Cookies on housingforall.ie
- What are cookies?
- What types of cookies do we use?
- Review or adjust your cookie settings
What are cookies?
Cookies are often known as browser cookies or tracking cookies. These cookies are small encrypted text files stored in browser directories. Like other web servers, we also place these cookies on your device to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.
The main purpose of placing these cookies is to provide you better user experience on our website. These cookies are used in the following ways:
- To understand user behaviour on how you use our website
- To keep track of user visits and activities
- To display embedded YouTube videos across the site, to enable YouTube (owned by Google) to persistently but anonymously identify you as you watch different videos and also enable them to customise any advertising the serve with the videos
What type of cookies do we use?
There are many types of cookies, however, our website uses only the cookie types outlined below:
These cookies are essential for the basic functions of the website or to provide the product, service or content requested by you. Without these cookies, we will not be able to provide you the services or information asked for. These cookies also enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. These cookies are set to provide better services that we have added to our pages.
There is one necessary cookie in use on housingforall.ie:
Purpose: This cookie stores your preference of allowable cookies for the site. Your cookie preferences can be changed at any time by using the “Review Cookie Settings” tab visible on the site. Being essential to site functionality, this cookie is dropped as soon as the first page is loaded.
Expiry: 1 Year
The use of embedded videos on the site also carries marketing cookies from YouTube (owned by Google) which can be blocked if desired. They are used to customise any advertising served with the embedded videos.
There are two marketing cookies in use on housingforall.ie, both set by YouTube:
Purpose: Google advertising domain cookie that is used by the YouTube videos on the site.
Purpose: YouTube cookie that is stored for only for each visit session to anonymously identify you as you watch different videos.
The website uses this type of cookies to collect information about your visits to our website so that we can gather metrics on site usage including the number of visitors, frequently visited pages, time spent on the web site, links clicked and other information about your browser, IP address, device, location. They do not store personal data but store info of your browser and internet device.
There is one analytics cookies in use on housingforall.ie:
Purpose: Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes.
Expiry: 1 Day
There is one unclassified cookie used on the site, required for the playback of embedded YouTube videos:
Purpose: YouTube session cookie required to display the videos embedded in the site. Unless accepted, videos will not display across the web site.
Review or adjust your cookie settings
You can review and adjust your cookie settings at any time by clicking on the small “Review Cookie Settings” tab that appears onscreen. This allows you to reset your cookie preferences for the site.