Cookie Policy

Last updated: July 12, 2019

POLICY STATEMENT

This policy is intended to set out guidelines and procedures for managing the use of Cookies on the corporate municipal website.

This policy provides information to the public identifying what Cookies are, how they are used, identifies which Cookies the website uses and explains what each one is for, while providing information on how all users can opt out of or revoke consent to having Cookies used while visiting the municipality’s website (www.cranbrook.ca) for privacy reasons.

DEFINITIONS

Cookies Cookies are small text files that a site or its service provider stores on a computer's hard drive through the Web browser that enables a website or service provider to recognize and remember certain information.
Persistent Cookies Means the Cookies that stay on a computer for longer than a visitor stays on a website.
Session Cookies

Means Cookies that are removed when a visitor leaves a website.

GENERAL GUIDELINES

The City of Cranbrook website uses both session and persistent Cookies on its website to help understand visitors’ preferences based on previous or current site activity, so that the City can provide visitors with site functionality and services. The City also uses Cookies to help compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
Cookies are used to:

  • Serve the City’s website securely
  • Understand and save visitor preferences
  • Collect analytics information

In addition to City Cookies, the City may also use various third-party services that set their own Cookies to report usage statistics, deliver advertisements, or enable functionality. For example, the City embeds YouTube and Vimeo videos on some pages of its website. In the detailed list of Cookies set by third-party providers below, the City has linked to other cookie or privacy policies if available. In some cases, these providers may also provide cookie consent tools.
Specific Cookies set by the City of Cranbrook website fall into the following categories:
(Note: the Cookies listed below are currently in use on the corporate website and may be subject to change or occasional modification as the requirements of the corporation change.)

How to Opt Out of City Cookies

Visitors may opt out of consenting to all Cookies set by the City of Cranbrook website that are not Strictly Necessary but doing so may affect the functionality and usefulness of the website.

Alternatively, visitors can delete or control cookie storage by configuring their browser. Browser configurations vary, see links below:

Renew or change your cookie consent
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