Cookies Policy

This policy sets out how and why we use cookies. When you use our websites and mobile websites ("our websites"), we and our carefully selected third-party partners may collect information by using cookies. By using our websites, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

If at any time you wish to disable our cookies you may do so through the settings on your browser, but if you do so you may not be able to use or access certain functions or parts of our websites.

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers placed on your computer or other device when you visit a website. The cookie is sent back to the same website every time you visit it again which allows the website to remember things like your preferences or what's in your shopping basket.

Session cookies allow us to track your actions during a single browser session, for example to remember the items returned from a search. They do not remain on your device beyond your session.

Persistent cookies remain on your device between sessions and allow us to authenticate you and to remember your preferences. We also use them to enhance your experience on our websites.

Session and persistent cookies can be either first or third-party cookies - a first-party cookie is set by the website being visited. A third-party cookie is issued by a different website to that being visited.

The term cookies includes similar technologies for collecting and storing information, such as Local Shared Objects (commonly referred to as "flash cookies") and web beacons or web bugs (including transparent or clear gifs).

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, by visiting www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

HOW WE USE COOKIES

Our websites use a mixture of first-party, session and persistent cookies to deliver services efficiently and to enhance your experience. We have detailed the cookies we use and why in the list below.

Some of our websites also deploy third-party cookies. We have listed these third-party cookies separately below, so that you can see how and why these third-party cookies are being used.

 

COOKIES USED ON OUR WEBSITES

Website Cookies

We use our own cookies to recognize you when you visit our website . This means that you don't have to log in each time you visit, and we can remember your preferences and settings.

Cookie names: cf*

 

Google

These cookies enable Google Analytics to help us analyse basic visitor information such as visitor numbers, pages viewed, browser type and response to marketing activity. This helps us to improve our website and your experience. This information is confidential to Finance Company of Ireland Ltd and Google.

Cookie names:__utm*, _ga, _gat