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Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Like many websites, www.iwish.ie (the “Website”) uses “cookies” to enable us to track the usage of the Website.

What are cookies

Cookies are small text files that are used to store or retrieve information so that certain functions can perform. Cookies are used by many websites to do a number of things e.g. remember your visits to a website; your preferences on that website; and counting the number of people visiting a website.

A further explanation about cookies is available on: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/.

What types or cookies we use

This Website does not place cookies on your device. The Website, however, allows third parties to place cookies on your device.

Third Party Cookies

The following types of cookies are placed by third parties when you visit the Website:

  • Analytical/Performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the Website.
  • Targeting/ Advertising cookies. These cookies record your visit to the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

 

The Website allows third parties to set cookies on your device. Further details on the specific types of third party cookies that we use are provided below:

 

Provider

Cookie Name

Typical Value

Purpose

Expiry

Youtube.com

GPS

HTTP

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location

1 day

PREF

HTTP

Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.

8 months

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

HTTP

Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

179 days

YSC

HTTP

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen

The duration of your Session

Doubleclick.net

IDE

HTTP

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

1 year

 

         

Please note that we cannot identify you from the cookies that the third parties above place.

To opt-out of Google Analytics cookies, click here

To block certain Google Ads, click here

Your choices

You may block cookies by activating the ‘Do Not Track’ or DNT setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Whilst DNT is available in many browsers, websites are not required to recognise its request, so it is up to the party setting the cookie to decide whether to honour the request or not.

Please click on the link of your respective Web Browser below to find out more info on how you can control cookies.

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Opera

Apple Safari

If you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of the Website.

If you do not allow targeting/ advertising cookies, you will still see the same number of advertisements, however they may be less relevant to you.

Details on how to manage your cookie settings in respect of third party cookies is set out in the section on third party cookies above.

For more information on how to control your cookies go to www.allaboutcookies.org. If you are primarily concerned about third party cookies generated by advertisers, you can turn these off by going to http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ie/.

This Cookie Policy forms part of our overall Privacy Statement.