What are Cookies:

 Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

 What types of cookies does Cork Chamber use?

There are generally four categories of cookies: “Strictly Necessary,” “Performance,” “Functionality,” and “Targeting.”

  1. Strictly Necessary These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the Service and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.
  2. Performance Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you have used the Service, for example, information related to the unique username you have provided, so that less strain is placed on our backend infrastructure. These cookies may also be used to allow us to know that you have logged in so that we can serve you fresher content than a user who has never logged The information collected is used to improve how the Service works.
  3. Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember how you’re logged in, whether you chose to no longer see advertisements, when you logged in or out, the state or history of Service tools you’ve used. These cookies also allow us to tailor the Service to provide enhanced features and content for you. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or
  4. Targeting our advertising partners or other third party partners may use these types of cookies to deliver advertising that is relevant to your interests. These cookies can remember that your device has visited a site or service, and may also be able to track your device’s browsing activity on other sites or services. advertisers and/or advertising networks to deliver the advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign,or other business partners for the purpose of providing aggregate Service usage statistics and aggregate Service testing.

Cork Chamber of Commerce uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the Cork Chamber of Commerce website, and their website access preferences.

Cookies used on the Cork Chamber of Commerce website is Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

How long will cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.

 How to control and delete cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through their browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org

Cork Chamber of Commerce users who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Cork Chamber of Commerce website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of such cookies.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html?hl=en-GB

 Further Information:

 If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact Naoimh Frawley at Naoimh@cork chamber.ie