What Cookies Are and How We Use Them
A cookie is a small text file, often encrypted, that is placed in your web browser on your PC, telephone, tablet or other device when you visit a website. During the course of your visit to that website, and on subsequent visits, the cookie sends information from your browser about your visit(s). They do not damage your device.
The Types of Cookies We Use
- Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are necessary for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that register the type and version of your browser and enable you to login to view registration-only content. If you disable these cookies then the Website will not function properly.
- Google Analytics Cookies: Our Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses its own persistent cookie, which expires two years after it is placed on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. More information about Google Analytics cookies
What cookies does THIS WEBSITE use?
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below:
|Cookie Preference||This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on the ABI Ireland website. This cookie is, by default, set on arrival to the site with a value of ‘True’.||After 1 month|
|wordpress_test_cookie||The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.||When browser is closed|
|_ga||Google/Analytics Cookie. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google||2 year after session end|
|_gat||Google/Analytics Cookie. Used byGoogle Analytics to throttle request rate. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google||When browser is closed|
|_gid||Google/Analytics Cookie. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google||When browser is closed|
|PHPSESSID||This session cookie tells the website that you are the same person requesting the webpages, and not a new visitor to each page. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.||When browser is closed|
|YouTube cookies||We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.||When browser is closed|
|Security cookies||This cookie helps enhance the security of the website, to uniquely identify visitors and monitor suspicious traffic.||When browser is closed|
How to Control and Delete Cookies
The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the web browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your device.
In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility) or you can click on the links below to access instructions from some of the most popular browsers:
However, please be aware that, if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the Website’s functionality may be lost.
In addition, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.
If you have any queries in relation to this cookies policy, please contact us at email@example.com