Terms and conditions


Welcome to the Duchesne et Fils ltée website (hereinafter referred to as Duchesne). Duchesne aims to process the data it collects in a lawful and transparent manner. By browsing Duchesne's website, you agree to comply with and be bound by the terms and conditions of use, which, along with our privacy policy, govern Duchesne's relationship with you in relation to this site.

The term 'Duchesne' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is at 871, Duchesne Boulevard, Yamachiche (Quebec), G0X 3L0. The term 'you' refers to the user of our website. The use of this site is subject to the following terms of use:


Duchesne has developed these terms and conditions (the 'terms and conditions') to describe Duchesne's use of cookies and the information it collects and stores.


'PRP Act' refers to the Private Sector Personal Information Protection Act, as amended by the Act modernizing legislative provisions on the protection of personal information ('Bill 25'). 'Affected Individual' refers to any identified or identifiable person about whom Duchesne collects personal information, including, but not limited to, (i) Employees, past, current, and potential, (ii) clients, past, current, and potential, (iii) website visitors, and (iv) subcontractors and suppliers, past, current, and potential. 'Personal Information' refers to any information about an identified or identifiable natural person, but excludes information that is not considered personal information under the PRP Act. 'Cookies' are small text files deposited by the servers of visited websites or by third-party servers, in a dedicated space on the hard drive of your device (computer, tablet, mobile phone, or any other device optimized for the Internet), when consulting content or online advertising. Once accepted, it records information about your internet browsing. This Cookie file allows, during its validity period, to recognize the concerned device each time this device accesses digital content containing Cookies from the said issuer. The Cookie does not personally identify you, only the browser of your device.

Guiding Principles for Website Use

The content of the pages on our site is for your general information and use. It is subject to change without notice.

This site uses cookies to track browsing preferences. If you allow the use of certain types of cookies, personal information may be recorded by us.

Duchesne or any of its third parties cannot provide any guarantee regarding the accuracy, performance speed, completeness, or relevance of the information and material found or offered on this site for any particular purpose. We expressly exclude liability for any inaccuracies or errors to the extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or material on this site is entirely at your own risk for which Duchesne cannot be held responsible. It is your responsibility to ensure that all products, services, or information available on this site meet your specific requirements.

This site contains material owned by or licensed to Duchesne. Thus, the intellectual property belonging to Duchesne includes, but is not limited to, design, layout, appearance, documents, and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited, except in accordance with copyright and trademark regulations.

All trademarks on the site that are not owned or licensed by Duchesne belong to their legal owners.

Unauthorized use of this site may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.

This site may also include links to other sites. These are provided for your convenience to offer additional information. They do not signify that we endorse these sites or their content, for which Duchesne assumes no responsibility.

The use of this site and any dispute arising therefrom is subject to the laws of the province of Quebec, Canada. Duchesne and the user agree to submit any claims arising from these Terms and Conditions of Use to the courts of the province of Quebec. No other court or alternative dispute resolution mechanism has jurisdiction.


Why do we use cookies?

Duchesne's website uses cookies to better understand how you use our site and interact with its content. We may use cookies to customize the operation of the site according to your needs and remember your preferences. Additionally, we may use your usage data to provide targeted advertisements on third-party websites. A more comprehensive list of cookies and their uses is described below.

How we use cookies:

We use traffic cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you have not visited. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. When you visit Duchesne's website, you can adjust the settings to select the types of cookies you accept or decline.

Furthermore, you also have the option to directly modify your browser settings to reject cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from fully enjoying the site.

Types of Cookies Used

Duchesne uses both first-party and third-party cookies. To provide you with an understanding of the utility of each cookie used, below is an overview of the four different types of cookies used on our websites:

• Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential for basic functionalities. They allow users to navigate on our websites. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.

• Functionality Cookies: These cookies help us tailor our websites to enhance their content based on how you have used our site and to configure features and other customizations, such as language preferences. The information tracked by these cookies is anonymous and cannot be used to influence your browsing activity on other sites.

• Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information on how you use our website. They tell us which pages you visit, how often, any errors encountered, and how we can improve your experience. These are generally collected for statistical purposes and do not contain personal information, such as your name or email address. Disabling them prevents any collection of information related to your browsing on our sites.

• Targeting and Advertising Cookies: These cookies provide information on user interaction with our content to assist us and third parties (including advertisers) in delivering relevant advertisements and measuring the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. Information is collected and shared with third parties to provide audience targeting and optimization solutions for advertising advertisers and publishers. No personal data is collected, and an individual cannot be identified through the collected data.

Third-Party Cookies

Our websites contain links to other websites (LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook). For more information, please refer to the policies provided by these third-party sites regarding their own cookies.

How to Manage Cookie Preferences

As a user, you have the right to refuse, delete, or limit the use of all types of cookies when visiting Duchesne's website.

You can adjust your cookie preferences by modifying your browser settings. However, refusing certain cookies may lead to the degradation of some features necessary for navigating the website (difficulties in registration or display, etc.). In such cases, we cannot be held responsible for these malfunctions. Furthermore, disabling advertising cookies does not mean that you will not receive ads; it simply means that they will no longer be tailored to your interests.

Contact Information:

By Mail: 871, Duchesne Boulevard, Yamachiche (Quebec), G0X 3L0
By Email: infovieprivee@duchesne.ca

Changes to these Website Terms and Conditions:

These terms and conditions are effective as of September 22, 2023, and replace all previous versions.