Privacy Policy

COPIBEC has created this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to confidentiality. Our information gathering and disclosure practices for this website are set out below.


1. No collection of personal information during browsing

COPIBEC does not collect personal information about you while you are browsing unless you order literature by email or through downloads, send an email to COPIBEC or subscribe to a specific service which requires that information.


2. Required information

In order to enable you to request information, subscribe to COPIBEC services or apply for a licence, COPIBEC requires certain personal information such as your name, email address, postal code, credit card number, card expiration date, social insurance number, etc.

For example, if you are a right's holder and want to include your works in COPIBEC’s Repertoire, COPIBEC needs your SIN for tax purposes. Personal information is obtained by COPIBEC only if you supply it voluntarily.

3. Non-disclosure of personal information

COPIBEC does not transmit any personal information collected through this website to any third parties unless it has obtained your prior consent. COPIBEC does not sell the list of users of this website.

Only COPIBEC employees or its agents (suppliers/consultants) involved in the management and development of the website have access to the collected information.

In addition, certain COPIBEC employees will have access to your personal information to meet your needs and provide you with information about specific products or services.

These employees and agents (suppliers/consultants) are required to respect the terms of this Privacy Policy and signed a confidentiality agreement to that effect.


4. Additional information obtained for statistical purposes

Although certain information is automatically collected when you access this website, none of it enables COPIBEC to personally identify you.

This information includes the domain name and IP address from which you access this website, as well as the type of web browser and operating system you use. COPIBEC uses this information for statistical purposes to evaluate user traffic and improve the website.


5. Cookies

A cookie is a small text file containing certain pieces of information that a website server creates and puts on your computer. COPIBEC uses cookies to identify your browser, deliver content specific to your interests and serve you better when you visit this website.

You may choose not to receive cookies at any time by modifying your browser preferences.


6. Retention of personal information

COPIBEC retains your personal information only for the time necessary to complete the purposes for which it was collected, unless the law provides for a different retention period to meet legal, accounting, or notice requirements to the appropriate government agencies.


7. Links to other sites

This website may contain links to other sites. COPIBEC is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites operated by other companies. Any information you provide to other sites is subject to the privacy policies of the owners of those sites.


8. Security

Security measures have been implemented to protect this website against loss, interception or alteration of the information under COPIBEC control.

Although every effort is made to ensure that no one else will see or obtain your personal data, complete confidentiality and security are not yet possible over the Internet. Internet use and communication is subject to interception, loss and alteration.


9. Access and correction of your personal information

You can modify your user profile information and preferences at any time by sending an email to [email protected].

You should follow the same process if you wish to exercise your rights of access, correction for information provided to COPIBEC, or withdrawal of your consent and request COPIBEC to delete this information or cease using it.


10. Consent

By browsing COPIBEC's website, you accept this Privacy Policy.

For any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy or a complaint about its non-compliance, please contact COPIBEC's Chief Privacy Officer, Christian Laforce, CEO of the organization.

Christian Laforce
[email protected]
514-288-1664 #227


Updated: September 2023