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Cookie Statement

Introduction

This Statement provides you with information about the cookies used on the LIT CAO website.

Other than information collected through the cookies outlined below, our website only records information where you choose to send us a message through the ‘Contact Us’ page. In this situation, we will only use the information you provide to answer your query.

 

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so that you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another. Cookies also help us to understand how visitors use our website, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can better serve visitors to our site.

 

How does LIT use cookies on this website?

We have categorised cookies as follows:

Essential Cookies

These cookies are essential for enabling user movement around our website. They do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. If you wish to use our website, you cannot disable this category of cookies.

Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. These cookies collect information in aggregate to provide us with an insight into how our website is being used. You may be able to delete these cookies through your browser settings. The following table provides more information about these cookies

 

Source of Cookie

Name

Purpose

Google Analytics_ga, _gat, _gid,These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. We do not record IP addresses.

Marketing Cookies

We use third party companies to assist us in targeting advertisements relating to LIT courses and services.

 

Source of Cookie

Name

Purpose

Facebook\Instagram_fbp, fr, tr,These cookies are used by Facebook\Instagram and facilitate the delivery of retargeted advertisements on LIT courses to visitors of our site via the Facebook social media platform.
Google AdWordsads/ga-audiences,These cookies are used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors with targeted advertisements on LIT courses based on their behaviour during their site visit.

 

 

Third Party Cookies

Our website includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. When you visit a page with content embedded from third parties such as Google, Twitter, YouTube or Facebook, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browsers. For example, Facebook sets cookies via our website if you engage with any of the pages on our websites.

Further information on each of these third party provider’s cookie policy is available on their website.

Examples of third party cookies used on this website are set out below.

Source of Cookie

Name

Purpose

YouTubeGPS, IDE, PREF, test_cookie, visitor_info1_live, ysc, yt-remote-cast-installed, yt-remote-connected-devices, yt-remote-device-id, yt-remote-fast-check-period, yt-remote-session-app, yt-remote-session-nameEnables users to view embedded YouTube videos on all devices.

 

How can you control cookies?

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

For more information about cookies (including how to turn them off), visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Contact

Any queries or concerns about the use of cookies on this website should be sent by email to data.protection@lit.ie or addressed to the Information and Compliance Officer, Limerick Institute of Technology, Moylish Park, Limerick V94 EC5T, Ireland

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