Yes, cookies are small files of numbers and letters that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive. Some cookies used on this site are essential and are needed to ensure that the site works correctly, such as maintaining the background image that you see on each web page.
When you visit the site, Stantec automatically collects technical information, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions and operating system and platform. For example, Stantec uses IP addresses to help deliver regionally-specific content based on where you access to the Stantec site. In addition, we receive and store certain types of usage information whenever you interact with our site, including what pages you visit, frequency of visits and activities you perform on our site. Stantec receives and records traffic data using Google Analytics including your IP address, Stantec cookies and the page you requested. Stantec uses this data to help diagnose problems with its server and analyze trends. We may also use any data we collect through the site to better understand and market to our customers or website visitors.