Acceptance of the terms of use

Welcome to the site made available to you by the Association des Fortin d’Amérique. For your protection and ours, we have established the general terms and conditions of use of this Site (“Terms and Conditions”). The AFA offers you, through this Site, a variety of information and online services that are governed by these clauses. Your visualization of the Site in some ways whatsoever Involves That you agree to abide by it. Since these clauses are subject to change without notice, we encourage you to consult this page on a regular basis. The use of this Site is also governed by the privacy policy of the ASSOCIATION DES FORTIN D’AMERIQUE.

Any changes to the terms and Conditions will be added to this page and it is understood that your use of the Site, Following the Changes to the terms and Conditions, constitutes your acceptance of the amended terms.


The AFA holds the intellectual property rights to certain contents of the Site as well as its designs, structure and compilation (known as “look and feel »-Appearance and Features) (hereafter: “Content”). In addition, unless referenced otherwise, the Copyright Act protects all content.

Also, a large part of the content is made available to you by users who have contributed to the content through the transmission of material and subject to the conditions of the licenses attached thereto.

The content is for personal use. It may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, visualized, published or broadcast for any other purpose without Prior written permission of the AFA. If you are a media representative, please ask us for permission prior to any publication or reproduction of our online material.

Assignment of royalties

This site regularly invites you to create content to submit it to us by email, by electronic form or by any other form. These contents can be texts, sounds, images, photographs, videos or any other form of content. By participating in the content of the site, you automatically grant the AFA the right to broadcast or reproduce, in whole or in part, your contributions. The AFA reserves the right to reproduce these on its website or not. In addition, you agree that the AFA distributes your contribution as is or modifies it and reproduces it in the traditional or electronic media of its choice, without the possibility of claiming royalties. By sending content to the site, you agree to Give Life to The AFA the rights related to it.

Your obligations as a user

In addition to having to comply with all the terms of use provided for in this document, you must abide by any applicable law and regulations in the country from which you consult the Site and the specific regulations applicable to the services you Could use. It is also prohibited to use the site in such a way as to contravene the laws and regulations of Canada or the country from which you visit the site or which contravene the terms of use of the site.

Otherwise, we reserve the right to suspend or cancel your registration and to prohibit you from accessing the Site and the services offered immediately and in the future.

When you visit the Site, you agree not to post, publish, transmit or communicate any messages that may adversely affect the AFA.

In addition, you must not prevent or attempt to prevent other users from using this site or its services or adversely affect the operation of the site and its services.

Limitations of liability

The information contained on this site is as accurate as possible and the site is updated at different times of the year, but may contain inaccuracies or omissions. If you notice a deficiency, error or what appears to be a malfunction, please report it by e-mail, at the address, by describing the problem in the most precise way possible (page posing Problem, type of computer and browser used…).

Any downloaded content is at the risk of the user and under his sole responsibility. As a result, we will not be liable for any direct or indirect damage suffered by the user’s computer or any loss of data resulting from the download. In addition, the site user is committed to accessing the site using a newer, non-virus-containing hardware and an updated last-generation browser.

The hypertext links set up under this website in the direction of other resources on the Internet cannot incur the responsibility of the AFA.

You agree and acknowledge that all content, including any document and all content, is protected by the laws in force in Canada, the United States, Europe and elsewhere on copyright, trade-mark law and the right to The property Intellectual property and that these rights are valid and guaranteed in all forms and in all existing technologies and media, which are in the process of development or which may exist in the future.

It is forbidden to copy, modify, delete, increase, publish, transmit, create derivative works, create or sell goods derived from our content or to exploit, in any way whatsoever, our content, in whole or in part.

Logos and trade-marks

The logos and all other brands of the AFA belong to the Association of the Fortin of America and are internationally registered trademarks and are protected by applicable Canadian law. It is prohibited to use any trade-mark or other protected work available on the Site for any reason other than for the one for which it was made available by the AFA. It is illegal to misrepresent yourself in any manner whatsoever, as sponsored by, affiliated with or sponsored or supported by the AFA or any of its suppliers. Finally, it is contrary to the law to defame or slander the AFA, its trade marks or service or any aspect of its Site.

All other trademarks, products, services, corporate names and logos that appear on our Site belong to their owners. It is forbidden to use, display or expose them without the permission of the owners. In addition, the specific references to these other trademarks, products, services, corporate names and logos appearing on our Site do not constitute an endorsement, recommendation or opinion of the AFA.

Privacy Policy


With the development of new communications tools, it is necessary to pay special attention to the protection of privacy. That is why we are committed to respecting the confidentiality of the personal information we collect.

Collection of personal information

We collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

The personal information we collect is collected through forms and interactivity established between you and our website. We also use, as shown in the next section, cookies and/or logs to gather information.

Forms and Interactivity

Your personal information is collected through the following forms:

  • Website Registration Form
  • Order Form

We use the information collected for the following purposes:

  • Order Tracking
  • Information/Promotional Offers
  • Statistics
  • Contact

Log files and cookies

We collect certain information through log files and cookie files (cookies). This is mainly the following information:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address
  • Operating system
  • Visited Pages and requests
  • Time and day of connection

These files are used for the following purposes:

  • Improving the quality of service for members
  • Order Tracking
  • Internal statistics


The personal information we collect is kept in a secure environment. People working for us are required to respect the confidentiality of your information.

To ensure the security of your personal information, we use the following measures:

  • Protocol SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)
  • Computer Backup
  • Username/password
  • Firewalls

We are committed to maintaining a high degree of confidentiality by integrating the latest technological innovations to ensure the confidentiality of your transactions. However, since no mechanism provides maximum security, a share of the risk is always present when using the Internet to transmit personal information.

Last update: November 1, 2018