Respect for your privacy is a key concern
for the ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale (MTESS), which is responsible for this website.
describes how the personal information you provide
via the website is protected.
Scope of policy
The policy applies solely to this website.
It takes into account the requirements of the Act
respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of
Personal Information (referred to here as “the
Act”) and all other applicable legislation.
This website contains links to other
government and non-government sites. Information exchanged via such other
website you visit.
Automatic information collection
When you access this website, our server
automatically collects the information needed to send files that are
compatible with your device. The information collected is as follows:
Internet service provider;
- your IP
address (the numerical address that precisely locates a device connected to
the Internet, such as: 188.8.131.520);
browser type (such as Firefox or Explorer) and operating system (such as Windows
or Mac OS);
pages you visit;
date and time of access to each page;
address of the referring site, if you access this website from another site.
Most of the information collected
automatically does not reveal your identity. It is collected solely to meet
the technological requirements of Internet communication.
The MTESS retains the data for statistical
purposes. It is used to count the number of visits and identify the most
frequently consulted pages, the technology used by visitors, the addresses of
the referring sites and the visitors’ country of origin.
Cookies are used to assist navigation on
the pages of this website. They do not involve the collection of personal
information on visitors. At any time, you can block cookies through your
browser, although this may prevent you from using some features of the site.
If you are using a device in a public
space or sharing a device with other users, make sure you delete all the
information in the browser history before terminating your session.
of Google Analytics
The MTESS uses Google Analytics, a website
analysis tool provided by Google.
Using cookies, Google Analytics collects
information about your visit to the section, for example concerning the pages
you view, the date and time of your visit and the links you click. It also
collects information on your device’s operating system, your browser’s
language setting, the name of your Internet service provider and your
geographic location. The data collected and your anonymized (shortened) IP
address are stored by Google on servers located mainly in the United States.
Google uses the information solely to produce statistics and reports on
browsing in the website.
Google can disclose this data to third parties if legally
obliged to do so or for processing by third parties at Google’s request.
Google will not link your IP address to any other data it retains.
install the Google
Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on on your device to
prevent Google Analytics from recording data on your visits.
The personal information covered by this
policy is needed by the MTESS to respond to your application. A failure to
provide personal information may lead to the rejection of your application.
Only authorized members of our staff or the staff of our mandataries have
access to the information. The information is communicated solely in the
cases provided for in the Act. It may also be used for research, evaluation,
investigation and survey purposes. The Act allows you to consult and rectify
the personal information held concerning you. Requests for rectification must
be sent to the MTESS coordinator for access to documents and the
protection of personal information.
You are not required to provide any
personal information to consult this website, except if you decide to use the Zone entreprise transactional site or if you subscribe
to the Information Feed, citizens’ panel or newsletter.
information sent by e-mail
When you contact us by E-mail, you must
provide your name and E-mail address and write your message in the space on
the Contact Us by email page.
E-mails will be dealt with by our staff
with the same level of confidentiality as paper-based correspondence.
It is important to note that you should
not include any extra personal information when communicating with us by
E-mail. If you do include any personal information, it will not appear in our
E-mail response. When we need to send confidential information we will use
another method of communication.
Your personal information will be used by
staff members to process your request. It will be forwarded to another
government organization only if your request concerns that organization and
the information is needed for processing purposes.
Coordinator for access to information and the
protection of personal information
The person responsible for the
application of the Act respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies
and the Protection of Personal Information is also responsible for compliance
To make comments or file a complaint
concerning a failure to comply with the policy, you should contact the person
responsible for the application of the Act at the MTESS, Alain Renaud, at
the following address:
Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale
425, rue Jacques-Parizeau, 4e étage
Québec (Québec) G1R 4Z1
To find out more about the policy
If you have any questions concerning this
policy, please contact us using one of the options in the Contact Us section.