In this policy we use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) on privacy in electronic communications.  CASL protects consumers and businesses from the misuse of digital technology, including spam and other electronic threats. It also aims to help businesses stay competitive in a global, digital marketplace. Learn about the legislation as well as how to protect yourself from spam and how to report it when necessary.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that are downloaded from a website onto your browser and stored on your mobile or electronic device.  This helps allows the website to remember your preferences and actions.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to improve your experience while visiting our site by learning how you experience and interact with our content.  Some of the various ways we use cookies can include remembering your language preference or other preference settings to avoid having to make these choices every time you visit our site.  We also use cookies for geolocation tracking for presenting you with content relevant to your region.  Additionally, we use cookies to allow us to deliver specific content, such as videos and targeted advertising on third-party websites in efforts to “re-market” our products and services.  This means we employ learnings of your behaviour on our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

First-Party and Third-Party Cookies

Our website uses first-party and third-party cookies.

First-party cookies are cookies dispensed from the and are commonly used to recognize language and location preferences or extract basic site functionality.

Third-party cookies belong to and are managed by other parties, such as SHEA Global business partners or service providers. These cookies may be required to extract certain forms, such as the submission of white paper download, webinar registration, or to allow for some advertising outside of the SHEA Global website.  Another example of third-party cookies occurs when you visit a page with videos embedded from or links to YouTube or LinkedIn. These videos or links (and any other content from third party suppliers) may contain third party cookies, and we recommend you review the privacy policies of these third-party vendors on their websites for information on the use of their cookies.

Session Cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used to recollect your information during your visit to the website and expire when you close your browser.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies are for recalling your preferences on the website and stay on your mobile or electronic device after you close your browser or restart your device. We use these cookies to analyze behavior to determine visitor patterns to improve website functionality. These cookies also allow us to serve you with targeted advertising and measure the effectiveness of our site functionality and advertising.

How are cookies used for advertising purposes?

Cookies and ad technology assist in delivering relevant ads to you effectively. They assist in collecting aggregated audit data, research, and performance reporting for advertisers. We also use pixels which enable us to understand and improve the ads you will view and inform us of which ads have been displayed to you. Since your web browser may request advertisements and web beacons directly from ad network servers, these networks can view, edit, or set their own cookies, just as if you had requested a web page from their site.

We do not provide any personal information that we collect to advertisers. You can opt out of off-site and third-party-display informed advertising by altering your cookie settings. Opting out will result in the ads you see not being matched to your interests.

How do I reject and delete cookies?

You can change your preferences for the SHEA Global websites and/or the websites of any third-party suppliers by changing your browser settings. If you do not wish cookies to be used, you may need to delete or block the cookies in your preference. If you reject the use of cookies, you will still be able to visit our websites.  You may view our third-party vendor sites for more information on their cookie policies below.

Vendor Opt-Out Link and Other Information
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