Online Policies

Cookie Usage Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while the user is browsing that website. Every time the user loads the website, the browser sends the cookie back to the server to notify the website of the user’s previous activity.

Application of the Cookie Policy

In accordance with our Privacy Policy, the Integris’ cookie policy will respect the personal information and privacy of all individuals who use this website. The cookie policy will also ensure compliance with the legislation commonly known as Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation.

Use of Cookies

Integris Credit Union uses cookies to:

  • collect standard Internet log information to generate anonymous information about usage patterns on the Credit Union’s website(s);
  • store information, including a user’s MEMBER CARD® number, that a user enters into a form on a Credit Union website to personalize the user’s future use of the website;
  • maintain a MemberDirect® Online Banking session;

Personal Information and Security

Integris Credit Union will only store personal information in a cookie if the information is provided by the user and if the information in the cookie is encrypted with current, industry-accepted technology.

Persistence of Cookies

Integris only uses temporary cookies which expire once a user logs out of MemberDirect® Online Banking or if the user indicates a preference using a mechanism provided by the user’s internet browser personalizing future use of the website. In such a case, the Integris will use cookies that can persist across multiple sessions.

Required Cookies

Cookies are required for various administrative and security purposes when members are using MemberDirect® Online Banking, including the continued authentication of a user during an online banking session. A user who signs into MemberDirect® Online Banking automatically accepts our cookie usage policy.

Refusal of Cookies

Integris does not require a user to accept cookies in order to use the website unless the user wants to use MemberDirect® Online Banking.

Notice of Cookie Usage

In accordance with privacy legislation, Integris will provide a notice to users on our website with our intentions to use cookies and the purpose(s) of the cookies.