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Cookies

Cookies are small files containing specific information that may be placed on your device when you use a website. Cookies help us to remember your preferences and to tailor our digital content according to your interests. Below is some terminology used to explain cookies.

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set and read by our own website. They store information such as your preferences, usage and items in your shopping cart.

Third Party Cookies

Cookies set by another domain which are read by the code on our website. These cookies track your internet use across a number of sites and can be used to profile you for advertising networks.

Session 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 are typically considered as necessary for our website to function.

Persistent Cookies

These cookies remain on your device after you have finished your session.

Other cookies (such as tracking cookies or authentication cookies) are often saved for an extended period of time from days to years, known as persistent cookies. The types of cookies in use on our website can be explained as follows:

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

 

Cookies on our site

We use a range of technologies on our website www.Gaeloideachas.ie, some of which are controlled by us (first party) and some are controlled by other organisations (third party).

These technologies include (but are not limited to) cookies, scripts, fonts and images; some of which are considered as necessary for us to be able to deliver the web site to you and others which we use to enhance our understanding of how you use our web site; to assist in our marketing activities and other purposes explained below.

Under European law we are required to obtain your consent for any use of these technologies which are not considered as necessary, as well as provide you with clear information as to what these technologies do; and the third parties we work with.

 

The cookies we use

Analytic/Performance Technologies

 

Name of the Cookie

Domain

Purpose

Cookie Type and Duration

_gid

Gaeloideachas.ie

Google Analytics – Track what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on.

First Party, persistent, expires after 1 day

_ga

Gaeloideachas.ie

First Party, persistent, expires after 2 years

_gat_gtang

Gaeloideachas.ie

Used to limit the number of requests

First Party, persistent, expires after 1 minute

 

Functional Cookies

Name of Cookie

Domain

Purpose

Cookie Type and Duration

Stripe_mid

www.gaeloideachas.ie

Used to process secure payments on our website

First party, persistent, expires after 1 year

et-editor-available-post

www.gaeloideachas.ie

Used when the website is being edited by administrator

First party, persistent, expires after 30 minutes

Stripe_sid

www.Gaeloideachas.ie

Used to process secure payments on our website

First party, persistent, expires after 30 minutes

woocommerce_cart_hash

www.Gaeloideachas.ie

Represents the contents of the shopping cart

First party, session, expires after the browsing session ends

woocommerce_items_in_cart

www.Gaeloideachas.ie

Helps determine when shopping cart contents change

First party, session, expires after the browsing session ends

wp_woocommerce_session_

www.Gaeloideachas.ie

Identifies the customer and the session expiry time

First party, persistent, expires in 2 days

m.stripe.com

www.stripe.com

Used to process payments safely

Third party, persistent, expires after 2 years

 

Marketing/Advertising Technologies

Name of the Cookie

Domain

Purpose

Cookie Type and Duration

IDE

Doubleclick.com

Helps show relevant advertising

Third Party, persistent, expires after 355 days

YSC

Youtube.com

Tracks views of embedded videos

Third party, session cookie expires after you leave your browser 

Visitor_Info1_Live

Youtube.com

Unique identifier to track video views

Third Party, persistent cookie expires after 180 days

Do I have to agree to the websites use of cookies?  

No. If you do not consent to our use of cookies, you can set your browser settings to reject cookies. These settings are usually found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your web browser. You can find more details about how to control cookies here Alternatively, you can use the “Help” option in your web browser get more details. Some of the features of our website may not work or will be curtailed from working effectively without cookies. As a result, changing your browser settings to reject cookies may have a negative impact on your ability to use our website. 

If you use our website with your web browser set to accept cookies, you consent to our use of cookies as described in this cookies policy. If you do not accept our use of cookies, you should either (a) immediately stop using our services or (b) use the settings described above to reject cookies. To withdraw your consent to our use of cookies, you should either (a) cease using our website or (b) delete our cookies using your web browser’s settings and set your browser to reject future cookies. You can find out more about deleting and blocking cookies here and using your web browser’s “Help” option. 

Contacting us 

If you have any questions about this policy, our practices relating to the website or your dealing with the website you can contact us at eolas@gaeloideachas.ie

Changes to this policy

We may revise this policy on occasion. This cookie policy was last updated 01 October 2020. 

 

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