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Important Notices


© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2002. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to electronically copy and to print in hard copy for internal use only. No part of this information may be reproduced, modified, or redistributed in any form or by any means, for any purposes other than those noted above (including sales), without the prior written permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0S5.

NSERC Web Privacy Statement

NSERC is committed to providing visitors with a Web site that respects their privacy. Here is some important information about our data gathering and dissemination practices:

Personal Information

All personal information held or collected by NSERC is protected under the federal Privacy Act. This means that at the point of collection you will be asked to give your consent, informed of the purpose for which personal information is being collected, and advised that you have a right of access to that information. For detailed information on the application of the Privacy Act to NSERC activities.

Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses

NSERC uses software programs that monitor network traffic and detect unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. These programs record the IP addresses of computers that visit this site. They also record the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, and the browsers and operating systems used by visitors. We do not attempt to link this information to the identities of individual users, unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.


We do not use "cookies" to record information about you or your usage of 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.)

Links to Non-NSERC Sites

This site contains links to other sites. NSERC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Posting of Awards Competition Results

Although NSERC makes every effort to post awards competition results accurately on its Web site, errors can occur. No result reported here constitutes a notification of an award. NSERC is not liable for any claim or demand arising from any use of information posted on this site. Any person wishing to verify the accuracy of a competition result posted here should This link will take you to another Web site contact NSERC.

More Information

For more information about copyright or the administration of the Privacy Act at NSERC, please contact Victor Wallwork, Access to Information and Privacy Co-ordinator: e-mail:, phone: (613) 995-6214.