The Go le Grand défi Inc. organization, known as Le Grand défi Pierre Lavoie (the “GDPL”), is the owner and administrator of the website (or the “Website”), on behalf of its Board of Directors, its staff, its volunteers and its partners. The GDPL offers anyone the opportunity to visit and use to promote a healthy lifestyle. As such, the GDPL respects the confidentiality and integrity of all information you provide as a user of the website. GDPL complies with Canadian privacy laws and has developed the following privacy policy to govern the use of (the “Privacy Policy”).

General Policy and Feedback
The Grand défi Pierre Lavoie is committed to protecting the privacy of people using its website and all of its services as well as the confidentiality of the information provided. The Grand défi Pierre Lavoie is subject to federal and provincial privacy legislation, including the Privacy Act, the Electronic Documents Act and the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector. We will not share your information with other people or organizations without your consent. We take all necessary steps to respect these laws and your privacy.

Security Measures
Your information, as well as your credit card information and security codes (CVV), is sent in an encrypted e-mail message to ensure the confidentiality of the information contained therein. Consequently, this message cannot be intercepted, altered or decoded by an intermediary. Go le Grand défi Inc. meets the SSL secure transmission standards, which means that your transaction will always be sent in a secure manner. Moreover, your payment is made directly with Desjardins.

Financial Information
Go le Grand défi Inc. does not store or communicate any credit information on any transaction. This is why you must resubmit your credit information with each new transaction.

Use of Information
Personal information gathered while using the website will not be disclosed, sold or rented to third parties. Aggregate statistics about online visitors, traffic patterns, browsing reports and other related information on this site may be provided periodically to a third party, but these statistics will not contain personal information. However, account information may be disclosed if required by law.

You have the right to access and rectify your personal data at any time, and to object to their handling. To do so, you may write to us at the following e-mail address and provide us with your name, first name, e-mail and mailing addresses.

Protection of Information
We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect you from any attempt at unauthorized access, use, modification or disclosure of confidential information in our custody and control. Your information is sent in the form of an electronic message that is encrypted to ensure the confidentiality of the information it contains. Thus, this message cannot be intercepted, altered or decoded by an intermediary.

Go le Grand défi Inc. complies with SSL secure transmission standards to ensure that your transaction is always secure. Only GDPL employees who need to perform specific tasks have access to personally identifiable information (e.g., customer service or delivering a prize won during a GDPL event).

Data Protection
Go le Grand défi commits to not selling its donor lists. It will exchange certain information only if the donor has previously provided consent in the online donation form. The only data collected will be the name and address of the donor.

The GDPL uses the e-mail address provided by the user to occasionally send information regarding participation in the Grand défi Pierre Lavoie’s activities. If you no longer wish to be on our mailing list, simply unsubscribe by following the instructions at the bottom of each email from GDPL.

Changes to Personal Information
Requests for access, correction or deletion of personal information provided as part of your website registration may be sent to

A cookie is a short text file that a website sends to your browser and is stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies cannot read data stored on your hard drive or cookies created by other sites. The website that created the cookie is the only one that a browser will allow access to. GDPL reserves the right to use cookies related to content or extended features. The information collected by the tool includes:

  • network status (Wi-Fi, etc.)
  • Technical information regarding the device (e.g., model, device name, operating system name and version, CPU information, storage size, screen size, firmware, internet service provider)
  • the frequency of your visits, date, time, duration and the links you select

If you are concerned about the use of cookies, GDPL suggests that you set your browser to reject all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is sent. Users should be aware, however, that blocking the use of cookies may prevent them from accessing certain types of content or features.

The Terms of Use and Privacy Policy represent the entire agreement between you and GDPL pertaining to your relationship with GDPL and the website. They supersede any prior statements or representations.