Thank you for visiting the Web site of Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec and for reading its privacy statement.
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec takes all the precautions necessary to ensure the privacy of personal information, and it acts in accordance with the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.
When you access the site, information is exchanged automatically between your computer and our server, without your intervention. Your identify is not revealed in the exchange. The information exchanged is as follows:
BAnQ keeps the data required to compile statistics on numbers of visitors, most frequently visited pages, technologies used by clients of the portal, referencing sites and countries of origin of Internet users. This information is used solely for denominalized technical and statistical purposes and will never be used to draw up, communicate or exchange lists of users.In addition, spyware may detect a cookie associated with the WebTrends statistical tool on the BAnQ portal. The cookie poses no security risk to you.
If you send us personal information voluntarily by e-mail or on an electronic form, we use only the information required to respond to your message and follow up on your request. Electronic messages are subject to the same confidentiality measures as regular mail.
The personal information transmitted will never be used to draw up or prepare user profiles, and will not be communicated, shared, exchanged or transmitted to a third party, unless there is a legal constraint, explicit consent or an agreement duly approved in accordance with the Act respecting access.
In keeping with the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information, if we ask you to provide personal information, you will be informed beforehand of the following elements:
The current version of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec catalogue is based on the cookie principle. Cookies are data transmitted by the server to the browser when a Website is accessed. They make it possible to identify uniquely the connection in progress. Cookies are used to trace search histories and baskets (bibliographic entries temporarily saved) for a given session.
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Our site contains hyperlinks to other sites. When you follow these links, you leave the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec site. The information then exchanged is no longer subject to the privacy statement of Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec.
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