• Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

  1. What is a 'cookie'?

    • A ‘cookie’ is a small text file containing letters and numbers which is downloaded onto your device (your computer, tablet or your smartphone) when you access a website. The cookie allows the website to recognise your device and to store a certain amount of information, some of which may be personal to you.

  2. Why do we use cookies?

    We use cookies for different purposes:

    • To ensure that our website functions correctly; • To assist you in navigating around the website; • To allow the website to recognise your device and to remember your customisation preferences when you re-visit; • To distinguish you from other users; • To enable us to personalise the content of the website; • To assist you in data entry by remembering the information that you have previously supplied; • To enable us to assess our website content usage and to make changes where necessary in order to make the website more relevant to our clients; • To support the marketing of our services;
  3. What different types of cookies do we use?

    A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

    • Session cookie which is erased when you close your browser, or a • Persistent cookie which remains on your device for a pre-defined period of time which varies according to the cookie.

    As for the Internet domain to which the cookies belong, there are either:

    • First-party cookies which are set by the web server of the web page you visit and share the same domain; or • Third-party cookies stored by a different domain to the domain of the page you visit. This can happen when the web page references a file, such as JavaScript, located outside its domain.Many web-sites use cookies which have been developed by third-parties, like Google Analytics.
  4. What other technologies do we use?

    We may also use other technologies to ensure our website is functioning correctly and to improve the service that we provide:

    We identify and record your IP address in our server log files whenever you visit us online. Your IP address is a number which is automatically assigned to the device you use by your internet service provider. This information is used for statistical purposes to know how many users visit our website and what times of day they visit most frequently. This information also helps us to identify problems with the server and to administer our website. IP addresses are generally recorded by many websites.

  5. How you can manage cookies

    Cookies play an important role in ensuring the correct functioning of the website. You have the right to make an informed choice about the use of cookies in relation to our website. If you wish to control or remove any of our cookies, this can be done via settings in your web browser. You should be aware that restricting the use of cookies may affect the functionality of the website, in particular the interactive parts. In addition, the removal of the advertising and marketing related cookies of the website (which are used for the personalisation of the content) will not result in the removal of all adverts during your browsing session, only those over which we have control. You may also miss information about the latest changes to the products and services that we provide or of promotional offers that you might find interesting.

    You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

    For more information on the setting of Cookies, please consult the following links:

    If you have any further questions about cookies and how we use them, please feel free to contact us by telephone on +357 25 500 600 or by email at [email protected].