Privacy Policy

We take your privacy very seriously. Our goal is to treat the personal information you give us with the utmost respect, in accordance with this policy and applicable legislation in force. Please read the following details about the practices we use to protect your personal information.

What kind of information do we collect?

You can visit this site without telling us who you are or giving us any information about yourself. In such a case, our Web server may collect the IP address you used to go online. We use this information to determine the number of visits, the average time you spend on our site and the pages you viewed as well as to compile other statistics about online visitors in general; to check the site's performance, for system administration purposes, to make the site more user-friendly, and to provide certain general information to our consultants.

Through cookies, our site can automatically collect certain information about your visit. Cookies are bits of information stored by your Internet browser on your computer's hard drive that allow us to recognize you when you access this site. When you surf online, one or more cookies are used for the purposes mentioned above. These cookies do not reveal your email address or your identity. You can configure your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to block cookies.

We only collect personal information that you voluntarily provide for the sole purpose of managing access to protected sections of our Website, managing subscriptions to our mailing list (including changing subscription parameters and deleting your name from the mailing list), facilitating the communication of relevant information to our users and gaining a better sense of their profile. This information is strictly confidential and will not be used for commercial prospecting or other purposes.

Communicating your personal information to third parties

The personal information you provide is not disclosed to anyone except employees of the Fonds or its consultants who need such information to perform tasks in connection with the objectives set out in this policy. We may also use, disclose or communicate your personal information if required by law, including pursuant to court orders.

How can I access and update my personal information?

A copy of your personal information is kept at the Fonds in Montréal, Québec, Canada. You may access this information, ask us to update it as well as request that we modify or delete certain information collected during your visit by sending an email to This email should contain your name, date of birth and personal shareholder number allowing us to identify you before changing or accessing your personal information.

How is my information protected?

When it is deemed appropriate, the Fonds uses encryption or authentication tools, or both, as well as other methods to protect certain personal information on our Website and stored on its servers. However, the Fonds cannot guarantee the integrity of emails transmitted over the Internet.

What happens if the Fonds changes its privacy policy?

The Fonds reserves the right to change or expand this policy at any time, without prior notice. If we make a material change to this policy, we will update this site to include these changes and post a notice on our home page with a link to the updated policy. Using this site or downloading or using documents on this site after such a notice is posted shall be construed as consent on your part to these new terms. However, we will ask for your consent if we wish to use your personal information for purposes other than the ones to which you have already consented.