Cookie Policy

What is a cookie

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or mobile device. Websites use cookies to store and retrieve information about users, which enables features that need to to “remember” and track users. For example, cookies allow websites to remember what items are in your shopping cart, or whether you are logged in or logged out.

There are two types of cookie: session and persistent. A session cookie is deleted from your device when you leave the website. A persistent cookie has an expiry time, which can range from hours to years. A persistent cookie will remain on your computer until it is manually deleted or it expires.

Cookies can come from two sources: first-party or third-party. A first-party cookie is a cookie set by the website you are visiting. A third-party cookie is included on the website you are visiting, but comes from another domain.

How are cookies used on this website

This website uses both session and persistent cookies, and both first-party and third-party cookies.

The purposes of cookies used on this website include:

  • Security
  • Embedded features (like video and audio players from websites like YouTube and Soundcloud)
  • Analytics
  • Advertising

Opt-out of interest-based advertising and analytics: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices

DomainNameInformationExpires
fontawesome.com_utma Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.2 years
fontawesome.com_utmx Google Analytics.18 months
fontawesome.com_utmz Google Analytics. Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics6 months
fontawesome.com_utmxx Google Analytics.18 months
fontawesome.com_stripe_mid
Enables Stripe’s secure payment system
1 year
fontawesome.com_fbp Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.1 month
fontawesome.com_ga Used to distinguish users.2 years
sligochamber.ie_ga Used to distinguish users. 2 years
sligochamber.ie_gat Used to throttle request rate. 1 minute
sligochamber.ie_gid Used to distinguish users.24 hours
.gstatic.com1P_JARUsed by Google and Youtube to customise ads on Google websites1 month
.gstatic.comCONSENTUsed by Google and Youtube to track cookie permissions18 years
youtube.comAPISIDUsed by Youtube to record information and enhance user experience2 years
youtube.comLOGIN_INFOUsed by Youtube to record information and enhance user experience2 years
youtube.comSAPISIDUsed by Youtube to record information and enhance user experience2 years
youtube.comSIDUsed by Youtube to record information and enhance user experience2 years
youtube.comSIDCCUsed by Youtube to record information and enhance user experience2 months
youtube.comSSIDUsed by Youtube to record information and enhance user experience2 years
youtube.comPREFMay be used by advertising partners to build a profile of interests to show relevant ads on other sites. It works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.2 years
youtube.comVISITOR_INFO1_LIVEKeeps track of user preferences for Youtube videos embedded in sites, it can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the Youtube interface.18 months
youtube.comYSCUsed to track views of embedded videosSESSION
youtube.comHSIDTracks consent settings2 years
vimeo.com_gadsUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience2 years
vimeo.com_qcaUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience1 year and 1 week
vimeo.com_fbpUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience11 weeks
vimeo.com_gaUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience2 years
vimeo.com_gcl_auUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience2 months
vimeo.comcontinuous_play_v3User Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience1 year
vimeo.comhas_uploadedUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience10 years
vimeo.complayerUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experiences1 year
vimeo.comrbuidUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience2 weeks
vimeo.comsite_settingsUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience60 years
vimeo.comvimeoUser Experience cookies that Vimeo considers essential to the video player experience1 month
vimeo.comvimeo_gdpr_optinTracks vimeo consent settings10 years
vimeo.comvuidTracks anonymous vimeo user settings2 years

Managing cookies

Your browser has tools to help you manage which cookies you accept or not. For example, you can choose not to accept any third-party cookies, or to filter cookies from specific domains.

You can read more about managing cookies in specific browsers here: