Cookie Policy

Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You
Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we
can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse
websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the
    price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions
  • You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
  • Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted
to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine
with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can do so by adjusting
your browser settings.

More about our Cookies
We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making our shopping basket and checkout work
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions
Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is
an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies
So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included
sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be
dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies
We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what
type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t
working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they
look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so-called “analytics” programs
also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and
whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for
you instead of marketing spend.

Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting
cookies. Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the
world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so-called “spyware”. Rather than switching off
cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by
automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.

The following cookies are in place on our website:

Domain Cookie Expires Function
.cluid.ie __utmt >1 day This allows us to track visitors anonymously through Google Analytics
.cluid.ie __unam >1 year This helps us to facilitate the operation of our sharing buttons on the cluid.ie website
.cluid.ie _dc_gtm_UA-55231695-1 >1 day This is the unique tracking code for our website which allows us to view our Website Analytics through the use of Google Analytics
.cluid.ie _ga 2 years Google Analytics – Google Analytics uses this cookie name.
.cluid.ie _gat >1 day Google Analytics – Google Analytics uses this cookie name. Not exactly phone tapping –
.cluid.ie _gd# >1 day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
.cluid.ie _gid >2 days Google Analytics – Google Analytics uses this cookie name.
.cluid.ie cookiesDirective > 1 year This enables us to detect if you have accepted our cookie policy.