Cookie Policy

Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Some cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the webpage, or a unique identification number so that the website can “remember” you on your return visit. Other cookies are deleted when you close your browser and only relate to the working of the website. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.

Askpaul.ie respects the rights of all users of our online services and we take your privacy very seriously. This cookie policy outlines how we collect and use information when you use our online services.

Askpaul.ie uses cookies in a number of places:

  • When you first visit askpaul.ie, you will see a message informing you about cookies. If you click the ‘Accept’ button, askpaul.ie will set a cookie which records your preference.
  • Analytical cookies from Google Analytics are used throughout our website. These cookies collect information that is used in aggregate form to help us understand how our websites is being used.


Google Analytics

Cookie Name
Expiration Time
Description
_ga
12 months from last visit
Used to distinguish visitors to site
_gid
24 hours
Used to distinguish visitors to site


Cookies Consent

Cookie Name
Expiration Time
Description
catAccCookies 30 Days Cookie set by the cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.


Other third party cookies

Some cookies that have been set on our website are not related to askpaul. If you visit a page on our website with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, that service provider may use their own cookies. We do not control the use of these cookies — they can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.

Controlling Cookies

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. To do this you should go to your web browser controls where you can set or amend your cookie preferences. The following links may help you find out more about how to manage your cookies in the most popular browsers.

Social media platforms

We maintain a presence on several social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook. Any information, communications, or materials you submit to us via a social media platform is done at your own risk without any expectation of privacy. We cannot control the actions of other users of these platforms or the actions of the platforms themselves. Your interactions with those features and platforms are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

Third party websites

Our website includes links to other websites. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, and are also likely to use cookies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any website you visit.

We currently use GetResponse (www.getresponse.com) to help us deliver our email alerts, including our weekly schedule. GetResponse participates in and has certified its compliance to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. Specifically, GetResponse has the TRUSTe’s Privacy Seal — TRUSTe is an independent third party that operates a globally recognized privacy trustmark. GetResponse states it is committed to treating all personal data received from EU member countries in accordance with the Privacy Shield framework’s applicable principles. You should read GetResponse’s privacy policy for more information as you agree to this, and the transfer of your information to GetResponse which is based in the US, when you sign up to email alerts from us.

Glossary of technical terms used

Web Browser
The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

Changes

We may change this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time. The most recent version of the Cookie Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this page.

Last updated: 25 April 2018