Contact the Office of the Ethics Commissioner to learn more or comment on the policy or how the Office protects personal information.
For optimal security, the Office of the Ethics Commissioner recommends that you:
The Office of the Commissioner automatically collects the following information when you visit its website:
This information allows the Ethics Commissioner site to send you files that are compatible with your computer equipment. Please rest assured that this does not enable personal identification of your visit to the site.
The information is held and used by the Office of the Ethics Commissioner for statistical purposes to determine
The Office of the Ethics Commissioner does not place any permanent cookie files ("cookies") on the hard disk drive of visitors' computers.
To improve the performance of certain website functionalities, a temporary cookie may be placed in the random access memory of a hard disk drive. The cookie is automatically erased when visitors leave the site.
Visitors may deactivate cookie acceptance at any time by adjusting the preferences in their browser. Doing so may however make certain website functionalities unavailable.
No information other than that previously mentioned will be gathered during your visit to the Ethics Commissioner's website (ced-qc.ca).
The Office of the Ethics Commissioner handles email with the same confidentiality measures as used for regular mail.
Sending personal information by email is not entirely secure. Therefore, the Office of the Ethics Commissioner recommends that personal information such as a social insurance number or credit card number not be sent by email.
For the same reason, the Office of the Ethics Commissioner does not respond to questions by email if that would require the transmission of confidential information.