Les Industries Associées de l'Acier Ltée.
Associated Steel Industries Ltd.
7140 Route 132
Ville Ste-Catherine, Québec, J5C 1B6
Phone: (450) 632-1881 – (514) 364-3308 - Fax : (450) 632-8352
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Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION :

Associated Steel Industries Ltd. (“A.S.I.,” “we“, “us” or “our“) is committed to protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personal information. The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you of our confidentiality practices, including the manner in which we collect, use and disclose your Personal Information.

At A.S.I., for over 40 years we have been involved in various efforts to improve our social, environmental, safety, quality and energy performance. In addition to this involvement, for which we have achieved numerous ISO certifications, we are constantly seeking ways to improve our company in all respects.

Our daily activities are proof of our concerted interest in maintaining industrial performance while respecting our numerous obligations. Given the new communication tools being developed, we must pay particular attention to privacy issues. This is why we are committed to respecting the confidentiality of the personal information we collect.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. This policy sets out the types of information we may collect, how we process that information, and how we retain it.

Data security is an important aspect of our policy and we are careful to apply appropriate technical and organizational measures based on the information concerned.

This policy applies to the entire https://asiriva.com/ website (the “Website“).

Definitions

  • “Personal information” means any personal information concerning a natural person  (individual) by which they can be identified, directly or indirectly.
  • “User” means any individual who visits the Website and uses the services offered on the Website.

A.S.I. has designated a privacy officer and you may exercise your rights by contacting that person by email at the following address: .

Collection of Personal Information

All data that you enter on the Website or, where applicable, when you communicate with us, and that is limited to information that is absolutely necessary for the provision of the services offered on the Website, is collected and processed by A.S.I.

The Personal Information that we collect is gathered via forms and the interactivity between you and our Website. As described in the following section, we also use data files referred to as cookies and logs to assemble information about you, with your consent or where it is absolutely necessary for the proper functioning of our Website.

The categories of data collected are as follows:

  • identification data;
  • connection and browsing data (IP address, connection date and time, IP address, location of IP address, pages visited, browser type, browser language, events log);
  • data required for your application (application form); and
  • any other data transmitted by you in the event of contact by email or regular mail.

The data essential for managing your request is identified by an asterisk. If you decline to provide the essential data, we will not be able to provide you with the services requested, in particular, creating your account on our recruiting Website so that you may submit a job application or responding to any other requests you may make.

Purposes of and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information

We collect, use and disclose your Personal Information with your consent or insofar as permitted or required by law. The manner in which we obtain your consent (that is, the form we use) will depend on the circumstances and on the sensitivity of the data collected. Subject to the applicable provisions, your consent may be express or implied, depending on the circumstances and the sensitivity of the personal information in question. If you decide to provide us with personal information, we understand that you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, as set out in this Privacy Policy.

In general, we request your consent at the time your personal information is collected. In the event that we wish to use your personal information for purposes not identified at the time of collection, we will request your consent before using the data for that new purpose.

You may withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information at any time by contacting us at the following address: . However, before we act on your right to withdraw your consent, we may require proof of your identity. In some cases, withdrawal of your consent may mean that we will no longer be able to provide you with certain Services or products.

If you provide us with personal information concerning another person, it is your responsibility to obtain that person’s consent in order to enable us to collect, use and disclose their information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

More specifically, A.S.I. uses your personal information for the following reasons:

Purposes

Use of your personal data

Creation and management of your job applicant account on the Recruiting Website

– To enable you to submit your application

– For us to contact you, if necessary

– To generate statistics

Creation of a CV bank (recruiting Website)

To contact you, if necessary, in the event of new offers that may fit your profile

Compliance with legal and regulatory obligations

To reply to your requests to exercise rights

Customer service management

To reply to your contact requests

 

Log files and cookies

On our Website, we collect certain information using log files and cookies. The information concerned is primarily of the following nature:

  • IP address;
  • operating system;
  • pages visited and requests;
  • time and date of connection;
  • Google keywords and search request.

Use of these files enables us to:

  • improve our services and personalize your experience on our website;
  • generate statistics regarding visits to our website.

For information about the cookies used on the Website, please consult our cookie management policy by clicking here: https://asiriva.com/en/cookie-policy/

Sharing personal data

Your Personal Information may be disclosed to the following recipients in connection with access, visits, browsing and use of the Website and the services offered on it:

  • A.S.I. and its authorized personnel;
  • subsidiaries, sister corporations and members of the group to which A.S.I. belongs;
  • our service provider for hosting services: Conseils et Services informatiques des Laurentides;
  • administrative or judicial authorities, only in the event of an express request stating their reasons in the case of an offence under the provisions of any statute or regulation;
  • our external advisers, only in connection with management of any disputes or for any other legal matter that may arise.

If we provide your Personal Information to third party service providers, we will take reasonable steps to ensure compliance with the rules set out in this Privacy Policy and to ensure that such third parties provide sufficient guarantees that appropriate security measures will be applied. We also require that they use your Personal Information solely for the purposes for which they were provided. We ask that when our service providers no longer need your Personal Information for these limited purposes, they destroy the data. In certain circumstances, we may allow our service providers to retain aggregated or anonymized data or statistics that do not identify you. We do not authorize third party service providers to disclose your Personal Information to unauthorized third parties or to use it for their own marketing purposes. If you wish to obtain more information about our service providers, please contact us at the following address: . If we intend to otherwise disclose your Personal Information to a third party, we will identify the third party and the purpose of the disclosure, and obtain your consent.

We may also use and disclose your Personal Information when we believe that such use or disclosure is authorized, necessary or appropriate: (a) under the legislation in force, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal proceedings; (c) to respond to requests by public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce compliance with the terms of agreements for our Services and products; (e) to protect our business or the business of our affiliates or subsidiaries; (f) to protect our and/or our affiliates’, your or third parties’ rights, privacy, security, or property; and (g) to enable us to exercise all available remedies or mitigate such damages as we may suffer. In addition, we may transfer your personal information and other data to a third party in the event of a reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or part of our business, brands, affiliates, subsidiaries or other assets.

Retention period of Personal Information

Personal Information is retained for a period not exceeding the time needed for the purposes for which it was collected. If you wish to obtain more information about the periods for which your Personal Information will be retained, please contact us at the following address: .

International and interprovincial transfer and storage of information

Your Personal Information is stored in Quebec, Canada. In some cases, it may be stored and processed in any country where we operate or in which we use third party service providers and may be transferred to a country outside Quebec, Canada. Accordingly, your personal information may be transferred to countries outside your country of residence that may have privacy rules different from your country’s. Although the data may be outside your country, it is subject to the laws of the country where it is located and may be disclosed to the governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory bodies of that other country, in accordance with the laws in force in that country.

Exercising your rights

In accordance with the regulations applicable to Personal Information protection, you have the following rights:

  • you can request access to your personal data retained by A.S.I. and obtain a copy, including in electronic format;
  • you can request that your personal data be corrected, updated or deleted and that the processing of your data be limited;
  • withdrawal of your consent: you may withdraw your consent to the disclosure or use of the personal information collected;
  • where applicable, deletion of your personal information: you may be entitled to request that your personal information retained no longer be disseminated;
  • where applicable, you may be entitled to request information about the use of any automated decision-making system and the impact it may have on you.

To exercise your rights, you can contact us at the following address: .

These rights may be exercised at any time, free of charge other than any postage that may apply, and any assistance or representation costs if you choose to be assisted by a third party in this procedure.

Security

The personal information that we collect is retained in a secure environment. Persons who work for us are required to respect the confidentiality of your information.

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

  • access management – authorized person;
  • network monitoring software;
  • computer back-up;
  • firewall username/password.

We undertake to maintain a high degree of confidentiality by incorporating the latest technological innovations. A.S.I. further guarantees that members of its personnel and any person asked to process personal data concerning you will comply with the internal rules and procedures relating to personal data processing and, in particular, the technical and organizational security measures put in place to protect your personal data. We have taken steps to ensure that only employees who need to consult your Personal Information in the performance of their duties will have access to it.

However, as no mechanism offers maximum security, there is always some risk present when you use the Internet to transmit personal information. You should always be vigilant in protecting the data that you may transmit.

Updating this policy

This policy may be amended, namely in the event that the services offered by A.S.I. on its Website change or for other reasons. We therefore recommend that you review this policy each time you access the Website.

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