Privacy policy

Norea Capital GP (« Norea Capital ») has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information that we collect, hold, use and communicate in connection with this website. This privacy policy is in ling with the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector.

The purpose of this policy is to inform you how we protect the personal information that we collect, hold, use and communicate. Personal information is any information which relates to a natural person and directly or indirectly allows that person to be identified.

Collection of personal information

This policy covers the collection, use, communication and retention of personal information throughout the life cycle of such information (from collection to destruction).

We collect the following information:

  • Last name
  • First name
  • Email address
  • Occupation (title)
  • Any other personal information that is required, for serious and legitimate reasons, to carry out our services. 

The personal information is collected through forms and through the interactivity established between you and our website. As indicated in this privacy policy, we also use cookies and/or log files to gather information about you.

What we can do with the information we collect

Norea Capital uses the personal information collected for the following purposes:

  • Internal record keeping
  • Improvement of products and services
  • Promotional communication and any information which we think you will find interesting.
  • Website improvement and customization

We also collect, use and retain personal information in order to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations and enable us to enforce our rights, namely in the event of disputes, conflicts or litigation. 

You can refuse to provide us with your personal information at any time. However, you may not be able to benefit from all the services that Norea Capital has to offer you.

Personal Information

When you sign up for a particular service that requires registration, we ask you to provide personal information. This information will not be used in a manner different than the purpose for which it was collected. Norea Capital will obtain your consent should the information be required for a different purpose.

We collect and use certain information about you in a responsible manner and in compliance with the general data protection regulations in Canada and other data protection laws. In doing so, we act responsibly in accordance with the purposes set out in those laws.

While providing our services, we sometimes need to disclose personal information to third parties, including service providers.

When required by law, we take appropriate measures to ensure that those to whom we communicate personal information undertake to protect the confidentiality of the personal information so communicated. This also applies if we must communicate personal information outside of the province of Quebec.

Exceptionally, we may communicate your personal information without your consent:

  • If we are required to do so by law, including if we receive a court order to disclose your personal information.
  • If it is impossible to obtain your consent and the law allows us to communicate your personal information without your consent.

Log files and cookies

We collect certain information through log files and cookies. This mainly concerns the following information:

  • IP Address
  • Operating system
  • Pages visited and queries
  • Time and day of connection

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Only when you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application may, because of cookies, tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify the pages used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to our customers’ needs. The information is only used for statistical purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide a better website and browsing experience by enabling us to monitor which pages are useful to you and which are not. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Cookies can be accepted or refused.

Please note, however, that refusing access to cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


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

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

  • SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol
  • Access management – authorized person
  • Network monitoring software
  • Computer backup
  • Login password
  • Firewalls

We are committed to maintaining a high degree of confidentiality by integrating the latest technological innovations to ensure the confidentiality of your transactions.

However, it is impossible to guarantee that these means are 100% safe. In particular, the use of the Internet and electronic storage may be subject to attempted intrusions. In addition, unauthorized persons could access, consult, communicate, modify or destroy personal information held by Norea Capital. The personal information collected may be hosted on servers that are not necessarily located in Quebec or Canada due to the use of cloud hosting. By using our web site and consenting to the collection, use, disclosure and holding of your personal information by Norea Capital and its employees, you accept these risks.

If you have reasons to believe that the confidentiality of personal information has been compromised, please contact us immediately at the address provided below.

Retention period

We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to enable us to perform the services for which your personal information was collected and to comply with applicable laws.

Your rights

Every person has the following rights regarding their personal information collected, used communicated and held by Norea Capital:

  • Access to its personal information (which information concerns directly such individual), after due written request.
  • Request the rectification of any of its personal information that is inaccurate or incomplete after due written request.
  • Withdraw its consent to the use and communication of its personal information, after due written request. After such withdrawal request, Norea Capital may continue to hold such personal information to comply with applicable laws, this privacy policy and its other legal obligations.

We have appointed a person in charge of the protection of personal information that is responsible for answering all questions relating to this policy. If you have any questions about the data protection principles contained in this privacy policy, including requests regarding the exercise of your legal rights, please do not hesitate to contact the data protection officer, using the contact details below.

Data privacy officer: François Duchesneau

Address500 Place d’Armes, Suite 3010, Montréal, Québec, H2Y 2W2

Changes to this policy

We may modify this policy without prior notice, particularly if applicable laws are modified. We therefore invite you to consult this policy when you visit our website to stay informed of the content of this policy and the way in which we process personal information.

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