Cookie Policy - CHUM Foundation


By using our website (, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy (the “Policy”). You will be informed of this when you first visit our website. Although this notification will not usually appear on subsequent visits, you may withdraw your consent at any time by following the instructions below.

How can you turn off cookies?

If an organization that has set a cookie provides a tool to automatically disable its cookie(s), we will provide the name of the organization, the types of cookies it has set and a link to its automatic disabling tool. In all other cases, we will provide the names of the cookies themselves and their sources as of the date of this Cookie Policy so that you can easily identify and disable them if you want through your browser controls.

If you do not agree to the use of these cookies, please disable them by following the instructions for your browser at All About Cookies or use the automatic disabling tool where available. However, some services will not function optimally if cookies are disabled.

We may change the cookies we use after you first visit our website. The Policy will always allow you to know who is placing cookies and for what purpose, as well as how to disable them. We encourage you to review the Policy periodically.

What types of cookies do we use?

The CHUM Foundation and its providers use the following types of cookies.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential for you to browse our website and use its features.

Without these cookies, the services you request from the website (such as the ability to navigate between pages) cannot be provided.

Performance cookies

We make use of analytic cookies to analyze how our visitors use our website and to monitor our website’s performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by customizing our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, to see which method of linking between pages is most effective and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. We might also use these cookies to highlight articles or site services that we think will be of interest to you. The information that we or our providers collect using these cookies is not associated with the personal information you provide to us.

Functionality cookies

We make use of cookies to provide you with certain features—for example, to remember choices you make (such as username, language or region), or to recognize the platform from which you access our website, and to provide enhanced and more personal features. These cookies are not used to track your browsing activity on other websites.

Targeting cookies

Targeting cookies (or advertising cookies) collect information about your browsing habits and are used to make advertising more relevant to you based on your use and interests. They are used by services provided by third parties on our website, such as “like” or “share” buttons. AddThis cookies are examples of targeting cookies. Third parties provide these services in return for recognizing that you have visited our website. 

When you use the LinkedIn, Twitter or other share buttons available, you will be directed to a page controlled by one of those companies, which may place cookies (including targeting cookies) and will be subject to the cookie policy of LinkedIn, Twitter or the relevant other website, respectively.

Use of IP addresses and web logs

We may also use your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website and to improve the services we offer. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on the internet. Your IP address might also be used to gather broad demographic information.

We may perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (e.g., to more accurately gauge our users’ demographics.

Information from these types of cookies and technologies is not combined with information about you from any other source and will not personally identify you.

HTML email web beacons and webinars

Our marketing-related emails contain a single, campaign-unique “web beacon pixel” to tell us whether our emails are opened and, combined with other technology, to verify any clicks through to links within the email. We may use this information for purposes including determining which of our emails are more interesting to you and to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them. The pixel will be deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish the pixel to be downloaded to your device, you should choose not to click links that we send you. This information may be connected to your personal identity.

Does the Policy apply to third-party websites?

Please note that the Policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of third-party websites that may be linked to or accessible through our website.

How is this Cookie Policy updated?

We may update this Cookie Policy, and we encourage you to review the Policy periodically to stay informed of how we are using cookies. This Cookie Policy was last updated on June 15, 2023.

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