Notice regarding the use of cookies

Date published : 26th May 2023

Ivanhoé Cambridge deems it essential to inform you in a clear and transparent manner about the use of cookies before you use our website. This notice regarding the use of cookies describes the information that Ivanhoé Cambridge is likely to gather and how it will be used. Ivanhoé Cambridge will never collect information that could be used to identify you by name, directly or indirectly, unless you voluntarily provide such information by filling out the appropriate forms.

Terms that are not defined in the main text of this notice are defined in APPENDIX 1: Definitions.

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a set of data stored on the hard drive of your terminal (computer, tablet or mobile phone) through the browser software when you use an online service. This information is stored in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Cookies are widely used by websites to ensure that they function properly or to improve navigation, and also to provide the owners of these sites with certain information, in particular in terms of audience measurement.

Cookies do not cause any damage to the terminal, but make it easier, for example, to find preferences, pre-fill certain fields and adapt the content of the services on the site visited. Such data allows the improvement of ergonomics and services according to your interests.

Read on to learn more about the cookies that may be stored on your terminal and how to manage your preferences for their use.

2. What types of cookies do we use?

Information collected through cookies helps us to analyze the use of our website and to offer users a better experience when visiting it. We will only keep cookies for as long as prescribed by the law or as long as necessary to achieve the relevant purposes set out in this notice, notably for statistical purposes.

Generally speaking, we use first- and third-party session and persistent cookies. The cookies set by us are called “first-party cookies” and the cookies set by our third-party partners and service providers are called “third-party cookies.” Third-party cookies are set by third parties when you visit our site. Issuance and use of third-party cookies are subject to the cookie policies of the third parties in question.

Session cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you close your Web browser. Many session cookies are essential to ensuring that our website functions correctly, as they typically enable you to move around the site and use our features.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies remain on your device after you close your browser or until you manually delete them (for the former, the duration of the cookie depends on the lifespan of the specific cookie of the specific cookie and your browser settings). Persistent cookies help us recognize you as an existing user of our website, so it’s easier and more convenient to return to our website or interact with our services without signing in again. Persistent cookies also help us recognize you when you view a resource belonging to our website from another website or app (such as an advertisement) and help us record information about your Web browsing habits during the lifetime of the persistent cookie.

Social networking cookies

Our site incorporates functionality from third-party sites, including certain social networks. These features may sometimes be accompanied by scripts or other features that read and sometimes place cookies from these social networks on your device. These cookies can be used to personalize advertising messages. Although we have no access to these cookies, nor any control over these social networks, which are responsible for their own processing, or over the data they collect, including in the context of a data transfer outside the European Union when some of them are located in the United States, we have deemed it essential to mention them so that you have clear and complete information that their use may, if necessary, require that you give your consent. For additional information, please refer to the list of potential social network cookies below:

Facebook: The following Facebook  features can be integrated into the site and may read or place Facebook cookies:

  • Sign in to Facebook (allows the user to sign in to their Facebook account and interact with our site through that account);
  • Share on Facebook (allows the user to share with others an item on Facebook)
    Go here to read the Facebook Privacy Policy
    Go here for information on Facebook cookies

LinkedIn: The following LinkedIn features can be integrated into the site and may read or place LinkedIn cookies:

  • Sign in to LinkedIn (allows the user to sign in to their LinkedIn account and interact with our site through that account);
  • Share on LinkedIn (allows the user to share with others an item on LinkedIn)
    Go here to read the LinkedIn Privacy Policy
    Go here for information on LinkedIn cookies

Instagram: The following Instagram  features can be integrated into the site and may read or place Instagram cookies:

  • Sign in to Instagram (allows the user to sign in to their Instagram account and interact with our site through that account);
  • Share on Instagram (allows the user to share with others an item on Instagram
    Go here to read the Instagram Privacy Policy
    Go here for information on Instagram cookies

Twitter: The following Twitter  features can be integrated into the site and may read or place Twitter cookies:

  • Sign in to Twitter (allows the user to sign in to their Twitter account and interact with our site through that account);
  • Share on Twitter (allows the user to share with others an item on Twitter)
    Go here to read the Twitter Privacy Policy
    Go here for information on Twitter cookies

YouTube: The following YouTube features can be integrated into the site and may read or place YouTube cookies:

  • Sign in to YouTube (allows the user to sign in to their YouTube account and interact with our site through that account);
  • Share on YouTube (allows the user to share with others an item on YouTube)
    Go here to read the YouTube Privacy Policy
    Go here for information on YouTube cookies

3. How do we use cookies?

Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary for our site to function properly and ensure our services are accessible to you (e.g., log-in functionality, load balancing, navigation, filling in forms). The site cannot function properly without these cookies.

Statistical cookies: Statistical cookies enable us to understand how visitors interact with our site by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing cookies: Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across our site. Their purpose is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for third-party publishers and advertisers.

Analytics tools and other third-party technologies

We use analytics tools and other third-party technologies, such as Google Analytics.

  • Why do we use them? To automatically collect information of a non-personal nature. Among other things, the site uses Google Analytics to understand how users use the site. For example, this allows us to analyze traffic on the site or to determine its future direction, including any required upgrade.
  • How does it work? Information generated by Google Analytics cookies about the use of the site is transmitted to Google. This information is then processed to compile statistical reports about activity on the site only.
  • How to disable them (opt out)? You may choose to install the browser add-on available at this address to disable Google Analytics and prevent your activity data from being transmitted.

Other operations that could be carried out with this data: Data from Google Analytics may be shared with other Google services, which may use this data to contextualize and personalize ads in its own advertising network. Ivanhoé Cambridge reserves the right to perform statistical analyses using the data collected through the site on an aggregated basis in order to assess interest in and use of our sites. Ivanhoé Cambridge reserves the right to provide its aggregated data analyses to any third party.

Google AdWords: We use Google AdWords remarketing to advertise Ivanhoé Cambridge across the Internet and to advertise on third-party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our websites. AdWords remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of the Ivanhoé Cambridge websites you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site or that we advertise on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. The cookie is used only to indicate to other websites that you have visited a particular page on our websites, so that they may show you ads relating to that page. If you do not wish to participate in our Google AdWords remarketing, you can opt out by visiting Google’s Ad Preferences Manager.

For your information only, a list of the first party and third-party cookies is available here.

4. How to accept or reject cookies

To manage cookies and your choices, each browser has a different configuration. It is described in the Help menu of your browser, which will indicate how to change your preferences regarding cookies. Any settings you choose might affect your browsing experience and your access to certain services that require the use of cookies.

You may set your devices to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or to decline all cookies. However, the latter may limit your access to some personalized services and, as a result, you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features offered on the site.

If you do not wish to receive cookies in general, or wish to decline only certain cookies, you can change your browser settings appropriately.

Instructions are available on the website of each browser:

For any other browser not mentioned above, you may consult cookies management tools available on the Internet.

You can also visit this link for an overview on how to block or delete cookies on the most common browsers.

5. Your rights

We only use unnecessary cookies if you have consented to it, or to the extent permitted by applicable law. You will find information on your rights and how to exercise them in the Privacy Policy.

6. Updates to this notice

We may review and update this notice as necessary, for example, if circumstances change (to stay current with laws and regulations, new technologies and standards). The most current and valid version of this policy will be posted on our sites. We will notify you of any changes through our sites and other means of communication, as applicable.

7. Contact us

For any questions or further information relating to this notice, please write to the Privacy Officer at:  


Within the meaning of this notice:

Ivanhoé Cambridge,” “we,” “us” or “our” refers to all of the real estate subsidiaries held directly or indirectly by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, grouped and operating under the Ivanhoé Cambridge banner.

Privacy Officer:” In connection with its activities, Ivanhoé Cambridge has designated a person responsible for the protection of personal information. 

Personal information” refers to information about individuals that can be used to identify them, such as their name, identification number, geolocation data, online username, or one or more factors specific to that individual’s physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity.

Sites’’ or site”refer to Ivanhoé Cambridge websites.