Privacy Protection Policy

Stablex conducts its affairs with the highest ethics and integrity standards. By adopting this Privacy Protection Policy (the “Policy”), Stablex reaffirms its commitment to protecting the information in its possession and to complying with laws that govern privacy protection.

This Policy pertains to the protection of personal information by Stablex and applies to all of its activities involving the collection and processing of personal information, including through its website  (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”), whether accessed via a smartphone or computer.

The terms “you” and “your” refer to the person whose personal information has been collected or processed by Stablex. The terms “we,” “us” and “our” refer to Stablex.

The goal of this Policy is to help you understand how Stablex collects, uses, processes, discloses, retains and protects your personal information. It is important for you to read and understand the Policy as it creates a contractual agreement between you and us. In providing us with your personal information, you consent to be bound by this Policy. The Policy is organized thematically, as follows:

1 – What categories of personal information do we collect?

Personal information refers to any information about an identifiable individual. This includes all information that can be used alone or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a specific person. Information from which all direct and indirect identifiers have been removed (i.e., information rendered anonymous) does not constitute personal information.

We may collect, use, retain and disclose the following categories of personal information:

  • Personal information related to identity, such as your first name, last name, commonly used first name, gender, date of birth, and honorifics;
  • Personal contact information, such as your email address, mailing address, postal code, and phone numbers;
  • Technical personal information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and geolocation information, cookies, and other software on the devices you use to access this Website;
  • Information about internet activity, such as your browsing history, search history and interactions with our Website, and online advertisements;
  • Personal information about your career profile, such as your password for the online recruitment service, how you heard about us, information about the person who referred you for a position at Stablex, your employee status at Stablex, your legal status that enables you to work in Canada, your résumé, and any other information you choose to add to your profile on (our  “Careers Site”).

If you provide Stablex with another individual’s personal information, you declare that you have obtained the necessary consent from this individual, authorizing us to collect, use and disclose this personal information for the purposes stated in the Policy.

2 – How do we collect your personal information?

We use the following methods, among others, to collect your personal information:

  • Direct interactions. When you communicate with us, you may provide personal information related to the following actions:
    • signing up for our newsletter;
    • participating in contests or draws organized by Stablex;
    • completing an online form;
    • participating in an opinion poll;
    • directly communicating with us through a contact form available on a website; or
    • applying for a job posted on our Careers Site.
  • Indirect interactions. We collect certain personal information about you indirectly from our service providers with whom you also engage. This occurs when we receive your application for a job through a recruitment agency, or when we obtain your contact and identity information from a third party for marketing purposes. Any indirect information collection is conducted in accordance with this policy, the privacy policy of the respective service provider, and in compliance with applicable laws.
  • Automated technologies or interactions. When you interact with our Website, we may automatically collect technical personal information, information about internet activity pertaining to the software used to access our Website, as well as your browsing habits. We may collect this information using cookies, pixels, server logs, and other similar technology. We may also obtain your technical personal information if you visit third-party websites that use our cookies.

3 – Why do we collect and use your personal information?

We may use your personal information for the purposes for which it was collected, in accordance with our Policy, for other purposes authorized by law, or with your consent.

We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:

To provide access to our Website and enhance your user experience, including to generate statistics about your use of the Website and to share digital advertising for our products and services (such as remarketing). 

  • Technical personal information
  • Information about internet activity

To reply to your messages and requests, including your product complaints and comments. 

  • Personal information related to identity
  • Personal contact information

To conduct contests, draws and surveys, and to promote Stablex. 

  • Personal information related to identity
  • Personal contact information
  • Technical personal information
  • Information about internet activity

To provide access to our Careers Site and offer job opportunities. 

  • Personal information related to identity
  • Personal contact information
  • Personal information about your career profile

To comply with obligations imposed by applicable law. 

  • Personal information related to identity
  • Personal contact information

As indicated above in Article 8(d), you can always choose not to receive promotional material or marketing information from Stablex. For the sake of clarity, we will not send marketing emails without your explicit consent.

4 – To whom do we disclose your personal information?

Stablex does not disclose or sell the personal information you have provided to us to third parties except in the circumstances listed below.

Stablex discloses your personal information to the following third parties and in the following situations:

  • To our service providers assisting us in fulfilling the purposes for which your personal information was collected, including server hosting providers who help us store your personal information;
  • To service providers assisting us in conducting demographic research about our Website’s visitors and candidates applying for posted jobs;
  • To comply with our obligations that apply under a law or regulation, an investigation conducted by a government authority, a subpoena, or an order from a court or other administrative or government authority;
  • To a law enforcement agency or government entity as part of an investigation into actual or potential fraud; a violation of a law, regulation, or the Website’s terms of use; or for the protection of the rights, property, or security of Stablex, our clients/users, or our partners;
  • To an acquiring entity in the context of executing or proposing a business transaction (including attainment, liquidation, foreclosure, or recovery), concession, merger, corporate consolidation, or any other type of acquisition, liquidation, transfer, transitive agreement, or financing of Stablex, in whole or in part, or of any property, share, asset, stock, or business of Stablex.

We require all third parties to respect the safety of your personal information and to handle it in accordance with the law. We do not authorize our third-party service providers to use your personal information for their own purposes; we only authorize them to handle your personal information for specific purposes and in accordance with our directives.

When you provide us with personal information, you recognize and accept that your personal information may be transferred to other jurisdictions for treatment and storage, including on servers located anywhere in Canada and the United States. When required by applicable law, we conduct privacy impact assessments to evaluate the risk associated with the transfer of personal information to locations outside your province of residence. Please note that privacy laws in other provinces may differ from the applicable laws in your province.

5 – How do we protect your personal information?

Personal information collected by Stablex is stored in a secure environment. All individuals in that environment, as well as Stablex employees, consultants, administrators, and managers are obligated to respect the confidentiality of your information.

Stablex is committed to maintaining and implementing appropriate privacy standards, including the integration of the latest technological innovations to ensure the confidentiality of your personal information. However, as there is no mechanism that provides perfect security, there is always some level of risk when we use the internet to transmit personal information.

6 – For how long will we retain your personal information?

Your personal information is securely stored both on our premises and on our service providers’ servers.

We will not retain your personal information longer than permitted or necessary in accordance with applicable laws and our data retention policies. In some circumstances, we may render your personal information anonymous to ensure that it cannot be associated with you. We reserve the right to use this anonymous and de-identified data for legitimate commercial purposes without informing you or obtaining your consent.

7 – Children under the age of 14

Our Website is not intended for children under the age of 14. No one under the age of 14 may provide personal information on our Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 14. If you are under 14, do not use or provide any information on our Website or through any of its features, and do not provide information about yourself, including your name, address, phone number, or email address. If we learn that we have collected or obtained personal information from a child under the age of 14 without verified parental consent, we will delete such information.

8 – Your rights pertaining to your personal information

Subject to certain exceptions as authorized by law, you have the following rights regarding your personal information in our possession:

Your right to access:

You have the right to access your personal information in our possession and to receive a general explanation of how we use your personal information. Upon receiving a written request from you, we will provide you with a copy of your personal information. Please note that, in certain limited circumstances, we may not be able to provide you with all relevant personal information, for example, when such personal information also concerns another individual. In such circumstances, we will provide, upon request, the reasons for this refusal. We will strive to promptly process all requests for access to personal information.

Your right to rectification:

If your personal information in our possession is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to have it rectified. If appropriate, this corrected personal information will be provided to the parties to whom we are authorized to disclose your personal information. We will strive to promptly process all requests for rectification of personal information.

Your right to erasure:

In certain circumstances, you can request that we erase or remove your personal information, for example, when we no longer need your information to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or if you withdraw your consent (where applicable, as your consent is the legal basis for processing your personal information). If you have the right to have your personal information erased and we have disclosed this information to third parties, we will take reasonable steps to inform them to the extent possible and where it would not required disproportionate effort. If you request it, in cases where it is possible and lawful, we will also inform you of the identity of third parties to whom we have disclosed your personal information, so that you may contact them directly.

Your right to withdraw your consent:

If we rely on your implied or explicit consent as the legal basis for processing your personal information, you have the right to withdraw it at any time. This withdrawal will not affect the legality of any processing carried out before your consent was withdrawn. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with certain products or services. We will inform you if this is the case when you withdraw your consent.

Google also provides the possibility to automatically opt out of any targeted advertising based on interest or for remarketing purposes.

Visit the following page to unsubscribe:

 9 – Usage of cookies

Our Website uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. You can refer to the Cookie policy available on our website for more detail.

10 – Hyperlinks to other websites

Our Website may contain hyperlinks directing users to websites operated by other entities. Stablex has no control over websites operated by other entities and in no way assumes responsibility by including them on our Website. All information that you share with websites operated by other entities is subject to the privacy policies applicable on those websites.

11 – Modifications

Stablex reserves the right to make changes to this Policy at any time without notice. You can consult it at any time on our Website.

We will notify you of any significant changes to the Policy by posting an update notice on our Website. Continuing to use our Website after a new version of the Policy has been posted indicates that you have accepted the changes and are thereby bound by them. It is your responsibility to regularly review the Policy and the changes that may be eventually made.

12 – Questions

You may address any questions related to our privacy protection practices, this Policy, or the exercise of your rights pertaining to your personal information to the person responsible for Personal Information Protection at Stablex:

By email: [email protected]
By mail: 760 boul. Industriel, Blainville, QC
By phone: 450-430-9230, ext. #884753