Defence R&D Canada (DRDC) respects the Official Languages Act and is committed to ensuring all information and services on this Website 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.
Copyright/Permission to Reproduce
Materials on this Website were produced and/or compiled by DRDC 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 Website 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.
Information on this Website 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 by DRDC. We ask only that:
- Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
- DRDC 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 DRDC.
Unless otherwise specified, this authorization is also applicable to al published information regardless of its format.
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 that 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 Website for commercial purposes, please go to the PWGSC’s Applying for Copyright Clearance on Government of Canada Works page. You can also contact:
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publishing and Depository Services
350 Albert Street, 4th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0S5
Some of the materials and graphical elements found on Government of Canada websites are subject to copyrights held by other organizations. This is particularly true of websites 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.
Reproduction of Government Symbols
The official symbols of the Government of Canada, including the “Canada” wordmark, the Arms of Canada, and the flag symbol may not be reproduced, whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes, without written authorization. Request for authorization from the Treasury Board Secretariat may be addressed to:
Federal Identity Program
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
300 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Canada K1A 0R5
The DRDC Website does not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or email address. We would obtain this type of information only if you supply it by sending us an email or registering in a secure portion of the Website.
All personal information created, held or collected by DRDC is protected under the federal Privacy Act. This means that at any point of collection, you will be informed of the purpose for which it is being collected and told how to exercise your right of access to that information.
DRDC employs software programs to monitor network traffic and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. These programs are also used to gather anonymous information, such as statistics, to improve the functionality of our Websites. These software programs receive and record the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our website, 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 Website unless an attempt to damage the Website has been detected. The programs are never used to gather specific personal information, such as your name, your phone number or your email address.
The DRDC Website contains links to third party websites. The DRDC Website provides these links only as a service and convenience to our visitors. We take no responsibility for the content at third party websites and a link to them in no way implies an endorsement or recommendation of the products, services or information found there.