Cookie Policy2018-06-20T14:49:40+00:00

What are cookies and why do we use them?

Cookies are small text files that are placed onto your computer by websites and/or applications that you visit. Cookies are used to help us improve your experience when using web site – for example, storing your preferred language setting for the next time you visit.

The information we collect from cookies enables us to:

  • Tailor our websites to your personal needs
  • Remember the notifications that you have been shown, so that you are not shown them again
  • Make improvements and updates to our web site based on the way you want to use them

We generally do not use cookies to identify you personally.

What kind of cookies do we use?

We use the following categories of cookies:

Category 1: necessary cookies
Necessary cookies enable you to use our websites and all their features, such as enabling access to secure areas of the website. Without these cookies you may not be able to use all the features of our websites.

Category 2: performance cookies
Performance cookies collect information about how you use our websites so we can improve them for you in future. For example, they collect information on which pages you visit most often and any error messages you may get. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous. They do not collect any information that can identify you personally.

Google Analytics (universal): we are using Google Universal Analytics to monitor our website performances and check visitor activities to adapt our content based on their expectations.

Category 3: functionality cookies
Functionality cookies enable us to provide you with a more personalized experience. They help us to remember data, such as your username and language preference, to save you having to enter them again the next time you visit. The information these cookies collect is anonymous. They cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Woo Commerce

To keep track of cart data, WooCommerce makes use of 3 cookies:

  • woocommerce_cart_hash
  • woocommerce_items_in_cart
  • wp_woocommerce_session_

The first two cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. The final cookie (wp_woocommerce_session_) contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.

Category 5: social media cookies
The Palyul Foundation of Canada’s website uses third-party cookies from social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to enable in-depth campaign reporting and to track social network users when they visit our websites, by using a tagging mechanism provided by those social networks. These cookies can also be used for event tracking and remarketing purposes. Any data collected with these tags will be used in accordance with the Palyul Foundation of Canada privacy policy and with the social network’s privacy policies. The Palyul Foundation of Canada’s website will not collect or store any personally identifiable information from the user.

How can you manage your cookie settings?

To ensure you get the best possible experience when visiting our websites, we recommend that you accept cookies. However, you can opt-out of each cookie category (except strictly necessary cookies) below. You can also choose accept or decline again by clicking the button, below.

Cookie settings

Below you can choose which kind of cookies you allow on this website. Click on the "Save cookie settings" button to apply your choice.

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