Cookie Notice

Last Updated: Monday, 31 August 2020

Contact Details

We are The Honorable Society of King’s Inns (King’s Inns). Please contact us if you have any questions about this Cookie Notice.

Email: privacy@kingsinns.ie

Address: Data Protection Officer

King’s Inns, Henrietta Street, Dublin 1, DO1 KF59, Ireland

Telephone: +353 1 874 4840

Our website is kingsinns.ie

Cookie Notice

This Cookie Notice explains how we use Cookies on our website. It is a declaration of the cookies that are active on our website, the purpose of the cookies and what they track. This Cookie Notice also provides you with information on how to opt out of the cookies being used. Further information about our use of cookies can be found in our Data Protection Statement here.

WHAT ARE COOKIES 

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. Cookies help us to remember things about your visit to our Website, such as your preferred language and other choices/settings and to generally make the site easier for you to use. They may also be used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE AND WHY?

We use the following Cookies on this Website:

COOKIE

PURPOSE

The “Cookie” Cookie

This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on kingsinns.ie. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

Functional Cookie

These cookies are required in order to ensure the website functions properly. These cookies are session cookies which means they are erased when the user closes the web browser. Session cookies do not collect information from the user’s computer and they typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

You cannot reject these cookies using our cookie management tool. You can control these cookies from your browser settings using the reject all cookies settings. 

Web Statistics Cookie

These are cookies gather analytics on the usage of our website including distinguishing unique users, remembering the number and time of previous visits, remembering traffic source information and determining the start and end of a session.

Third Party Cookie

Third Party Cookies are cookies set by a website other than the website you are visiting – these cookies are generally set as a result of some embedded content such as a video, a social media share or a like button. 

You can adjust your browser settings to decline cookies or alert you when a website is attempting to place a cookie on your computer. 

COOKIE DETAILS

Further information on the cookies we use on kingsinns.ie and how to manage them is set out below. Cookies can also be managed using our cookie management tool available by clicking the “C” in the corner of any page on the website.

COOKIE

PURPOSE

RETENTION

HOW TO REFUSE

Functional Cookie

userdata_salt

Session variable used to identify user from stored Session. Specifically for shopping

Session – deleted when browser is closed

User needs to go to browser settings to reject this cookie

userdata

Session variable used to identify user from stored Session. Specifically for shopping

Session – deleted when browser is closed

User needs to go to browser settings to reject this cookie

__cfduid

helps to detect malicious visitors to websites and minimizes blocking legitimate users. It may be placed on the devices of users to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per–client basis.

Session – deleted when browser is closed

User needs to go to browser settings to reject this cookie

Web Statistics Cookie

_ga

_ga cookie is placed by Google Analytics to store a unique user ID, it expires after 1 minute.

1 minute

Via Cookie Management Tool.  

_gid

_gid cookie is placed by Google Analytics to count and track pageviews and expires after 1 day

1 day

Via Cookie Management Tool.  

_gat_gtag_UA_<Property_ID

_gat_gtag_UA_<Property_ID cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

1 year

Via Cookie Management Tool.  

Third Party Cookie

‘__Secure*’, ‘1P_JAR’, ‘ANID’, ‘APISID’, ‘CONSENT’, ‘HSID’, ‘NID’, ‘OGPC’, ‘OTZ’, ‘SAPISID’, ‘SID’, ‘SIDCC’, ‘SSID’

For users of Maps Embed API, Google uses anonymous cookies to determine the number of unique users of the API. Google also accumulates statistics about the types of features used from the Maps product.

Session – deleted when browser is closed

Via Cookie Management Tool.  

The “Cookie” Cookie – This will only be collected to remember a user’s cookie preferences

CookieControl

To remember the user’s cookie preferences.  Where users indicate a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie

90 days

User needs to go to browser settings to reject this cookie

MANAGING COOKIES

Our website has a cookie management tool that facilitates acceptance and rejection of cookies. The cookie management tool is available by clicking the “C” in the bottom left corner of any page on the website.

Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies on all websites or not. Different browsers have different settings available to you. Below we have provided links to popular browsers on how to access these settings. Generally, your browser will offer the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“Third Party Cookies”), or those from specific websites:

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Our Website may contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy settings, and these are not endorsed by us. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these third–party websites. Please undertake the appropriate due diligence before submitting any information to these websites. 

AMENDMENTS TO THIS COOKIE NOTICE

We will post any changes to our Cookie Notice on the Website and when doing so will change the effective date at the top of this Cookie Notice. We will also update the information available on our Cookie Management Tool where applicable.