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Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. We respect the confidentiality of the data entrusted to us and take the necessary measures to protect it.

Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) complies with the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information (CQLR, c. A-2.1). INRS does not share the data it collects and treats all information collected on its website in a secure and confidential manner.

Consult our Personal Information Management and Protection Policy (PDF in French) for more information.

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What are cookies used for?

Cookies record information about your browsing habits, such as the pages you visit, the frequency of your visits, your geographic location, and the type of device and browser you use. Cookies make it easier for you to browse the Web and enable certain website features.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to measure site traffic and get information about our users’ browsing experience. This data allows us to maintain and improve the functionalities of our website and provide you with a better experience.

How can you manage your cookies?

You can adjust your browser settings to manage the use and storage of cookies. To find out how to change your settings, consult technical support for the browser you use: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, Safari.

Personal information

When you fill out a form on our website, you agree that the information you provide will be used solely for the purpose for which it was collected and for as long as necessary.

User rights

Users have the right, at any time, to know what personal information has been collected by INRS and may ask to have the information corrected, within the limits and conditions provided for in the legislation.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or comments about privacy, please email Lise Couillard, Access to Information and Privacy Officer.

The information on this page is subject to change at any time without notice. Changes take effect automatically when this page is updated.

Last update : February 11, 2021