Confidentiality policy

Compétences Québec is taking appropriate measures in order to protect the privacy of our visitors. Also, all of the useful precautions are taken to assure the confidentiality of the personal information that you send to us, all in accordance with the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector.

Personal information you provide to us

Conformant with article 64 of the access Law, Compétences Québec does not keep anything but the necessary information required by school boards, colleges, the ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur. Any time there is submission of personal information, you will be informed on:

  • The name and address of the organization that is doing the collecting.
  • What the information will be used for.
  • The category of people who will have access to this information.
  • Whether the information submitted is optional or required.
  • Consequences for the person or the third party, if applicable, for refusing to submit the information.
  • Rights to access and to correct the information provided.
  • Electronic forms that you send to us through our Internet site or by e-mail are subject to the same confidentiality as regular mail.

About cookies

As soon as you access, there is an automatic exchange of information between your computer and our server.

Therefore, certain pages on our site require the transfer of cookies. Cookies are a small file installed on your computer's hard drive containing information that improves the communication between our server and your browser.

Our server installs a permanent cookie on your computer when you first visit our site, and another cookie at the beginning of each subsequent visit. Our use of cookies is limited to the technical management of sessions, specifically in order to analyse browsing sessions.

The visitor's personal information is not saved with cookies.

You may refuse or deactivate cookies. In this case, certain actions on our site will not be available. For example, the access to any page that is personalized in regards to the selection of clientele.