Last update : October 22nd, 2020
The respect of your private life is of the utmost importance for PV/apps inc., who is responsible for this Application.
the way your personal information is collected and processed. « Personal information » means any information that could identify you, such as your name, your age, your date of birth, your address and your IP address. « Personal information » is a synonym for « personal data » within the meaning of the Regulation 2016/679 of the European Union (General Data Protection Regulation);
your rights regarding your personal information;
who is responsible for the processing of the collected and processed information;
to whom the information is transmitted;
if applicable, the Application’s policy regarding cookies.
1. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect the following personal information:
Date of birth
The personal information we collect is collected through the collection methods described in the following section.
2. FORMS AND METHODS OF COLLECTION
Your personal information is collected through the following methods:
Application registration form
By registering via a third party such as your Facebook, Google or Apple account
We use the collected data for the following purposes:
For the award of competition prizes, if applicable
3. COOKIES AND LOG FILES
We collect information through log files and cookies. These allow us to process statistics and information on traffic on the Application, to ease and improve your experience for your comfort.
Your consent is considered to be valid for a maximum period of thirteen (13) months. At the end of that period, we will ask again for your consent to save cookies and log files on your hard disk.
a) Cookies used by the Application
The cookie files used on the Application are the following:
• Last name
• First name
• Email address
• Profile picture
The use of such files allows us to achieve the following purposes:
Improvement of the service and personalized welcome
Track your user journey within the Application to identify and facilitate the reproduction of possible anomalies on the Application. To trace the steps that would have caused any failure of the Application and identify the cause.
For statistical purposes in order to improve the Application.
You have the right to object to the recording of these cookies and log files by configuring your device.
Once you have deactivated cookies and log files, you may continue your use of the Application. However, any malfunction resulting from this deactivation may not be considered of our making.
4. SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION
The personal information collected by the Application is not transmitted to any third party and is processed only by us. However, we may share this information with third parties for the following reasons:
If you access the Application from the identification via a third party
5. STORAGE PERIOD OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The controller will keep in its computer systems, in reasonable security conditions, the entirety of the personal information collected from registration, until the user requests to delete their personal space from the Application, and for a maximum of (1) one year after the deletion.
6. HOSTING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Our Application is hosted by: Amazon Web Services (AWS), located at the following address: 410 Terry Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109 United States
The host may be contacted at the following phone number: 1-206-266-1000.
Personal information we collect is exclusively hosted in the United States and process in Canada.
This transfer of personal information outside of the EU is justified by the fact that our headquarters are located in Canada.
The « Controller » is: PV/apps inc. The Controller may be contacted as follows:
The Controller can be contacted by email at email@example.com
The Controller is in charge of determining the purposes for which personal information is processed and the means at the service of such processing.
b) Controller’s obligations
The Controller has the obligation to protect the personal information collected, not to transmit it to third parties without you having been informed and to respect the purposes for which this information was collected.
In addition, the Controller has the obligation to notify you in the event of rectification or deletion of personal information, unless this entails disproportionate formalities, costs or procedures for him.
In the event that the integrity, confidentiality or security of your personal information is compromised, the Controller has the obligation to inform you by any means.
8. RIGHT OF OBJECTION AND WITHDRAWAL
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information by the Application (« right to object »). You also have the right to request that your personal information no longer appear, for example, in a mailing list (« right to withdraw »).
In order to object to the processing of your personal information or to request the removal of your personal information, you must follow the procedure described hereinafter:
The user must make a request to limit the processing of their information or to limit their processing by sending their request to the Controller at the e-mail address mentioned above.
9. RIGHT OF ACCESS, OF RECTIFICATION AND OF REMOVAL
You have the right to consult, update, modify or request the removal of information about you by following the procedure described hereinafter:
The user must can consult, update, modify or request the removal of information about you by sending their request to the Controller at the e-mail address mentioned above.
If you have a personal account, you may request its removal by following the procedure described hereinafter:
The user must can request its removal by sending their request to the Controller at the e-mail address mentioned above.
10. GENERAL PRINCIPLES RELATING TO THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA UNDER EUROPEAN REGULATION 2016/679
In accordance with the provisions of Article 5 of European Regulation 2016/679, the collection and processing of your personal data comply with the following principles:
Lawfulness, fairness and transparency: your personal data may only be collected and processed with your consent. Every time your personal data is collected, you will be informed that your personal data is collected and for which reasons your personal data is collected;
Data minimization: only personal data necessary for the purpose to which it is necessary is collected;
Storage limited in time: personal data is stored for a limited time, of which you are notified;
Integrity and confidentiality of collected and processed personal data: the Controller is committed to guarantee the integrity and confidentiality of the collected personal data.
In order to be lawful and to comply with Article 6 or European Regulation 2016/679, collection and processing will only occur if one of the following applies:
You have given your express consent;
Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract;
Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation;
Processing is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or those of another physical person;
Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority;
Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller or a third party.
11. DATA PROTECTION OFFICER PURSUANT TO EUROPEAN REGULATION 2016/679
The following person has been appointed as the Data Protection Officer : PV/apps inc.
The purpose of the Data Protection Officer is to ensure the successful implementation of the applicable European legislative provisions relating to the collection and processing of personal data.
The Data Protection Officer may be reached as follows:
By e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
12. ADDITIONAL RIGHTS PURSUANT TO EUROPEAN REGULATION 2016/679
In accordance with European regulation relating to the processing of personal data, you also have the rights listed below :
In order for the Controller to grant your request, you must provide your first and last name, your email address, and if relevant, your personal account or membership number.
The Controller must answer your request within a period of thirty (30) days.
a) Right to portability of personal data
You have the right to request the portability of your personal data held by the Application to another site by following the procedure described below:
The user must can request the portability of your personal data held by the Application by sending their request to email@example.com
b) Right of not being the object of a decision based only on automated processing
In accordance with the provisions of the European Regulation 2016/679, you have the right of not being the subject of decision based solely on automated processing if the decision produces legal affecting concerning you or significantly affects you.
c) Right to submit a complaint to the competent authority
In the event that the Controller does not answer your request, you wish to challenge his or her decision or you believe one of your rights has been infringed upon, you have the right to submit a complaint to the competent authority.
Personal information we collect is stored in a secured environment. People working for us are obligated to respect the confidentiality of your personal information.
To ensure the security of your personal information, we use the following methods:
SSL Protocol (Secure Sockets Layer)
Login management – Autorized user
Login management – Concerned user
Network monitoring software
Automated backup of datebase
Use of Json Web Tokens
Use of OAUTH2 for third party authentication for Facebook, Google, Apple
Use of VPC and restricted access groups for communication between
the users of the application and no public access point other than the point
main input of the API
User accounts with limited access to hosting
Implementation of methods and systems to avoid most of the flaws that the systems described above could encounter.
We are committed to maintaining a high degree of confidentiality by integrating the latest technological innovations that allow us to ensure the confidentiality. Nevertheless, no mechanism can ensure a complete security and transmitting personal information on the Internet always entail a part of risk.
Our Application includes sections aimed towards children. The collection of their personal information is done with the consent of the parents or the tutor. We ask their consent through the following methods:
Third party identification
15. PERSONAL DATA OF MINORS UNDER EUROPEAN REGULATION 2016/679
In accordance with the provisions of Article 8 of Regulation 2016/679, only minors over 15 years of age may consent to the processing of their personal data.
If you are a minor under the age of 15, the consent of a legal representative is required in order for your personal data to be collected and processed.
We reserve the right to verify by any means that you are over 15 years of age or that you have obtained the consent of a legal representative before using our Application.
18. APPLICABLE LAW
We are committed to respect the legislative provisions as specified in:
Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector, RLRQ c P-39.1 ; and/or
Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, LC 2000, c 5 ; and
General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 for the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC.