Cookie Privacy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:
Absolutely necessary cookies. These cookies are essential to enable you to move around a website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.

Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

More information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them.

Cookie Source: Universal Analytics – Google
Cookie Name: _ga
Description: This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookie enables us to estimate our audience size and the usage pattern of our website. We use the information collected to compile reports and to help us improve the website. This cookie collects information in an anonymous form.
Expiration: This cookie will expire after two years. Every time you visit our site, this extends the expiration to two years from your latest visit.

Cookie Source: Universal Analytics – Google
Cookie Name: _gid
Description: This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. This cookie collects information in an anonymous form.
Expiration: This cookie will expire after 24 hours. Every time you visit our site, this extends the expiration to 24 hours from your latest visit.

Cookie Source: Universal Analytics – Google
Cookie Name: _gat
Description: This cookie does not store any user information. It is used to limit the number of requests the user’s request rate and then to limit the collection of data at times of high traffic.
Expiration: This cookie will expire after 1 minute.

Cookie Source: Carter Hales Design Lab Inc.
Cookie Name: PHPSESSID
Description: This cookie is used to store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page. For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission. When an enquiry form is submitted successfully, a message is stored and presented to the user thanking them for their enquiry. No personal information is stored in this cookie.
Expiration: When the user’s browser is closed.

Carter Hales Design Lab Inc.
377 West 6th Avenue
Vancouver Canada V5Y 1L1
studio@carterhales.com
+1.604.630.5566

For further details on Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites, see here.
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Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

We understand that you may have questions or concerns about this Cookie Policy or our privacy practices. Please feel free to contact us studio@carterhales.com.