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Privacy policy

Groupe Archambault inc. provides through its platform MaBiblioNumerique.ca, digital content, technology services and hosted websites for third parties. This privacy policy applies to all Groupe Archambault inc.-hosted websites, technologies and services (collectively referred to as “services”).

Groupe Archambault inc. tries to insure the protection of the information transmitted through the internet as well as respecting privacy and thus, rigorously controls the way by which personal information is used and transmitted. The present Privacy Policy details the protection policy related to personal data from MaBiblioNumerique.ca. By using the MaBiblioNumerique.ca site, you accept to comply with the practices detailed in this Privacy Policy.

Data collection

« Data collection » describes information that can be associated with a specific user and used to identify that person, for example, library card number, PIN, email address. The information that MaBiblioNumerique.ca collects about you allows it to customize and constantly improve services provided when you visit MaBiblioNumerique.ca. Please be aware that some of our services cannot be offered unless you identify yourself to us. This information follows the following schedule:

Information that you provide

We collect and save all information that you have entered in the website or that you may have supplied by other means. You have the choice not to provide information, but this will prevent us from providing you with some of our services. We will use the collected data in order to, notably, answer your loan requests and contact you when you place holds.

Automatically collected information

We collect and save some information every time you contact us; for example, like many other websites, we use cookies that allow us to obtain some information when you access MaBiblioNumerique.ca.

Information coming from other sources

In order to help us continue to make improvements to our services, Groupe Archambault inc. analyzes information that is tracked each time you use MaBiblioNumerique.ca using tools like Google Analytics. Groupe Archambault inc. does not track personal information; all tracked information is anonymous.

Transmitting collected information

The information that is gathered by MaBiblioNumerique.ca on you is confidential and shall not be shared with third parties. Furthermore, Groupe Archambault inc. does not sell user lists.

In the event you have to provide your email address to MaBiblioNumerique.ca, such as for a notification of library hold availability, MaBiblioNumerique.ca will not use your email address for any other purposes than the specified use.

Only those employees or representatives dully authorised by Groupe Archambault inc. can access your information, but solely as governed by their position with Groupe Archambault.

Protection of personal information

Groupe Archambault inc. and its IT partners have implemented security measures in order to protect you against loss or unauthorised use of customer information that is in MaBiblioNumerique.ca 's possession. MaBiblioNumerique.ca 's servers are protected by firewall technology. However, no security mechanism is perfect and you must be aware that you are always at some level of risk that personal information transmitted to MaBiblioNumerique.ca may be disclosed without fault on the part of MaBiblioNumerique.ca and without your consent. Groupe Archambault inc. declines all responsibility regarding forwarded confidential information, except in case of negligence on the part of MaBiblioNumerique.ca.

Groupe Archambault inc. reserves the right to modify or update this policy at any time, and will notify the library via email of policy changes 30 days prior to these changes going into effect. Groupe Archambault inc. also reserves the right to transmit personal information about you to the extent MaBiblioNumerique.ca must do so under the law or so as to protect the copyright of the site or those of its users, partners or suppliers.

Security and Efficiency of the Network

MaBiblioNumerique.ca does not guarantee the efficiency, or total security of the network. IN NO CASE will Groupe Archambault inc. and its administrators be held accountable for acts of computer piracy. MaBiblioNumerique.ca may have occasional outages and programming errors may be provoked by updates or events independent of the will of the administrators.

No administrator or member of the organization can be held accountable if a member is unable to browse through MaBiblioNumerique.ca through such an event.

Cookies

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser. MaBiblioNumerique.ca uses cookies mainly in order to determine traffic on the site, and to transmit information that is used to personalise the future use you make of the site.

Some examples of how we use cookies include:

  • Storing your password when browsing related websites during a single session;
  • Detecting your web-browser language;
  • Detecting your IP address;
  • Determining your library card authentication status;
  • Providing support assistance

This technology does not place personal information about you at MaBiblioNumerique.ca ’s disposal. It is always possible to no longer be subject to cookies by modifying your computer's configuration.

Controlling personal information

From the My Account page, you cannot modify your personal information; these procedures may be completed by directly contacting the customer service desk at sie.admin@archambault.ca.