Cookie policy

Using Our Website & Cookie Policy

This cookie policy relates to www.heritagecouncil.ie and its sub-domain www.irishedtownsnetwork.ie

The Heritage Council considers your privacy very important and treats any personal information you share with us as confidential.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of users of this website. We are aware that as a user of this website you care about the security and privacy of your information.

What is a cookie?

1. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer to help your browser keep track of your movements on our site, remember preferences you may have selected, keep you logged in until you log out, etc. They are also used to anonymously collect marketing data, mostly through Google Analytics.

2. They help us to improve our website and deliver may of the functions that make your browser experience more user friendly. By using the website, you are agreeing to the use of cookies as described.

3. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors.

4. Cookies may be disabled in your browser settings

How are they used on this site?

5. www.heritagecouncil.ie and www.irishedtownsnetwork.ie use cookies only for functionality that is strictly necessary for services that are explicitly requested by the user for their session as per Regulation 5(5), SI 336 of 2011 (the ePrivacy Regulations). This website uses session cookies. Session cookies are used to deliver the basic functions of a website i.e. to allow pages to remember technical changes or selections you may make between pages. Session cookies are temporary cookies and are generally erased when you close your browser.

6. Essential cookies or strictly necessary cookies are cookies that are essential for a website to function correctly. These cookies are essential for you to browse the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. An example of such cookies are session cookies that keep users logged in on a website. Essential cookies may be disabled in your browser settings, however some parts of the website may not function if essential cookies are disabled.

7. Heritagecouncil.ie and irishwalledtownnetwork.ie do not use any third party or persistent cookies.

8. By clicking on buttons or links to third party sites or services, you will be redirected to an external site, which has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control.

9. Cookies will not be used to obtain any information from your device.

Managing Cookies

10. Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. When you access our website, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use ("third party cookies"), or those from specific websites.

Changes to cookie policy

11. The Heritage Council may occasionally update this policy. It shall be your responsibility to check this page for any changes.

Further information

This cookie policy forms part of our Data Privacy Notice 

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