Privacy Policy

The SDC of Quartier D (“Quartier D” or “us”) is a non-profit organization that complies with Canada’s Personal Information Protection Act (LR 1985, c. P-21) (the “Act”). The Act protects your personal information against any disclosure or any use inconsistent with the purposes for which the information was provided. In addition, the Act gives any individual the right to access personal information concerning him, to request the correction of this information, or to require the removal of it from the databases or other systems where it is stored. The purpose of this Quartier D policy with regard to the protection of personal information is to govern the collection, use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with the requirements of the Act, whether this information is collected through our website or otherwise.

The information we collect

Quartier D collects information at various levels. Some are personal information, others are collected for statistical purposes or are used to improve the browsing experience on our website (cookies). Quartier D informs you when personal information is required as part of a transaction, contest, survey, or to obtain another Quartier D service. Only requested information identified by an asterisk must be provided, the others are not mandatory. Personal information is information that identifies you, such as your first and last name, postal address, email address, telephone number and personal opinions. This information is primarily collected when you do any of the following:

  • By visiting the Quartier D website or interacting with Quartier D online advertisements: we may collect information by automated means, using technologies such as cookies, pixel tags (or “pixel tags”), browser analysis tools, server logs and web beacons;
  • By providing them on a voluntary basis through our website or Facebook page;
  • By responding to surveys sent to you;
  • By providing comments on our website, on our social media accounts or by email;
  • By applying for a job at Quartier D, whether online, by email or by mail.

Use of personal information

Quartier D uses the information you provide or create in order to communicate with you, provide you with the services requested, improve our services, and develop new offers. Certain personal information is required when you participate in surveys or contests. Quartier D conducts research studies to better understand the experiences of our users in order to continuously improve its interactions. Quartier D may also use the information for online targeting advertising and display interest-based advertisements on other websites and on social media. Quartier D will retain personal information for the purposes set out in this policy for as long as the law requires or for a reasonable period in the absence of legislative requirements. At the end of the retention period, personal information will then be securely disposed of.


Personal information may be stored in hard copy or in electronic format. Their protection is ensured by putting in place physical, organizational and security measures adapted to the nature of each piece of information. Access to personal information is limited to those individuals who need it to provide the services offered by Quartier D.

Disclosure of personal information to third parties

Quartier D only shares personal information with third parties in accordance with this policy. Quartier D may provide personal information to subcontractors and consultants only in the context of its activities requiring its use and for the purposes for which this information was collected. Quartier D may transfer personal information outside of Canada for processing for the purposes set out in this policy.


Quartier D sends commercial electronic messages as part of its marketing strategy and customer service.

If you do not wish to receive commercial electronic messages from us, you can withdraw your consent at any time by updating your profile (members) or by writing to us at . If you change your mind later, it’s just as easy to re-subscribe.

Links to external websites

The Quartier D website may contain links to other websites, external to our own. By clicking on these links, you will automatically be directed to these sites. We invite you to read the personal information protection policies of these sites, as they may be different from the Quartier D policy. We can in no way be held responsible for the content posted on other sites or for any inconvenience that could arise from browsing these sites.

Revisions to this policy

By using the Quartier D website, you accept this policy. This may be changed by Quartier D without prior notice, in particular to take into account changes in Quartier D activities and technological developments. We therefore advise you to periodically consult this page.

Do you have questions or suggestions?

We invite you to contact us with any questions or suggestions regarding this policy. Please contact Quartier D by email at the following address: .