Acceptance of Terms

Users of the Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC) website agree to the terms of use set forth below. The Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC) reserves the right to modify these terms at any time without prior notice.

Protection of Personal Information

The Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC) does not collect any personal information about a user without his or her permission. The CDC website does not automatically collect any personal information. The CDC does not transmit any personally identifiable user information to third parties.

Voluntary Transmission of Personal Information

Information voluntarily communicated by email or electronic form will never be used to compile a user profile and will never be shared with third parties.

Automatic Transmission of Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Non-personally identifiable information will automatically be exchanged between your computer and the CDC server when you access the website. No information that may be used to identify you is transmitted during this exchange. Information transmitted includes:

  • The Internet domain name and IP address used to access the CDC website;
  • The type of navigator and operating system used;
  • The date and time on which the CDC website was accessed;
  • The different pages consulted and the length of these consultations;
  • The address of any other site used to access the CDC website.

Non-Personally Identifiable Data used for Statistical and Technological Purposes

The CDC collects the non-personally identifiable data listed above for statistical and technological purposes only, to track user numbers, to identify the most popular website pages, to compile an overall picture of the technology used by Internet users in order to adapt the website, and to identify the user’s country of origin.

No Warranty

The Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC) team wishes to offer its website users quality, reliable, and up-to-date information. However, the CDC does not guarantee the good working order of this website or the reliability, accuracy, or completeness of its content.

Exclusion of Liability

The Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC) website content was created, assembled, and distributed for the convenience of users for information purposes only.

The CDC team and its partners are not responsible for any direct or indirect harm caused by using this website or due to its unavailability.

Access to the ÉDUQ Open Archive

The Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC) website includes several points of access to ÉDUQ, the Quebec college network’s open archive. You agree to comply with the ÉDUQ Terms of Use when you access this service.

Personal CDC Account and Password

Only staff of Quebec colleges and college-network partners, university students, or researchers interested in the Quebec college network who reside in Quebec may apply for a personal CDC account. This account is for the exclusive, individual use of the person who satisfies these criteria and may not be shared or sold to any other person or group. You are personally responsible for protecting your password and the CDC is not responsible for any unauthorized access to your personal CDC account.

Links to Other Websites

The Centre de documentation collégiale (CDC) website includes links to websites and databases owned and controlled by third parties. The CDC is not responsible for these sites and cannot guarantee that the information contained therein is available in French and/or in English. The terms of use for these sites may vary from those of the CDC website.