Privacy Policy

Introduction

The Régie des installations olympiques (hereafter referred to as “RIO”), which is responsible for the parcolympique.qc.ca website (hereafter referred to as the “Site”), places the highest priority on your privacy.

The objective of this Privacy Policy is to inform you of the practices in place related  to the use of the personal information you provide to us when visiting the Site.

Scope of the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site. It takes into account the requirements of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1, “Law of access”) and all other applicable laws.

Links to other websites

The Site includes pertinent links to other government and non-government websites. Any exchanged information on such websites is no longer subject to this Privacy Policy, but to the one in place on the visited site.

Use of cookies

Cookies may be used on the Site in order to make navigation simple, easy, and efficient. These cookies do not collect information about your identity or any other personal information.

Your browser allows the use of these cookies by default. You can deactivate this function at any time. Note that doing so means you may not be able to use some of the functionalities of the Site. You can also manually delete any trace of your navigation stored in your browser history.

Any information automatically transmitted between computers cannot personally identify you. This information is only collected for technological purposes inherent to browsing the Internet.

Automatically collected data

When navigating the Site, your browser will transmit data to our server. This data is collected and stored internally by RIO or a third party in our organization’s name. This data may include, but is not limited to: the visitor’s IP address, the URL of the site that directed you to ours, the date and time of your visit, pages visited, and information about the browser used.

RIO will not collect personal information on users, except in the event that a user agrees to share this information.

Many technological means can be used to improve how a user browses the Site. These means may require the automatic collection of data by RIO or third parties in our name. In general, the data collected does not allow you to be identified.

The use of behavioural targeting technology

The Site makes use of retargeting technology. This technique aims to target certain visitors interested in our Site content and expose them to our ads when they brose the Internet. Note that this technology does not collect any personal information.

Cybermetrics

Cybermetrics is a method used to collect and measure data in order to evaluate user behaviour on the Site. RIO mainly uses this cybermetric data to produce statistics and reports on user navigation on the Site. Information collected with this method mainly includes, but is not limited to: pages consulted, the date, time, frequency and length of visits, links clicked, geographical position, type of operating system used, language, name of Internet provider, and IP address.

Use of web beacons

Web beacons are images integrated on our Site or in our emails. They are mainly used for statistical analysis. They may also be used to follow and/or measure behaviour.

Personal information

Generally, you do not have to provide any personal information on the Site, unless you are signing up for the Park Newsletter or wish to communicate with RIO via email to rio@rio.gouv.qc.ca. The Privacy Policy applies in both cases.

Any personal information collected is required to respond to your request, and is inherent to Internet functionality. Only authorized members of our staff or representatives have access to your personal information and will use that information only to respond to your request. RIO reminds you that you should not send personal information when communicating to us by email.

Any personal information collected is stored in a secure manner for the duration needed to respond to your request, and is then destroyed in accordance to RIO’s records schedule and with the Law of access.

Any personal information can only be shared with a third party or government as outlined in the Law of access. This information may also be used for research, evaluation, investigation, or surveys.