Privacy Policy


Faced with the development of new communication tools, it is necessary to pay close attention to the protection of private life.

For this reason, we are committed to respecting the privacy of the personal information we collect.

Who are we?

Reformar Inc. is a non-profit organisation specialized in the management of scientific ships and their equipment.

The address of our website is:

Objective of this Privacy Policy

The objective of this Privacy Policy is to inform the users of our website of the following:

  • The types of personal information we collect
  • The use we make of collected information
  • Who has access to this information
  • Your rights as users of this website
  • Our website’s cookies policy

The personal information we collect

Automatically collected information

When you visit and use our website, we can automatically collect the following data:

  • IP address

Information we collect on a non-automated basis

You must provide the following personal information when you do certain actions on our website, including

  • Contact requests
  • Information requests
  • Job applications

In doing so, we can collect the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • Home address
  • Information request messages
  • Messages and specific documents related to job applications

Interactive forms

Your personal information is collected through forms, notably:

  • Information request forms
  • Contact request forms
  • Job application forms

Collected information will be used to these ends:

  • Information
  • Contact
  • Recruitment

How we use your personal information

The data we automatically collect are used to the following ends:

  • Security and traceability needs

The data we collect when the user executes certain website functions might be used to the following ends:

  • Communication, information
  • Recruitment

Consent information

By filling any form on Reformar’s website, you consent that the information provided in said form be used for the requested service and stored for the necessary duration of the ends for which they were provided.

Reformar is committed to using this information solely to the ends for which it was collected, and to only store them for the necessary duration of the ends for which they were provided.

How long do we keep your collected information?

We do not keep user information beyond the time necessary to complete their intended collection purpose.

Information access by Reformar personnel

Only authorized Reformar personnel may access information about you. Reformar makes sure that its employees are qualified to use your data properly, and only do so when needed by their functions.

Third party access

Third parties cannot access user information beyond what is reasonable and necessary to reach the given objective.

Your rights as a user

Withdrawal and opposition right

We make a commitment to offer you a withdrawal and opposition right regarding your personal information.

By right of opposition, we mean that internet users have the option to refuse that their personal information be used for the ends mentioned at the time of collection.

By right of withdrawal, we mean that internet users have the option to request that their personal information be removed from, say, a newsletter.

To exert these rights, you may contact us

Should you wish we remove or correct your personal information, please reach out to:


188, Rue des Gouverneurs, Rimouski, QC, Canada, G5L 8G1

(418) 723-1986 ext. 1791


When you access Reformar’s website, an exchange of data happens between your device and the site’s host servers.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files stored on your device to log your browsing activity during your stay on the webpage. Their use allows the server to tell which browser you are using, your language preferences, your country, etc.

Log files and cookies are used to collect your information. The data collected mainly comprises:

  • IP address
  • Operating System
  • Visited pages and requests
  • Date and time of connection

Using these files allows us to:

  • Improve service and personalize your user experience
  • Satistics

What type of cookies does this site use?

We categorize cookies the following way:

  • Strictly necessary cookies (base website functions)
  • Functionality cookies (applications and website functions)

Who uses this information?

Collected data are the sole property of Reformar. In no way do we divulge, share, or sell these data with third party organisations.


Should you upload images on this website, we advise you to avoid sending pictures containing EXIF data with GPS coordinates. Users could download these pictures to extract your localisation information.

Embedded content from other websites

The articles on this website might contain embedded content (e.g.: videos, images, articles, links, etc.) The content embedded from other websites behaves the same way as if the user visited that other site.

These websites might collect data about you, use cookies, install third party tracking tools or keep track of your interactions with their embedded content if you have an account and are logged in on their website.


The personal information we collect is kept in a secure environment. Those who work for us are beholden to the privacy of your data.

To ensure the security of your personal information, we use the following methods:

  • SSL protocol
  • Access management — Authorized personnel
  • Access management — Involved person
  • Data backups
  • Usename / Password
  • Firewalls

Contact us

Should you have any question, comment, or complaint, we invite you to reach out for us at

Telephone: (418) 723-1986 ext. 1791

Mail: 188, Rue des Gouverneurs, Rimouski, QC, Canada, G5L 8G1

This policy is valid since October 1st 2021