LEGAL NOTICES

SITE TERMS OF USE

By accessing and/or using this website (hereinafter “the Site”), any user tacitly and unreservedly accepts these Site Terms of Use.

1. Intellectual Property

1.1. The Site and each of its constituent elements, and in particular the texts, articles, images, illustrations, photographs, databases, software (hereinafter the Intellectual Property Elements) are protected by intellectual property law.

1.2. The total or partial reproduction of the Intellectual Property Elements is prohibited.

1.3. The user is only authorized to display the pages of the Site on his screen and is only authorized to reproduce the Site's Intellectual Property Elements temporarily for the sole purpose of consulting the Site.

1.4. The user is authorized to make short quotations from the Site, provided that the origin of the document and the title of the cited document or page are clearly specified.

2. Use of the Site

2.1. All data, information and publications accessible, represented or downloadable from the Site are not exhaustive, are provided for information purposes only and can in no way be considered as constituting a quote, an estimate or an offer of professional services.
2.2. In no event shall the company be liable for any direct or indirect damages resulting from the use by any user of data, information or publications accessible or downloadable from the Site.
2.3. The company can in no case be held responsible for the content accessible from hypertext links published on the Site or files downloadable from the Site or sites accessible from hypertext links published on the Site.
2.4. The creation and publication of a hypertext link to one of the pages of the Site is authorised, subject to the prior and express agreement of the company.

3. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

3.1 In most cases, we collect personal information directly from you when you purchase our services, register or interact with us. Generally, we will tell you the purposes for which we collect, use and disclose your personal information at the time the information is collected. In general, the reasons given will be the following:

Offer you the Services you have requested or registered for;

Create and manage the registrations and accounts you have with us;

Respond to your requests and questions;

Provide you with information and inform you about products and services that may be of interest to you;

Provide you with relevant advertising as described in this document;

Apply and administer the Terms of Use for the Websites and Services;

Comply with our legal obligations as described by law.

3.2 Automatically Collected Information: Some information about your use of the Services will be collected automatically when you browse the Website, for example:

The Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet;

Computer, device and connection information, such as browser type and version, operating system, mobile platform, unique device identifier (“UDID”) and other technical identifiers;

Location information for Services capable of locating the user, in order to provide you with relevant content wherever you are in the world.

We collect and use this information to generate anonymous aggregate information that allows us to develop and optimize our web presence to better serve you.

 

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Blüsand Investment Inc. and its commonly controlled affiliate entities (the “Company”, “Blüsand”, “Intersand”, “our”, “us” or “we”) collects, uses, and discloses your Personal Information through our website, digital experiences, mobile apps, online or offline events, or one of our other products or services (collectively, the “Service”). 


Collecting Personal Information

When you interact with us, we collect certain information about your device, your interaction with us, and information necessary to process your purchases. We may also collect additional information if you contact us for customer support. In this Privacy Policy, we refer to any information that can uniquely identify an individual (including the information below) as “Personal Information”. See the list below for more information about what Personal Information we collect and why.


Information that you provide to us or we may collect automatically
You may be requested to voluntarily provide your personal information when interacting with our website, such as when you are subscribing to marketing updates or requesting product information.  We may also collect personal information from you at tradeshows or similar events, when you register as a visitor at our offices, or when we communicate for the purpose of beginning or continuing a business relationship.

Like most websites, we collect personal information about our website visitors using automated methods like cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, embedded weblinks, and similar technologies.  The information we collect assists us in understanding how our website is being used. We may use vendors or tools available from third parties to collect information. In many cases, your web browser or mobile device platform will provide additional tools to allow you to control when your device collects or shares particular categories of personal data.  For example, your mobile device or web browser may offer tools to allow you to manage cookie usage or location sharing.  We encourage you to familiarize yourself with and use the tools available on your devices.

At this time, we do not respond to “do not track” signals sent by web browsers.

Device information

  • Examples of Personal Information collected: version of web browser, IP address, time zone, geographic information, cookie information, what sites or products you view, search terms, and how you interact with our websites.
  • Purpose of collection: to load our websites accurately for you, and to perform analytics on websites usage to optimize our websites.
  • Source of collection: Collected automatically when you access our websites using cookies, log files, web beacons, tags, or pixels.

Order information

  • Examples of Personal Information collected: name, billing address, shipping address, payment information, email address, and phone number.
  • Purpose of collection: to provide products or services to you to fulfill our contract, to process your payment information, arrange for shipping, and provide you with invoices and/or order confirmations, communicate with you, screen our orders for potential risk or fraud, and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
  • Source of collection: collected from you.

Customer support information

  • Examples of Personal Information collected: any personal information listed above.
  • Purpose of collection: to provide customer support, to communicate information about our products, services, events and for other promotional purposes.
  • Source of collection: collected from you.

Other Purposes
We may also use your personal data in other ways and will provide specific notice at the time of collection and obtain your consent where necessary.

Minors
Our products and services are not intended for individuals under the age of 16. We do not intentionally collect Personal Information from children. If you are the parent or guardian and believe your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us at the address below to request deletion.

Use of Information

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

  • Provide, maintain and improve our Service;
  • Provide and deliver the products and services you request and send you related information;
  • Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
  • Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events offered by Company and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Service;
  • Detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and protect the rights and property of Company and others;
  • Improve the Service and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests;
  • Facilitate promotions and process and deliver entries and rewards;
  • Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

Sharing Personal Information

We may share your Personal Information with service providers to help us provide our services and fulfill our contracts with you, as described above. For example:

  • Blüsand entities for the purposes and under the conditions outlined above;
  • With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
  • We may share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights;
  • To any other third party where you have provided your consent.

We may also transfer personal data we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, spin-off, dissolution or liquidation).

We do not sell your personal data.

Behavioural Advertising

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For example:

  • We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use our websites. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:

  • FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
  • GOOGLE - https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
  • BING - https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads]

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.

Security

Blüsand takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Retention

When you contact us, we will retain your Personal Information for our records unless and until you ask us to erase this information. For more information on your right of erasure, please see the ‘Your rights’ section below.

Your rights

GDPR
If you are a resident of the EEA, you have the right to access the Personal Information we hold about you, to port it to a new service, and to ask that your Personal Information be corrected, updated, or erased. If you would like to exercise these rights, please contact us through info@intersand.com.

Your Personal Information will be initially processed in Canada and then may be transferred to the United States. 

CCPA
If you are a resident of California, you have the right to access the Personal Information we hold about you (also known as the ‘Right to Know’), to port it to a new service, and to ask that your Personal Information be corrected, updated, or erased. If you would like to exercise these rights, please contact us through info@intersand.com.

If you would like to designate an authorized agent to submit these requests on your behalf, please contact us at the email address above.

Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of information that’s downloaded to your computer or device when you visit our websites. We use a number of different cookies, including functional, performance, advertising, and social media or content cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.


You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and parts of our websites may no longer be fully accessible.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser’s “Tools” or “Preferences” menu. For more information on how to modify your browser settings or how to block, manage or filter cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through such sites as www.allaboutcookies.org.


Additionally, please note that blocking cookies may not completely prevent how we share information with third parties such as our advertising partners. To exercise your rights or opt-out of certain uses of your information by these parties, please follow the instructions in the “Behavioural Advertising” section above.

Do Not Track

Please note that because there is no consistent industry understanding of how to respond to “Do Not Track” signals, we do not alter our data collection and usage practices when we detect such a signal from your browser.

Changes

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons.

Contact

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@intersand.com or by mail using the details provided below:

90, boul. Marie-Victorin, Boucherville, Canada (Quebec), J4B 1V6

 © 2019.