Privacy Policy

The following privacy policy will assist you in understanding the types of information about visitors to the Cundill History Prize website which we collect, and the availability of the material posted here for personal or public use.

Signing up to our newsletter

In selected places on our website, we may request information from you. This might include your name, e-mail address, other contact information, and other identifying or demographic information. We use this information to:

  • send you announcements, press releases, submission deadline reminders and other information from the Cundill History Prize – if you have requested them
  • provide you with information you have requested about the Cundill History Prize

We will never share, sell or rent individual personal information without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law.

Opting out

When you subscribe to the Cundill History Prize mailing list, we provide instructions with each message explaining how to cancel your subscription.

E-mail open rates and clicks

Messages from the Cundill History Prize newsletter are designed such that we can track the open rates of the HTML versions of these messages. This allows the Cundill History Prize to improve the quality of the messages we send to our subscribers. We also track clicks on links in broadcast e-mail messages to the Cundill History Prize website.

Information protection

The Cundill History Prize mailing list is managed using Envoke. Envoke takes strong precautions to protect information housed in its system from loss, misuse and unauthorized access. Please visit Envoke for additional information on: https://envoke.com/email-marketing

Changing information

If you have provided information to the Cundill History Prize and would like it deleted from our records, or you would like to change information you’ve given us, please send an e-mail message to cundill.prize@mcgill.com.

Technical and demographic information

The Cundill History Prize website collects technical and demographic information via this website, also using Google Analytics. This does not personally identify website visitors. Examples of this type of information include the computer operating system you use, your Internet browser, your domain name, your IP address, and the web pages you view. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We use this information to diagnose problems with our website and to better tailor its content and organization to site visitors’ needs.


The Cundill History Prize website only uses cookies to track and aggregate user navigation and site traffic in ways that are not individually identifiable.


The Cundill History Prize website may link to the websites of literary and related associations, publishers, organizations, interest groups, awards, sites devoted to specific authors and artists, as well as groups and resources from around the world that we believe site visitors will find interesting or useful. These links are based on our knowledge of the site, organization or publication, and requests from groups we are unfamiliar with may not be accepted, due to the time required to exercise due diligence in this area.


If you feel that this website is not following its stated policies, you may contact us at:

Cundill History Prize

3463 Peel Street,

Montreal, Quebec

H3A 1W7


T +1 514 398 4400 ext. 00468

Catherine McRae: cundill.prize@mcgill.ca