Court of Appeal of Quebec

Confidentiality Policy

Internet users are asked to carefully read the following privacy policy. The Minister of Justice has a protection system concerning electronic and computer communications. The Minister of Justice, however, is not in any way responsible for the transmission of any computer viruses whatsoever.  Browsing the website or downloading any documents or images therefrom is entirely at the user’s risk.

1. Personal information

Personal information is that which allows one to identify a person or that concerns a person. This includes information pertaining to you such as your name, address, phone number or email address.

2.  No collection of personal information

The owner of this website does not collect your personal information when browsing this website.

3. Other  information obtained for statistical purposes

As soon as you access this website, certain information is automatically collected. None of this information, however, identifies you personally. This includes, namely, the domain name and the IP address with which you have accessed this website, and the type of browser and operating system you are using. This website’s owner uses that information for statistical purposes in order to analyse the popularity of its website and to monitor technical difficulties, as well as to manage this website and to improve your experience using it. The owner of this website may preserve the content of your emails, your email address, as well as its answers in order to answer all additional questions you may have.

4. Witnesses (“Cookies”) and journal files (“Log Files”)

Cookies are small text files saved on the hard drive of the user’s computer. This file is completely inoffensive and cannot contain viruses. The owner of this website uses cookies only as a text enlarging tool in order to facilitate the consultation of this website. Therefore, on an Internet user’s subsequent visit of the website, the cookie’s file will enable the conservation of information regarding the Internet user’s desired font size. The use of cookies is a common practice which has been adopted by the majority of large websites in order to better serve their clients. The majority of browsers are designed to accept cookies but they can easily be configured to avoid accepting them. Internet users can choose to avoid them through their browser, but will thus lose many of the website’s advantages.

5. Surveillance

You understand that the website’s owner can monitor the website’s Internet access, it’s use, as well as all other activities pertaining to it, and that it can intervene in this respect, but will not make any declarations nor give any guarantees as to whether or not it will monitor or if it will intervene. You hereby consent to such surveillance and intervention. 

6. Links to other websites

This website may contain hyperlinks allowing its users to visit other websites exploited by other enterprises, however these websites are not exploited in compliance with this website owner’s practices concerning privacy. When you click to have access to these other websites, such practices no longer apply. We recommend that you examine the third party websites’ declarations relating to privacy in order to understand the procedures with respect to the collection, the use and the disclosure of your personal information. These links are only made available for the convenience of the user. The owner of this website does not control, recommend nor guarantee, in any way whatsoever, the websites that have a link through this website and the owner of this website cannot be held responsible for the content of these other websites or the practices of their owners, especially with regards to the protection of your personal information and privacy.