Cookie Policy 

This page was last changed on January 13, 2024, last checked on January 13, 2024 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of Canada. 

1. Introduction 

Our website, (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website. 

2. What are cookies? 

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit. 

3. What are scripts? 

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device. 

4. What is a web beacon? 

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons. 

5. Third parties 

We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies. However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies. 

6. Cookies

6.1 Technical or functional cookies
Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. 

6.2 Statistics cookies
We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. 

6.3 Marketing/Tracking cookies
Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes. 

6.4 Social media
On our website, we have included content from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to promote web pages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This content is embedded with code derived from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and places cookies. This content might store and process certain information for personalized advertising. 

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are located in the United States. 

7. Placed cookies


We use Google Analytics for website statistics. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Statement.


Name Expiration Function
_ga 2 years Store and count pageviews
_gid 1 day Store and count pageviews
_gat_gtag_UA_* 1 minute Store a unique user ID


Name Expiration Function
_gat_UA-* session Provide technical monitoring
_gat_UA-* session Provide technical monitoring
_gat_UA-* session Provide technical monitoring
_gat_UA-* session Provide technical monitoring
_gat_UA-* session Provide technical monitoring

We use Google reCAPTCHA for spam prevention. Read more.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google reCAPTCHA Privacy Statement.


Name Expiration Function
rc::c session Read and filter requests from bots
rc::b session Read and filter requests from bots
rc::a session Read and filter requests from bots


Name Expiration Function
_grecaptcha session Provide spam protection


We use WPML for locale management. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.


Name Expiration Function
wp-wpml_current_language 1 day Store language settings


We use Google Maps for maps display. Read more.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Maps Privacy Statement.


Name Expiration Function
Google Maps API expires immediately Read user IP address

Sharing data

Sharing of data is pending investigation

Purpose pending investigation

Name Expiration Function
sbjs_current_add 6 months
sbjs_current 6 months to store browser details
sbjs_migrations 6 months
sbjs_udata 6 months
sbjs_first 6 months
sbjs_first_add 6 months
fusionredux_current_tab immediately to store and track if the browser tab is active
cf_clearance Clearance Cookie stores the proof of challenge passed. It is used to no longer issue a challenge if present. It is required to reach an origin server.

7.1 Manage your consent settings

8. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser. Or you can indicate your preferences on the following page: 

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our website again. 

9. Your rights with respect to personal data 

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data: 

  • you may submit a request for access to the data we process about you; 
  • you may object to the processing; 
  • you may request an overview, in a commonly used format, of the data we process about you; 
  • you may request correction or deletion of the data if it is incorrect or not or no longer relevant. Where appropriate, the amended information shall be transmitted to third parties having access to the information in question. 
  • You have the right to withdraw consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. You will be informed of the implications of such withdrawal. 
  • You have the right to address a challenge concerning non-compliance with PIPEDA to our organization and, if the issue is not resolved, to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. 

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this Cookie Policy. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you. 

10. Contact details 

For questions and/or comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details: 

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
M332 – 1554 Carling Ave 

Ottawa, ON K1Z 7M4 Canada
Email:  [email protected]
Phone number: 1-800-668-2785  

This Cookie Policy was synchronized with on January 13, 2024.