Kimpex Inc. (hereafter “Kimpex”) attaches great importance to the protection of personal information collected as part of its activities, including the information collected when viewing Kimpex Website (hereafter “its Site”) or when using its online services.
This privacy notice (hereafter “Notice”) explains the protection of personal information that Kimpex is committed to implement during the course of its activities, for the purpose of ensuring protection of personal information it is holding.


This Notice reflects Kimpex’s continuous commitment to protect the personal information of the following people:
  1. People who place orders on its Site;
  2. Visitors and users of its Site when personal information is collected;
  3. Anyone who contacts Kimpex;
  4. Anyone whose personal information is otherwise collected as part of Kimpex’s activities.
For the purpose of this Notice, “personal information” means any information about a physical person which can be directly identified (e.g.: name, first name, email address), or indirectly (information that, when combined with other information, helps identify the person).


KIMPEX’s protective measures are based on the following general guidelines:


Before collecting, using and communicating your personal information, Kimpex ensures that they have your consent in accordance with applicable requirements, unless there is an exception provided by the law (e.g. through a penal or criminal proceeding). You may withdraw your consent for the use of your personal information by Kimpex for purposes that are not essential in the management and administration of your products and services, for example, to invite you to participate in contests or games, to send you promotional communications, to generate statistics or analyse your data. Should you wish to withdraw, Kimpex will cease to use them for such purposes. Please note that it will not be possible to withdraw your consent for use of your personal information for the management or administration of our products and services without ending our business relationship. Any withdrawal request must be sent to the Manager in charge of personal information protection at the following email address: “Protection of personal information”


3.2.1 Type of personal Information collected

Kimpex makes sure to collect only the necessary personal information required for the purpose of its activities, and for which you have agreed upon. This may include:
  • Your identification information, such as your name, first name, mailing address, email address or your telephone number;
  • Your identification information relating only to business relations, such as birth date and social insurance number;
  • Financial information, such as your credit card number, bank account number or even your personal credit reports.
  • Information that is required for optimizing your experience on its Site such as your IP address, your location or browsing data.
Kimpex ensures that the personal information it is collecting is up to date and accurate when it is used.

3.2.2 Methods of collection

Directly from you
Most personal information collected by Kimpex is the information you provided directly, mainly when you:
  • Communicate with Kimpex;
  • Place orders for its products;
  • Browse on its site;
  • Use its online services;
  • Submit testimonials or information requests on its site.
  • Search for a retailer.
From third parties
Kimpex can also collect your personal information from third parties or authorized representatives with your consent, or as authorized by law.
Through the use of “cookies”
When you access the Kimpex site, cookies (hereafter “cookies”) are put on your computer. These cookies can gather personal information such as your IP address, and their main purpose is to improve your browsing experience as well as Kimpex Site content. To better understand the use of each one of the cookies on its Site, here is a detailed description of their functions:
  • Strictly Essential Cookies:
    These cookies ensure the proper functioning of our website and cannot be disabled. They are necessary, in particular, to allow you to log in online, use the shopping cart, or fill out forms. These cookies do not store any personal information. You can configure your browser to block them, but some parts of our website may not function properly.
  • Configurable cookies:
    • Functional cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make as you browse. They help remember the contents of your shopping cart or your preferred language to save you from entering them repeatedly. They can also be used to remember your geographical location so that you can access the site specific to your region directly. By placing functional cookies, we make your visit to our website more convenient. If you refuse them, our website will not remember your choices and preferences.
    • Geolocation cookies: components that allow the user’s location to ensure that the Site can offer purchasing services online.
    • Advertising cookies: These cookies may be set on our website by our advertising partners. They are used, in particular, to build a profile of your interests and to show you relevant advertisements for our products and services on other websites. These cookies are based on the unique identifier (IP address) of your browser and your connecting device. If you refuse them, the advertisements you see may be less relevant to you.
    • Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to determine the number of visits and traffic sources to our website in order to measure and improve its performance. They help us, among other things, to identify the most and least visited pages and understand how visitors navigate our website. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated. If you refuse them, we will not be informed of your visit to our website.
You can modify your choices regarding cookies by adjusting your browser’s settings. However, deactivating the configurable cookies may result in setbacks with your browsing experience (e.g.: subscription problems, using services or posting).

3.3 USE

Kimpex collects, uses and communicates your personal information only for the purposes to which you have consented, or as authorized by law. Every time Kimpex collects your personal information, it specifies the reason or purpose for the collection.
Kimpex usually collects your personal information for the following purposes:
  • Process your orders and deliver them to you;
  • Confirm your identity and check the accuracy of your personal information;
  • Process and manage your customer file;
  • Process and analyse sponsorship requests;
  • Gather your testimonies;
  • Solicit participation in competitions and games;
  • Send promotional communications;
  • Analyse data and generate statistics;
  • Manage and optimize its Site and online services, update user profiles, personalize and adapt browsing experience to your needs;
  • Communicate with us;
  • Meet our legal and regulatory requirements.
You can ask us for more details on these uses at all times.


Kimpex ensures that the personnel information collected is accessible only to Kimpex employees, representatives or agents who must have access to it as part of their duties,
Kimpex may provide your personal information to business partners, suppliers, government authorities and others in the course of their activities. These third parties include:
  • Agencies specialized in credit check verification;
  • Transportation Companies;
  • Product Suppliers;
  • Retailers;
  • Marketing or Advertising Providers;
  • Providers of Data Hosting services, Servers and Systems;
  • Regulators such as the Commission d'accès à l'information;
  • Any other people allowed to collect personal information as authorized by law.
Kimpex makes sure that the confidential nature of your personal information is preserved when it is provided to a third party. In addition, Kimpex agrees not to sell, convey or lease your personal information to a third party.


Kimpex keeps your personal information during the utilisation phase for which they were collected and in compliance with the applicable retention period. Your personal information is usually held in Quebec. However, it is possible that your personal information provided to some suppliers ends up outside Quebec. In such cases, Kimpex will validate beforehand the personal information laws and protection practices applicable in the affected areas, and apply the protection measures needed to ensure adequate protection of your personal information. When your personal information is no longer needed to achieve the purposes for which it was collected, Kimpex will destroy them in such a way as to preserve their confidentiality.


Kimpex uses security measures proportionally related to the sensitivity level of personal information it collected, their purpose, their quantity, their distribution and their support. These security measures are aimed at protecting your personal information from loss or theft, or from unauthorized access, use or release. Security measures used by Kimpex are as follows:
  • Administrative measures such as constant awareness to protect information, including key concepts of privacy protection, a code of ethics, policies and guidelines outlining the security framework, laws and professional ethics, as well as the implementation of the best principles of identity management and access, such as the principle of least privilege and the segregation of duties.
  • Physical measures such as perimeter protection of the Soucy businesses, monitoring cameras, access cards, controlled physical access to servers’ rooms and automatic door-locking after a period of inactivity.
  • Technical measures such as software programs for identification, detection of and protection against technological threats, strong passwords using a complexity based on the best market’s recommendation, multi-factor authentication and the identification and prompt correction of the vulnerabilities affecting our informational assets.


Kimpex respects your personal information rights as recognized by law, and applies all relevant procedures related to them. Access, modification and complaints You have the right to consult your personal information as collected by Kimpex, to check its accuracy and modify it if needed, subject to exceptions provided by the law. You also have the right to request information on the processes utilized with your personal information (e.g.: uses, third party categories to whom it is provided, applicable retention periods, etc.), and to file complaints if these processes are not consistent with the guidelines set out in this Notice and in compliance with laws and legislation in force with regard to protection of personal information. Any request for access, modification, information or any complaint relating to your personal information, must be forwarded in writing to the Manager in charge of personal information protection (contact details listed below). Kimpex is committed to reply to the various requests stated above within thirty (30) days of the date received. Automated processing If Kimpex creates a decision-making process which is based exclusively on automated processing (without human intervention) of personal information (e.g., a process having a specific effect on a person and which is based solely on an algorithm), you will be informed that you are the object of such a process, of the decision rendered and of your right to provide your own observations regarding this decision. You can also, upon request, be informed of the following aspects:
  • Personal information used to reach this decision;
  • Reasons leading to this decision;
  • Your right to have them rectify the personal information used for this decision;
  • Access to a person with the authority to revise this decision if applicable.

4. Contact details for the Manager in charge of personal information protection.

The Manager in charge of personal information protection is responsible for ensuring protection of your personal information. Contact details are as follows: Mailing address: 5450 Saint-Roch South, Drummondville (Quebec) J2B 6V4 Email address: "Protection of personal information"

5. Notice Modification

Kimpex reserves the right to modify this Notice at any time and without notice. You can check the applicable Notice at any time on this Site. The last update of the current Notice is shown at the bottom of this page.