Privacy policy of the Association québécoise de l'industrie du chanvre et du cannabis 


The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform users of our website and mobile application about the personal information we collect and how we use it.  

The Association québécoise de l'industrie du chanvre et du cannabis strictly complies with Quebec's Bill 25 and Canadian laws regarding the protection of personal data.  

For EU residents, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the applicable law governing this document. In the event of any inconsistency between a provision of this document and the GDPR, the rules of the GDPR will take precedence. 

For residents of the State of California in the United States, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is the applicable law governing this document. In the event of any inconsistency between a provision of this document and the CCPA, the rules of the CCPA shall prevail.  

This privacy policy also details our commitment and the measures taken to guarantee the security of your personal information: 

  • Types of personal data collected 

  • Use of personal information collected 

  • Data security protocols 

  • Your rights 


Types of Personal Data Collected

Automatically Collected Data

When you visit, we use cookies to automatically collect information about your device and your interaction with our site or application via the Google Analytics tool.  

Cookies are small files that are temporarily stored on the hard drive of the User's computer by your browser and are necessary for the use of the site. Cookies do not contain any personal information and cannot be used to identify an individual. A cookie contains a unique identifier that is randomly generated and therefore anonymous. Some cookies expire at the end of the User's visit, others remain. 

The information contained in cookies is used to improve the site.  

This includes the following data: 

● IP address  

● Location  

● Hardware and software details  

● Content that the user views on our site  

● Links a user clicks on when going to the site 


Personal data not collected automatically  

Your personal data is collected via :  

● Contact form  

● Membership or donation form  

● Newsletter subscription form  

● Creation of a member account 


This includes in particular the following data:  

● First name  

● Last name  

● E-mail address  

● Date of birth   

● Mailing address  

● Cell phone number  

● Company name  

● Company phone number  

● Name of contact person  

● Contact person's e-mail  

● Telephone number of contact person  

● Name of person responsible for invoicing and payments 

● Password for your account on our site (encrypted)  

● Payment information (encrypted) 


Use of Personal Information Collected

Please note that we only collect data that helps us achieve the purpose stated in this privacy policy. We will not collect any additional data without informing you first.  

We use this data to:   

● Fulfill contracts (your membership, for example)  

● Send promotional offers and targeted communications via our newsletter  

● Perform statistical analyses to improve the site  

● Track orders  

● As part of a data security protocol 


Safety Measures

Your data is stored in a secure, controlled environment. We use SSL protocols and robust security measures with double authentication to prevent unauthorized access.  

We will not sell or share your data with third parties except as required by law or in the event of legal proceedings.  

We may disclose to any member of our organization such user data as they reasonably require to carry out the purposes set out in this policy. 


International Transfer 

User data may be consulted, processed or collected in the following countries  

following countries : 

● Canada 

● France 

● United States 


Duration of Use of Personal Data 

We store personal data for a period of time that varies according to the purposes for which it was collected or as laid down in a law or regulation governing the data concerned. Once the purposes for which the personal data were collected or used have been fulfilled, they are destroyed in such a way that it is reasonable to foresee in the circumstances that they no longer make it possible, in an irreversible manner, to identify the person directly or indirectly. We will ensure that users are notified if their data is kept for longer than this period. 


In the Event of a Data Leak 

In the event of a leak of your personal data, we undertake to keep you and the  

as well as the Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec. 


Your Rights 

User Rights 

If you are a Quebec resident, in accordance with Bill 25, you have specific rights regarding your personal data:  

● Right to be informed  

● Right of access  

● Right to rectification  

● Right to data portability  


You have the right to object to the use of your data and to withdraw it. 


To exercise these rights, please contact our Privacy Officer:  

Address: 3900-1 Place Ville-Marie, Montreal, H3B4M7, Quebec, Canada  

Email address:  


Right of Access and Rectification 

You can consult, modify or delete your data. To do so, please use the same contact details mentioned above. 


Consent and Withdrawal 

You can visit our site without revealing your identity. However, some features require the collection of personal data. You can always choose not to provide this information. 


External Links 

Our site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for their privacy practices. 



Our privacy policy was updated on 25/10/2023.   

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, you can contact us at  

By using our site and application, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.