Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

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At La Fabrique de la paroisse Notre-Dame de Montréal, we want to be transparent about how we use cookies on our website.

We use a variety of cookies. Some of these are essential for the proper functioning of our website. Others can be declined or blocked according to your preferences.

Should you have any questions about how we use cookies, please email us at


What is a cookie?

Cookies are files containing a small amount of data about a particular user. This data may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are stored on a user’s computer or on the hard drive of another device. Among other things, they allow us to tailor your user experience each time you visit our website and remember your browsing preferences.

Some cookies may contain personal information. However, this is not the case for all types of cookies. The processing of your personal information is governed by our Privacy Policy, which you can read here.


The different types of cookies we use

The cookies we use perform up to five different functions:

(1) Performance cookies: We use these cookies to improve website performance.

(2) Analytics cookies: We use these cookies to analyze how our visitors use our website.

(3) Functionality cookies: We use these cookies to remember your preferences each time you visit our website.

4) Essential cookies: Some cookies are essential to the operation of our website.   Disabling these cookies will prevent you from accessing our website or using any of its features.


5) Advertising cookies: We use these cookies to provide browsers with relevant and personalized advertising and marketing campaigns.


List of performance cookies

Name of cookie




1 minute

Google Analytics – limits the number of requests made to the website





List of analytics cookies

Name of cookie




16 years 3 months

Google – analyzes visitors’ actions regarding YouTube videos available on the website


3 months

Google Tag Manager – conversion tracking


2 years

Google Analytics – distinguishes visitors


1 day

Google Analytics – analyzes how the website is used by visitors


1 year

Hotjar – distinguishes visitors


30 minutes

Hotjar – identifies new visitors



30 minutes

Hotjar – retains new visitors’ credentials



30 days

Google – conversion tracking



1 year 3 months

Twitter – identifies the Twitter user using the website



List of functionality cookies

Name of cookie





46 years 7 months

Fabrique de la paroisse Notre-Dame – retains visitor’s language preferences


1 year 9 months

Twitter – allows integration with Twitter and sharing on Twitter


List of essential cookies

Name of cookie





Fabrique de la paroisse Notre-Dame – stores session information when visiting the website (used for requests made on the website)



46 years 7 months

Fabrique de la paroisse Notre-Dame – checks if the browser allows cookies




Fabrique de la paroisse Notre-Dame – identifies the visitor when navigating between different pages



List of advertising cookies

Name of cookie




1 year – links advertisers and the website


1 year 24 days (Google) – targeting


2 years

Facebook – identifies the browser used to access Facebook


3 months

Facebook – targeting


3 months

Facebook – targeting


6 months

Google – analyzes ad effectiveness and customizes ads based on visitor preferences


2 years

Google – targeting


2 years

Google – targeting


1 year

Google – targeting


Privacy policies and information about our cookie providers

To learn more about the cookies of the providers mentioned above, please visit the links below:









Your preferences

You may instruct your browser to disable or restrict the cookies we use. However, doing so may prevent you from properly accessing our website. 

You may also inform us of your preferences here.

For more information about cookies, you may visit the following website:


Contacting us

Should you have any questions, requests or comments about this policy or the way in which we process your personal information, you may contact us through the Contact section of our website or at the following address or email address:

Fabrique de la paroisse Notre-Dame de Montréal

424 Saint-Sulpice Street

Montréal, Quebec