Cookie Policy

What are cookies

Cookies are created when your browser loads this website (the “Service”). The Service sends information which is saved in a small text file (known as a cookie). Cookies are stored in your web browser for various periods of time, this time can range from the duration of your browsing session (session cookie) to several months (persistent cookie) and allows the us or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and more useful to you. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.

Our use of cookies

Cookies are small pieces of code sent from websites to your device and used to store information by your web browser (see aboutcookies.org). Our use of cookies and other technologies may collect information such as your IP address, operating system, the browser you use and the frequency and length of your visits to our website. This information is treated as your personal information by St. Jarlath’s College under the terms of this Statement.

We use cookies and other technologies to:

  • keep track of how you interact with our website;
  • target advertising;
  • keep track of how you access and download our materials; and
  • offer functionality on our website, including social media plug-ins and sharing.

How to manage cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the “Help” pages of your web browser, however if you delete or refuse to accept cookies then you might not be able to use all the features provided on the service. To learn more about cookies you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ which has a comprehensive guide on them and on how to restrict / delete them for most common browsers.

What cookies do we use?

We use our own cookie to make the help make the Service run better, details of this is listed below

CookieName: ASP.NET_SessionId

Reason: Enables the server to recognise the user in their current browser session,

Expires: At the end of the browsing session

CookieName: _acceptCookie18

Reason: Records that the user has accepted the cookie policy so it is not shown again

Expires: 1 year

If we show a twitter feed on our Service then Twitter will use their own cookie for remembering the user’s language

CookieName: lang

Reason: Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website

Expires: At the end of the browsing session

If we use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the Service then the following will cookies will be created

CookieName: _ga

Reason: records statistical data on how you use the Service

Expires: 2 years

CookieName: _gat, _gid

Reason: records statistical data on how you use the Service

Expires: At the end of the browsing session

We use a Third party control to enable users to share articles with their friends

CookieName: _stid

Reason: records user browser for return visits

Expires: 1 year

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