Important Notices

Copyright/Permission to Reproduce

Materials on this Web site were produced and/or compiled by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service 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 site has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal and public non-commercial use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. We ask only that:

  • Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
  • The Canadian Security Intelligence Service be identified as the source department; and,
  • The reproduction is not represented as an official version of the materials reproduced, nor as having been made, in affiliation with or with the endorsement of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.

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 ensure 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 contact:

Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publishing and Depository Services
350 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada
K1A 0S5
or
Email: copyright.droitdauteur@pwgsc.gc.ca

Third-party Materials

Some of the materials and graphical elements found on Government of Canada Web sites are subject to copyrights held by other organizations. This is particularly true of sites that are jointly operated by a Government of Canada institution and an external organization as part of a collaborative arrangement. In such cases, some restrictions on the reproduction of materials or graphical elements may apply and it may be necessary to seek permission from the rights holder prior to reproducing the material.

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

Canadian Security Intelligence Service
Communications Branch
P.O. Box 9732
Postal Station "T"
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada
K1G 4G4
613-231-0100

 

Government of Canada Privacy Notice

The Government of Canada and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) are committed to providing visitors with Web sites that respect their privacy. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices on CSIS Web site.

  • CSIS Web sites do not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or e-mail address. We would only obtain this type of information if you supply it by sending us an e-mail or registering in a secure portion of the site.
  • All personal information held or collected by CSIS 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.
  • CSIS 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.
  • CSIS occasionally uses "cookies" to track how our visitors use this site or to determine sites previously visited. The cookies we use do not allow us to identify individuals. They are compiled into statistical information on traffic patterns and are used to assess site efficiency. The system will notify you before any cookies are used so that you may refuse them, and the refusal of cookies will not affect the site performance or restrict your ability to access information from this site. (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 CSIS 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 individually identifiable profiles, nor do we disclose this information to anyone outside the Government of Canada (GoC).

Questions or comments regarding this policy, or the administration of the Privacy Act at CSIS may be directed to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service's ATIP Co-ordinator at 1-877-995-9903 or 613-231-0107, or writing to

Canadian Security Intelligence Service
ATIP Co-ordinator
P.O. Box 9732
Postal Station "T"
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada
K1G 4G4

If you are not satisfied with our response to your privacy concern, you may wish to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner by e-mail at: info@priv.gc.ca, by telephone at 1-800-282-1376 or visit their Web site at: http://www.priv.gc.ca.

 

Official Languages Notice

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) respects the Official Languages Act and the relevant CSIS policies, and is committed to ensuring all information and services on this site is available in both English and French. However, users 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.

 

Third-Party Social Media

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service‘s use of social media such as Twitter, serves as an extension of its presence on the Web. Social media account(s) are public and are not hosted by the Government of Canada servers. Users who choose to interact with us via social media should read the terms of service and privacy policies of these third-party service providers and those of any applications used in order to access them.

Personal information that you provide to the Government of Canada via social media account(s) is collected under the authority of the Financial Administration Act. This information is collected to capture conversations (e.g. questions and answers, comments, retweets) between you and the Secretariat. It may be used to respond to inquiries, or for statistical evaluation and reporting purposes. Comments posted that violate Canadian law will be deleted and disclosed to law enforcement authorities. Comments that violate our rules of engagement will also be deleted. The personal information is included in Personal Information Bank PSU 938 Outreach Activities.

 

Web Analytics

Web analytics is the collection, analysis, measurement, and reporting of data about Web traffic and visits for purposes of understanding and optimizing Web usage. Information in digital markers may be used for the purpose of web analytics to remember your online interactions with Canadian Security Intelligence Service’s recruiting website.

Canadian Security Intelligence Service’s (CSIS) recruiting website uses Google Analytics to improve its web site. When your computer requests a CSIS recruiting Web page, our institution collects the following types of information for Web analytics:

  • the originating IP address
  • the date and time of the request
  • the type of browser used
  • the page(s) visited

 

Hyperlinking Notice

Links to Web sites not under the control of the Government of Canada (GoC) are provided solely for the convenience of users. The GoC is not responsible for the accuracy, currency or the reliability of the content. The GoC 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 contents.

Users should be aware that information offered by non-GoC sites that are not subject to the Official Languages Act and to which the Canadian Security Intelligence Service links, may be available only in the language(s) used by the sites in question.