Web Privacy

Milieux Institute  (“Milieux Institute”) is committed to respecting the privacy of any user or visitor to their websites (“You”). Any data or information that may be communicated to Milieux Institute by means of any of its websites are protected by the Quebec provincial Act Respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information (R.S.Q., chapter A-2.1), which requires Milieux Institute to maintain the confidentiality of all information and data they may collect, such as written, graphic, audio, visual digital, electronic, etc.


What personal information does Milieux Institute collect and maintain?

Milieux Institute usually collects information or data via their websites or email campaigns.

Milieux Institute collects your personal information mainly to stay in touch with You. Email communications in particular are aimed at keeping You informed about Milieux Institute news, events, surveys and fundraising appeals.

Any information or data that may be collected that may allow for the identification of the user is kept and protected as strictly confidential information. This type of information is usually only obtained if provided by You via email, or other communication with Milieux Institute via the website.

While no attempts are made to link individual users to information captured by Milieux Institute websites, the following data may be automatically collected: the IP address from which the site is accessed; the type of browser used to access the website, the date and time the site was accessed; the pages viewed and if applicable, the site that linked the user to the Milieux Institute website. This information would be used to improve the service offered by Milieux Institute websites. Any such information collected by Milieux Institute via its websites will not be transferred to any third parties in accordance with all applicable laws.

Milieux Institute may use cookies to facilitate navigation on its websites. Cookies are special computer files automatically stored on the user’s computer. From time to time, Milieux Institute may use cookies to monitor the areas of its websites accessed by users. Any user concerned about cookies may refer to the “help” information in their browser software for more information about cookies, how to disable them and how to delete them.

Milieux Institute websites may contain links to other web sites. Milieux Institute is neither responsible for the content nor the privacy guidelines of these other sites. You should verify the privacy policies of sites linked to by Milieux Institute and to exercise your own good judgment regarding accuracy, and reliability of the information they contain.