What is a cookie?
Cookies are small pieces of information that are placed on your device by a website that you visit. Cookies can store information about your preferences and other information that can be read by the website on any subsequent visit by you. The information stored in a cookie relates to how you browse the website and allows the website to remember you and your preferences when you return to it. More information on cookies, including how to disable cookies, can be found on aboutcookies.org.
Types of Cookies
Session cookies only last for the duration of your visit to the website, and are deleted when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies remain after you have closed your browser, and allow a website to remember your actions and preferences when you return. These cookies can only be used when you have given your consent for them.
There is also a cookie set when closing the cookie consent notification, so you do not need to close it every time you visit the website. This cookie is necessary and so is not based on consent.
Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer.
Cookies in use:
All statistics cookies are based on consent.
|Session / Persistent
|First / Third Party
|Name of Third Party (if applicable)
(0 days – same time as refresh)
|Identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings.
You can configure your browser to block cookies.
While we process cookies based on consent, you can also manage your cookie settings varies from browser to browser. You can find more information about how to change your cookie settings from your browser’s help menu.
For Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
For more information about cookies and how to manage them, you can visit the website of the Irish Data Protection Commission https://www.dataprotection.ie/
 A device in this context can be a PC, a mobile device or any other device that can store information.
 Please refer to the E-Privacy Regulation for more information.