OMWA’s use of Website Cookies

Last updated: January 31, 2018

The Ontario Municipal Water Association (OMWA; “us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on our website ( (the “Service”). By using this service, you consent to the use of cookies.

This page explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How OMWA uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioural advertising, and to track IP address and traffic data.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service. We use cookies to improve how our website operates.These cookies collect information about how and when visitors access our websites if error messages occur and from which areas of the website. These cookies don’t collect information to identify a user. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous.

Functionality cookies are used to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.

We also collect some site, application and service statistics such as access rates, page hits and page views. We cannot identify any individual from traffic data or site statistics.

We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use some or all of the features we offer; you may not be able to store your preferences; you may not be able to log on to an account or any protected section; and some pages might not display properly.

Where can your find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

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