Access to information

The Bureau de la sécurité privée (BSP) is governed by the Act Respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information pursuant to section 43 of the Private Security Act (CQLR, c. S-3.5).

The Regulation Respecting the Distribution of Information and the Protection of Personal Information (CQLR, chap. A-2.1, r.2) obliges the BSP to distribute certain documents and information on the BSP website. Please consult the available documents on our Website.

Classification list (in French only- Under review)
Inventory of personal information files (in French only)
Register for the communication of personal information (in French only)
Studies, research reports or statistics (None)

Documents tabled at the National Assembly or one of its committees or subcommittees

Costs and expenditures:

These documents will give you information on the BSP's costs and expenditures for the most recent quarter:
  
       Total travel expenses of BSP employees (in French only)
       Training activities, seminars and convention expenses (in French only)
       Training contracts (in French only)
       Advertising and promotion contracts (in French only) 
       Telecommunication contracts (in French only) 
       Rental lease (in French only)


      Consult the archives for these documents, for preceding quarters.

Documents transmitted in the context of a request for access

When the BSP receives an access to information request, the documents that are transmitted to the requester are published in this section within five days following transmission, as well as the anonymized decision of the person in charge of access to documents and protection of confidential information.

Note: The documents are distributed subject to exceptions provided in the Regulation Respecting the Distribution of Information and the Protection of Personal Information (CQLR, c. A-2.1, r.2). Documents containing personal information, information supplied by a third party, and information with an impact on the administration of justice and public security are among these exceptions.

Since April 1st, 2015, the following documents have been transmitted pursuant to an access to information request: (in French only)

2013-03-28_Mandats des membres du conseil d'administration et résolution sur le convoyage de biens de valeur
2015-02-23_Contrats du BSP-consultants et firmes informatiques
2016-06-14_Résolution du conseil d'administration-Frais administratif en cas de suspension pour non-paiement
2016-12-08_Nombre de permis en gardiennage délivrés en 2015-2016
2017-07-06_Statistiques sur les suspensions de permis
2017-07-13_Statistiques sur les plaintes reçues de 2010 à ce jour
2018-02-09_Renseignements divers sur les permis d'agences, les frais et les habilitations sécuritaires
2018-08-28
_Renseignements relatifs aux salaires

Request for access

Under the Act Respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information, you have access to your documents and personal information as well as any other information covered by the Act. You can also have your personal information corrected if it is incomplete, incorrect or unclear, or destroyed if it has not been collected, kept or communicated within the meaning of the Act.

Requests for access to documents at BSP, or to any other information covered by the Act, must be mailed or faxed to the person in charge of access to documents and of protection of personal information:

Me Isabelle F. LeBlanc 
Responsible of the Access to documents and protection of personal information 
Bureau de la sécurité privée 
6363 TransCanada Hwy West, Suite 206
Saint-Laurent, Quebec H4T 1Z9 
Fax: 514 748-0002 
Email: aiprp@bspquebec.ca

Although access to documents is free of charge, a fee may be required for transcription, transmission, or reproduction of documents. You will be advised beforehand, if applicable. 

According to the Act, the person in charge of access to documents and of protection of personal information must render a decision within twenty days from reception of the request of information. However, said delay could be extend if required due to the circumstances of the file.

If you need more information concerning access to information and the protection of personal information, you may consult the website of the Commission d’accès à l’information.

Protection of information

Protection of this information is a priority for the BSP. We use numerous means to achieve this. You may consul our Privacy Policy in this regard. 

You may use our online services ''My account'' to consult your personal information. You may also contact us in order to make modifications to this information.

To authorize BSP to transmit your personal or confidential information to a third party, your written consent is required. You can use the following form for that purpose:

Authorization to disclose personal information (AGENT)
Authorization to disclose information concerning an agency