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Privacy policy

Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke (La Société d’histoire de Sherbrooke) places great importance on protecting your privacy and the security of your personal data. In the face of the emergence of digital communication methods, it is essential to implement a general policy of transparency regarding our methods of capturing, using, and communicating your information.

This privacy policy aims to inform you about the types of data we collect about you via, how we use them, the reasons for collecting them, and the rights you have..

In no case will Master Fabrics collect your personal information. However, if you decide to provide us with personal information through an online form, this signifies your consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information by us.

Essentially, the personal data we may request from you through an online form are:

  • First Name
  • Postal Code
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Numéro de carte de crédit (pour paiement en ligne seulement)

These data are collected for contact purposes or through the analysis of statistics resulting from certain digital activities.

La présente politique ne s’applique pas à la collection, à la détention et à l’utilisation ou à la communication de matériel historique ou généalogique faite dans un but d’information légitime du public.


Protection of your personal information

The Law 25, a law modernizing legislative provisions on the protection of personal information, requires companies to designate a privacy protection representative. In this regard, Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke designates its general manager as the representative for the collected personal information.

Contact Information
Email: [email protected]
Phone number: 819 821-5406


Use of cookies

We use the Google Analytics audience service, which may place a statistical cookie in your browser. You can choose to refuse this cookie by accessing the cookie settings page.

These cookies provide information about the use of our website and the user experience. Please note that Google cannot use the data for any other Google service. Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke does not store any data, and all backup settings are disabled.


Security measures

Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke is fiercely committed to the security of your personal data to limit misuse and unauthorized access to them. We ensure that individuals within our company with access to sensitive data are required not to disclose your personal information.

To respect the confidentiality of your privacy, our technology team has implemented the following security measures:

  • SSL Protocol
  • Network Monitoring Software
  • Firewall


Sharing of your personal information

The sharing of your information is a matter we take very seriously. At Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke, we are committed to protecting the confidentiality of your personal data.

However, it is possible that we may share information with third parties for the following reasons: Digital campaigns (Google Ads, Facebook Ads, LinkedIn Ads, Mailchimp, Stripe and Square)

Your information will never be disclosed for marketing purposes or to unauthorized third parties without your explicit consent. We ensure that we work only with trusted partners who uphold high standards of security and confidentiality.


Right to object or withdraw

Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke firmly believes that you should have control over the information you share with us. If you wish to object to the processing of your personal data or withdraw your previously given consent, you can contact our privacy protection representative:

Email: [email protected]
Phone number: 819 821-5406


Conservation et destruction des renseignements personnels

Sauf si une durée minimale de conservation est requise par la loi ou la réglementation applicable, le Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke ne conservera les renseignements personnels que pour la durée nécessaire à la réalisation des fins pour lesquelles ils ont été collectés, à l’exception de la carte de membre pour laquelle nous garderons vos informations pour 2 ans, à moins d’avis de retrait de votre part.

Les renseignements personnels utilisés par le Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke pour prendre une décision relative à une personne doivent être conservés durant une période d’au moins un an suivant la décision en question ou même sept années après la fin de l’année fiscale où la décision a été prise si celle-ci a des incidences fiscales, par exemple, les circonstances d’une fin d’emploi.

À la fin de la durée de conservation ou lorsque les renseignements personnels ne sont plus nécessaires, le Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke s’assurera :

  • de les détruire; ou
  • de les anonymiser (c’est-à-dire qu’ils ne permettent plus, de façon irréversible, d’identifier la personne et qu’il n’est plus possible d’établir un lien entre la personne et les renseignements personnels) pour les utiliser à des fins sérieuses et légitimes.

La destruction de renseignements par le Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke est faite de façon sécuritaire, afin d’assurer la protection de ces renseignements.


Access to your data

Everyone has the right to request access to their own personal data. Mhist – Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke is committed to being transparent about the collection and use of data and promises to provide a copy, typically in a standard electronic format, once a request is made.

If you wish to exercise this right, please contact our privacy protection representative: