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Privacy Statement

CMC Electronics Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the CMC Electronics Inc. site and governs data collection and usage. By using the CMC Electronics Inc. site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

CMC Electronics Inc. collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. CMC Electronics Inc. also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by CMC Electronics Inc.. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by CMC Electronics Inc. for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the CMC Electronics Inc. site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through CMC Electronics Inc. public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: CMC Electronics Inc. does not read any of your private online communications.

CMC Electronics Inc. encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from CMC Electronics Inc. so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. CMC Electronics Inc. is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the CMC Electronics Inc. and CMC Electronics Inc. family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

CMC Electronics Inc. collects and uses your personal information to operate the CMC Electronics Inc. Web site and deliver the services you have requested. CMC Electronics Inc. also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from CMC Electronics Inc. and its affiliates. CMC Electronics Inc. may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

CMC Electronics Inc. does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. CMC Electronics Inc. may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, CMC Electronics Inc. may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to CMC Electronics Inc., and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

CMC Electronics Inc. does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

CMC Electronics Inc. keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within CMC Electronics Inc., in order to determine what CMC Electronics Inc. services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within CMC Electronics Inc. to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

CMC Electronics Inc. Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CMC Electronics Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CMC Electronics Inc.; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CMC Electronics Inc., or the public.

Use of Cookies

The CMC Electronics Inc. Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize CMC Electronics Inc. pages, or register with CMC Electronics Inc. site or services, a cookie helps CMC Electronics Inc. to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same CMC Electronics Inc. Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the CMC Electronics Inc. features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the CMC Electronics Inc. services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

CMC Electronics Inc. secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. CMC Electronics Inc. secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

CMC Electronics Inc. will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. CMC Electronics Inc. encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how CMC Electronics Inc. is protecting your information.

Contact Information

CMC Electronics Inc. welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that CMC Electronics Inc. has not adhered to this Statement, please contact CMC Electronics Inc. at Security.Securite@CMCElectronics.ca. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.


For purposes of GDPR, the Controller is:

CMC Electronics Inc.
600 Dr. Frederik Philips Blvd.
Ville St-Laurent, Quebec
Canada, H4M 2S9

Purpose for Processing

We collect and process your personal data for the purpose of communicating with you regarding the business of CMC Electronics Inc., its subsidiaries, or affiliates.

Legal Basis for Processing

The legal basis for processing your personal data is a) your consent; b) necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract; c) necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject.

Third Party Data Processing

We shall process the information to third parties for the purpose set out above. Some third party recipients of data may reside outside the European Union. In the event that the recipient country does not ensure a level of data protection equivalent to that of the European Union, the company undertakes to take all appropriate guarantees, either on the basis of an adequacy decision such as that for the Privacy Shield, or, in the absence of such a decision, on the basis of appropriate guarantees, in particular those drawn up on the model of standard contractual clauses made public by the European Commission a copy of which may be requested at Security.Securite@CMCElectronics.ca.

Data Retention

Storage retention period of your data depends and is determined by corporate policies, government regulatory requirements, and other factors like the need for data storage space.

Privacy Rights

If you are located within the European Union or another country that has adopted GDPR, the following applies:

1. You have right to access, modify, rectify, limit and to portability or delete any personal data as well as a right of opposition, if necessary, subject to legitimate and imperative reasons, to the processing of these data. If you wish to exercise your rights, you can contact Security.Securite@CMCElectronics.ca.

2. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

3. For data processing based on data subjects consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your data anytime. The withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.

If you would like to withdraw your consent please contact Security.Securite@CMCElectronics.ca.

4. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time on grounds relating to your particular situation. We ask you to provide reasons and legitimate interest to back up your objection. In case of a legal objection, we shall no longer process your personal data unless we have compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. We shall inform you on the grounds of our decisions.

Legal Obligation

You are obliged to provide your personal data based on government regulatory requirements for personal screening of visitors, and various other requirements. If you fail to provide your personal data, you may be denied ability to do business with CMC Electronics Inc., or denied access to our facility.

Automated Processing

The processing of your personal data may be automatically processed or “screened” as necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller.

Privacy Notice for California Residents

Effective Date: January 1, 2020

This California Privacy Notice (this “notice”) applies to “Consumers” as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) as a supplement to CMC Electronics Inc.’s and its subsidiaries’ (“Company” “us” “we” our”) other privacy policies or notices.  Please see also any privacy policy or notice of general applicability posted or referenced on our website: www.cmcelectronics.ca.

To aid in readability, in some places we have abbreviated or summarized CCPA terms or language.  Terms defined in the CCPA that are used in this notice shall have the same meaning as in the CCPA. 

For more information on this notice or your California privacy rights email us at Security.Securite@CMCElectronics.ca or, write to us at: 600 Dr. Frederik Philips Blvd., Ville St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada, H4M 2S9.


We have collected the following categories of personal information from consumers within the last twelve (12) months:


This may include but is not limited to: a real name, postal address, Internet Protocol address, email address, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.

We collect this information directly from the consumer for the purpose of responding to direct requests for information, recruiting, training, and conveying product specifications.

Personal Records

This may include : signature, telephone number, education, employment, employment history, credit card number, or any other financial information or medical information.

We collect this information directly from the consumer for the purpose of responding to direct requests for information, recruiting, training, and conveying product specifications.

Internet Usage Information

This may include, but is not limited to: browsing history, search history, and information regarding your interaction with an Internet Web site, application, or advertisement.

We collect this information directly from the consumer for the purpose of tracking website traffic volume per page.

As permitted by applicable law, we do not treat deidentified data or aggregate consumer information as personal information and we reserve the right to convert, or permit others to convert, your personal information into deidentified data or aggregate consumer information.

Subject to restrictions and obligations of the CCPA, our vendors may also use your personal information for some or all of the above listed business purposes.  Our vendors may themselves engage services providers or subcontractors to enable them to perform services for us, which sub-processing is, for purposes of certainty, an additional business purpose for which we are providing you notice.

SHARING personal information

We may share personal information with third parties for a business purpose. In the last twelve (12) months, we have disclosed the following categories of personal information for a business purpose:

  • Identifiers
  • Personal Records
  • Customer Account Details / Commercial Information
  • Internet Usage Information
  • Geolocation Data

We disclose your personal information for a business purpose to the following categories of third parties:

  • Our affiliates.
  • Service providers.
  • Third parties to whom you or your agents authorize us to disclose your personal information in connection with products or services we provide to you.

In the last twelve (12) months, we have not sold any personal information.


We provide California Consumers the privacy rights described in this section.  You have the right to exercise these rights via an authorized agent who meets the agency requirements of the CCPA and related regulations. As permitted by the CCPA, any request you submit to us is subject to an identification process.  We will not fulfill your CCPA request unless you have provided sufficient information for us to reasonably verify you are the consumer about whom we collected personal information.

If we cannot comply with a request, we will explain the reasons in our response. We will use personal information provided in your request only to verify your identity or authority to make the request and to track and document request responses, unless you also gave it to us for another purpose.

We do not charge a fee to process or respond to your verifiable consumer request unless it is excessive, repetitive or clearly unfounded.  If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.

Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights

You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Additionally, you have the right to make or obtain a transportable copy, no more than twice in a twelve-month period, of your personal information that we have collected in the period that is 12 months prior to the request date and are maintaining. Once we receive and confirm your request, we will disclose to you:

  • The categories of PI we have collected about you.
  • The categories of sources from which we collected your PI.
  • The business or commercial purposes for our collecting or selling your PI.
  • The categories of third parties to whom we have shared your PI.
  • The specific pieces of PI we have collected about you.
  • A list of the categories of PI disclosed for a business purpose in the prior 12 months, or that no disclosure occurred.
  • A list of the categories of PI sold about you in the prior 12 months, or that no sale occurred.
    If we sold your PI, we will explain:
    • The categories of your PI we have sold.
    • The categories of third parties to which we sold PI, by categories of PI sold for each third party.

Deletion Request Rights

Except to the extent we have a basis for retention under CCPA, you may request that we delete your personal information that we have collected directly from you and are maintaining.  Our retention rights include, without limitation, to complete transactions and service you have requested or that are reasonably anticipated, for security purposes, for legitimate internal business purposes, including maintaining business records, to comply with law, to exercise or defend legal claims, and to cooperate with law enforcement.  Note also that we are not required to delete your personal information that we did not collect directly from you.

Do Not Sell

We do not sell your personal information as such is defined under the CCPA, and until such time as we change this policy by updating this notice, will treat personal information collected under that policy as subject to a do not sell request.

Our and Other’s Rights

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, we may collect, use and disclose your personal information as required or permitted by applicable law and this may override your CCPA rights.  In addition, we need not honor any of your requests to the extent that doing so would infringe upon our or any other person or party’s rights or conflict with applicable law.

Changes to Our Privacy Notice

We reserve the right to amend this notice at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this notice, we will notify you through a notice on our website homepage.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about this notice, the ways in which we collect and use your personal information, your choices and rights regarding such use, or wish to exercise your rights under California law, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Email: Security.Securite@CMCElectronics.ca
Postal Address: 600 Dr. Frederik Philips Blvd., Ville St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada, H4M 2S9
Attn: Security