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About this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use them & the types of cookies we use. Also, how to control your cookie preferences.

You can at any time change or withdraw your cookie consent from the “Cookie Settings” tab on your screen.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us & how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domain: eci.ie

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser.

These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide a better user experience, understand how the website performs & to analyze what works & where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

Similar to most online services, our website uses first-party & third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function correctly, they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, providing you with an improved user experience & helping to speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories:


The below list details the cookies used in our website:

CookieDescription
Necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-uncategorisedThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Uncategorised'.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functionalThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Functional'.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Analytics'.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performanceThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Performance'.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-marketingThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Marketing'.
csrftokenThis cookie is associated with Django web development platform for python. Used to help protect the website against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks
mDetermines the device used to access the website. This allows the website to be formatted accordingly.
__stripe_midStripe is used to allow credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable the website to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. The main purpose of this cookie is: Functionality
__stripe_sidStripe is used to allow credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable the website to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. The main purpose of this cookie is: Functionality
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Non Necessary".
Analytics
YSCThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
_gidThis 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 wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.
_gat_UA-28209741-1This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.
GPSThis cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.
Marketing
_fbpThis cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
frThe cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
IDEUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
test_cookieThis cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the users' browser supports cookies.
Uncategorised
all_RyEgsSBXVzZXJzGICA4J_DqeEIDA-cd_pubnub_visitorUncategorised. Publisher to be identified
all_RyEgsSBXVzZXJzGICA4J_DqeEIDA-site_visit_timeUncategorised. Publisher to be identified
all_RyEgsSBXVzZXJzGICA4J_DqeEIDA-visit_countUncategorised. Publisher to be identified
Functional
ig_nrcbThe cookie is set by Instagram. More detail to follow from the publisher.
ig_didThe cookie is set by Instagram. Is set as soon as an Instagram plugin is embedded in our website. Enables the correct functionality of these Instagram plugins, such as embedded Instagram posts. Instagram cookie information: help.instagram.com/1896641480634370
midThe cookie is set by Instagram. The cookie is used to distinguish users and to show relevant content, for better user experience and security.

 

How can I control my cookie preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Cookie Settings” tab & enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the pop-up according to your preferences.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookie Settings” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block & delete cookies used by websites.

You can find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers by using the links below:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

To find out more out more on how to manage & delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.