Confidentiality and netiquette policies


Personal information is that which refers to and serves to identify an individual. Tourism Outaouais maintains strict standards to ensure the security and protection of privacy and personal information. Rest assured that no such information will be collected without your permission.


The Web site is operated by Outaouais Tourism, a private non-profit organization dedicated to all aspects of tourism including: regional dialogue, hospitality services, information, promotion and development. The site is the official portal of the Outaouais tourist region.


The Web site is published in Quebec, Canada. A user’s personal information is protected under Quebec and Canadian laws. For information on your rights, visit the Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Web sites.


The Web site contains links to sites created by other businesses or organizations. These links are provided for user convenience only. Outaouais Tourism in no way endorses or guarantees these sites and cannot be held accountable for their content or practices, particularly with respect to the protection of personal information and privacy.


Outaouais Tourism does not collect personal information on its Web site, except when a user provides such information on a voluntary basis. In some instances, for example when you register on-line to a newsletter or a promotional contest, Outaouais Tourism requires that you complete a form with your name, address, e-mail and other personal information.

You are always explicitly warned in advance that this information will be subject to processing: sending of printed or electronic materials, reply to requests for information or subscription to electronic newsletters. Occasionally, Outaouais Tourism will ask you, via on-line forms, if you wish to receive information on other services, contests or news about the Outaouais Region’s tourism industry. You will always be given the option to decline such offers or to end a subscription to a previously requested service.

Unless specified otherwise, no personal information is sold, rented, traded or disclosed to anyone. All personal information held or collected is protected under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.


Outaouais Tourism does not overuse unsolicited mailings. You can subscribe to receive free information on different products. You will always have the liberty to cancel your subscription without having to give an explanation. You can also verify what information Outaouais Tourism has concerning you.


The Web site uses harmless cookies in order to monitor traffic, anonymously, on its site. These cookies record statistical information, such as visitors’ IP addresses, type of operating systems, time and duration of visit, as well as Web pages viewed.

While data collected cannot personally identify you, it provides useful information to Tourism Outaouais’ Marketing and Web Departments. This information is then used to improve our Web site to ensure that it offers an optimum experience for visitors.


The entire content of the Web site (texts, graphics, images, logos, interfaces, code, text content and its presentation) is the property of Outaouais Tourism and/or its members and partners. It is protected by copyright and it is strictly forbidden to reproduce, publish, redistribute, transmit or use it in any other way without prior written authorization.

All trademarks, registered or not, service marks and company names are the property of Outaouais Tourism or of other owners who have granted the exclusive right and license to use them.

For information or authorization concerning copyrights, please contact


The photos illustrating this site may not be reproduced or used, with the exception of those appearing on the “Media” page, which are authorized for limited personal use. The videos may not be used for any purpose other than viewing and may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without written authorization from Outaouais Tourism.


A user may ask to see, correct or delete personal information held on him. If you have any concerns or questions regarding respect of your privacy or protection of your personal information, please contact Outaouais Tourism.

Outaouais Tourism

103, Laurier Street, Gatineau (Qc) J8X 3V8 Canada

In using this Web site, the user acknowledges having read, understood and accepted the conditions and limitations of liabilities described above.



We want our platforms to be safe, fun, entertaining and inspiring for everyone, and we welcome your feedback. We encourage you to join the conversation!

That is why we require that all users of Outaouais Tourism’s various digital platforms accept and comply with the following rules of conduct and courtesy.

Here are the rules of conduct and courtesy that apply to content and/or messages* posted by a third party on digital platforms** owned or operated by Outaouais Tourism.