Confidentiality statement

Cascades Inc., (“Cascades”)

Cascades deems it important to protect your personal information. This statement outlines the practices regarding the collection and use of personal information on this site.

External links

This site may contain links to other Web sites, which do not belong to Cascades. This confidentiality statement does not apply to the practices of third parties regarding the collection and use of personal information, and Cascades cannot be held liable for the practices, policies or actions of these third parties with regard to the protection of personal information. Therefore, we recommend that you carefully read the statement on protection of personal information found on these specific sites in order to determine whether you wish to use these sites after being informed of their practices regarding the protection of personal information.

Collection and use of your personal information

Personal information is information that can be used to personally identify you. The personal information may, for example, include your name, your e-mail address or your mailing address.  If you wish to receive one or our publications, you must fill in the appropriate form, including your contact information. Please note that only the data that you agree to provide are collected on our site. You can cancel your subscription at any time, and ask us to stop using your personal information.

Cascades shall not disclose, sell or lease to a third party without your permission any information provided to this site unless required by law. If you send a request via e-mail from this site, the personal information in this request shall only be made available to employees of Cascades or of its subsidiaries, who require it in order to respond to your request.

Use of cookies

In certain cases, we receive information that cannot be used to specifically identify you, such as the type of Internet browser you use, the type of operating system you use, the Internet domain name and/or Internet service provider that you use to access this site. We can use this data to improve our site content and help us determine which features or services are more important to our users.

This type of data is collected by means of a standard technology known as “cookies”. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded to your computer when you visit a specific Web site. By assigning a unique data ID to each visitor, the Web site can recognize regular users of the site and monitor their use to better serve them the next time they visit. You can choose to not download cookies by deactivating the cookie function in your browser.

Cascades reserves the right to change, without notice, this statement on the protection of personal information on the Internet if necessary. However, any change to this statement will be carried out in accordance with the applicable laws of Canada on personal information protection and posted on this page.

Securing data

As the party responsible for processing your information, Cascades implements the appropriate technical and organizational measures, in accordance with applicable legal provisions, to protect said information against alteration, accidental or unlawful loss, use, disclosure or unauthorized access.

Depending on the request, your information will be forwarded to the department concerned (Communications, Sales or Marketing, Human Resources, Sustainable Development or Investor Relations).

Although Cascades takes the appropriate precautions to protect your data, we cannot guarantee the security of such data at all times. No method of transmission or electronic storage is fully secure, particularly with regard to online applications.

Cascades cannot be held liable for the personal information that you post publicly, such as on our blog.

Data retention

Cascades will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as required by law.

Consent

By using the website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of the Privacy Policy.

Rights

You may cancel your subscription or information request at any time and ask us to delete or to stop using your personal information at any time by contacting us at Webmestre@cascades.com.

 

Cascades reserves the right to change, without notice, this statement on the protection of personal information on the Internet if necessary. However, any change to this statement on the protection of personal information will be carried out in accordance with the applicable laws of Canada and Europe (EU Regulation 2016/679) on personal information protection and posted on this page. For any questions or comments regarding this statement or Cascades’ practices for protecting personal information, please contact us at the following address: Webmestre@cascades.com