Something you should know!
We want you to understand the different types of cookies that we use on our website. Some of these cookies are essential to the operation of our website. Others are not essential, but help to improve our website by collecting user information, or try and improve your experience of our website by remembering your choices.
Strictly necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
This cookie is used to store a users logged in username and 128bit encrypted key. This information is required to allow users to stay logged in to our website without needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, users are unable to proceed to areas of the website that require authenticated access.
Expiry : Persistent
The consent cookie stores users cookie consent state for our website.
Functional cookiesFunctional cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Our website is built on software called Expression Engine. Expression Engine uses these cookies to track the last 5 pages users viewed, the time of the last page load, and the date of a users last visit.
Expiry : Persistent
These cookies are used to identify users location, this allows us to suggest the appropriate regional website based on their location.
Expiry : Persistent
Analytical cookies allow us to recognise 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.
These cookies are used to collect information about how users use our website. The cookies collect information including the number of users to the website, where users have come to the website from and the pages they visit.
Session & persistent
Targeting cookiesTargeting cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with any member of our group (Mary's Meals affiliates) for this purpose.
This cookie will help deliver our advertising to users who have already visited our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.
Facebook cookies create a link between a users visit to our website and Facebook. The DATR cookie is used when a web browser accesses Facebook, and helps Facebook identify suspicious login activity and keep users safe.
These cookies help Facebook to provide users with with more personalised advertisements, and also to measure and improve advertisements.
This cookie registers a unique ID that identifies a user's device during return visits as well as information on their link clicks from the URL shortening service, Bitly.
This cookie is used by Google AdWords to re-engage users that are likely to convert to supporters based on their online behaviour across websites.
These cookies are used by YouTube to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location, to keep statistics of how users used YouTube videos across different websites, to estimate the users bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos, to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen, and store user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube videos.
Expiry: Persistent & Session
This cookie is used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
This cookie is used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
How to change your cookie settings
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. These settings are typically found in the options or preferences menu in your browser, further details of which can be found on published guides such as https://crtc.gc.ca
However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.