Terms of use

This website is owned and operated by the Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada.

Conditions of use on the site www.paperweekcanada.ca.


Acceptance of Terms of Use

Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada (Hereinafter referred to as PAPTAC) is located at 6300 Ave Auteuil, suite 440, Brossard, QC, Canada, J4Z 3P2. PAPTAC owns and administers the website www.paperweekcanada.ca.

This Agreement (the “Agreement”) sets out the terms and conditions for accessing and using the “Website”. When you visit, and use the “Website”, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you do not agree to these terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using them.


Anything that is posted or otherwise accessible through the “Website”, including, but not limited to, articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, software and the codes (collectively, the Content) are protected by Canadian and foreign laws, including copyright, and are owned by PAPTAC.

The “Website” is also protected under copyright law as a compilation and / or compilation within the meaning of Canadian and foreign laws. You must comply with all other copyright notices, information and restrictions on or in content that can be accessed through the “Website”.

Copyright notice and complaint procedure

The use, reproduction, modification, public performance or making available to the public, downloading or posting on the internet, transmission, redistribution or other exploitation of the website or any content, in whole or in part, except as expressly provided herein, are prohibited without the express written permission of PAPTAC.


In addition to PAPTAC, other names, words, titles, phrases, logos, drawings, graphics, icons and trademarks displayed on the “Website” may be registered or unregistered trademarks of PAPTAC or third parties.

Nothing contained in the “Website” shall be construed to grant you any licence or right of use without the written permission of PAPTAC or the owner of a third-party trademark.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The “Website” and all content are provided as is. When you visit, and use the “Website”, you acknowledge and agree that you do so entirely at your own risk. PAPTAC makes no representations or warranties regarding the “Website” and the content, including, without limitation, any representation or warranty:

  1. as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, timeliness or timeliness of the “Website” and / or content;
  2. as to the merchantability or fitness for a purpose of the Content, including but not limited to any information, data, software, product or service contained in the “Website” or offered through the “Website “;
  3. the operation of the “Website” without interruption or error;
  4. as to the correction of defects or errors in the “Website”;
  5. regarding the absence of viruses or harmful elements of the “Website”; and
  6. with respect to the secure transmission or interception of communications through the “Website”.

Limitation of Liability

Subject to applicable law, PAPTAC and its officers, directors, employees, agents or their respective successors and assigns, shall in no event be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss or damage of nature, loss of business, loss of savings, loss of data and / or loss of profits for any cause whatsoever, and (Including breach of essential obligation), civil liability (including negligence) or otherwise, in excess of one hundred Canadian dollars ($ 100 CDN), even if PAPTAC knew or would have the possibility of such damage.

In no event shall PAPTAC be liable for any loss or damage arising from its failure to protect your User ID, password or account information.

PAPTAC expressly disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions or conduct of any third-party user of the “Website” and shall in no event be liable for any damages, losses, damages (including special, incidental or consequential damages) Or costs arising in any way from the acts, omissions or conduct of any third party; And (ii) the use or inability to use anything, software, content, goods or services of a site or off.

© Copyright 2019 – PAPTAC

Privacy policy

Privacy policy practices on the website www.paperweekcanada.ca

This website is owned and operated by the Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada.

Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada (Hereinafter referred to as PAPTAC) is located at 6300 Ave Auteuil, suite 440, Brossard, QC, Canada, J4Z 3P2. PAPTAC owns and administers the website www.paperweekcanada.ca.

Protecting your privacy is important to PAPTAC. In this document, PAPTAC discloses its information practices on its websites, including the types of information it seeks and collects, how it uses them and third parties with whom it shares them.

PAPTAC has implemented these practices in its homepage (www.paperweekcanada.ca). It also instructs all its webmasters to include information about its privacy practices wherever personal information is collected at one of its sites.

Personal Information

In general, you can browse PAPTAC sites without identifying you or revealing any personal information about you. However, it may happen that PAPTAC or its partners may require certain information about you.

You may choose to provide PAPTAC with personal information in a variety of situations. For example, you may choose to provide PAPTAC with information such as your name, address and email, which may be necessary to correspond with you, process an order, or provide you with a subscription.

You can provide PAPTAC with information about your credit card in order to make a purchase from PAPTAC or provide a description of your training and work experience in the event you wish to apply for a position.

PAPTAC intends to tell you how it will use this information before you collect it from you. If you tell PAPTAC that you do not want to use this information to communicate with you subsequently, they will respect your request. If you provide PAPTAC with personal information about another person, such as a spouse or co-worker, PAPTAC will consider that person has authorized you to do so.

Use and Sharing of Personal Information

The following sections describe more specifically how PAPTAC can use your personal information and with whom it can share it. Depending on the type of PAPTAC website you visit, one or more of these paragraphs may apply. For example, if you order a product from one of its websites, your information will be treated as described, for example, in the sections “Processing Transaction Requests” and “Use for Marketing Purposes”.

Processing transaction requests

If you are applying from a PAPTAC website (for example, if you are requesting a product or service, an e-mail request, or specific marketing materials), PAPTAC will use the information you provide to respond to your request.

To achieve this, PAPTAC may share information with its related entities or third parties, such as other in-house units, business partners, financial institutions, transportation companies, postal or government. The customs authorities in the processing of the application. In connection with a transaction, PAPTAC can also communicate with you through its client satisfaction surveys or market research.

Use for Marketing Purposes

The information that you provide to PAPTAC on some of its websites may also be used by PAPTAC and third parties designated for marketing purposes. However, before using them, PAPTAC will give you the option of choosing whether or not to use your information in this way.

Human Resources Websites (including recruitment)

If you are applying or searching for a position (posted on a PAPTAC website or otherwise communicated), you may be able to provide information about yourself, such as a resume.

PAPTAC may use this information within its related entities for the purpose of evaluating your application or as part of your research. PAPTAC will retain this information for further analysis, unless you instruct it not to retain it.

Business Partner Information

If you represent a business partner, you can visit a PAPTAC website specifically for business partners. PAPTAC may use the information provided on such site to manage and develop its business relationship with you, the business partner you represent, and PAPTAC’s business partners in general.

This may include, for example, the use of your information to send you detailed information about its trading partners’ programs and the sharing of certain information with other trading partners (subject to Confidentiality), PAPTAC customers or potential customers.

In connection with a particular transaction or program, PAPTAC can also communicate with you through customer satisfaction surveys or market research.

Supplier Management

If you represent a supplier, you can visit a PAPTAC website specifically for suppliers. PAPTAC may use the information provided on such site in connection with a transaction with you.

This may include, for example, sharing information with other units internally, business partners, customers, transportation companies, financial institutions, postal or government authorities in the transaction. This information can also be used to manage and develop your relationship with you, the supplier you represent, and other PAPTAC suppliers in general.


If you are participating in a PAPTAC discussion group, you should be aware that the information you provide is made generally available to third parties (inside or outside the PAPTAC) who have access to this group of discussing.

Please also note that each discussion group may be subject to additional regulations and conditions. In a discussion group, a participant’s opinion is specific to the participant and cannot be interpreted as PAPTAC’s opinion.

Other Websites Notices

In some cases, specific websites owned by PAPTAC may contain other notices regarding their use and the privacy practices applicable to such sites.

  • PAPTAC worldwide practices
  • PAPTAC is a global organization with legal entities, business processes, management structures and cross-border technical systems.
  • PAPTAC’s privacy practices are designed to protect your personal information around the world.
  • PAPTAC can share your personal information internally and transfer it to the countries where it does business.

Some countries may offer less legal protection for your information. Regardless of the country, PAPTAC will process the information as described herein.

Quality and Security of Information

PAPTAC intends to protect your personal information and ensure its quality. It implements appropriate measures and processes, such as the use of encryption when transmitting certain sensitive information, to help protect your information and ensure its quality.

Further information

Where applicable, PAPTAC may supplement the information you provide to PAPTAC through a PAPTAC website with information from other sources, such as information used to validate your address or other information. To help it maintain the accuracy of the information it collects and to provide a better service.

Use of suppliers

In some cases, PAPTAC uses vendors to collect, use, analyze and otherwise process information on its behalf. According to its practices, PAPTAC requires that these suppliers process the information in accordance with its policies.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Circumstances may arise where, for strategic reasons or for other business reasons, PAPTAC decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize companies in certain countries. Such transactions may include the disclosure of personal information to actual or potential purchasers, or the receipt of such information disclosed by vendors. According to its practices, PAPTAC will seek an appropriate level of protection for the information that is the subject of these types of transactions.

Witnesses, Web Beacons and Other Technologies

From time to time, in order to provide better customer service, PAPTAC collects anonymous information from visitors to its websites. For example, it takes into account information on visitor domains and measures the activity that they generate on their websites, but does so using methods that ensure the anonymity of the information collected. This anonymous information is sometimes referred to as “course data”.

PAPTAC or third parties on its behalf may use this data to analyze trends or compile statistics and thus provide better customer service.

In addition, if PAPTAC collects some of your personal information in connection with a transaction, it may extract, in an anonymous format, information about that transaction and combine it with other anonymous information, such as the course data. This anonymous information is used and analyzed only in a holistic way to help the PAPTAC understand the trends. This information is not analyzed on an individual basis. If you do not want your transaction details to be used in this way, you can disable cookies.

PAPTAC collects the information described in the preceding paragraphs using a variety of technologies, including “witnesses”. A cookie is a piece of information that a Web site sends to your browser and that the browser can eventually save to your system as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer and not your person. To better meet your needs, when you return to the website, the PAPTAC or its third-party providers use these cookies or other technologies on certain pages. You can set your browser to notify you of the presence of cookies, leaving you the option to accept them or not. You can also set your browser to turn cookies off. However, if you do, some websites might not work properly.

Some PAPTAC websites also use “Web beacons” or other technologies; Which makes it possible to better adapt these sites to offer better customer service. These technologies may be used in several pages of Web sites. If a visitor accesses one of these pages, an anonymous notice relating to this visit is generated and can then be processed by PAPTAC or its suppliers. Web beacons usually work with cookies. If you do not want your cookie information to be associated with your visits to these pages, you can set your browser to turn off cookies.

If you turn cookies off, web beacons and other technologies will still detect your visits to these pages, but the generated notifications cannot be associated with other anonymous cookies and will not be taken into account.

Service quality control

Some Web transactions may include a phone call between you and PAPTAC. Please note that the control, and in some cases the recording, of these calls for staff training, security or quality assurance is part of its routine practice.

Online Advertising

Some companies help PAPTAC to make interactive online advertising, such as banner ads. These companies can collect and use customer information to help PAPTAC understand what types of offers, promotions and advertisements attract the most customers. The information collected is then assembled so that it cannot be associated with a specific person.

Custom URL Links

Occasionally, PAPTAC may customize websites for certain visitors. You may want to visit one of these personalized sites, which includes references to products or services that may be of interest to you, depending on your past interaction with the site and the information you provided. When you visit these websites, PAPTAC may collect information about your visits in order to better adapt these sites to your interests.

Invitations to visit these websites usually come in the form of a personalized URL link in an email, notice on the website sign-up page, or as a response when you log on to a particular website.

If you choose to visit any of these websites, you agree that it collects information about your visits and that it links them to other information about you and your relationship with PAPTAC. If you do not want your information to be used in this way, do not agree to visit these sites.

Disclosures Required by Law

Please note that in certain circumstances, personal information may need to be disclosed as a result of subpoenas, warrants or judicial or government orders.

Technology in terms of protection of privacy

Increasingly, technology will help you have more control over your personal information. It will also be useful for organizations to manage their privacy practices and policies. As an information technology provider, PAPTAC is actively supporting the development of privacy technologies to facilitate the achievement of these objectives and to build confidence in the means used to address personal information.

There are other products and services available that can help protect your personal information when you browse the web. Please see (https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/privacy-topics/privacy-policies) for an overview of much privacy-related tools. Please note that the PAPTAC has not formally evaluated these tools.

Links to Non-PAPTAC Websites

PAPTAC Web sites may contain links to other Websites. PAPTAC assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of these websites.

Notification of Changes

This privacy statement was last updated on October 15, 2007. A notice will be posted on the PAPTAC home page for thirty (30) days each time this document is amended in important way.

Access and Privacy Issues

If you have any questions about this statement, you can email the PAPTAC website coordinator. You may also contact PAPTAC at the same address if you have a question about the processing of your information, if you wish to obtain a copy of certain information you provided to us, or if the information is inaccurate and you would like to have it corrected. However, before you disclose information or correct any error, PAPTAC may ask you to provide certain information to enable it to verify your identity or respond to your request. PAPTAC will endeavour to respond to requests within an appropriate timeframe.

© Copyright 2019 – PAPTAC

About Us

PAPTAC is a Canadian-based non-profit organization, dedicated to improving the technical and professional capabilities of its members worldwide, and to the advancement of the pulp and paper industry.


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