Legal Information

At Passport to the World and JYF Films (“our” or “we” or “us”), we share your concerns about privacy and the protection of your Personal Information. This Privacy Policy describes the steps we have taken and our practices regarding the protection of your personal information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. (the “Personal Information”).

Our Privacy Policy allows you to reveal only such Personal Information as you wish. Our Privacy Policy also allows you to access, modify or entirely delete the Personal Information which you have provided to us.

If you have not already done so, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with this Privacy Policy before using Passport to the World’s and JYF Films’ websites and/or mobile applications (collectively the “Websites”). The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform our clients and partners, business customer representatives and other individuals with whom we deal (“you” and “your”) how we collect, use, disclose and protect your Personal Information. This Privacy Policy applies to our collection, use, disclosure and protection of your Personal Information in Canada and elsewhere in the world. The Websites are owned and operated by Passport to the World and JYF Films and  are also governed by this Privacy Policy.

If you wish us to stop communicating with you, or if you wish us to delete your Personal Information from our database, please notify us by email at [email protected]

Personal Information We Collect

Passport to the World and JYF Films and their employees, servants, agents, contractors, service providers, partners and representatives may collect Personal Information under certain circumstances, such as:

  • Contact Information (e.g. name, home address, home or mobile telephone number or e-mail address);
  • Credit or Debit Card Information when purchasing products or services on our online shop ((e.g. your name, your credit card number, expiry date and 3-digit CVS code);
  • Survey Responses(e.g. when you provide your name in order to take advantage of various benefits for participating in a survey, or when you consent to us contacting you about your comments);
  • Preferences and other Personal Information provided by you on our Websites (e.g. including but not limited to local theatre preferences, traveling preferences, movie reviews, blogging comments and personal biographical information such as your age and gender).

Use of Your Personal Information

We collect and use Personal Information for a number of purposes:

  • Products and services:Personal contact and credit/debit card information will be used by Passport to the World and JYF Films to process your purchases and reservations (for example, books or conferences). In these cases, credit/debit card information is only used for the purposes required to process and complete the transaction and/or service requested by you, and is only retained in transaction records required for internal management and auditing purposes or as otherwise required by law, unless you are informed otherwise or you provide your consent.
  • Contests/Benefits:Passport to the World and JYF Films run contests, with our various business partners through our Websites and in theaters. We require your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address (for online entries) and we may also require proof of your age for the purposes of determining eligibility, prize notification and fulfillment and related purposes in connection with the contest. Contact information may be required to administer other benefits our clients and partners have requested or accepted.
  • Surveys: Passport to the World and JYF Films will occasionally conduct surveys and market research, by telephone, or on our Websites. These surveys and market research may ask you about your theatre and movie-going preferences, your age, gender, region of residence or personal biographical or other information that may assist Passport to the World and JYF Films in understanding the preferences of their clients and partners. Your participation in such surveys or market research is entirely voluntary and, in some cases, you may be able to participate anonymously. Your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number and/or other Personal Information may be required: (1) to permit you to enjoy bonuses or benefits which may be available to survey or market research participants (in which case your contact information will only be used for notification or fulfillment purposes); or (2) where you have provided your express consent to us contacting you to discuss comments that you made during our surveys and/or market research. Except as described in this Privacy Policy, survey and/or research responses are only used by Passport to the World and JYF Films on an aggregate basis.
  • Other Uses:We may also use Personal Information, where necessary, for:
    • establishing, maintaining and/or fulfilling relationships with our business partners, third-party vendors of products and/or services, as well as our corporate and business customers;
    • evaluating Job applications or resumes which are sent to us (either by mail or electronic mail) all of which are forwarded to our Human Resources Department for consideration;
    • conducting operating, administering and otherwise managing our business, to satisfy legal, regulatory, security, audit, financial and processing requirements, or as otherwise permitted or required by law.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Personal information collected by Passport to the World and JYF Films is not disclosed to other parties, except as follows:

  • We may share your Personal Information with outside parties who sponsor sweepstakes or other promotions, whether on our Websites or otherwise. However, we will not share your Personal Information with these parties except in accordance with this Privacy Policy. From time to time, Passport to the World and JYF Films contract with third parties, such as other companies, individuals, contractors, and/or other entities, without limitation, to perform functions on our behalf. For instance, we may use such third parties to host message boards, user forums or webpages, to develop software applications and create and maintain databases, or send and receive communications on our behalf. Your Personal Information may be disclosed to such third party companies, individuals, contractors and/or other entities, without limitation, in the course of Passport to the World’s and JYF Films’ business operations. All Passport to the World and JYF Films employees, servants, agents, contractors, representatives and/or partners who have access to your Personal Information are required to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with this and any other Passport to the World and JYF Films Privacy Policy, other policy and/or procedure, in effect from time to time.
  • Your Personal Information may be disclosed to our parent, subsidiary, affiliated and/or related corporations or entities, or to their employees, agents, contractors, representatives, servants, legal counsel and/or accountants without limitation, for operational, management and administrative purposes, as well as internal audit, legal, regulatory, security, insurance, financial, processing and other purposes, or as otherwise permitted or required by law. Personal information may also be transferred to certain other entities, whether subsidiary, related or affiliated entitles to Passport to the World and JYF Films or otherwise, where such entities provide administrative, management, operational, processing, support or other services to us, in which case we take steps to ensure that your Personal Information is protected and not used or disclosed for any purpose except: (i) as directed by Passport to the World and JYF Films; (ii) as permitted by this Privacy Policy; (iii) for which you are deemed to consent under the terms of this Privacy Policy; and/or (iv) as permitted or required by law.
  • In addition, Passport to the World and JYF Films may transfer Personal Information to outside agents, contractors, service providers or representatives which perform services on our behalf (e.g. vendors’ fulfillment houses, survey, market research and contest service providers etc., in which case we use contractual or other means to ensure that your Personal Information is protected and not used or disclosed for any purpose except: (i) as directed by Passport to the World and JYF Films; (ii) as permitted by this Privacy Policy; (iii) for which you are deemed to consent under the terms of this Privacy Policy; and/or (iv) as permitted or required by law.
  • Your Personal Information may be used by Passport to the World and JYF Films and disclosed to parties connected with the contemplated or sale, assignment or other disposal of all or part of Passport to the World and JYF Films business or assets, including for the purposes of permitting such parties to determine whether to proceed or continue with such transaction or business relationship, to fulfill reporting, audit, legal and/or other requirements or, in the case of sale or assignment, the use and disclosure by those parties for substantially the same purposes as described in this Privacy Policy.
  • Passport to the World and JYF Films may also disclose Personal Information as necessary to meet legal, audit, regulatory, insurance, security or other requirements. Passport to the World and JYF Films do not disclose your Personal Information except: (i) as permitted by this Privacy Policy; (ii) for which you are deemed to consent under the terms of this Privacy Policy; and/or (iii) as permitted or required by law.

FilmPTTW.com and the Internet

The Websites have primary worldwide web address(es) (also known as the “uniform resource locator” or “URL”) and consists of various webpages, which are owned and/or operated by Passport to the World and JYF Films and which are collectively known as “FilmPTTW.com”. The Websites consist of all content thereon and all other domain names, worldwide web addresses, uniform resource locators, URL’s and webpages which are solely owned and/or operated by Passport to the World and JYF Films, and which link or otherwise connect to the Websites. On the Websites, visitors may register to receive customized information, enter contests, participate in polls or surveys or purchase products and/or services. Passport to the World and JYF Films do not collect Personal Information about you unless you choose to provide us with such information in order to purchase a service or product, or participate in the filmPTTW.com online community and for which the provision of such Personal Information is necessary or reasonable.

Regarding External Links: As a convenience to you and other visitors to the Websites, the Websites contains links to a number of third party Websites or third party webpages. These third party Websites and webpages are not owned or controlled by Passport to the World and JYF Films and this Privacy Policy does not apply to such Websites or webpages. Should you decide to navigate to any Websites or webpage external to the Websites, you do so entirely at your own risk. The content on third party Websites or webpages, as well as any external links on this Websites, is not investigated, assured, guaranteed, verified, monitored, recommended or endorsed by Passport to the World and JYF Films. Passport to the World and JYF Films provide these links merely as a convenience to you and to other visitors to this Websites, and the inclusion of such links does not imply that we endorse or recommend such Websites or webpages. We specifically disclaim any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for the content or use of such third party Websites or webpages.

Please note that the online purchase of theatre tickets is conducted through such a third party Websites, and you should refer to the privacy policy, terms of use and other conditions applicable to the use of such Websites.

 We use information which you provide to us on the Websites to facilitate your registration, to understand the identity of our guests and the nature of their preferences, to improve the content of the Websites, to customize the content and/or layout of our webpages for each visitor based on the information provided to us, to send you periodic newsletters and mailings that you request, to process your purchases and to conduct surveys, polls and contests. Passport to the World and JYF Films do not disclose Personal Information contained in our subscriber database to any third parties except: (i) as permitted by this Privacy Policy; (ii) for which you are deemed to consent under the terms of this Privacy Policy; and/or (iii) as permitted or required by law.

Individuals who provide us with their telephone numbers online will only be telephoned by us with respect to orders, contests or other products or services that they have requested online. If you make inquiries of Passport to the World and JYF Films directly by e-mail, or through our Websites, these inquiries are forwarded to the relevant department and are not used for other purposes, or stored (other than maintaining a record of our correspondence with you).

Unsubscribe and Deletion Requests

E-Mail

Receiving e-mail from us is optional when you register. If you initially choose to receive e-mail from us, but subsequently choose not to receive e-mail from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions on the Websites, in our e-mail or contact us as indicated at the beginning of this Privacy Policy.

Online Profile

When you register on our Websites, make purchases, enter contests, respond to surveys, or otherwise participate in our online community, our servers may store your Personal Information, contact particulars or other information in order to facilitate site login, the automatic completion of forms and otherwise for your convenience. If you prefer that we not store such information on our servers, you may select the appropriate option on the Websites (if that option is available) or you may contact us as indicated at the beginning of this Privacy Policy.

Registered users of our Websites may participate fully in our online community, even if they choose not to receive any e-mail or other communication from us; the information provided to us during registration is used to provide you with customized information, and a customized experience, on our Websites. If you wish your registration profile to be entirely deleted from our servers, you may contact us as indicated at the beginning of this Privacy Policy.

Information Storage

The nature of the internet is such that it passively and automatically collects certain information about each individual’s use of the internet. This information may be associated with an individual’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. This is a unique internet “address” which is assigned to all internet users by their Internet Service Provider (“ISP”). Our server logs record statistical information, such as visitors’ IP addresses, type of operating systems, time and duration of visit, webpages requested, as well as identifying categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. Passport to the World and JYF Films only use these statistics on an aggregate basis in order for us to improve our Websites.

Cookies

Our Websites makes use of both “sessional” and “persistent” cookies. Cookies are small text files offered to your computer by Web servers in order to keep track of your browser settings as you navigate the site. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard drive. Sessional cookies are stored in temporary (cache) memory and are deleted when you shut down your browser or turn off your computer. We use cookies to store your preferences, record session information such as language preferences, record user-specific information on what pages you access or visit, develop information about your preferences and interests, alert you to areas that we think might be of interest to you when you return to our site, record past activity in order to provide better service when you return to our site, help rotate banner advertising so as to ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, and customize Websites content based on your browser type or other information you provide.

For each visit to our Websites, cookies may be used by our server to recognize you where you have indicated your preference to be automatically logged in.

You may disable cookies using your browser’s settings. Please consult your browser’s help function for information on how to disable cookies. Note that if you disable cookies, certain features of our Websites will not function to their fullest potential.

To try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, Passport to the World and JYF Films or its service providers place ads on our webpages. As a result of your visit to our site, or by clicking on these ads, we may collect passive information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information.

On our Websites we store subscriber and password information in a secure manner not accessible to Web browsers, behind password protection, or off-line. We endeavor to use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our Websites

Your Consent

Consent to the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information may be given in various ways. Consent may be express (e.g. orally, electronically or on a form you may sign describing the intended uses and disclosures of Personal Information) or implied (e.g. when you provide information necessary for a service you have requested or in some circumstances where notice has been provided to you about our intentions with respect to your Personal Information and you have not withdrawn your consent for an identified purpose, such as by using an “opt-out” option. Consent may be given by your authorized representative (such as a legal guardian, person having a power of attorney or a agent). By providing us with Personal Information, we will deem you to understand this Privacy Policy, and we will deem you to consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such Personal Information for the purposes identified or described in this Privacy Policy, if applicable, or otherwise at the time of collection. You may withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information at any time, subject to contractual and legal restrictions and reasonable notice. Note that if you withdraw your consent to certain uses of your Personal Information, we may no longer be able to provide you with certain of our products or services.

Passport to the World and JYF Films do not disclose your Personal Information except: (i) as permitted by this Privacy Policy; (ii) for which you are deemed to consent under the terms of this Privacy Policy; and/or (iii) as permitted or required by law. However, Passport to the World and JYF Films may be required or permitted under statute, regulation or as otherwise at law or in equity to collect, use or disclose Personal Information without your consent (for example, in response to a court order or subpoena, or to comply with local or federal regulations, or to collect a debt owed to us).

Security

We protect your Personal Information using physical, electronic or procedural security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information in our custody or control, including safeguards to protect Personal Information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification. Passport to the World and JYF Films and their employees, servants, agents, contractors, legal, accounting or other service providers, partners and representatives who require access to your Personal Information in order to fulfill their job requirements will have access to your Personal Information. You transmit or provide all Personal Information entirely at your own risk.

Consent to Transfer

Passport to the World’s and JYF Films’ Websites are operated on equipment located in Canada. If you are located in the United States of America, European Union or elsewhere outside Canada, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to Canada. By visiting FilmPTTW.com, purchasing our products or services, participating in our online community and/or providing us with your Personal Information, you consent to this transfer. Regardless of your location, we shall protect your Personal Information using physical, electronic or procedural security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information in our custody or control, including safeguards to protect Personal Information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification. Please note that the Personal Information which you provide to us will be held and used in accordance with such Canadian federal or provincial laws as exist from time to time, and as are applicable.

Policy Changes

This Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time as Passport to the World and JYF Films deem necessary or advisable in their sole discretion. If we materially change our privacy practices, we shall notify you of such changes on our Websites; if necessary, we shall also update our Privacy Policy as it appears on our Websites. If our information practices change such that your privacy may be materially affected, we shall notify you of such changes on our Websites; if necessary, we shall also update our Privacy Policy as it appears on our Websites. You will continue to have the ability to opt out of new non-essential uses or disclosures. If you are concerned with how your Personal Information is used, we encourage you to bookmark this site and to periodically review our Privacy Policy, or contact us as described below to obtain a current copy of our Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on May 2, 2017.

Access, Correction and Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or about our practices with respect to Personal Information, or if you wish us to stop communicating with you, or if you wish us to delete your Personal Information from our database, please notify us:

  • by email at [email protected]
  • or by mail at: 400 Wilfrid Lavigne Blvd, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada J9H 6A6