1. BLOG COMMENTS
Comments posted on the Québec maritime blog must follow basic rules of civility. Before you post a comment, ask yourself if you would let your mother or child read it and act accordingly. Frankness has its place, but please be courteous and avoid being unpleasant. Le Québec maritime reserves the right to delete any comments it deems to have violated the above conditions.
2. REPORTING A SITUATION TO LE QUÉBEC MARITIME
To report content for copyright infringement or breach of privacy, please email Le Québec maritime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Le Québec maritime reserves the right to delete any content that has been reported.
3. SITE AND CONTENT HOSTING
The www.quebecmaritime.ca website and its contents are hosted by Le Québec maritime and its partners.
4. FINAL PROVISIONS
Le Québec maritime reserves the right to temporarily suspend or terminate the operation of the www.quebecmaritime.ca website in whole or in part.
Le Québec maritime is not liable for any damage you may sustain from the use or non-availability of the site.
Le Québec maritime reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time.
The site and site use are governed in accordance with the laws of the province of Québec. All disputes in connection with the site shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Québec.
In the event of any discrepancy between the English and French versions of these terms and conditions, the French version shall prevail.
Le Québec maritime is committed to safeguarding your privacy and the personal information published on the www.quebecmaritime.ca website.
1. PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
Le Québec maritime does not collect personal or confidential information other than that requested to enter a contest, sign up for a newsletter, request information, order a brochure or post a comment on the blog, as well as other information collected automatically on the site (see point 4 below).
The site and the blog are public spaces on the Internet. All Internet users can access and view content on the site. Consequently, Le Québec maritime recommends that you exercise caution and avoid posting personal and confidential information when commenting on the blog.
2. PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION COLLECTED BY THE SITE
Personal and confidential information is requested when you enter a contest, sign up for a newsletter, request information or order a brochure on the www.quebecmaritime.ca website as well as when you post a comment on the blog. This information is requested in order to allow Le Québec maritime to respond appropriately to you, collect statistical data regarding who uses the site and who has an interest in the maritime regions of Québec, and tailor the promotional offers it sends to you.
The personal and confidential information that you agree to provide to the site is protected in accordance with the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information and any other applicable laws.
If you provide other information when communicating with Le Québec maritime regarding the site, particularly when reporting copyright infringement or a breach of privacy, such information will only be used by Le Québec maritime staff to respond to your request. Should such a case arise, the personal and confidential information that you agree to provide to the site is protected in accordance with the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information and any other applicable laws.
Le Québec maritime applies security measures, including recognized encryption methods, to guarantee the confidentiality of your email address as well as other information gathered when entering a contest, signing up for a newsletter, requesting information, ordering a brochure or posting a comment on the blog.
4. OTHER INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY BY THE SITE
When you access the www.quebecmaritime.ca website, information is automatically exchanged between the computer you are using, the site server and the servers at Google Analytics, a third party tasked with compiling statistics on website traffic.
The information exchanged includes:
- the domain name of your Internet service provider and your IP address;
- the type of web browser and operating system used to access the site;
- the date and time of your access to the site;
- the site pages you visit;
- the address of the website that led you to this site.
This information exchange is necessary for the proper operation of the site. The information gathered is kept for statistical purposes to count the number of visitors as well as to identify the most-visited pages and the technology used by Internet users. This information is stored in data logs for site security reasons and used to compile statistics on website traffic. Information in the site’s data logs can be communicated to third parties for security verification or legal investigations and will not be used for any other purpose.
The www.quebecmaritime.ca website uses two types of cookies: temporary and persistent cookies.
A temporary cookie is required for technical and security reasons related to site navigation. This file is saved on your computer’s RAM and deleted automatically when you leave the site. A temporary cookie does not contain any information that could identify you.
A persistent cookie is saved on your hard drive and contains information that could identify your computer. This information can only be read by the site and by Google Analytics for the purpose of compiling statistics on website traffic. If you wish, you can delete persistent cookies using options in your web browser. However, please note that some of these cookies will be created again the next time you visit the site.
5. QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS
The Director General is responsible for the protection of personal information at Le Québec maritime. Their contact information is as follows:
Nathalie Blouin, Director General
84, rue Saint-Germain Est, bureau 205
Rimouski (Québec) G5L 1A6
Please contact this person by email if you have any requests, questions or comments regarding this confidentiality policy.