What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser while the user is browsing a website.
When users visit the same website again, the browser sends cookies back to the website allowing the website to recognise the user and remember things like personalised details or preferences.
More information about cookies and details of how to manage or disable them can be found on www.aboutcookies.org.
Which cookies does www.cosy.ie use?
When you use the cosy.ie website the following types of cookies can be set on your device:
These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visitors of the website and the pages they view.
These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and used anonymously. We use these cookies to understand what content is popular which helps us to improve our website.
We use Google Analytics to provide this service, which uses four first party cookies. The data collected is not shared with any other party. The cookies used are:
For more information on how to manage cookies, including opt-out of performance cookies please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more personal features.
We use Drupal and custom first party cookies. The data collected is not shared with any other party. The cookies used are:
For more information on how to manage cookies, including opting-out of functional cookies please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1
* The cookie name is unique to each visitor. It always starts with SESS followed by a series of alphanumeric characters.
Targeting and Tracking cookies
These cookies are used to deliver advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.
They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website; this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.
Some examples of services that use these types of cookies include Google AdSense or DoubleClick.
If you wish to opt-out of targeting and advertising cookies please visit: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ie/your-ad-choices
Other third party cookies
Some cookies that have been set on our websites are not related to www.cosy.ie or our partners/any parent company. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser.
We do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.