Cookies

Cookies

Cookie Policy

For a general overview of how we collect, use and protect information about you on our website, please visit our privacy policy.

Topics covered on this page:

  1. Introduction to cookies​;
  2. Cookies used on our websites​;
  3. Managing cookies on your computer;

1. Introduction to cookies

Cookies are small text files which are transferred from our website and stored on your computer. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide general usage information to the owners of the site as well as third parties mentioned in this page.

2. Cookies used on our website

The cookies used on our website can be split into the following categories:

  • Strictly necessary;
  • Measurement;
  • Marketing;

1. Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off or disabled in our systems.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

These are cookies needed for our website to function properly.

Cookie Name: __cmpcpc*

Source: consensu.org

Expiry: 364 days, 23 Hours, 54 minutes

Purpose: This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

Cookie Name: __cmpcvc*

Source: consensu.org

Expiry: 364 days, 23 Hours, 54 minutes

Purpose: This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

Cookie Name: euconsent_backup

Source: consensu.org

Expiry: 0 days

Purpose: This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

Cookie Name: __cmpcpc*

Source: consensu.org

Expiry: 365 days

Purpose: This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

Cookie Name: __cmpcvc*

Source: consensu.org

Expiry: 365 days

Purpose: This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

Cookie Name: euconsent-v2

Source: consensu.org

Expiry: 364 days, 23 Hours, 51 minutes

Purpose: This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

Cookie Name: PHPSESSID

Source: glenveagh.ie

Expiry: 0 days

Purpose: This cookie is used to manage the user session.

Cookie Name: wordpress_*

Source: glenveagh.ie

Expiry: 0 days

Purpose: This cookie is used to be logged into the site.

Cookie Name: __cmpcpc*

Source: consensu.org

Expiry: 0 days

Purpose: This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

Cookie Name: __cmpcvc*

Source: consensu.org

Expiry: 0 days

Purpose: This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

Cookie Name: nc_euconsent_backup

Source: consensu.org

Expiry: 0 days

Purpose: This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

2. Measurement

These cookies are used to improve the performance of the website by measuring how the users interact with the site. These cookies are also used to identify technical issues to enable troubleshooting.

Cookie Name: dc_gtm*

Source: Google Tag Manager

Expiry: 5 seconds

Purpose: This cookie is for using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page.

Cookie Name: _ga

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 730 days

Purpose: This cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Cookie Name: _gid

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 1 day

Purpose: This cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Cookie Name: __utma

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 730 days

Purpose: This Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.

Cookie Name: __utmb

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 30 minutes

Purpose: This Google Analytics cookie determines new sessions.

Cookie Name: __utmc

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 0 days

Purpose: This Google Analytics cookie tracks visitor behaviour and measure site performance.

Cookie Name: __utmt

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 10 Minutes

Purpose: This Google Analytics cookie is used to throttle the request rate for the service.

Cookie Name: __utmv

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 1 Second

Purpose: This Google Analytics cookie is used to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.

Cookie Name: __utmz

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 182 days, 12 Hours

Purpose: This Google Analytics cookie track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.

Cookie Name: dc_gtm*

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 1 minute

Purpose: Used to help identify the visitors by either age, gender, or interests on Google Tag Manager.

Cookie Name: _ga

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 730 days

Purpose: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Cookie Name: _gid

Source: Google Analytics

Expiry: 1 day

Purpose: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.


3. Marketing or advertising cookies

These items are used to deliver advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. Advertising networks usually place them with the website operator’s permission.

Visit cookie preference centre to change your preference related to targeting cookies.

Cookie Name: _fbp

1st/3rd Party Facebook

Expiry: 2 Hours, 9 minutes

Purpose: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Cookie Name: _gcl_au

1st/3rd Party Google AdSense

Expiry: 2 Hours, 9 minutes

Purpose: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Cookie Name: _schn

1st/3rd Party *.appspot.com

Expiry: -

Purpose: Tracks the individual sessions on the website, allowing the website to compile statistical data from multiple visits. This data can also be used to create leads for marketing purposes.

Cookie Name: fr

1st/3rd Party *.facebook.com

Expiry: 89 days, 23 Hours, 51 minutes

Purpose: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Cookie Name: _schn

1st/3rd Party *.plista.com

Expiry: -

Purpose: Tracks the individual sessions on the website, allowing the website to compile statistical data from multiple visits. This data can also be used to create leads for marketing purposes.

Cookie Name: X-AB

1st/3rd Party sc-static.net

Expiry: 23 Hours, 53 minutes

Purpose: This cookie is used by the website’s operator in context with multi-variate testing. This is a tool used to combine or change content on the website. This allows the website to find the best variation/edition of the site.

Cookie Name: _schn

1st/3rd Party Snapchat.com

Expiry: -

Purpose: Used to determine whether a third party tag will be called in Snap Ads Pixel.

Cookie Name: sc_at

1st/3rd Party Snapchat.com

Expiry: 390 days

Purpose: Used by Snapchat to implement advertisement content on the website – The cookie detects the efficiency of the ads and collects visitor data for further visitor segmentation.

Cookie Name: _fbp

1st/3rd Party Facebook.com

Expiry: 90 days

Purpose: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Cookie Name: _gcl_au

1st/3rd Party Google AdSense

Expiry: 90 days

Purpose: Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services

Cookie Name: _schn

1st/3rd Party glenveagh.ie

Expiry: 90 days

Purpose: Tracks the individual sessions on the website, allowing the website to compile statistical data from multiple visits. This data can also be used to create leads for marketing purposes.

Cookie Name: _scid

1st/3rd Party glenveagh.ie

Expiry: 395 days, 16 Hours, 19 minutes

Purpose: Sets a unique ID for the visitor that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers.

Cookie Name: _sctr

1st/3rd Party snapchat.com

Expiry: 395 days, 16 Hours, 19 minutes

Purpose: Used to determine whether a third party tag will be called in Snap Ads Pixel.

Cookie Name: TapAd_3WAY_SYNCS

1st/3rd Party tapad.com

Expiry: 59 days, 23 Hours, 50 minutes

Purpose: TapAd advertising tracking cookie.

Cookie Name: TapAd_DID

1st/3rd Party tapad.com

Expiry: 60 days

Purpose: TapAd advertising tracking cookie.

Cookie Name: TapAd_TS

1st/3rd Party tapad.com

Expiry: 60 days

Purpose: TapAd advertising tracking cookie.

Cookie Name: _scid

1st/3rd Party snapchat.com

Expiry: 395 days, 16 Hours, 19 minutes

Purpose: This cookie sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers.

3. Managing cookies on your computer

Most web browsers allow some control to restrict or block cookies if you wish, however if you disable cookies you may find this affects your ability to use certain parts of our website, products or services. For more information on this topic, you can visit the Internet Advertising Bureau website www.youronlinechoices.co.uk.