Groupe Tecnic 2000 Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Tecnic") operates the www.tecnic.ca and www.ecoledeconduitetecnic.com websites (hereinafter called "Websites"). Tecnic wishes to protect information transmitted via the Internet and respect your privacy. Therefore, Tecnic informs you of its security measures, its policy on the nature of customer information collected when you use our Websites or, when ordering products through our Websites, the reasons why such information is collected, and the use that is made of this information.

1. Security

Tecnic uses state-of-the-art security measures to protect you against the loss or the unauthorized use of your personal information under the control of the Website, including your credit card information. The servers use the (“Secure Socket Layers” [SSL]), rendering data transmission extremely secure. It must be emphasised that none of the data pertaining to your credit card is kept on our Website. If you are concerned about confidentiality related to the use of your credit card on the Internet, Tecnic invites you to place your order by phone and talk to one of our representatives by dialing 1 888 277-1137.

2. What information do we collect?

In certain circumstances, when purchasing products or entering a contest, Tecnic requires that you give them your name, address, email address and, if you agree, certain other information.

3. What do we do with the collected data?

The information gathered about you allows us to open an account in your name, to process your order, to contact you in the event that you win a prize, to personalize contact with you and, if you agree, to send you from time to time, information on the Website and its products in a personalized way. Please note that Tecnic does not sell its customer lists. You can always ask Tecnic to no longer receive information relating to the Website and its products by sending an email.

4. Links to other sites

Our Website may offer links with other websites operated by other companies. By clicking on these links, you will leave the website. Tecnic has no control over the operation of these websites and although their names appear on the sites exploited by Tecnic, it does not, in any way, render Tecnic responsible for them. All personal information that you transmit on these sites will be subject to the personal information protection policies of these other websites. We recommend that you pay close attention to these sites policies on protecting confidential information.

5. Cookies

A “cookie” is a small text file saved on your hard drive that comes from certain pages on the Website. Cookies are harmless in that they cannot extract information from your hard drive, over which you have full control. Tecnic can use cookies to determine traffic on the site, to transmit information that is highly useable by its marketing department and to personalize the future use you make of the Site. The cookies that we use do not contain personal information about yourself or your web browsing behaviour on other websites. It is always possible to no longer be subject to cookies by modifying your computer's browser configuration. Note that cookies are required for online purchases.

6. Policy Modification Rights

Tecnic reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Tecnic also reserves the right to disclose personal information if the law would require Tecnic to do so or in order to protect its ownership rights to the Site, its users, sponsors, advertisers or suppliers.