Data confidentiality for Université du Québec websites

ISMÉ, which is part of the Université du Québec (UQ), is subject to the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (RLRQ, c. A-2.1). It is committed to respecting the confidentiality of personal information entrusted to it and takes the necessary measures to ensure its protection. Through the Station SME website, ISMÉES collects only the personal information required to carry out its mission, and uses it only for the purposes and for the required duration for which it was collected.

Read our Privacy Policy regarding personal information collected by technological means..


A cookie is a text file sent by a web server and stored on a web browser so that it can be consulted later from that browser. Cookies record data about your browsing habits (e.g., pages visited, frequency of visits, geographical location, type of device used, etc.). Among other things, they facilitate your browsing and enable certain website functions.

Cookies do not personally recognize you as an individual; they only recognize the device you are using. Cookies do not store any sensitive personal data. They simply communicate information about your browsing habits, enabling your device to be recognized at a later date.

How does ISMÉ use cookies?

ISMÉ collects, directly or through authorized third parties, information about the activities of visitors to its websites using the following tools: browser cookies, web beacons and other tracking tools.

ISMÉ may use the information collected in this way (for example, IP address, demographic data, pages visited, etc.) in order, among other things, to recognize current and new visitors to its websites, better understand their areas of interest and direct them to certain types of content and thus improve its websites with the aim of providing a better user experience.

At all times, ISMÉ will treat all information collected securely and confidentially.

Other sites

The Université du Québec’s websites contain links to other external sites for which it is not responsible for the content disseminated, nor for the rules applicable to such sites.

Privacy Manager

The General Secretary of the Université du Québec

[email protected]

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