Legal Disclaimer

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Ulocal

Members must respect Ulocal’s criteria and pay the annual fees, otherwise Ulocal will be forced to remove them from their website and mobile app.

WEBSITE LEGAL DISCLAIMERS

Ulocal

In accordance with the provisions of Articles 6-III and 19 of Law no. 2004-575 for confidence in the digital economy (called LCEN) of June 21, 2004, the following legal disclaimers shall be made known to Ulocal’s website users and visitors.

The Ulocal website is accessible through the following address: www.ulocal.co (hereinafter the “Website”). Access and use of the Website are subject to the terms and conditions set out below and to the applicable laws and regulations.

The connection, use and access to this Website indicate your understanding and agreement of all the provisions in these terms and conditions.

ARTICLE 1 – LEGAL INFORMATION

In accordance with Article 6 of Law no. 2004-575 for confidence in the digital economy (called LCEN) of June 21, 2004, it is articulated in this Article the identities of persons and entities involved in producing and operating of this Website.

A. Website Publisher
The Ulocal website is produced by: Ulocal

With its head office at the following address:
1104 rue St-Jacques, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, and registered under the following number: 10643378 CANADA INC.

Phone: 438-797-8613
Email address: [email protected]
Hereinafter the “Publisher”

B. Publication Director
The publication director is: Alexandre Béland
Contact email address: [email protected]
Hereinafter the “Publication Director”

C. Website Host
The Ulocal site is hosted by: SiteGround with its head office at the following address: 8 Racho P. Kazandzhiata St. Floor 3
1166, Sofia
(SG Hosting Inc.
901 N. Pitt St, Suite 325
Alexandria, 22314 VA)
Phone: 1-800-828-9231
Hereinafter the “Host”

D. Users
Any net surfer who browses, reads, looks at and uses the Ulocal site is considered a user.
Hereinafter the “Users”.

ARTICLE 2 – PRIVACY

A. DATA COLLECTION AND PROCESSING
In line with the provisions of Article 5 from the European Regulation 2016/679, the collection and processing of data from Website users shall respect the following principles:

  • Fairness, lawfulness and transparency: Personal data may be collected and processed only with the consent of the user. Each time personal data is collected, it shall be made known to the user that such data is being collected and why;
  • Limited purposes: Data collection and processing is aimed to serve a legitimate purpose in this present legal disclaimer;
  • Minimizing data collection and processing: Only necessary data for the performance of the Website will be collected;
  • Preservation of fragmented data: data is kept for a limited time, which the user will be made aware of. If the duration of time cannot be relayed to the user ;
  • Data collection and processing integrity and confidentiality: The person in charge of collecting data commits themselves to guaranteeing the integrity and confidentiality of the collected data.

In order to be lawful and in accordance to the provisions of Article 6 from the European and Canadian Regulation 2016/679, personal data collected and processed cannot be used unless at least one of the following criteria is respected:

  • The User has given explicit consent to the processing;
  • The processing is crucial to the proper implementation of a contract;
  • The processing meets a legal obligation;
  • The processing can be explained by the necessity to protect the vital interests of the data subject or other physical persons;
  • The processing can be explained by the necessity for the performance of a task carried out in the public interests or in the exercise of official authority;
  • Personal data collecting and processing are necessary to the legitimate and private interests pursued by the controller or third party.

Personal data collected on the Ulocal Website is as follows:
Name, surname, email, physical address, website, geo-tracking.

This data is collected when the User executes one of the following on the Website:
When the User searches for a business

Furthermore, during a payment on the site, proof of the transaction will be saved on the website publisher’s computer system, including the order number and invoice.

The controller will save all the data collected on the website publisher’s computer system and within reasonable safety terms for a time period of: 1 year without renewal.

Data collecting and processing is used for the following: location information is used to maximise the User’s experience on the Website.

B. DATA HOSTING
As aforementioned, the Ulocal Website is hosted by: SiteGround with its head office at the following address: 8 Racho P. Kazandzhiata St. Floor 3
1166, Sofia
(SG Hosting Inc.
901 N. Pitt St, Suite 325
Alexandria, 22314 VA)

The Host can be reached at the following number: 1-800-828-9231

Data collected and processed by the Website is transferred to the following countries:
Canada. This personal data transfer outside of the European Union can be explained by the following:
Data is hosted in Canada because that is where the head office is.

C. THE CONTROLLER
The personal data controller is: Alexandre Béland. He can be reached at: 1-438-797-8613

D. THE DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
The following person was named Data Protection Officer: Alexandre Béland.

The Data Protection Officer can be reached at: 1-438-797-8613

E. PERSONAL DATA OF MINORS
In accordance with Article 8 of the European Law no. 2016/679 and with the Data Protection Act, only minors aged 15 and over can consent to the processing of their personal data.

If the User is a minor under 15 years of age, the consent of a legal guardian is required for personal data to be collected and processed.

F. USER’S RIGHTS AND IMPLEMENTATION PROCEDURES OF USER’S RIGHTS
In accordance with personal data processing regulations, the User has the following rights:

In order for the data controller to accept the request, the User must communicate the following:
Name, surname, email address, and if applicable, account, personal space or subscriber number.

The data controller is obliged to reply to the User within a maximum of 30 (thirty) days.

a. Right to Access, Rectify and Right to Oblivion

The User may take notice of, update, modify or ask for the deletion of his or her personal data by following this procedure:

The User must send an email to the personal data controller, stating the subject of their demand, to the email address listed above.

If the User possesses one, they have a right to demand the deletion of their personal space by following this procedure:

The User must send an email to the personal data controller, stating their member number. The deletion of data will be processed within 15 work days.

b. Right to Data Portability
The User has the right to demand the portability of their personal data, held by the Website, to another website by following this procedure:

The User must ask the administrator by email.

c. Right to Data Processing Limitation and Opposition
Finally, the User has the right to ask the limitation or to oppose the processing of their data on the Website, without the Website refusing, unless the site can prove legitimate or compelling reasons that prevail over the interests, rights and freedoms of the User.

d. Right to Assess the Fate of Data After Death
The User has the right to arrange the fate of their collected and processed data in case of death in accordance to Law n°2016-1321 from October 7, 2016.

e. Right to Seek Competent Supervisory Authority
In the case where the data controller does not respond to the User’s request, and the User wishes to contest the decision, they have the right to seek the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, https://www.cnil.fr/en/home) or any competent judge.

G. DATA CONTROLLER OBLIGATIONS
The data controller commits to protecting collected personal data, not transmitting the data to third parties without the User’s prior knowledge, and respecting the purposes for which the data was collected.

The site holds an SSL certificate to guarantee that any information or data transfer on the site is done securely.

Furthermore, the data controller undertakes to notify the User in case of data correction or deletion, unless this results in disproportionate costs, formalities and procedures.

In the case where the User’s personal data is subject to an integrity, confidentiality or security compromise, the data controller is committed to inform the User by any means.

H. COOKIES
The Site potentially resorts to using cookies to process statistics and information on traffic, ease of use and service improvement to benefit the User. To use cookie files for data backup and personal data analysis, the User’s consent is necessary.

The User’s consent is considered valid for a maximum period of 13 (thirteen) months. At the end of this period, the User will be asked to authorise the use of cookies once more on their hard drive.

1. Site Use of Cookies Opposition by User
The User is informed that they may decline to accept cookies by configuring their browser.

In the case where the User chooses to deactivate the cookies, they can continue to navigate on the Website. However, any site dysfunctionality caused by this change cannot be deemed the Website publisher’s fault.

2. Description of Cookies Used by the Website
The Website publisher wishes to advise the User of the following cookies used during their navigation:

Coming soon to enhance customer experience

ARTICLE 3 – ACCESSIBILITY

On principle, the Website is accessible to Users 24/7, with the exception of interruptions, programmed or not, for maintenance reasons or in the event of force majeure.

In the event that you cannot access the Website, the publisher undertakes to do his best to re-establish access. The Website shall not be held liable for any damage whatsoever resulting in downtime.

ARTICLE 4 – GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

These general terms and conditions of use are governed by French law. In the event of a disagreement, and failing amicable agreement, the dispute will be brought forth before the French courts in accordance with the rules of jurisdiction there in force.

ARTICLE 5 - CONTACT

To report unlawful activities or content, the User may contact the Website publisher at the following address: [email protected], or by registered mail with receipt addressed to the publisher at the address mentioned in the terms and conditions.

The Ulocal Website wishes you a pleasant navigation!