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Terms of Use 



The material on this website is provided as general information only and is not intended to provide specific legal advice for any individual and should not be relied upon in that regard.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and veracity of the information on this website, the Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté is not responsible in any way for damages arising out of the use of this website. And, although the Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté relies on reputable sources and believes the information posted on the website by the Municipality is correct, and attempts to keep the information current, the Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information.

The Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté reserves the right to discontinue, change or modify this site at any time without notice. Links to other websites or references to other organizations,  products, services or publications do not constitute endorsement or approval by the Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté, and the Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté makes no representations whatsoever about any other website that you may access through this one.

The Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of translations that you perform using the Google™ Translate tool. Google™ Translate is a third-party automated translator and, as such, may make mistakes that a skilled human translator would not otherwise make.

The Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté will not be liable for damages arising from, but in no way limited to, the transmission of confidential information over the Internet.

The Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté reserves the right to edit, delete, modify, vet, and/or change any material sent or posted to its website in whole or in part at its sole discretion.

All information at this site is protected by the Canadian laws of copyright. Unless permission is granted, no one may copy, redistribute, reproduce or republish in any form, any material located on this website.




The purpose of the statement is to inform users of this site with regard to the collection and use of personally identifiable information. The following is not intended and should not be interpreted as a contract of any nature, either stated or implied.

Definition of Personally Identifiable Information  

For the purposes of this statement “personally identifiable information” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information.

Providing Personally Identifiable Information

Citizens do not have to routinely provide personal information to visit the Municipality of  Mattice – Val Côté portal or to download information. Government agencies may request personally identifiable information from you in order to provide requested specialized services, but such information is handled as it would be on an in-person visit to the municipal office.

Personally Identifiable Information Available  

The IP (Internet Protocol) numbers of computers (servers) used to visit sites are noted as part of our statistical analysis on the use of our website so we may better design services and improve access to them. However, the site does not attempt to gain personally identifiable information on individual users and associate them with IP addresses.

Restrictions on the Disclosure of Customer Information  

Our users are important to us. We do not sell or rent our users’ information to any outside company or organization. We do not reveal specific information about users or other personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, except if required to do so by law. We endeavour to ensure that we collect only the minimum amount of information needed to meet the purpose for which the network was created.

Other Websites 

Various websites may be linked through the portal. Visitors to those sites are advised to check the privacy statements of these sites and be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used. Visitors may also wish to consult privacy guidelines such as those recommended by the Online Privacy Alliance.

Use, collection, and retention of customer information at the Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté Portal  

For each visitor, we do collect information about the Internet Protocol (IP) address, type of browser used, the date and time of the visit, and the IP addresses of the locations to which the visitor linked during his or her visit to our website. This information is strictly used for statistical reporting purposes.

We only collect, retain and use personal information where we believe it is essential (and allowed by law) to administer our business and to provide products, services and other opportunities requested by our customers.


Protection of information via established security procedures  

Improvements in Internet security occasionally cause older browsers to be unable to connect to This is for the protection of our users. If your browser is unable to make a secure connection, please consider upgrading your browser if you wish to access protected content.


Limiting employee access to information  

Our director limits employee access to personally identifiable information to only those  employees who need access in order to perform their assigned duties. The director is instructed to enforce with its staff their responsibilities in protecting subscribers' information.

Freedom of Information (FOI)  

The Municipality of Mattice – Val Côté endeavours to make its information accessible to the public. Some records, however, contain information that is either privileged or of a personal nature. The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act compels the municipality to review such documents prior to their disclosure. Request to access such records requires a written request.

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