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Terms of use and Cookies

Terms of use

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) at Queen’s University owns, operates and maintains the public and members only portions of the ( website. By accessing, browsing or using this website, you accept and agree to the terms of use which may be amended at any time without notice.

It is your responsibility to review the current posted version of the “Terms” each time you use the site as you will be bound by such amendments. You may employ browser options or other tools to opt-out of information-collecting services and/or technologies, or exit immediately if you do not accept or agree to the terms.

In a limited way CCTG uses third-party tools to log web server interactions. These server logs include your Internet Protocol (IP) address and may also include other information about your activity on the website, such as date, time, pages visited, browser type, etc.


A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server to monitor your use of that website. Some of our public web pages make use of web analytics services to assist in making communications and content more useful, by monitoring traffic patterns, demographics, and the types of technology that visitors use. Take note that these services use cookies and JavaScript. Data collected (including your IP address) is transmitted to our service providers, such as Google Analytics.

CCTG may use cookies for the following reasons :

  • To monitor usage and improve the performance for users;
  • Cookies on the site may remember who you are to offer more personalized content;
  • To enable browsers to save authentication details and/or preferences for you so that you will not have to re-enter them the next time you visit the site
  • To compile user traffic and demographic statistics related to the number of users, page views, your location, average time spent on the sites, etc.. This information helps us better understand when to update, change or offer new navigation or content.

Analytics Services

The public portion of the CCTG website uses Google Analytics, to measure traffic patterns and evaluate content usage. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this site may be shared with various analytics service providers’ servers both inside and outside Canada.  The statistical reports generated by analytics is used to update our web presence and help make the content more useful to visitors.


You may opt-out of being tracked by analytics tools on any site including this one by disabling or refusing cookies. Please refer to the “help” information in your browser software for information on how to disable or delete cookies from your device.

By refusing or deleting cookies, you should be aware that you may lose some functionality.

You may also choose to disable JavaScript within your browser. However, while efforts are made to maintain site functionality, many site applications are dependent on JavaScript to function as intended.