to update financial information can obtain the credit card number. The encrypted data is provided to the credit card processing company at appropriate intervals. For billing purposes, personal information may also be shared with third parties, including credit card processing companies, but only the information reasonably necessary for this purpose will be provided.

8. Cookies, Other Embedded Markers

When interacting with the PROCURE Services, automatic data collection technologies and services may be used to log and collect information related to the user's computer, track his use of the Site and collect other personal information and about their internet browsing habits. This data collection technology may include cookies, web beacons and other types of markers embedded in the Site to improve functionality and navigation for visitors.

A cookie is a small data file which is stored on the hard drive of the user's computer, allowing him to "remember" information when he visits a site.

Web beacons and other tags are small codes used in conjunction with cookies to record activity on our Site. These web markers, graphics and other functions similar to web beacons allow us to count the number of users who have visited a specific web page or accessed certain cookies.

Web beacons may be used on this Site to count users and recognize them when they access our cookies. Access to our cookies allows us to personalize the Site and improve your experience. Web beacons may also be included in HTML-formatted emails that we send to determine which emails have been opened.The following information may be collected through these mechanisms:

Please note that only PROCURE can use web beacons on its site. You can refuse or disable cookies by modifying your browser settings, in accordance with the instructions provided by your Internet service provider. However, please note that by disabling cookies, you may limit your access to certain personalized features of the Site. Cookies and pixel tags do not collect or contain any of your personal information.

9. Google Analytics

The PROCURE Site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Google") or another similar technology. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are data files stored on the user's computer, to analyze the use of the Site. The information recorded by the cookies concerning the use of the Site (including the IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored. Google will use this information to evaluate use of the Site, compile reports on Site activity for Site administrators, and provide other services relating to Site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will never use your IP address in connection with other information held by Google, regardless of the situation. You can configure your Internet browser to refuse cookies, but please note that without cookies, certain functionality and features of the Site may not be usable.

By using the Site, the user consents to the processing of data collected by Google, as described and for the purposes mentioned above. The consent for the collection and storage of data can be withdrawn at any time by clicking on the following link: We would like to point out that our Site uses the "Hide IP" function of Google Analytics, which uses an abbreviated form of IP addresses to avoid direct and personal identification, given the ongoing debates on the use of analytical tools. containing full IP addresses.

In addition, cookies are used to perform evaluations of frequency, use of specific pages and marketing. For these evaluations, the information recorded by the cookies is used without being linked to personal data, thus guaranteeing complete anonymity.

The user can configure his Internet browser to receive notifications when cookies are saved and decide in each case whether he wishes to accept or reject them. However, refusing cookies may limit the use of the Site. The user can also delete the cookies already saved on his hard drive at any time by following the instructions provided in the user guide of his Internet browser.

10. Security

In order to guarantee the confidentiality of your personal information, PROCURE implements appropriate security measures, adapted to the sensitivity of this information. Reasonable technical, material and administrative measures are applied to prevent the loss, theft and unauthorized access to your personal information. All personal information you provide is exchanged through a secure server. However, it is important to point out that no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Although PROCURE is fully committed to protecting your personal information, it cannot guarantee the absolute security of all information or personal information that you provide to it.

Reasonable steps are taken to verify your identity before granting you access to your account on the Site. Nevertheless, it is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your username, password and any other information related to your account. PROCURE also ensures that its employees understand the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of personal information and that only authorized persons have access to personal information stored or destroyed by the organization.

The personal information that PROCURE collects is kept in a secure environment. People working for us are required to respect the confidentiality of your information.

To ensure the security of your personal information, PROCURE uses the following measures:

PROCURE is committed to maintaining a high degree of confidentiality by integrating the latest technological innovations to ensure the confidentiality of your donations. However, since no mechanism offers maximum security, some risk is always present when using the Internet to transmit personal information.

11. Access and Accuracy of Your Information

Users may make a request for access to the personal information held about them by contacting PROCURE at the coordinates provided below. PROCURE will respond to these requests within the time limits provided for by applicable laws and will verify the identity of the person concerned before providing the requested information. Unless otherwise specified, a request for access to personal information is generally free of charge, unless copies of documents are requested. However, please note that in some cases, access to personal information may be restricted or denied if the information cannot be separated from the information of other individuals, if it is protected by legal privilege or if it must be protected for reasons of security or commercial secrecy. If PROCURE is unable to provide the requested access, the reasons for the refusal will be explained, unless prohibited by law.

Users may also request updates or changes to their personal information by contacting PROCURE at the contact information provided below. PROCURE will correct or update personal information identified as inaccurate or incomplete. If necessary, the changes will also be communicated to relevant third parties who have access to this information.

PROCURE contact details:

110-1320 Graham Blvd, Mont-Royal, QC, H3P 3C8
(514) 341-3000 or 1 855 899-2873

12. Email Communications

PROCURE complies with Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) and undertakes not to send electronic communications in violation of this law.

We will ensure that each email we send contains an option and instructions to opt out of our future communications if you no longer wish to receive them from PROCURE. You can unsubscribe by:

If we do not have your express consent to send you electronic communications, we will only contact you as permitted by CASL.

13. Consent to the provisions of this Privacy Policy

When the user uses the PROCURE Services and provides personal information, he consents that PROCURE may collect his personal information and gives his informed consent for the collection, use, disclosure and transfer of his personal information in accordance with the current privacy policy. If the user does not accept this privacy policy, please do not use the Services or provide any personal information. If the user does not understand the nature, purpose and consequences of the collection, use and disclosure of his personal information to PROCURE, he is advised not to use the Services, not to provide personal information and to contact PROCURE at the coordinates indicated below to obtain answers to its questions or concerns.

14. Contact us

PROCURE appreciates feedback. If the User has any questions, comments or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or would like to:

Please contact the Privacy Officer:

Laurent Proulx, President and CEO
110-1320 Graham Blvd, Mont-Royal, Qc, H3P 3C8
514 341-3000 / Toll free: 1 855 899-2873