This policy applies solely to this website. It takes into account the requirements of the
Act respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information (the Act) and all other applicable legislation.
It is important to be aware that whenever you access the Ministère website, an exchange of information takes place between your computer and our server. This occurs automatically and without any action on your part. The information exchanged does not identify you personally. The information exchanged consists of:
This exchange of information is necessary only to ensure that the server sends you a file compatible with your computer equipment. The Ministère also keeps information tracking the number of visits, which pages are visited most, the technology used by the portal’s clientele, the referring site and visitors country of origin.
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a Web server to a Web browser, to be read back from that browser. Cookies are used to facilitate browsing on the pages of this website. They do not collect personal information. At any time, you may set your browser options to block cookies. However, doing so may prevent you from using certain features on the site.
If you are using a computer in a public space or sharing a computer with other users, make sure you delete all the information in the browser history before closing your session.
In compliance with the Act, the department or agency requesting personal information from you must be sure of the necessity of collecting this information (section 64), identify itself and inform you (section 65):
If you choose to send us personal information, by email or using a form on the Ministère site, we will use only whatever information we need to reply to your message. Electronic messages are subject to the same confidentiality provisions as postal mail.
The personal information conveyed is only sent to another government agency where your request is intended for that agency or such communication is required by law. Under no circumstances is the information sent used to prepare user profiles or passed on to private organizations.
The tool collects the following information:
The following information is not collected when browsing:
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