MTL Connecte - La semaine numérique

Privacy Policy


MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week is an event produced by the following legal entity:

  • Montreal Digital Spring; registered office: 425 Boulevard de Maisonneuve W #1100, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3G5


Montreal Digital Spring is a non-profit organization that aims to connect individuals, organizations and ideas to advance and spread digital intelligence. Acting on behalf of industries, communities and players on the local and international scene, Montreal Digital Spring is the vanguard actor that fosters connections by opening the horizons of digital progress.

Montreal Digital Spring organizes events such as MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week.

Montreal Digital Spring is committed to protecting your personal information. We invite you to read our Privacy Policy, which explains the types of information we collect, how and why we use that information, with whom we share it, and your legal rights.

Unless otherwise stated, this Privacy Policy covers our use of any personal information we collect or use in connection with the MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week event.

As part of the digital activities and distribution of MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week on the Internet, Montreal Digital Spring uses the services of the company Swapcard to provide a digital platform and experience. The platform Swapcard for the MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week event is represented by the following legal entity:

  • Technologies Swapcard Inc. ; 210-154 Avenue Laurier Ouest, Montréal, Québec, H2T 2N7


All information, data generated and uses within the framework of MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week on the Swapcard event platform, are subject to the Swapcard terms of use and privacy. For more details on the treatment of those informations, please refer to the page.


1.1 Participant registration information.

When you register to attend MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week, you must provide us with basic information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, age group. We also give you the opportunity to provide additional information that is useful for making connections between participants for networking purposes.

1.2 Payment and Credit Card Information.

When you purchase tickets to attend a conference, you are required to provide information to our ticketing provider,, which performs the tasks necessary to complete the purchase transaction. This information may include your name, e-mail address, credit card number, debit card number or other banking information. For more information on the information collected and its use by, please consult this page.

1.3 Information on refund conditions

Tickets are non-refundable. Except under special conditions. Please contact us at [email protected].

Tickets are nominative but can be transferred to another person before the start of the event. Contact us at [email protected].

Call for participation

If you choose to apply to join us as a speaker or wish to become a partner of MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week, you will need to fill out an application including your name and contact information as well as any other information needed for review.

If your application is successful, you will be asked to share more personal data in order to participate in MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week.

Conference Survey Responses

We may ask you to participate in optional surveys about your experience at the event to help us improve it. These surveys will not be personally identifiable.

How we use your information

We use your information to provide, operate, improve, understand, personalize, support and market our services, including:

3.1 To provide and improve the services requested.

We use your personal information as necessary to organize the event and produce relevant and impactful networking activities for attendees, for example to register attendees, issue tickets, facilitate information sharing with partners with whom you have consented for us to share information.

3.2 Communicate with you

We use your personal information to contact you regarding your event registration or participation in MTL connect, as well as to inform you of any changes to our policies and practices, for marketing purposes and to respond to any requests or queries you may submit. If you subscribe to marketing services, such as our newsletters, we will use your information as described below.To unsubscribe from our newsletters, please click on the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any marketing email we send, or send us an email at the following address with “Unsubscribe” in the subject: [email protected].

3.3 Marketing

If you agree to receive marketing communications from us, we will use your personal information for outreach and marketing purposes, for example to send you information about our future events and to showcase participating companies. You can opt-out of receiving these communications by using the unsubscribe links in our communications or by changing your swapcard application settings. We may also use your information to market events. For example, we may use your image in the published list of event participants. If you wish to object to this use, please email us at: [email protected].

When you visit the event, you agree to be photographed, filmed and recorded. The material produced may then be used for promotional purposes. If you wish to object to this use, please send us an e-mail to: [email protected].

3.4 Tracking

Cookies and web beacons.

We may use information from web beacons and cookies collected during your use of our website to target your online activity, browser or applications with certain advertisements. We may also use these tools to determine the popularity of certain content on our website.

3.5 Third-party tracking

We may use third-party tools such as Facebook Advertising, Facebook Pixel Remarketing, LinkedIn Insight Tag and Google remarketing technology. These tools enable us to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. The data collected remains anonymous and we cannot see the personal data of any individual user.

In-Person Sharing and Networking

We share information with participants and partners when necessary to perform and provide a service required in the context of the MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week.

4.1 Sharing with other participants and partners

By participating in the face-to-face component of MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week, you consent to the sharing of your contact information such as Last Name, First Name, Company, Position, Email Address, in the context of optimizing networking and event business development activities.


The security of your personal information is important to us. We strive to use appropriate technical and organizational skills to protect your personal information. Despite these measures, the Internet is not a completely secure environment and we cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be intercepted or inappropriately accessed.

Underage Participants

Participants under the age of 18 may attend MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week content if accompanied by an adult or guardian, depending on the age of the participant.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices generally, or if you wish to exercise your statutory rights, you may contact us at [email protected].