We collect certain personal information and create a file on our clients, Website users and anyone else who communicates with us, in particular when they obtain or purchase our services, take advantage of our offers, discounts or benefits, sign up to receive our newsletter or email notification about our online flyer, request information or participate in a contest or promotional activity. This file will normally comprise their name, address, telephone numbers, email address, age bracket, preferred language of communication, Aeroplan card number if they are an Aeroplan member, information about the products and services purchased or suggested, as well as offers, discounts and benefits they are availing themselves of and, in some cases, information on their preferences and purchasing habits.
We generally collect and use this information for the following reasons:
You can choose to receive correspondence from Uniprix by keeping the appropriate box checked on the form or in other documents, as the case may be. You can unsubscribe from Uniprix correspondence at any time and are provided the opportunity to do so with each correspondence. Please consult the section below entitled "Information" for more details on this.
Please note that promotional contests are always subject to specific rules, which are more fully described in the contest rules available through our Website or other sources.
We may sometimes collect information that is not of a personal nature, such as the type of Internet browser or operating system you use or the domain name from which you were linked to our Website. Furthermore, when you visit our Websites, we can insert a data file on your computer, such as a cookie or other file of similar nature. Cookies allow us to keep certain types of information about the use you make of our Website, including the date of your most recent visit, the pages you consulted and the files you downloaded. Cookies allow us to adapt our Website to your interests and preferences.
When you sign on to our Website, Uniprix may link the information thus obtained to your personal information.
Most Internet browsers allow you to erase these cookies from your computer's hard drive, to block them or to receive a warning before they are downloaded. Please refer to your browser's instructions to find out more about these functions. If you refuse the cookies, you will nonetheless have access to the website but your navigation may be affected and you may not be able to benefit from certain services for which registration is required.
Uniprix will keep personal information for a reasonable period of time, until it fulfils specified objectives or as is required by law, whichever is longer. We establish retention criteria based on the type of information collected. Once specified objectives have been fulfilled and personal information is no longer required, or if a person has requested that we delete his or her information, it is made anonymous or is destroyed in order to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure.
We never divulge your personal information to anyone outside Uniprix without your consent, with the exception of:
Entities in our group or connected with Uniprix;
We will not disclose your personal information to a promotional partner without your express consent to do so.
Email addresses of friends and their personal information provided by you to invite them to enter contests, to take advantage of promotions or to forward a page from our Website is not collected or saved in any form by Uniprix unless your friends have provided their own personal information and have agreed to receive information from us.
The information on our Websites is not intended for children under the age of 13. Uniprix does not knowingly collect personal information on such children without the express consent of their parents or legal guardians.