What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive if you agree to this and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.
We are required to obtain your consent for all non-essential cookies used on our website. You can block cookies (including essential cookies) at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block essential cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Cookies are either:
Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or
Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.
Cookies can also be categorised as follows:
Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and/or service. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.
Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.
First and third-party cookies: First-party cookies are cookies set by our website. Third-party cookies are cookies on our website that are set by a website other than our website, such as where we use Facebook pixels so that we can show you relevant content from us when you are on Facebook.
We use first and third-party cookies on our website and these are set out in the table below. You can also find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.
You can alter your cookie preferences at any time. Please refresh your page to ensure that the new settings have taken effect.
Cookie Info: For a detailed list of cookies used on this website, please view this page.
You can also control your cookie settings through your web browser. You can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, by going to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. If you have any questions about the cookies that we use, feel free to email us at email@example.com.
This Website may use “cookies” for optimising our services. Cookies do not generally contain personal information, unless you have provided this information on the Website.
We use the following cookies:
a) Strictly Necessary Cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example cookies that enable you to log into certain areas of our Website.
b) Analytic and Performance Cookies
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example by ensuring the users are finding what they are looking for easily.
c) First Targeted Cookies
These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links that you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website more relevant to your interest. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
d) Third Party Cookies
These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site. Third party advertising cookies may be used to anonymously target advertising to you on other websites, based on your visit to Windsor.ie and are controlled by the third-party companies.
The following are links to the main third party advertising, analytics, targeting, personalisation, survey and commenting platforms we use, each of which provides instructions on how to disable cookies.
If you would like to disable "third party" cookies generated by advertisers or providers of targeted advertising services, you can turn them off by going to the third party's website and getting them to generate a one-time "no thanks" cookie that will stop any further cookies being written to your machine. You can also visit the trade body representing these advertising bodies for more information on how to opt out of these cookies:https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1
What are they used for?
To gather Website tracking information. We track how many people have visited our Website and how often as well as if they are new or repeat visitors.
To track responses to our online advertising formats in relation to clicks.
Enabling and disabling cookies and similar technologies
You have the choice whether to accept or decline cookies on websites you visit by changing the settings in your internet browser.
These settings will normally be found in the “options” or “preferences” section of your browser.
Please note that certain features and the full functionality of this Website will not be available once cookies are disabled.
|This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
|This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
|This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
|Essential to use of website