Thank you for visiting our web site. We invite you to read our policy regarding Security.
The Québec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) site and the QPIP online services do not place any permanent cookies on your hard drive. However, when a temporary cookie is required for technological reasons inherent to Internet browsing, the file is saved in your computer’s RAM and is automatically deleted when you shut down your browser.
However, these cookies do not transmit personal information, nor do they enable us to identify you personally. Current technology used in navigating the Internet requires the information collected, which is used for statistical purposes.
You should be aware that, as soon as you access the site of the Québec Parental Insurance Plan, information is automatically exchanged between your computer and the Québec Parental Insurance Plan server, without your intervention. The information does not identify you personally. It consists of
This exchange of information is necessary if the server is to transmit to you a file compatible with the computer equipment you are using. The Ministère keeps the required information in order to have a record of the number of visitors, the pages visited most often, the technology used by the site's clientele, the referral sites and the countries of origin of visitors to the site.
We would remind you that e-mailed information is not fully secure. This is why we do not recommend that you send personal information, such as your social insurance number, by e-mail. Similarly, we do not use e-mail to answer your questions requiring transmission of confidential information.
You are responsible for taking all the measures required to ensure that your user ID and password are used securely and confidentially.
Never tell anyone your user ID or password, not even a family member. You are responsible for making sure the information you send us is accurate, and you must ensure the confidentiality of the data used to identify you.
The Ministère de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale cannot be held responsible for unauthorized use of your user ID and password. If the confidentiality of this information is compromised, please contact the clicSÉQUR customer service as soon as possible to prevent it from being used fraudulently.
Memorize your user ID and password instead of writing them down.
To enhance the security of your user ID, we recommend that you:
When necessary, the Ministère de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale may obtain or send information about you and check with various public and private organizations without your consent, to determine your eligibility for the QPIP. The information may be exchanged through inquiries, file comparisons, or a liaison officer.
In addition, if you are applying for the supplement for low-income families, any inquiries or verifications with Revenu Québec will also concern your spouse.
Information is notably exchanged with the following organizations:
Despite these verifications and file comparisons, you are still required by law to declare any changes in your situation that may alter your rights.
If you send other personal information when contacting Centre de service à la clientèle, this information will only be used to process your application.
All personal information you agree to provide Centre de service à la clientèle is protected under the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information and all other applicable laws.
QPIP online services use recognized1 encryption methods to guarantee the confidentiality and integrity of your personal information at all times.
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Last update: 2009-06-11