Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Our website address is https://lassena.etsmtl.ca. LASSENA is an evolution of the navigation and avionics research group, GRNA, started in 1999 by Prof. René Jr. Landry. Thus, LASSENA benefits from more than 25 years of research experience in the fields of space technologies, navigation, avionics and embedded systems in a global manner (team of students and researchers, publications, infrastructures hardware and software, dynamic website, etc.).

What Personal Data We Collect and Why

If you upload images to the website, please avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Join Us Application Form

When you apply to join our team using the “Join Us” application form, we collect the following personal information to evaluate your suitability for our research projects:

  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Nationality
  • Phone Number
  • Address
  • Educational Background (Last Degree Earned)
  • Birth Date
  • Residency Status
  • Desired Project Type
  • Selection of Available Projects
  • Proposed Research Topics
  • Desired Start and End Dates of the Project

We also collect documents that you upload, such as:

  • Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Personal Picture
  • Cover Letter

This information is used solely for the purpose of evaluating your application and is not used for any other purposes without your consent.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies last for one year and are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.

When you log in, we will set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser, indicating the post ID of the article you just edited. This cookie expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.) that behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These embedded content websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that content, including tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who We Share Your Data With

We do not share your personal data with any third parties except as required by law or as necessary to manage and maintain our website and application processes. This includes sharing information with automated spam detection services for comments and potentially service providers that help manage our website and applications.

How Long We Retain Your Data

Personal data submitted through the “Join Us” application form will be retained for the duration necessary to complete the evaluation process and, if successful, for the duration of your involvement with our team. If you are not accepted to join our team, your personal data will be retained for a period that aligns with our internal data retention policy, after which it will be securely deleted.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

You have the right to access your personal data, correct any inaccuracies, and request deletion of your personal information, subject to certain exceptions such as legal and operational requirements. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us at renejr.landry@etsmtl.ca.

Where Your Data is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. The personal information and documents collected through the “Join Us” page application form are stored on ETS University servers. Please contact us at renejr.landry@etsmtl.ca if you have any concerns or inquiries about the data collected through the “Join Us” page

Security Measures

We take reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information that we collect and store.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contact Us

For any questions regarding this privacy policy or the personal data we hold about you, please contact us at renejr.landry@etsmtl.ca.

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