Confidentiality Policy

CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY

At La Boutik Virtuelle inc. (“La Boutik Virtuelle”) the protection of your personal information is a top priority. La Boutik Virtuelle tries to insure the protection of the information transmitted through the internet as well as respecting privacy and thus, rigorously controls the way by which personal information is used and transmitted. The present Confidentiality Policy details the protection policy related to personal data from La Boutik Virtuelle. By using the La Boutik Virtuelle site, you accept to comply with the practices detailed in this Confidentiality Policy.

Data that La Boutik Virtuelle collects about its customers

In the advent of a purchase or during the registration phase for a promotional contest, La Boutik Virtuelle demands that you transmit your name, address, email address and that, if you accept, other information. The information that La Boutik Virtuelle collects about you allows it to customize and constantly improve services provided when you visit La Boutik Virtuelle. This information follows the following schedule:

Information that you provide

We receive and save all information that you have entered in the website or that you may have supplied by other means. You have the choice not to provide information, but this will prevent us from providing you with some of our services. We will use the collected data in order to, notably, answer your requests, prepare suggestions for you, offer customized purchasing, improve our stores, and contact you.

Automatically collected information
 
We receive and save some information every time you contact us; for example, like many other websites, we use cookies that allow us to obtain some information when you access La Boutik Virtuelle.

Transmitting collected information

The information that is gathered by La Boutik Virtuelle on you is confidential. La Boutik Virtuelle wishes to specify that its advertisers will not at any time be allowed to access your confidential information. Furthermore, La Boutik Virtuelle does not sell user lists. You have the choice to no longer receive information pertaining to La Boutik Virtuelle, by specifying under the section “My Profile” in your account.

Only those employees or representatives dully authorised by La Boutik Virtuelle can access your information, but solely as governed by their position.

Protection of personal information

La Boutik Virtuelle has implemented state-of-the-art security measures in order to protect you against loss or unauthorised use of customer information that is in La Boutik Virtuelle’s possession. La Boutik Virtuelle’s servers use the latest information-transmission technology (Secure Socket Layers, or SSL), which render its transmission highly secure. In addition, La Boutik Virtuelle’s servers are protected by firewall technology. La Boutik Virtuelle ensures its hardware is always state-of-the-art in order to allow you to perform secure transactions on the site at any time. However, no security mechanism is perfect and you must be aware that you are always at some level of risk that personal information transmitted to La Boutik Virtuelle may be disclosed without fault on the part of La Boutik Virtuelle and without your consent. La Boutik Virtuelle declines all responsibility regarding forwarded confidential information, except in case of negligence on the part of La Boutik Virtuelle.

La Boutik Virtuelle reserves the right to modify this policy at any time. La Boutik Virtuelle also reserves the right to transmit personal information about you to the extent La Boutik Virtuelle must do so under the law or so as to protect the copyright of the site or those of its users, partners, advertisers or suppliers.

Cookies

“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are harmless in that they cannot extract information from your hard disk, over which you have full control. La Boutik Virtuelle uses cookies mainly in order to determine traffic on the site, to transmit information that is highly usable by its marketing department, and to personalise the future use you make of the site. This technology does not systematically place personal information about you at La Boutik Virtuelle’s disposal. It is always possible to no longer be subject to cookies by modifying your computer’s configuration.

Controlling personal information

From the “My Account” page, you can at any time validate or modify your personal information; these procedures may also be completed by directly contacting the customer service desk at La Boutik Virtuelle. However, if you wish to have yourself removed from La Boutik Virtuelle’s list of customers, you must contact the customer service of La Boutik Virtuelle.

Children’s and adolescent’s privacy

Protecting children’s and adolescent’s privacy is important to La Boutik Virtuelle.  It is not its intent to collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of sixteen.  It you are under the age of sixteen, do not attempt to register or send any information about yourself to La Boutik Virtuelle, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address.  In the event that La Boutik Virtuelle learns that it has collected personal information from an individual under the age of sixteen, we will remove that information as quickly as possible.

Security and Efficiency of the Network

La Boutik Virtuelle does not guarantee the efficiency, or total security. It is possible that a hacker manages to penetrate the server. It is thus important that you keep in mind before using your identity to browse the site or complete transactions on La Boutik Virtuelle that a malicious person may access the servers on La Boutik Virtuelle site and use the information about you or any other person on the site to his or her own end. In no case will La Boutik Virtuelle, its managers and its administrators be held accountable for acts of computer piracy, nor be blamed for whatever damage or lost associated with a member’s account on the network. La Boutik Virtuelle may have occasional outages and programming errors may be provoked by updates or events independent of the will of the managers.

No administrator or member of the organization can be held accountable if a member is unable to browse through La Boutik Virtuelle, regardless of the reason preventing such activity from taking place (defective telephone line, modem incompatibility, broken cable, bad configuration, etc.)

At the moment when you complete your online purchases, you can verify if you are in secure mode by looking at the URL (web address) and ensuring that it begins with https:// instead of http://. The icon displayed that looks like a padlock of the browser window confirms that you are in secure mode.

Links to other sites

La Boutik Virtuelle website may contain links to other websites.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites.  La Boutik Virtuelle encourages our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.