Privacy and Personal Information Protection Policy

*Please read the following terms attentively.


1.          Protecting your personal information


The present Privacy and Personal Information Protection Policy (the “Policy”) explains the kind of personal information that is collected for the use of the Vitality Leadership Group (“VLG”) website (the “Site”), including the provision of Service (as defined in the terms and conditions of use, which can be consulted by clicking on the following hyperlink:  terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions of Use”) by VLG to the benefit of the User (as defined in hereunder), its use and the context of its disclosure. VLG understands the importance of protecting the privacy of its Users and is committed to respecting their right to protect their personal information. For the purposes of the Policy, the term “User” refers to any person that is at least sixteen (16) years old using the Site including a corporation, and its subsidiaries. If you do not have the authority required or disagree with any of the terms of the Policy, do not use the Site.


Please note that VLG reserves the right to modify the Policy at its complete discretion and without prior notice. It is your responsibility to consult the terms of the Policy and review any sporadic changes. The collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information shall be governed by the Policy in force, that is to say, the version that is displayed on the Site on any given date.


The present Policy is an integral part of the Site’s Terms and Conditions of Use.


2.          What is personal information?


Personal information includes factual or subjective information about an identifiable individual. However, it does not include business coordinates if these coordinates are used to communicate with an individual about their job, occupation or profession.


3.          Consent


Subject to limited exceptions, VLG must have the User’s consent for the collection, use, and disclosure of his personal information. This consent can be express or implied. It must also be valid, which means, the User must understand the nature, aim, and repercussions of the collection, use, or disclosure of his personal information. Consent can be given verbally, in writing, electronically, or through a person acting on behalf of the User, such as a representative or signing officer that has been duly authorized for that purpose. Express consent is generally given when the User fills out and signs an agreement, request, or application form that he submits to VLG. Implicit consent occurs when VLG can reasonably conclude that you are in agreement as a result of any action or inaction on your part, or by circumstance.



4.          collection of information


VLG limits the collection of personal information to what is necessary for the purposes outlined in the Policy. The collection of User’s personal information used for the payment of the subscription cost of the Service by the online payment platform used by VLG will be subject to the privacy and personal information protection terms of this platform. It is not secure to share your payment information, including credit card numbers, by e-mail, SMS or social media. To protect this data, please send them to VLG only through its online purchasing platform on the Site.


Please, note that any information, personal or not, shared, published or given through the Site by the User is at its own risk.



5.          use of information


Primarily, the information collected allows VLG to identify the User, contact him and personalize the Service. VLG reserves the right to use the information collected to conduct market research to better meet the needs its clients and Users and to improve its Site and its services offer.


If you added your e-mail address to VLG’s mailing list, you can opt out of receiving the electronic newsletter or marketing e-mails at any time by using the hyperlink included in those newsletter and marketing e-mails.


VLG will not sell User’s personal information to third parties, nor will it use or disclose User’s personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected.


Existing laws and regulations allow certain exceptions to the Policy and the use of the User’s personal information. These exceptions could influence privacy practices. For example, VLG reserves the right to collect, use, or disclose User’s personal information in the following situations:

a)                  If the collection of information is clearly in your best interest and your consent cannot be obtained in a timely manner;

b)                  If the law considers that the information is in the public domain;

c)                  If the information is disclosed to government entities in accordance with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing laws; or

d)                  In connection with tax returns filed with the appropriate authorities or other disclosures required by law.


6.     protecting information


VLG applies physical, organizational, and technological security measures to protect the User’s personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, changes to or use of your personal information, and to protect the User against loss or theft. VLG’s computer systems, including VLG’s subcontractor’s and hosting partner’s systems from whom VLG purchases material, software, networks, storage space and related technologies to ensure the operation and maintenance of the Site and the Service, are password protected and configured to ensure that only the individuals that must access the personal information for the purposes of their job are authorized to access VLG’s systems and secured databases.



7.          cookies and social media


To ensure proper Site management and offer a personalized online experience, VLG collects automatically non-personal information, standard data from internet log files, including your IP address, the name and language of your browser, the address and frequency of pages you’ve visited, including sites using different types of cookies and conversion tags. VLG cannot view your computer’s profile or extract information from your hard drive. The default settings of most browsers are set to accept cookies, but you can change the settings to block or limit their use.

Moreover, the Site includes functions related to social media. These functions may collect your IP address and leave cookies in order to complete their function. These functions and social media widgets are hosted by a third party. Your interactions with these functions are governed by the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Policy of the company providing the function.

VLG does not endorse the opinions expressed by users of the Site and does not perform any verification concerning the veracity of the comments. VLG reserves the right to change or remove disrespectful, offensive, insulting or discriminatory post, question or comment, at its complete discretion.

Parts of the Site that require User authentication can use cookies to protect the User’s account against unauthorized users. These cookies maintain the integrity of the session and ensure an increased security, preventing the unauthorized access to the User’s account.

8.          questions and access to information

In accordance with the law, you are entitled to access, update, change or remove your personal information stored on file by VLG. To do so, or if you have any questions or concerns regarding the protection of your personal information, please contact VLG’s Customer Service department by e-mail.

9.          languages

In case of any discrepancy between the French and English versions of this Policy, the French version shall prevail.