Please read the following Terms and Conditions of Use, Privacy Policy and Copyright Notice, henceforth referred to as the Terms, for By using, accessing, reading and making use of Smart Cybersecurity Network’s (SERENE-RISC) website, you agree, on your behalf and on behalf of any entity you may be representing, to all the Terms. If you do not wish to be bound by the Terms, do not use the website.

You must not use information from the website for commercial, marketing, mass emailing or unauthorized purposes.

SERENE-RISC holds the right to remove content from the website and revoke access to its pages at any moment to some or all users without any previous notice or explanation.

SERENE-RISC does not offer any warranties for the accuracy or completeness of the information published on

SERENE-RISC, its officers, employees or other agents are not responsible or liable for any prejudice, loss or damages resulting directly or indirectly from or in connection with the use of and any external links or applications linked or used on the site.

Privacy Policy

SERENE-RISC is committed to respect the privacy of all users of its website. Any information collected by SERENE-RISC through this website and social media is stored in a secure manner to protect it from unauthorized access and may be used to respond to inquiries, or for aggregate statistical, evaluation and reporting purposes.

SERENE-RISC will not sell or distribute personal information to third parties. However, due to the nature of Internet communication, all data may be subject to interception or loss beyond SERENE-RISC’s control. SERENE-RISC is not responsible for any problems resulting from such interception or loss.

This website may contain applications provided by third parties or links to external websites and social media for the convenience of the website visitors. SERENE-RISC is not responsible for this content and the policies of external websites and applications.

Please note that may store information on your computer in order to facilitate your use of the website, such as the preservation of your language choice. The website may use Cookies, HTML 5 web storage, JavaScript, Google Analytics or other third party tools. Information like originating IP address, date and time of the visit, type of browser used and page(s) visited can therefore be collected by the third party tool but are not used by SERENE-RISC to identify individuals.

Copyright Notice

All the content of this website is protected by Canadian and foreign copyrights and other intellectual property laws. If you wish to use or reproduce the material of this website, in whole or in part, for more than personal and individual use, please contact to request permission beforehand. You are not allowed to republish, sell or rent the content of or use any of this website material for commercial purposes without permission.

Linking conditions

SERENE-RISC, at its sole discretion, may terminate your right to link to the website. If SERENE-RISC exercises such right, you hereby agree you will immediately remove all links to the Site and any content thereof.

By adding a link to on your website, you agree that you will not imply that SERENE-RISC is affiliated with you, or is endorsing you or your products or your services without explicit permission, nor will you associate the website with any content that may be considered illegal, distasteful or offensive.

By establishing a link to the Site, you will be deemed to have agreed to these Terms.

Our Commitment to Accessibility

SERENE-RISC is committed to achieving a high standard of accessibility. In the event of difficulty using our website, please contact us to confirm if the information you are looking for is available in alternate formats, such as PDF or text document.


These Terms are governed by the laws of Canada and Québec. Any disputes relating to this document are subject to the jurisdictions of the Canadian and Québec courts of law.


Changes or updates may be made to these Terms from time to time. The modifications will be posted on this page along with the date of modification.

The last update to these Terms and Conditions of Use was made on August 28, 2014.

Contact information

For any questions or concerns about this document, the website, your privacy and copyrights, please contact us by mail, email or phone.

Mailing address:

Université de Montréal 
Pavillon 3744 Jean Brillant 
C.P. 6128, succ. Centre-Ville 
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7


514-343-6111 ext. 29546