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We understand members’ concerns around their privacy and data. CMPA has robust privacy and security measures in place to protect member data, and our privacy policies and procedures meet or exceed all relevant legislation and regulation standards.
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Cookies are also helpful to the CMPA because they help our website tools “remember” whether you’ve visited the website before, what pages you’ve visited on the website, and technical information about your device/browser.
Specifically, first party cookies used by the CMPA include Session and Persistent cookies:
- Session cookies: The CMPA website uses session cookies to track website usage. Session cookies track a user's progression through our website(s) in a single visit. These cookies enable our web server to remember things as you progress from one page to another. Session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your browser. If you leave your browser open for a prolonged period, the cookies on our website are not set to erase themselves automatically after a short period of time. They will, however, be deleted when you shut down your browser.
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No. The data that CMPA obtains using cookies will NOT be used to determine the protection and assistance individual members receive, nor will they impact fees. Fees are only differentiated based on the type of work a member does and the province/territory in which a member practices.
What steps has the CMPA taken to protect the privacy of website data?
We understand members’ concerns around their privacy and data, so we have designed our privacy policies and procedures to meet or exceed all relevant legislation and regulation standards.
CMPA also has robust privacy and security measures in place to protect member data, including through contractual means, in line with our commitment to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of data entrusted to us.
The more we know what content our members are most interested in on our website, the better we can customize their online experience with the advice, information, and learning they need.