These terms of use govern your use of this website (“site”), which is owned, operated and provided by the Lise Watier Foundation. Please read carefully before any navigation.

Any person who wishes to use our services must accept these terms of use without change. By using our services, you are indicating your acknowledgment and acceptance of these terms of use.


The Lise Watier Foundation is the owner of the website and its content (including all of the content and features available on this Site, especially, but not limited to, text, programs and software, databases, photos, movies, sounds, music, presentation and logos) and retains the copyrights. This site is protected by Canadian and international copyright, trademark, and other laws.

The content and materials available are either exclusively owned and controlled by Lise Watier Foundation or used under license. These conditions apply to all content and all elements available on the Site.

Any hypertext link from a third-party site to this site requires the prior agreement of the Lise Watier Foundation, in particular links to a page other than the home page. The request for such agreement may be made by sending a letter using the contact form available on this Site.


All content is specific to the Site. This Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Lise Watier Foundation reserves the right to modify or delete any information or content appearing on this Site without prior notice. Neither the Lise Watier Foundation nor its suppliers or partners offer any guarantee as to their content. The user assumes all risks of use. The Lise Watier Foundation, its suppliers or its partners are not responsible for the use of the information contained on this Site.

The content and materials provided on this Site are provided without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. No advice or information provided by the Lise Watier Foundation can create a warranty. Neither the Lise Watier Foundation, nor its suppliers, nor its partners, nor their parent companies or affiliates, guarantee the accuracy, reliability and correctness of the content and elements of the Site; nor the availability of the Site at any place and at any time; nor the absence of viruses or other harmful elements in the content, information and software, and in any element accessible from the Site.


In no event shall Fondation Lise Watier, its suppliers, its partners, their parent companies or affiliates, partners, subsidiaries or licensors be liable for any direct or indirect damages, including but not limited to loss of profits, goodwill or data, arising out of the use of or inability to use the Site or the Content and the materials accessed through the Site. This limitation applies, in both tort and contract, even if the Lise Watier Foundation has not been informed of the possibility of such damage.


At its request, you agree to indemnify the Lise Watier Foundation, its affiliates, partners, subsidiaries or licensors, as well as their employees, contractors, agents and officers, in the event that their liability is called into question, as well as claims and costs (including legal fees) arising from your use or your errors in using the Site. To the extent possible, you agree to cooperate with the Lise Watier Foundation in its defense in any matter in which you are required to provide indemnification.


For your convenience, the Website may include links or references to other Internet sites or resources and businesses operated by third parties (collectively the “Other Sites”). The Other Sites are independent from the Lise Watier Foundation and the Lise Watier Foundation has no responsibility or liability for or control over the Other Sites or their business, products, services, or content. You acknowledge that the Lise Watier Foundation is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency or any other aspect of the Third Party Sites.


Some forums on the site provide you with an opportunity to give your opinion and communicate information. The information and opinions posted on the various forums of the web site of the Lise Watier Foundation are those of the authors and does not represent an official notification or advice from

By uploading your opinion to any Forum on you automatically grant the Lise Watier Foundation all intellectual property rights including the right to reproduce represent and adapt the material to any medium and in any format or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe for the duration of the intellectual property.

Within this context, you are committing yourself to use any forum for the sole purpose of sending messages and information pertaining to each forum. As such, when you will share your opinion on a particular forum, you are agree, including but not limited to, not to defame, abuse, harass anyone, nor violate the rights such as moral and human rights, privacy rights and human dignity rights.

You are the only person responsible for the content of your opinion and as such you are guarantee the Lise Watier Foundation against any liability or action taken by any third party pertaining to the said content of the information you posted. You will assume any charge, fee or payment to the said persons whatever the cause or the reason for their claim. The Lise Watier Foundation reserves the discretionary right to publish or not your statement on its web site, or to modify it, adapt it or translate it in any language, keep it online or delete it at any time without any prior notice.


Lise Watier Foundation adheres to very strict principles regarding privacy protection. To learn more, read our Privacy Policy.


Lise Watier Foundation may use the information collected from visitors to this website for the following purposes:

  • To conduct internal website reviews (e.g. to determine the number of visitors);
  • To help Lise Watier Foundation better understand how the site is being used by its visitors;
  • To answer visitors’ specific requests;
  • To protect the security or integrity of the site;
  • To import data into the Lise Watier Foundation newsletter mailing list database (email and regular mail addresses only).


Some non-personal information related to website visits is stored by web servers hosting the Lise Watier Foundation website. The non-personal information collected by Lise Watier Foundation may include the type of operating system used (Mac or Windows) or the type of browser used by the visitor (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Mozilla or Internet Explorer), and is used to analyze visitor traffic and visitor frequency. Every time a user visits the website, some non-personal information may be collected through small text files known as cookies. Cookies are files that your browser places on your hard disk when you visit a Site. Browsers may be configured to accept cookies automatically, but you may also configure them to request your approval before placing a cookie. These cookies allow us to personalize your visits and recognize you every time you return to our Site.


The Lise Watier Foundation offers an online donation service that allows you to make your donation to the Lise Watier Foundation directly from our Site.

Your online transactions on the Lise Watier Foundation are secure. Personal information as well as credit card information is processed as an encrypted electronic message that guarantees the confidentiality of the data. Consequently, that message cannot be intercepted, altered or decoded by a third party.

Lise Watier Foundation meets the SSL secure transaction standards ensuring that your transaction will always be processed securely. Lise Watier Foundation does not withhold any data from any credit information. This is why you must re-enter your credit information every time you make a new transaction.


  • Refund policy EVENT / FUNDRAISING | A purchase or registration at a Lise Watier Founbdation event is not refundable, except if the event is cancelled by Lise Watier Foundation. In such occurrence, Lise Watier Foundation will send you an official donation tax receipt for the amount equivalent to the donation. In all instances the receipt issued by Lise Watier Foundation will be made payable to the name of the person who made the payment online.
  • Refund policy DONATIONS | Donations made online are not refundable. Lise Watier Foundation will issue a tax receipt for all donations over $20. In all instances, the receipt issued by Lise Watier Foundation will be made payable to the name of the person who made the payment online.
  • Mailing policy | Lise Watier Foundation will issue a tax receipt for all online donations over $20. In all instances, the receipt issued by Lise Watier Foundation will be made payable to the name of the person who made the payment online.


By visiting, you are acknowledging and agreeing to the practices outlined in this general online privacy policy. If any of the sites operated by third parties and available on this website have privacy policies that differ from those of, the third parties’ personal information protection practices would govern the collection and use of the information that you provide when you visit this site. Lise Watier Foundation is not responsible for the policies, content, and practices of the other companies.


Lise Watier Foundation reserves the right to change certain terms of its general online privacy policy. Therefore, please check regularly to see if they were amended. No warnings will be issued following the change of terms of the contract. We consider that you accept a change in the terms of use if you continue to use the Site after publication of any amendment.

Thank you for reading the terms of use of the Lise Watier Foundation website.











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The Lise Watier Foundation offers the Let’s Start Up program in Montreal, Toronto, Quebec City, the Laurentians and Montérégie. More than 200 women a year are committed to taking action through the Let’s Start Up program. They graduate with a better understanding of their strengths and skills, as well as the knowledge and tools to implement their professional project. Women thus begin a new journey towards financial independence through entrepreneurship, a return to school or a more fulfilling job.

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