Privacy policy

Our privacy policy aims to ensure transparency regarding the collection and use of your personal data. It also ensures the security of your information when using our services or visiting our site.

This policy reflects our organization's commitment to information security and the protection of personal and confidential information. Développement économique Pierre-De Saurel is committed to respecting the provisions, values and fundamental principles established by applicable legislation.

DÉPS is committed to implementing technological, organizational, human, legal and ethical measures to ensure the security of information.

By using this site, the user acknowledges having read, understood and accepted the conditions and legal framework for the protection of personal information described below.

Collecting personal information

The site is published in Quebec, Canada. Quebec and Canadian laws protect the user's personal information.

DÉPS collects personal information with the free and informed consent of the user, and only in cases where the information collected is necessary to provide the desired service.

We mainly collect the following information:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Company name
  • E-mail
  • Phone number

The personal information we collect is gathered via forms and through the interactivity established between you and our website.

Your personal information is collected through the following forms:

  • Information request
  • Register for a training session or an event organized by DÉPS
  • Subscribe to our newsletter

We use the information collected for the following purposes:

  • Application follow-up
  • Professional support
  • Management of registrations for training courses and events organized by DÉPS
  • Newsletter subscription

Person responsible for the protection of personal information

If you have any questions or concerns about the processing or updating of your personal information, please contact us at The Privacy Officer will contact you within thirty (30) days of receiving your e-mail.

Emanuèle RouxExecutive Assistant and Communications Manager 450 742-5933, ext. 229

Collection of technical information when using the website or online services

This site uses a number of Google Analytics features, with the help of specific cookies. We collect certain information through log files and cookies. This mainly concerns the following information:

  • Visited pages and queries
  • Time and day of connection
  • Traffic sources
  • Geographical origin by city

Cookies transmit behavioral statistics about site visitors to enable us to improve our website.

DÉPS shares information about the use of its site with certain social media and advertising companies who may combine this information with other information you have provided to them or that they have collected during your use of their services in order to offer you targeted advertising based on your interests (retargeting) and specific information (gender, age group, general interests, etc.).

You can allow, block or eliminate the installation of cookies on your equipment by configuring the options of your Internet browser. If you block them, certain services requiring their use may not be available.

Right of objection and withdrawal

We are committed to offering you the right to object to and withdraw your personal information. The right to object means that Internet users may refuse to allow their personal information to be used for certain purposes mentioned at the time of collection.

The right of withdrawal is understood to be the possibility offered to Internet users to request that their personal information no longer appear, for example, on a mailing list.

To exercise these rights, you may notify us by :

Mail :

Développement économique Pierre-De Saurel

26 Place Charles-De Montmagny, Suite 210

Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, J3P 7E3

Email us at


450 742-5933 ext. 229

Terms of use

DÉPS may interrupt, temporarily or permanently, the operation, in whole or in part, of the site.

In no event shall DÉPS or its service providers be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or related to the delay or inability to use this site or the inadvertent introduction of a virus at the user's point of entry.

DÉPS may modify these terms of use at any time. It is the user's responsibility to be aware of any changes without prior notice. The site and its use are governed by Quebec law. Any dispute arising in connection therewith shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Quebec.


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

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

You acknowledge that Développement économique Pierre-De Saurel cannot be held responsible for damages resulting from the transmission of confidential or personal information via its Web site, and that such communications are made at your own risk.

Links to other sites

There are several areas on the Site that may take you to other Web sites that are not operated under the terms of this Policy. When you click through to those websites, this policy no longer applies. We recommend that you review the privacy statements and practices of third-party Web sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using and disclosing your information.

Hyperlinks are provided solely for the convenience of users. DÉPS does not control, endorse or guarantee these sites, and is not responsible for their content or practices, including their privacy policies.