Privacy policy

This privacy policy was last updated on March 11, 2024.

The Observatoire de la Prévention de l’Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal is a website affiliated with the Montreal Heart Institute. Its mission is to promote the prevention of cardiovascular diseases to extend healthy life expectancy.

We have adopted this Privacy Policy (hereinafter the “Policy”), which outlines how we process the collected information and also provides the reasons for collecting certain personal data about you. Therefore, you should read this privacy policy before using the website.

In the face of the development of new communication tools, it is essential to pay special attention to the protection of privacy. Therefore, we are committed to respecting the confidentiality of the personal information we collect.

Our policy applies regardless of the method used to collect your personal information, whether it be in person, by phone, by email, or through our website.

By consenting to our Policy or providing us with personal information after having had the opportunity to review it or any additional notices, you agree to the processing of your personal information in accordance with our Policy.

Collection and use of information

The personal information we collect is gathered through forms and through the interaction between you and our website. This data is only recorded if you provide it voluntarily. The information is kept for the time necessary for its use.

Information can be collected through :

The following information may be collected: :

These data can be used for :

The following information may be shared with third parties to enhance the features of our site and the services we offer :

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, install third-party tracking tools, or track your interactions. These websites have their own privacy policies, and we encourage you to review them.

Your rights regarding personal data

We are committed to providing you with the right to object, withdraw, and access your personal information.

The right to object is the ability for individuals to refuse the use of their personal information for certain purposes mentioned during collection.

The right to withdraw is the ability for individuals to request the removal of their personal information, for example, from a mailing list.

We are committed to recognizing the right of access and rectification for individuals wishing to consult, modify, or delete the information concerning them.

You can exercise your rights by contacting us using the contact information provided at the bottom of this document.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other websites or third parties. We encourage you to be cautious when you leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each website that may collect personal information.

Embedded content from other websites

This site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were to visit that other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, install third-party tracking tools, or track your interactions with embedded content.


The personal information we collect is stored in a secure environment. Those working for us are required to respect the confidentiality of your information.

To ensure the security of your personal information, we employ the following measures:

We are committed to maintaining a high level of confidentiality by integrating the latest technological innovations to ensure the privacy of your transactions. However, as no mechanism can provide maximum security, there is always some level of risk when using the Internet to transmit personal information.

Legal disclosure

We will disclose any information we collect, use, or receive if the law requires or permits it, for example, to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process, and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, your safety, or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

Changes to this Document

We reserve the right to adjust this privacy policy at any time. The adjustments will be disclosed on this page, with the date of the last update clearly displayed at the top of the same page. We suggest checking this page frequently to stay informed about any potential changes.

Contact information

For questions and/or comments regarding our privacy or cookie policy and this statement, please contact us using the following information:

Observatoire de la Prévention de l’Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal
c/o Privacy Officer
5000 Rue Bélanger
Montreal (Quebec )
Canada H1T 1C8

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