Privacy policy


Effective from February 2024

Pringle & Associates (hereinafter " Pringle & Associés ", "we", "us" or "our") takes privacy and confidentiality very seriously. For this reason, Pringle & Associés ensures that effective controls are in place to protect the confidential nature of personal information in its custody.

This Privacy Policy (the "Policy") describes how Pringle & Associés collects, uses, discloses and stores personal information that you may provide in connection with your use of the Pringle & Associés website (the "Website"). It also informs you of Pringle & Associés' commitments regarding the management and protection of personal information.
By accessing this Website or using our Services, you consent to the collection, use, disclosure and storage of your personal information in accordance with this Policy.

Who is the Policy for?

This Policy applies to anyone who communicates or interacts with us by any means, whether you are a customer or someone using our Platforms or Services. Our employees and job applicants are subject to a separate privacy policy.

    • What is personal information?
      Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual, either separately or in combination with other information. This may include, for example, your name, e-mail addresses, contact information and similar information provided to Pringle & Associés. Such information is not considered personal information when it is aggregated and cannot be associated with an identifiable individual.
    • Sources of personal information
      We collect personal information about you from :

      • You:
        - When you provide such information directly to us, and
        - When personal information about you is automatically collected as part of your use of our services.
      • Third parties, when they provide us with personal information about you.
    • Personal information you voluntarily provide
      When you visit our Web Site, participate in a contest, promotion, survey or create an account on the Web Site or use our services, you may be asked to voluntarily provide us with certain personal information (such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address and telephone number) so that we can more easily communicate with you and provide you with the services you require.
    • Personal information automatically collected
      Cookies - When you access the Web Site, we use a browser feature called a "cookie" to automatically collect certain non-identifiable user information, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address that identifies the computer, the IP address of the Internet service provider, the name and version of the Web browser, the date and time the user accesses the Web Site, the Internet address from which the user directly accesses the Web Site, the operating system used, the sections of the Web Site visited, the Web pages read and images viewed, and the documents displayed on or downloaded from the Web Site. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that identifies the visitor's browser (but does not necessarily identify the visitor) to our computers each time someone visits our Website.
    • By using our Website, you acknowledge that we use essential cookies and you consent to the use of non-essential cookies.

Purposes for which we collect personal information
Pringle & Associés uses personal information collected about you for the following purposes:

  • Respond to or follow up on your online service requests, questions or comments;
  • To personalize and improve your experience on our Website;
  • To carry out analyses and statistics on our audience, our clientele and the use of our Services, in order to better understand the interests and preferences of our customers;
  • Analyze user data on an aggregated and anonymous basis;
  • Detect security incidents and protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activities;
  • Take any other action for which personal information has been collected;
  • For other purposes described in this Policy or permitted by law.

Tracking Information - Pringle & Associés may use non-identifiable information about its users to create aggregate tracking information reports regarding the demographics of users of the Website or our Services. This non-identifiable information is used for system and Web Site administration purposes, to better understand your interests and to improve the site.

Disclosure of personal information

Disclosures to our service providers - We may also share your information with third-party suppliers, consultants and other service providers we employ to perform tasks or services on our behalf. These entities include, but are not limited to, our payment processors, web analytics companies (e.g., Google Analytics), business intelligence service providers, email service providers (e.g., Mailchimp), and advertising partners.

Disclosure to Government Agencies - We may disclose your personal information to government agencies that are authorized by law to obtain the information, or where Pringle & Associés has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records or information, or to protect the rights and property of Pringle & Associates.

Business Transaction - If Pringle & Associés undergoes a merger or other reorganization, it may disclose your personal information to the resulting organization.

Retention and security of personal information

Retention - The personal information we hold about you is kept in an electronic file, the purpose of which is to enable you to benefit from Pringle & Associés' service offering and complementary services.

Security - We take and apply the necessary and appropriate security measures to ensure the confidentiality of personal information in our possession, and to protect it against loss, destruction, theft, as well as unauthorized consultation, communication, reproduction, use and modification. Personal information contained in files is therefore accessible only to those who need to know it in the performance of their duties, and who consult it only when necessary.
Nevertheless, due to the nature of the Internet and the technologies it supports, the risks associated with security and confidentiality cannot be eliminated and Pringle & Associés cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be disclosed in a manner contrary to the provisions of this Policy.

Wherever possible, we ensure that the personal information we hold about you is up to date before we use it to make a decision that affects you.

Right of access, rectification and deletion

By contacting Pringle & Associés at , you can :

  • Request access to your personal information and information about Pringle & Associés' collection, use and disclosure of that information;
  • Request to change or update your personal information; and
  • Request the deletion of your personal information.

Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law, you will be given reasonable access to the personal information we hold about you and will be entitled to challenge the accuracy and completeness of that information and have it amended as appropriate. You can help Pringle & Associés maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying Pringle & Associés of any necessary changes.

When you request the deletion of your personal information, it will be processed in accordance with applicable laws. Please note that Pringle & Associés may retain some of your personal information in order to comply with its legal and regulatory obligations or if it is still required for the purposes for which it was collected.

Cookies - You can block the use of cookies by activating the appropriate setting in your browser.

How long we keep your personal information
We retain your personal information for as long as we have a legitimate need to do so. When the information is no longer required, it is destroyed. In the process of destroying information, we observe strict rules and ensure that no unauthorized person has access to it.

Changes to the Policy
We may make changes or additions to this Policy at any time, so we encourage you to review it periodically. If we make changes to this Policy, we will notify you by changing the effective date of this Policy at the top of the page.

How to contact us
If you have a question, concern or complaint about your privacy or our privacy practices, you can contact the Privacy Officer by e-mail at You can also contact us by mail at our head office: 2905 Place Louis. R.-Renaud, #502, Laval, Québec, H7V 0A3 Please include your name and contact information, the nature of your inquiry or complaint, and any other relevant information.