Privacy policy

Luminance respects the privacy of its users. This Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") informs you of Luminance's policies and practices regarding the collection and use of information you provide to us or that we collect about you through our services and to inform you options that you have to control or limit the availability and use of your information.

  1. We are Luminance ("Luminance", "we" or "our"), a corporation registered under the Canada Business Corporations Act and we are located at 4529 Clark Street, Suite 506, Montreal Quebec H2T 2T3 , Canada

  2. We provide users ("you", "your" or "user (s)") with services offered through the Luminance website (currently located at, Luminance mobile apps and / or any other platform or media through which we offer these Services that allow you to join a community of people with similar tastes and interests (collectively, the "Services").

  3. This Privacy Policy informs you about Luminance's policies and practices regarding the collection and use of information that you provide to us or that we collect about you through our Services and to inform you of your options regarding control or the availability and use of your information. Wherever you reside or from any country where you submit your information, you consent to our use of your information, in accordance with this privacy policy, in Canada and other jurisdictions where Luminance provides its Services.

  4. Luminance reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. We will generally notify you of any changes by posting the updated Terms of Use on the Luminance website. If we make any material changes to these Terms of Use, we will post a warning on the Luminance website and, if you are a member, you will be notified by email and / or asked to review the changes made. these Terms of Use the next time you log in to access the Services. If you continue to use the Services after the changes as communicated, we will consider that you have agreed to the terms of use, including the changes.

  5. The important terms we use in this Privacy Policy are "Personal Information", "Anonymous Information" and "Data Log".

    a. "Personal information" means information about you that may be used to contact you or identify you, such as your name, first name, address, e-mail address or telephone number.

    b. "Anonymous Information" means information that does not identify an individual, such as other information that you provide as part of the registration and personalization of your Luminance Profile (for example, individual preferences). Some anonymous information would be considered part of your personal information if it was associated with other identifiers (for example, by combining your postal code or postal code with your address) in a way that allows you to be identified. But the same pieces of information are considered anonymous information when taken alone or combined with other anonymous information (for example, your display preferences).

    c. "Data Log" is created by our servers automatically when your use of the services, which record information that your browser has sent each time you visit a website. The Data Log is an anonymous form of information

  6. Our main purpose is to improve our Services, features and content, to improve your use of our Services and to provide content that may be of interest to you.

  7. Information collected:

    a. When you create a Luminance profile or connect through our affiliated communities, we collect your email address, gender, date of birth, and your specific or general location. When you personalize your Luminance profile, we also collect all the information you provide, such as your full name, photo, and any optional information that you choose to provide about yourself, your lifestyle, and your interests. If you sign up for our Services through an affiliated community, we will obtain certain personal information that you have already provided to the affiliated community (such as your name, profile picture, email address). The information we obtain may depend on the privacy settings established with the affiliated community.

    b. We also collect some of your anonymous information about your interests when you browse our Services. For example, when you click on the buttons ("heart"), or by recommending a website by clicking on "heart" you explicitly send information about your preferences for the displayed content, Luminance can then use this information to improve the content which is offered to you and to other members. We may also receive anonymous information about you and your interests from other sources such as third parties that add features of our Services to their websites.

    c. When you include information (including personal information) in messages or comments, we may collect such information, which may be available to certain users, a subgroup, or even all users of the Services, depending on the how and when this information was published by you and with whom you chose to share the posting or comment.

    d. When you leave us comments or write to us directly, we will collect all the information contained in your comment form, which will include your e-mail address and other information that you may submit to us for reference or in response.

    e. As mentioned earlier, when you interact with the Services, our servers automatically record Journal data that your browser sends each time you visit a website. This Data Log can include information such as your computer's IP address (Internet Protocol), your mobile device ID, the geographic location of the IP address you use to access the Internet, the type of browser , the operating system (including identifying your device if you connect via a mobile device), the time of your access, your general physical location or your location more accurately if you connect via your mobile device, and the site you visited immediately before Luminance

  8. When you receive newsletters or promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further communications from us and you may contact us at to unsubscribe. We can, however, always send you administrative e-mails regarding our services. You can contact us at for a request to delete your personal information from our database. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to honor your request. We may keep an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

  9. All members may review, update or correct the personal information in their Luminance profile by logging into their account.

  10. Cookies:

    a. What are cookies ? Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit certain websites. They are used by web developers to help users navigate their sites efficiently and perform certain tasks.

    b. What types of cookies are used? We may use session cookies (which expire when you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which remain for a certain period of time unless they are deleted) that provide anonymous information about our users. We also collect anonymous information about your background and interests through the features of Luminance services that appear on third-party sites.

    c. Why Luminance uses cookies? Luminance will use anonymous information collected through the use of cookies and tracking technology: (i) to provide members with sites or other content that may be of interest to you; (ii) to connect to other members with similar interests; (iii) for analytical purposes, to verify the use of our website, to engage users, and to improve the user experience; and (iv) to remember the choices you make to enhance your experience as a user. Luminance does not share your browsing information with third-party advertisers.

    d. Your Options: Most browsers are set to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie comes into use. The instructions for removing persistent cookies can be found in your internet browser. You can also choose to stop tracking cookies so that sites like Luminance can not collect data about your interactions and usage history. If you choose to disable cookies or stop tracking, some areas of the Services will not be optimized during your use, you will not be able to access all the functionality of the Services and your content will not be customized to your interests

  11. Sharing of information:

    a. The information you choose to publicly display in your Luminance profile via your privacy settings is considered public information and any user will be able to view it. This information may be identifiable by third-party search engines that make your personal information on your Luminance profile accessible in search engine results. Also, when you enter information (including personal information), in the displays or as comments on our Services, this information may be available to certain users, a subgroup, or even all users of the Services, in depending on how and when this information was posted and with whom you chose to share the posting or comments. You can edit or delete information in your Luminance profile at any time so that it is no longer publicly available.

    b. If you use the Services to invite a friend to join Luminance, or if you share a website with a friend, your friend's email address will be stored. Luminance stores this information so that we can send messages and improve our social sharing programs. Your friend can contact us at to ask us to remove this information from our database.

    c. We may share aggregated information that does not include personal information and may otherwise disclose anonymous information and Journal data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling, marketing, and other related purposes. Services. Any aggregate information shared in these contexts will not contain your personal information. We do not share personal information with advertisers.

    d. We may use third-party companies and individuals to optimize our services, to provide services on our behalf, to provide site-related services (for example, without limitation, maintenance, management services database, web analytics and enhancements to the Service's features) or to help us analyze how our services are being used. These third parties have access to your personal information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are required not to disclose your information or use it for any other purpose.

    e. If Luminance or Luminance's assets are acquired by another company, we may transfer your information as part of that acquisition or sale and that company will own your information (including your personal information) that we have collected and it will assume the rights and obligations described in this privacy policy.

    f. We will disclose your personal information to the government or law enforcement or private parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable law, in order to respond to a valid legal proceeding such as: a search warrant, subpoena, law, or court order, for to protect the property and rights of Luminance or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activities we consider to be, or that we may consider to be, or may be, illegal, unethical or subject to a court order.

  12. Unless we have a specific legal or regulatory obligation to keep the information, we will not keep it for longer than is reasonably necessary for the purposes for which the data was collected or for which it must be collected. to be treated later.

  13. Luminance is in Canada. As a result, the personal information we collect may be transferred and stored on our servers or by third parties acting on our behalf (such as hosting providers) in Canada or other countries. By using the Services, you agree to their collection, transfer and storage outside of Canada.

  14. You should be aware that if we take reasonable steps to ensure the security of your personal information, we are not able to eliminate all security risks or potential breaches.

  15. Children under the age of 18 are not eligible to create a Luminance profile or use the Services unless they are supervised by their parents. We do not deliberately collect personal information about users who are under the age of 18. If a parent or guardian is informed that his / her child has provided us with personal information without his / her consent, he / she must contact us at or 514-418-0148 with the personal information in hand, we will delete this information from our files.

  16. Our provision by our Services of links or references to other websites, services or applications is made for your convenience and does not mean our sponsorship of these other websites, services or applications or their content. Links to other websites may also be posted by members. We do not control, verify, and can not be held responsible for these external sites or their content. This Privacy Policy does not govern your visit to these other sites, and your access to these sites is entirely at your own risk. These other websites, services and apps may set their own cookies, collect data or solicit personal information. You should review the privacy policies on these websites, services, and third-party applications to understand how your data may be collected and used.