Cookie Policy

COOKIE POLICY OF https://www.thermalimagers.ie

Our cookie policy is an extension of our privacy policy and sets out details relating to the use and management of cookies on our website.

You are given the option to consent or reject cookies on our website that are not strictly necessary to its function. The identity and nature of these cookies will be described in the relevant section of this cookie policy.

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies (also known as HTTP cookies) are small pieces of data sent from a website. They are stored on the user’s computer through the user’s browser while the user is browsing a website. Some major purposes of cookies are:

  • Remembering stateful information, such as items added into a shopping cart
  • Recording the user’s browsing activity, such as logging in or visiting pages
  • Remembering pieces of information entered into form fields, such as names and passwords
  • Authenticating, which is used by web servers to know whether the user is logged in and with which account
  • Tracking, which is used as a way to collect long-term data on users’ browsing histories

Types of cookies

There are several different types of cookies which perform different functions. They include:

  • Session cookies (also known as in-memory cookies, transient cookies, or non-persistent cookies), which exist only temporarily on the user’s browser while the user is browsing and are generally deleted when the browser is closed
  • Persistent cookies, which do not expire when a browser is closed, but on an assigned date. During its lifespan, its data is transmitted to the server every time the user visits the website that it belongs to, or every time the user views a resource belonging to that website, even from another website. They can be used for tracking but also to keep the user logged in into their accounts on websites.
  • Third-party cookies, which belong to a domain other than the one shown on the address bar. This type of cookie is typically used to collect data or display content from third-party services.

There are other types of cookies but they are not relevant to the cookies used on our websites.

 

WHAT COOKIES DOES THIS WEBSITE USE?

 

Session cookies

This website uses session cookies by WordPress and its plugins. These cookies are set by WordPress, the engine on which our website is built, and can only be read by this website. They expire when the browser is closed and do not store data.

Persistent cookies

We use persistent cookies so that we can remember your preferences the next time you visit our website.

Third-party cookies

This website has cookies that may send or store data through a third-party service. We have no control over these cookies, though you can turn them off. They fall into the following categories:

  • Traffic optimisation and distribution
  • Analytics
  • Displaying content from external platforms

The following services may collect personal data through cookies for the following purposes:

Cloudfare

Provider: Cloudfare Inc.
Purpose: Traffic optimisation and distribution
CloudFlare is a traffic optimisation and distribution service provided by CloudFlare Inc. The way CloudFlare is integrated means that it filters all the traffic through this website, i.e., communication between this website and the user’s browser, while also allowing analytical data from this website to be collected.

Google Analytics

Provider: Google Inc.
Purpose: Analytics
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilises the data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

Google Maps

Provider: Google Inc.
Purpose: Displaying content from external platforms
Google Maps is a maps visualisation service provided by Google that allows this website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

YouTube

Provider: Google Inc.
Purpose: Displaying content from external platforms
YouTube is a video content visualisation service provided by Google that allows this website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

 

HOW CAN COOKIES BE TURNED OFF?

Browser settings

Cookies can be turned off on your browser. Please be advised that doing so may affect certain services on this website. For more information on how to manage cookies in your browser, click on the link relevant to your browser.

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This website does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honour the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

For more information on your data privacy, please see our Privacy Policy.

 

Latest update: May 16, 2018