1. WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US
2. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small data or text files that are stored in your web browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone (each a "Device") when you visit a website. For instance, when you return to the Website after logging in, cookies provide information to the Website so that the Website will remember you. They help us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your web browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser “Help menu” to learn the correct way to modify your cookies (see Section 6 below). If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that may make your browsing of the Website smoother and some of our services may not function properly.
We may place cookies on partner websites to advertise our services. These cookies are mainly used to display content tailored to your interests and to evaluate our content (including advertising). Our cookies are also used by third party sites in order to provide advertising that is relevant. This relevance is based on a profile built form your previous visits to our Website, including the pages you have visited.
- to customise your visit to our Website;
- to improve our Website;
- to save a visitor’s recent searches to save them time when revisiting our Website;
- to provide visitors with advertising that is relevant (third parties are involved in providing this);
- to analyse and compile collected data to build a profile about visitors;
- for statistical and analysis purposes.
5. WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE?
Source (Where cookies come from)
First Party Cookies
These cookies are provided by us and used by various features on our Website. Examples may include customising a user’s visit, providing statistical information, and verifying a user’s identity for security purposes.
Third Party Cookies
These cookies are provided by "Third Party" vendors who provide products and features we have integrated into our site. Examples include Google analytics, ad networks, and security systems.
Expiration (How long cookies last)
These cookies are added when a user starts to browse our site or interacts with a specific feature and are deleted when the browser is closed.
These cookies are added when a user starts to browse our Website or interacts with a specific feature, but may remain stored on your Device until a certain termination date is reached (in terms of minutes, days or years from the creation/update of the cookie).
Type (What application uses the cookie)
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to navigate the Websites and use the Websites’ features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.
These cookies collect information about how you use the Website, for instance which pages of the Website you most often use. The information collected by these cookies does not identify you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. These cookies can also be used to monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of the Website, so that we can improve and optimize it.
We may also use session cookies, which are temporary cookies that aid your navigation through the pages on the Website, and will remember preferences you have selected during the session. These cookies expire once you close your browser.
|Cookie Type||Name||Purpose||Expiration||Who provides the cookie||Opt out link|
|Performance Cookie||Google Analytics||Monitor and analyse use of the Website.||Persistent|
|Targeting Cookie||Measure ad conversion and retarget advertisements on Facebook||Persistent|
6. MANAGING AND DISABLING COOKIES
- Internet Explorer - Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab.
- Mozilla Firefox - Tools > Options > Privacy menu.
- Safari Users - Edit > Preferences > Privacy menu.
- Chrome Users - Settings > Content Settings > Privacy > Cookies.
You can also withdraw your consent at any time by clicking the privacy settings banner at the bottom of your screen.
7. WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES?
You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites:
9. Contact Us
Address: The Data Protection Officer, Rotunda IVF, The National Fertility Centre, Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland