Privacy Policy

Halifax Harbour Bridges adheres to the provincial government Privacy Policy as it relates to this and all corporate websites. To view this Privacy Policy, and read about other legislation, and fair information practices, please click the link below.


Cookie Notification

Below is a list of the persistent cookies that Halifax Harbour Bridges uses, what information they hold, and their purpose. For general information on what cookies are, and how to control them on your computer, see the Cookies Information page.

Multiple cookies may be found in a single file depending on which browser you use:

  • _utma A cookie for Google Analytics which identifies unique visitors.
  • _utmb A session cookie for Google Analytics which only identifies the session.
  • _utmz A cookie for Google Analytics which identifies the tracking traffic sources and navigation.
  • _CS Cookie A session cookie. It keeps the CS session ID and makes the correlation between browser request and CS user.
  • _atuvc An AddThis cookie that is created by the AddThis social sharing site JavaScript to make sure that visitors see the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.
  • _uid and _xtc AddThis session cookies that allow visitors to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When we provide links to third party services, they may place these cookie on your device to make their service easier to use.

AddThis Cookie Opt-Out

AddThis cookies, including _atuvc, _uid and _xtc are used to deliver social sharing capabilies on our website. Please click HERE for more information about AddThis cookies. If you would like to opt-out to disable AddThis cookies from being used on your computer, please click HERE.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics measures traffic patterns to, from and within our website. This tool uses uses session and persistent cookies and JavaScript code to collect standard information and to track visitor behaviour anonymously. The information generated about your website use is transmitted to Google. No personally idenifying information is used or stored by Google. Anonymous information is used to evaluate how visitors use our webiste and to compile statistical reports on website activity. The aggregate data and reports help us make our webiste more useful to our users.

If you wish, you may opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics by disabling or refusing cookies; by disabling JavaScript within your browser; or by using the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On. You have the ability not to provide information by refusing cookies in your browser. However, this may prevent personalized services from being provided and you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the features available on our website. Session cookies are enabled in your browser by default, to disable cookies or JavaScript, please refer to the instructions for your browser.

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