Privacy Policy

Respect for your privacy is of utmost importance for the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Solidarity, which is responsible for this site.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you of the privacy practices that you use with this site.

The scope of the policy

external links

Data exchanged automatically

Personal information

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The scope of the policy

This policy applies only to this site. It takes into account the requirements of the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information (Access Act) and any other applicable law.

External links

This site provides links to other government and non-government sites. Information exchanged through other sites is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

We invite you to read the privacy policy that applies to the websites you visit.

Data exchanged automatically

When you access this site, your computer and our server automatically exchange data.

The identification of your Internet service provider;

Your IP address (the numeric address which allows locating precisely a computer connected to the Internet network, for example, 123.45.67.890);

The type of browser (for example Firefox, Explorer) and operating system (for example Windows, Mac OS) that you are using

The pages you visit;

The date and time you access these pages;

The referral site address if you access this site from another website.

Most information automatically transmitted between computers does not know your identity. They are collected only because of the technological requirements inherent in browsing the Internet.

The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Solidarity keeps this data for statistical purposes. They are used to count the number of visits and to know the most frequented pages, the technology used by the visitors, the addresses of the referents and the country of origin of the visitors.

Use of cookies

Cookies are used to facilitate navigation through the pages of this site. These cookies do not collect personal information about you. You can always set your browser to block cookies. However, this action may deprive you of certain features offered on the site.

If you use a computer in a public place or share a computer with other users, be sure to erase the traces of your browsing stored in the history before ending each session.

Using Google Analytics

On this Google Analytics site, the Department uses a Web audience measurement tool.

By using cookies, Google Analytics collects information about your browsing on this site, which is stored on servers located in the United States. Google may disclose this information to third parties in the event of a legal obligation or where such third parties process the data on their behalf.

The information collected by the tool is, for example, the pages you visit, the date, time, duration and frequency of your visits and the links you click. The type of operating system on your computer and the language of your computer, the name of your Internet service provider, and your geographic location (the region) are also part of the information collected. Your IP address is also collected, but it is anonymous (truncated) to ensure the confidentiality of your information. The anonymization of an IP address makes it possible to prevent the identity of a user from being known by means of this one.

Google uses the information collected only to produce statistics and reports on the navigation on this site, which allows Services Qu├ębec to improve its electronic service delivery. Google will not in any way relate the information collected on this site with any other data that it keeps.

If you wish, you may prevent Google’s registration of your browsing information by installing the browser add-on for deactivation of Google Analytics on your computer.