Cookie Policy

Effective Date: March 12, 2024
Last Update: May 22, 2024

The Molson Foundation Cookie Policy


This page, along with our Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”), details the use of cookies on the website (“Website”), owned and operated by The Molson Foundation (“The Molson Foundation”, “we”, “us” “our”). By using the Website, you signify your acceptance of and agreement to abide by this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy.

This Cookie Policy answers the following questions:

  1. What is a cookie?
  2. What are cookies used for?
  3. Your choices with cookies
  4. Cookie features and functions

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files sent by a website server and stored on the device that accessed the site, so that they can be accessed again later. They are saved in the directory of the web browser that was used to access the website (on the device’s hard disk or other local storage medium), and stored in RAM while the web browser is running. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience.

2. What are cookies used for?

Cookies are used to store various kinds of information that can be used to make a website functional, to learn more about a user’s interaction with the website’s content, to help improve a user’s experience when visiting the website, or to assist the website owner in its promotional efforts. On our Website, we use cookies for all of these functions.

For example, some of our cookies remember your preferences so you don’t have to repeat your choices when you visit our Website. In addition, to obtain visitor statistics, we use analytics tools (internal and external) that collect data such as pages accessed, time of day the material was viewed and the type of browser used to access our Website, and the internet protocol address of the visiting device. Some of these tools use cookies to facilitate the collection of this information. Wherever possible, we collect and use this data in aggregate form so that it cannot be reasonably manipulated to identify any particular user included in the group.

3. Your choices with cookies

3.1 Managing cookies through our cookie settings

You can control your cookie preferences with respect to our Website through our Cookie Choices page.

Manage your cookie preferences

3.2 Managing cookies through your browser

You can change your preferences for our Website and/or the websites of any third-party providers by modifying your browser settings. You can also delete cookies at any time. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. Therefore, if you do not want cookies to be used, you may need to delete or block cookies yourself.

If you reject the use of cookies, you can still visit our website, but some functions may not work properly. You can also visit for details on how to delete or reject cookies and for other information on cookies in general.

4. Cookie characteristics and categories

4.1 Cookie duration

  • Session cookies (also known as “temporary cookies”): Session cookies are intended to remain in your browser only during your browsing session, i.e., until you close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted). Some persistent cookies do not expire, but most will have lifespans measured in days, weeks or years.

4.2 Origin of cookies

  • First-party cookies: First-party cookies are cookies set by the domain that are typically used to identify preferences (for example, language preferences), to ensure basic site functionality (logging into your account, managing your cart) or to support our internally-managed analytics or marketing efforts.
  • Third-party cookies: Third-party cookies are set by other parties, although the originating domain may be either or a third party domain. These cookies may be required for external analytics tools or services, or to enable the display of certain advertisements outside the Website.

4.3 Categories of cookies we use