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Important Notices

Government of Canada Privacy Notices

The Government of Canada and the Canadian Space Agency are committed to providing visitors with Web sites that respect their privacy. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices on the Canadian Space Agency Web sites.

  • The Canadian Space Agency Web sites do not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or email address. We would only obtain this type of information if you supply it by sending us an email or registering in a secure portion of the site.

  • All personal information created, held or collected by this department is protected under the federal Privacy Act. This means that at any point of collection you will be asked for consent to collect your information, and you will be informed of the purpose for which it is being collected and how to exercise your right of access to that information.

  • The Canadian Space Agency employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. This software receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our Web site, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

  • The Canadian Space Agency does not normally use "cookies" to track how our visitors use this site or to determine sites previously visited. The system will notify you before any cookies are used so that you may refuse them. (A "cookie" is a file that may be placed on your hard drive without your knowledge by a Web site to allow it to monitor your use of the site.)

  • Information on individual visitors is used by the Canadian Space Agency employees who need to know the information in order to respond to your request or to ensure the security of this system. We only share the information you give us with another government department if your inquiry relates to that department. We do not use the information to create individual profiles, nor do we disclose this information to anyone outside the Government of Canada.

  • The Canadian Space Agency is a participant in the Government of Canada Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), which gives you the opportunity to communicate with the Department in a confidential manner. You may find additional information on PKI and how to use it here.

  • Questions or comments regarding this policy, or the administration of the Privacy Act in the Canadian Space Agency may be directed to the Privacy Coordinator by email to Danielle Bourgie or by calling (450) 926-4866 or writing to:

    Danielle Bourgie
    Access to Information and Privacy Coordinator
    Canadian Space Agenc
    6767 route de l'Aéroport
    Saint-Hubert, Quebec
    Canada
    J3Y 8Y9

    If you are not satisfied with our response to your privacy concern, you may wish to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.

PKI Notice

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a framework of policies, services, and encryption software that provides the assurances users need before they can confidently transmit sensitive information over the Internet and other networks.

To learn more about the Government of Canada's Public Key Infrastructure, please visit: http://www.solutions.gc.ca/pki-icp/index_e.asp.

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Official Languages Notice

The Canadian Space Agency respects the Official Languages Act and the relevant Treasury Board policies, and is committed to ensuring all information and services on this site is available in both English and French. However, visitors should be aware that some information from external sources that are not subject to the Official Languages Act is only provided as a convenience and is available only in the language in which it was provided.

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Hyperlinking Notice

Links to Web sites not under the control of the Government of Canada are provided solely for the convenience of visitors. The government is not responsible for the accuracy, currency or the reliability of the content. The government does not offer any guarantee in that regard and is not responsible for the information found through these links, nor does it endorse the sites and their content.

Visitors should also be aware that information offered by non-Government of Canada sites to which the [name of institution] links is not subject to the Privacy Act, the Official Languages Act and may not be accessible to persons with disabilities. The information offered may be available only in the language(s) used by the sites in question and visitors should research the privacy policies of the sites before providing personal information.

Visitors should also be aware that information offered by non-Government of Canada sites to which the [name of institution] links is not subject to the Privacy Act and the Official Languages Act and may be available only in the language(s) used by the sites in question and visitors should research the privacy policies of the sites before providing personal information. However, the Government of Canada information hosted by these sites is identified as such and complies with the Official Languages Act and with obligations to be accessible to persons with disabilities.

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Copyright / Permission to Reproduce Notice

Materials on this Web site were produced and/or compiled by the the Canadian Space Agency for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the programs and services offered by the Government of Canada.

The material on this site is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.

Non-commercial Reproduction

Information on this Web site has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal or public non-commercial use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole, and by any means, without charge or further permission, unless otherwise specified.

Users are required to:

  • Exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;

  • Indicate both the complete title of the materials reproduced, as well as the author organization; and

  • Indicate that the reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and that the reproduction has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada.

Unless otherwise specified, this authorization is also applicable to all published information regardless of its format.

Reproduction of Government Symbols

The official symbols of the Government of Canada, including the "Canada" wordmark, the Arms of Canada, and the flag symbol may not be reproduced, whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes, without written authorization. Request for authorization from the Treasury Board Secretariat may be addressed to:

information@fip-pcim.gc.ca
Federal Identity Program
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
300 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Canada K1A 0R5

Commercial Reproduction

Reproduction of multiple copies of materials on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution is prohibited except with written permission from the Government of Canada's copyright administrator, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). Through the permission-granting process, PWGSC helps to ensure that individuals / organizations wishing to reproduce Government of Canada materials for commercial purposes have access to the most accurate, up-to-date versions. To obtain permission to reproduce materials on this site for commercial purposes, please go to PWGSC's "Apply for Crown Copyright Clearance" page or write:

copyright.droitdauteur@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publishing and Depository Services
350 Albert Street, 4th Floor
Ottawa, ON
Canada
K1A 0S5

Third-party Materials

To obtain information concerning copyright ownership and restrictions on reproduction on this site, please contact:

Canadian Space Agency Webmaster
Communications Directorate
6767 route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
CANADA
E-mail: webmaster@asc-csa.gc.ca