Terms of Use

Terms of Use

These terms and conditions of use constitute a legal agreement between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“you”), and the “Producteurs de lait du Québec” (PLQ) regarding your access to this website, as well as any other product or service platforms, any other types of media, media channels, mobile websites, or mobile applications linked or otherwise connected, and your use of these elements (collectively, the “website”). If you continue to browse and use this site, you agree to comply with the following terms and conditions of use (” terms”) and be bound by them. These terms, along with our Privacy Policy, govern your relationship with the PLQ concerning this site. If you do not agree with any of the terms of use, please do not use the site.

1. Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction

The PLQ website, as well as these terms of use, are governed by the laws of the province of Québec and the applicable federal laws of Canada. These Terms of Use constitute a contract between the PLQ and you. In the event of a dispute, you acknowledge and agree that only the court of the judicial district of Longueuil located in the province of Québec, Canada, shall have jurisdiction.

2. Termination

The PLQ reserves the right to terminate the Terms of Use and/or your right to browse and use the website or any part of it, or its features, at any time, without cause and without notice, at its sole discretion.

3. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

The PLQ website and all the information on it are provided without any warranties. Despite the efforts made and considering the evolving and dynamic nature of the website, the information on it may contain inaccuracies. Consequently, the PLQ disclaims any liability for any direct or indirect damages or harm resulting from the use of its website, including navigation to external sites and on social media.

4. Indemnification

You agree to hold the PLQ and their directors, employees, agents, licensors, and respective rights holders harmless and to defend them against all claims, demands, liabilities, expenses, or costs of any nature, including, but not limited to, legal fees and expenses, arising directly or indirectly: i) from your violation of the Terms of Use; ii) from your browsing, use, or inability to browse or use the website and/or its features or any site to which the website is or may be linked; iii) from your use of publications, communications, distributions, or downloads of any kind through the website and/or its features, or reliance on them; and/or iv) from your violation of applicable law or regulations. You agree to cooperate with us in contesting any claim.

5. Intellectual Property and Copyright

All content published or otherwise accessible through the PLQ website, including texts, photos, images, illustrations, software, and other materials, are protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and applicable international conventions. This content belongs either to the PLQ or to the person whose name is mentioned as the rights holder or is used under a license by either party, as the case may be. All trademarks belong to their respective owners. Any form of reproduction, modification, distribution, publication, transmission, transfer, sale, performance, display, or exploitation of these, in whole or in part, constitutes a copyright violation unless otherwise indicated and without obtaining prior permission from the rights holders.

6. External Websites

By using the PLQ website, you may access various other platforms and websites through hyperlinks. These sites have been independently developed by third parties over which the PLQ have no control. The PLQ does not verify the content of these sites. Therefore, the PLQ makes no guarantees as to their accuracy and management.

7. Use Restrictions

The PLQ website should only be used for personal and non-commercial purposes. Therefore, you are prohibited from selling, disposing of, or otherwise alienating any element available on this site to anyone.

8. Social Media Sharing

The PLQ website offers the use of social media extension modules for several social networks. If you choose to interact with a social network, your activity on our platforms will be accessible on the social networks you access. We inform you that these sites operate under their own terms of use and privacy policies. Please refer to them. If you are on a social network while visiting the PLQ website, the social network may add this information to your profile with your consent. If you interact with any of the social media extension modules, this information will be automatically transferred to the social network. If you refuse to transfer such data, disconnect yourself from the social network before accessing the PLQ website. It is your responsibility to understand the interactions with the social network for which you have an account or subscription. We encourage you to exercise caution and discretion to avoid disclosing your personal information or that of others when discussing experiences in your social media comments. Since we are obliged to protect the privacy of the information transmitted to us, and our platform is public, no personal information should be disclosed there. Additionally, for this reason, before sharing a photo or video on one of our pages or on our social media, you must obtain the consent of the individuals who appear in it.

9. Children

The information on our website is not intended for children under the age of 13. The PLQ does not collect any personal information about children under the age of 13. In any case, we recommend that parents and guardians participate in their child’s activities and monitor them while he browses the internet. Parents can access the information provided by their minor child, correct it, or delete it. They can also ask us not to contact the child, if applicable.

10. Advertising Contests

To participate in the contest, you will need to fill out an electronic entry form containing your personal information and you will be subject to its rules and conditions. Unless you expressly consent otherwise, the information collected during your participation in the contest will only be used for contest administration, and no communication, commercial or otherwise, unrelated to the contest, will be sent to you. Only adults residing in Quebec are eligible to participate in the contest.

11. Contacting Us

For any questions, complaints, or comments regarding the Privacy Policy or Terms of Use, to request access to or correction of your personal information, or to revoke your consent for us to use or communicate your personal information, we invite you to contact our Responsible of Personal Information Protection by email at responsablePRP@lait.qc.ca or by mail at the following address: Les Producteurs de lait du Québec Attn: Responsible of Personal Information Protection 555 Roland-Therrien Blvd, Suite 415 Longueuil, Quebec, J4H 3Y9 You can also file a complaint with the Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec (toll-free number: 1-888-528-7741).

12. Update

The PLQ reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify content, terms of use, and policies at any time. The PLQ encourages you to check them regularly as changes may be made. By using the PLQ website, you agree to be bound by such modifications. The Terms of Use were last updated on Friday, October 13, 2023.