What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text ﬁles that may be placed on your device when you use a website. They help us to remember your preferences and to tailor our digital content according to your interests. The ePrivacy Regulations S.I.336/2011. states that we can store cookies on your device if they are ‘strictly necessary’ for the operation of our website. For all other cookies we must obtain your consent.
Other types of cookies and tracking technologies include local storage objects, software development kits, pixel trackers, ‘like’ buttons and social sharing tools, and device ﬁngerprinting technologies. The law on cookies generally applies to all of these tools.
First party cookies have been set up by us and are read by our website. Third-party cookies are set by another domain as permitted by us. These cookies track your internet use across several sites and can be used to proﬁle you for advertising networks.
The following sections explain some of the terminology that is commonly used to describe cookies:
These are cookies which are only related to a single session (a single visit to our website) and are automatically deleted when you close your web browser.
These cookies remain on your device after you have ﬁnished your browsing session. These cookies are saved for an extended period of time (from days to years) and have a number of functions, including tracking, analysing and authenticating.
The Cookie Types We Use
1. Necessary Cookies
Cookies which are required for our website to work e.g. cookies for load balancers, cookies acceptance etc.
2. Marketing/Advertising Cookies
Advertising cookies are used to monitor your internet usage and target ads which are more relevant to you. These are mainly third-party cookies from advertiser networks.
3. Analytic/Performance Cookies
These cookies are set by our analytics providers and allow us to record certain information about you, such as the pages you visit on our website, how many times you visit our website, and links you might click on. These cookies may also capture your geographical location; your IP address; what type of device you are using and various information about the device. This information can be used to create a unique ﬁngerprint to help further identify you on other websites you might visit and can be used to create a proﬁle of your online activities and interests.
4. Functional Cookies
These cookies allow us to recognise you and remember choices you make (such as choice of language or mobile device preferences) when you return to our website.
To view the Cookies used on this website, click here: Cookie settings.
Your options in relation to Cookies
If you have opted to accept our cookies, you can withdraw your consent at any time using the Cookie Consent pop up on our website.
To amend your cookie preferences using our cookie consent tool click here: Cookie settings.
You can read more about cookies at the All About Cookies website.
You can learn more about who we are and how we process your personal data by visiting our Privacy Statement.
Changes to this policy