Dublin Central GP Ltd. (“we” or “us”) is committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of our visitors’ information when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.
1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser onto your computer or mobile device. A cookie allows your preferences or actions across a site to be remembered on subsequent visits. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work or work in a better, more efficient way. They can do this because websites can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient.
2 COOKIES WE COLLECT
When you use our site, the following types of cookies can be set on your device:
Strictly Necessary Cookies:
These cookies are strictly necessary in order for our website to operate properly and include the following cookies:
|PHPSESSID||This cookie manages user sessions on the website||Deleted when you close your browser window|
These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visitors to the website and the pages they view.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easilyRead more about the individual analytical cookies we use and how to recognise them; http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
Analytics cookies collect information about the use of a website and help to improve the way a website works. For example, analytics cookies may help us understand which pages are the most popular. Analytics cookies do not collect information that identifies a user personally and all information that is collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous.
_ga – a persistent cookie, used to distinguish users, to generate statistical information about their use of the website. Held for 2 years.
_gid – a session cookie, used to distinguish users. Held for 24 hours.
_dc_gtm_<property-id> – Used to throttle number of requests received by users. Held for 1 minute.
OTHER NON-ESSENTIAL COOKIES;
[cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary] – If you choose to accept or decline cookies, this cookie stores the preference you have made. The cookie preferences are stored to retain visitor choices in the main cookie banner.
Information Google Analytics collects via their cookies;
IP address (automatically collected by Google & is aggregated and anonymised so is not available to us.)
- Web browser type & version
- Operating System
- Referrer site & on-page activity
We use this information to understand how our site is being used in order to improve the user experience. All data collected is anonymous.
Further information on Google Analytics can be found at:
4 MANAGING COOKIES AND CONSENTS
We do not need consent to place cookies that are “strictly necessary”. However, we do need your consent to place other cookies. We do this via the consent management tool on our website which gives you options whether to accept or reject some or all cookies other than strictly necessary cookies.
You can alter your cookies preferences at any time by clicking here
Please be aware that blocking cookies that are strictly necessary may affect the functionality of our website.