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Cookie Policy

This cookie policy (“Cookie Policy”) is intended to inform you of how we use “cookies” and similar technologies on our website at (“Website”) and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Website. Please take a moment to read and understand this Cookie Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code, which often include an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and access information from it. Information gathered through cookies and similar technologies may include the date and time of visits and how you are using the particular website or mobile application. Cookies are used by us as part of our Website and they are also used by some of our third party partners.

For more details on cookies and similar technologies please visit All About Cookies. For the purposes of the remaining sections of this Cookie Policy we will refer to all technologies using the above features as “cookies”.


Consent to our use of cookies

By using the Website, you acknowledge that we may store and access essential cookies on your computer or other devices. Essential cookies are cookies which are essential for the operation of our Website. Please note that we do not need your consent to store and access essential cookies as we have a legitimate interest (i.e. the functionality of the Website) for doing so.

Further, by using the Website, you consent to us storing and accessing certain non-essential cookies on your computer or other devices. These cookies are not essential to the operation of our Website but allow us to provide additional functionality or to gather additional information about your use of our Website.

If you wish to block or delete cookies, or if you would like to withdraw consent to our use of non-essential cookies, you can find out how to do so below.


What do we do with cookies?


Essential cookies

We use essential cookies where they are essential for the operation of the Website.


Session cookies

We use session cookies to allow the Website to uniquely identify your browsing session on our Website, which allows us to coordinate this information with data from our Website server.


Analytics cookies

We use “analytics” cookies. These, along with other information, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people using the Website and see which features of our Website are most popular.


We use this information to improve the Website, such as to understand what content is most popular so we can produce similar content. We do not generally store any information that you provide to us in a cookie.  

What cookies do we use on our Website?

The table below sets out more information about the individual cookies used on our Website and the purposes for which they are used:


Cookie Type Essential? Purpose Duration

Google Analytics











These cookies enable us to store information such as the time you visit our Website, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited prior to visiting our Website.

For more information about Google Analytics please see here

How long a Google Analytics cookie remains on your computer or device depends on what it is and what it is used for. Some Google Analytics cookies expire at the end of your browser session, whilst others can remain for up to two years. You can delete Google Analytics cookies and other cookies at any time by clearing your browser cache.




The JSESSIONID cookie is used to store session information while using our Website. This cookie is a small bit of text that accompanies requests and pages as they go between the web server and browser. The cookie contains information that the Website uses to support the search function. You can read more about how this cookie works here

This session cookie expires at the end of your browser session.




This cookie is set by the Cloudflare service to identify trusted web traffic. It is used on our Website for DNS performance and to protect our site from attacks.  This cookie does not store any personally identifiable information.

More info here

This Cloudflare cookie will expire after 5 years.




Our Website uses Facebook's Social Plugins to let you share content from our Website that you like with your friends.

You can read more about this cookie here

This Facebook cookie will expire after 2 years.




This cookie is used to manage GDPR banner visibility

5 years





These cookies enables us to track the marketing email recipients that visit our Website, which pages they visited and for how long.

You can read more about this cookie here.

Session cookies expires as soon as you navigate away from the page. 

Will expire after 1 year.


No This is used by Vuture to uniquely identify your visit so that the cookies function correctly. Session cookies expires as soon as you navigate away from the page.


Others websites

Visitors are provided with the option to navigate to a variety of external websites where McCarthy Tétrault, or users may have a presence or wish to visit. When visitors select the option to view content from these websites, they are directed away from the McCarthy Tétrault website and to the other site, where a variety of cookies may be used throughout the visit. McCarthy Tétrault is not responsible for any cookies used once a visitor leaves the McCarthy Tétrault website.

Can you block cookies?

You can block the use of cookies altogether by activating the relevant settings in your browser. You can find out how to do this for a variety of browsers at All About Cookies. For more information on cookie management and blocking or deleting cookies for a wide variety of browsers, visit All About Cookies.


Last updated:  5 August 2019