Terms of Use
& Privacy Policy

For any questions regarding privacy and the management of your personal data, please contact the personal information protection officer at prp@thetrekkinggroup.com


The Trekking Group does not collect any personal information about users of its Web site, unless they choose to provide it by filling out a form or by submitting a request for information or other correspondence.


The Trekking Group agrees to use personal information it collects only for appropriate purposes, related to its mission to inform its users. The Trekking Group will not use personal information for any purposes other than those for which it was collected without the user’s consent or as required by law.


The Trekking Group will never disclose personal information gathered through its Web site to any third party without first obtaining the user’s consent, unless authorized by law.


Personal information gathered through the The Trekking Group Web site is retained only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law.


This Web site is published and administered by The Trekking Group from its head office in Laval, Québec, Canada. By accessing this site, the user agrees that all matters concerning the access or use of this site shall be governed by the laws of Québec and by applicable federal legislation.

The Trekking Group makes no representation regarding the compliance of the content of this site for any territory other than Québec.

By accessing this Web site, the user agrees to all terms and conditions stated below.


The masculine gender is used in this Web site for conciseness.


With the exception of works used under licence or links posted on this Web site, the content herein is the property of The Trekking Group and is protected by applicable laws. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without the express authorization of The Trekking Group, unless such reproduction is made under an exception provided by the Canadian Copyright Act and with attribution of the source.


The Trekking Group created its Web site primarily for information purposes and secondarily to provide a number of services to its members. Although The Trekking Group compiled the information on its Web site with all due care at the time of launch, some content may be inaccurate. Information on this Web site may also be outdated. In either case, The Trekking Group cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage, direct or indirect, that might result. Furthermore, the The Trekking Group Web site complies with certain EDP, technical, graphic and typographic standards.

Under no circumstances can The Trekking Group be held responsible for any loss or damage, direct or indirect, resulting from failure of the personal computer, server, other computer equipment or software of the user of this site, loss of data or any other failure or technical issue experienced by same while navigating this Web site.


The The Trekking Group Web site may contain links that give access to external Web sites belonging to third parties and that are hosted on servers other than those of The Trekking Group. The user acknowledges that by following such links, they automatically leave the The Trekking Group Web site.

Linking to external Web sites cannot be interpreted as constituting any affiliation or association that might bind The Trekking Group to the rights holder regarding these external Web sites.

Since The Trekking Group is unable to control the content of Web sites beyond its own, it cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage that might result from the inaccuracy or non-compliance of the content of these Web sites.


Users of the The Trekking Group Web site agree not to employ EDT techniques or processes to, or that enable them to, reproduce, download, transmit, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, divide, sell, publish, modify or otherwise use, in whole or in part, the content of the The Trekking Group Web site in violation of the Copyright Act, applicable international agreements regarding copyright or any other law, particularly through techniques such as deep linking or framing.
Only deep links to the home page of this Web site are permitted. Furthermore, this Web site being indivisible, no portion can be excerpted by framing or otherwise for use outside the The Trekking Group Web site.


Some texts appearing on this Web site aim to explain the various processes implemented to fulfill its mission to protect the public and to answer the questions most commonly received on these matters. They do not seek to substitute for the official legislative and regulatory texts on the topic or to interpret them.

Privacy concerns or questions may be addressed in writing to The Trekking Group Privacy Officer at 2960 Lucien L’Allier Street, Laval, QC H7P 0H8.