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Last Updated: Septembre 14, 2018

This application (the “App”) is owned, operated and provided by World Wine and Food Expo Inc., in conjunction with and on behalf of our subsidiaries, affiliates, related corporations and business names (collectively “Wine Expo Vins”).

We at Wine Expo Vins love our customers and want to provide the best user experience possible. To offer and constantly improve our products and events, we often need to collect, use, and sometimes share your data, including personal information. We wrote this privacy policy to help you understand how we use your personal information so you can make an informed choice.

By signing up and using the Wine Expo Vins App (collectively, the “Services”, and each a “Service” as defined in our Terms of Service) you are agreeing to the terms of this privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”), including but not limited to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as described below, and the Wine Expo Vins Terms of Service, which incorporates by reference this Privacy Policy.

In this Privacy Policy “you” and “your” refer to any person or entity who downloads, views, uses, accesses, or browses any content or material from the App or the Services. “We”, “us” and “our” refer to Wine Expo Vins.  Any capitalized terms not defined in the Privacy Policy shall have the meaning given to them in the Wine Expo Vins Terms of Service.

We made an effort to write this Privacy Policy in language as plain as possible, but it is a legally binding agreement between you and Wine Expo Vins.  If you disagree with the way that we collect, use, or share information, or anything else in this Privacy Policy please do not use the App or our Services.

Technology changes often and we may need to update this Privacy Policy, in which case we will do our best to notify you of the change, but we are under no obligation to do so. By continuing to use the Services you are agreeing to the updated Privacy Policy. The date of the latest update will always be posted at the top of our Privacy Policy.


This section covers the Personal Information we collect about Wine Expo Vins App users.


When you sign up for a Wine Expo Vins Mobile App, we collect the following Personal Information (“User Information”), voluntarily and directly from you:

  • Your name;
  • Your email address;
  • Your chosen language;
  • Your wine ratings, and;
  • Your wine shopping list.

We need this information to verify your identity, communicate with you about the App, contact you about Wine Expo Vins promotions, communicate with you when any of your favorite wines may become available at Alcool NB Liquor stores, set up your Wine Expo Vins account, and allow you to use the Wine Expo Vins mobile app.

You may also set up your Wine Expo Vins account by linking it to your Facebook, Twitter or Google account.  If you sign up using your Facebook, Twitter or Google account, they might ask your permission to share certain information from those accounts with Wine Expo Vins.  This includes your name, email address, and profile picture. Facebook, Twitter or Google has its own privacy policy which will govern how they use, collect, and share your Personal Information.  You can control the information we receive from Facebook, Twitter or Google using the privacy settings on your Facebook, Twitter or Google account.

We may also collect information about the wines that you have rated or put in your wine shopping list. This will allow the Wine Expo Vins to have a better understanding of what type of wine their users prefer, and will allow us to create reports to the partners, producers, and/or Alcool NB Liquor to encourage market listings and possible sales of new or existing products.

We may also use this information to send you marketing material and updates on our Event or about updates on your selected favorite products.  You will be able to opt-out of any or all communication with you regarding promotional communications at any time.


Non-personally identifiable information means any information that cannot be associated with a specific individual, including aggregate or otherwise anonymized information about users.  We may use or share this information to:

  • Analyse trends and usage of resources through aggregated data;
  • Improve the features and funtionality of the App;
  • Better understand general consumer needs and interests, or;
  • Better understand the needs and interests of other users of our App.


We may share Personal Information identified in this Privacy Policy to the following entities, for the following purposes:
  • to participating partners and affiliates as part of analysing the popularity of a specific product;
  • to our service providers and suppliers to perform technical support function for us;
  • as necessary if we believe that there has been a breach of this Privacy Policy, the Terms of Service, or some other violation of our rights or the rights of any third party;
  • to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies, or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety;
  • as permitted by or otherwise required by law; 
  • or otherwise with your consent.

Additionally in the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale of our company shares or assets, or in the event of our bankruptcy, your Personal Information may be one of the transferred or acquired assets. We further reserve the right to use and disclose any information collected via the Mobile App that is not in a personally identifiable form.


Whenever you access or use the Mobile App or voluntarily provide information, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  You may withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your information at any time, recognizing that we will need some reasonable notice in order to accommodate your request, and that it may be subject to any specific contractual obligations you may have toward us.


We recognize the importance of keeping your information safe and we use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure our Services and App is as secure as possible.

We have taken physical, electronic, contractual, and managerial steps to secure the information we collect from the App users. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is ever 100% secure; therefore while we endeavor to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

It is your responsibility to protect the security of your Wine Expo Vins Account, and any end-users you are providing services to through our Services and your Wine Expo Vins Account. Don’t share your Wine Expo Vins Account information with anyone and notify us immediately if you believe there has been a breach.


Other than as disclosed in this Privacy Policy, we do not and will never share, disclose, sell, rent, or otherwise provide Personal Information to other companies for the marketing of their own products or services.


The Site and our Services are not directed to individual under the age of 19, nor do we knowingly collect any Personal Information from or about them.


The App may offer links to other websites. You should be aware that operators of linked websites might also collect your Personal Information (including information generated through the use of cookies) when you link to their websites.

Wine Expo Vins is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your Personal Information, so it is important to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies before providing them with your Personal Information.


Your Personal Information is stored, maintained on, and processed on computers or servers located within Canada.

You may review, update, correct, or delete any information in your Wine Expo Vins Account by contacting us, or by making the appropriate modifications in your Wine Expo Vins Account profile or preferences.  If you completely delete all of your information then your Wine Expo Vins Account may become deactivated.

Upon receipt of a written request, we will provide you with access to your Personal Information unless we are required or permitted by law to withhold it.

We will keep your Personal Information for as long as it is necessary for the identified purpose or as required by law (which may extend beyond termination of our relationship with you). We may also retain some data to prevent fraud or future abuse, or for legitimate business purposes, such as analysis of aggregated, non-personally identifiable data, account recovery, or if required by law.

All retained Personal Information will remain subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

If you would like us to delete your Wine Expo Vins Account and/or remove your records from our system, please contact us and we will delete your Wine Expo Vins Account within 30 days if we do not have any legal obligation to retain the record. It may not be possible to completely delete all your Personal Information due to technological and legal constraints but we will do our best.

You retain all rights to your information and can access it anytime. If you have any questions about your Personal Information or this policy, please contact:


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