Privacy Policy

 

Osmo Innovation is program run by the Osmo Foundation, non-profit whose primary purpose is to encourage the development of the startup ecosystem in Montreal. Osmo Innovation helps to create and promote innovation and accelerator programs on behalf of the Osmo Foundation and its partners and sponsors, and recruits and vets startups from around the world to participate in those programs. Osmo Innovation also gathers data about startups and other businesses, to which it may wish to promote future programs, events or services.

Purpose and Scope of the Policy

This privacy policy describes how we collect, use and disclose your personal information and how this personal information can be consulted and corrected when necessary. This policy also explains how cookies are used on our Website.

By visiting http://www.osmoinnovation.org (“Our Website”), contacting us or agreeing to receive emails from The Osmo Foundation, you accept the terms and conditions of this policy.

This policy does not extend to websites operated by third parties. The Osmo Foundation is therefore not liable for their privacy policies, procedures and practices.

Personal Information Collected

A.     Information that you send us

We collect your personal information in several ways, including when you register to obtain information about our services, apply to a particular program, sign up for an event, contact us by email or telephone, post on our social media accounts, or click on advertisements for our services.  

Depending on the circumstances, personal information may include your name, contact information (street address, electronic address, telephone number), your social media profiles, details about your business, information about your interests and your work experience, or other information that you submit through Our Website or other websites on which Osmo Innovation forms are hosted.

B.     Information provided on our Website

We also collect data relating to your visit to Our Website. This information may include your IP address, the date, time and duration of your visits as well as the web pages you consulted.

Our Website, like most other commercial websites, also uses cookies. These are files that are installed on your computer hard drive or web browser in order to collect information such as your language of preference, browsing history and browser type and version, all for the purpose of optimizing your experience on Our Website.

These cookies cannot be used to extract personal information. However, we can match the information collected by cookies with other information through Our Website. However, the information collected by cookies is not related to any other data that can identify you.

Disabling cookies on your browser could adversely affect your browsing experience on Our Website.

Use and Communication of your Personal Information

We use and disclose your personal information mainly:

  • To connect you with relevant corporate clients, potential investors and innovation programs

  • To inform you about events

  • To respond to requests for information

  • For the purposes of marketing, advertising or contests

  • For any other purposes authorized or required by law

When we disclose your personal information to third parties, we take reasonable measures to ensure that the rules set forth in this policy are complied with.

Right to Access and Correct

All account holders may review, update, correct or delete the personal information in their registration profile by logging into their account. You may also contact us at privacy@osmomtl.org to accomplish the foregoing or if you have additional requests or questions.

You may opt out of newsletters and marketing-related emails from us by following the unsubscribe instructions on a link at the bottom of each such email, or by contacting us at privacy@osmomtl.org. You may continue to receive service-related and other non-marketing emails.

If you authorized the sharing of your contact information with a third party, contact that third party directly to opt out of receiving any communications they may send.

In order to make sure that the personal information we maintain about you is accurate and up to date, please inform us immediately of any change in your personal information.

Update

This Privacy Policy may be amended without notice.

Any request to access or correct your personal information and any question or comment you may have with respect to our privacy policy must be sent to the Privacy Officer by mail or email using the following contact information:

Valérie Forget
valerie@osmomtl.org
The Osmo Foundation
51 Sherbrooke St West
Montreal, QC, H2X 1X2

This Privacy Policy was last updated on April 8th, 2019.