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TFI local Link Waterford Cookie Policy

Last Review Date: January 2022

This notice explains to you the use of cookies and similar tracking technologies on www.locallinkwaterford.ie

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. Cookies have varying functionality and are typically used to ensure that a website functions properly. However, cookies also allow websites to ‘remember’ your browsing habits or preferences over a period of time. Cookies may be set by www.locallinkwaterford.ie as the website operator directly (“first-party cookies”) or in some cases, by another third-party service provider (“third-party cookies”). In the latter scenario, cookies are deployed for social media, advertising, or analytics purposes. TFI local link Waterford will only be able to directly recognise and read the information contained on first-party cookies.

Third Parties

We avail of third-party technologies across our site. These technologies help us to understand how you use the site and the ways in which we can improve your user experience. These technologies may track certain information such as the pages you visit across our site as well as how long your visit lasts. This allows us to continue providing engaging content.

We also use social media plugins on this site that allow you to view videos and otherwise interact with certain content. For these technologies to work, trusted third parties will set cookies and tracker pixels throughout our site. Once enabled, these technologies may be used to enhance your profile or to contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies. For any third-party technology used on our site, we will provide a link to that third-party’s respective cookie/privacy policy for your information. We encourage our visitors to review these policies in advance of granting consent to deployment.

What Information Do We Obtain from You?

For each visitor to our site, we automatically gather certain potentially identifying information and store it. This information includes your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, your operating system, date/time stamp, processor or device serial number, unique device identifier, and clickstream data. We collect this information on an individual basis and in aggregate, or combined form.

Our Use of Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies

We use cookies to provide you with the best user experience on our website, this includes:

  • Optimising network resource usage
  • Remembering you when you wish to interact with our forms
  • Providing support for social media features
  • Allowing you to view embedded content
  • Analysing visitor traffic across our site
  • Providing you with more relevant advertising content
  • Remembering your cookie consent status

Categories of Tracking Technologies That We Set

We avail of both first and third-party technologies across our site. TFI local link Waterford takes our visitors’ right to privacy seriously in keeping with our obligations. Should you consent to the deployment of any category of optional technology, we will record your consent for a period of no longer than 6 months subject to interaction; at which point these technologies will be disabled. You will then be prompted to refresh you consent. You may change your cookie settings at any time using our cookie banner.

Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off by our systems. They are set for security purposes and in response to actions made by you which amount to a service request, such as interacting with our cookie banner or filling out forms on our site. While we cannot disable these cookies, you have the option to do so via your browser settings. Should you do so, certain aspects of our site will no longer function.

Host Name Description Duration Type
Google _GRECAPTCHA Provides spam protection and distinguishes between humans and bots. 179 days HTTP Cookie
Complianz cmplz_preferences Stores cookie consent preferences 365 days HTTP Cookie
Complianz cmplz_statistics Stores cookie consent preferences 365 days HTTP Cookie
Complianz cmplz_functional Stores cookie consent preferences 365 days HTTP Cookie

 

Functional/Preference Cookies (optional)

These cookies enable our website to provide additional functionality and personalisation. The primary purpose behind our use of such cookies is to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Host Name Description Duration Type
YouTube PREF To store user preferences 8 months HTTP
Complianz cmplz_banner-status To store if the cookie banner has been dismissed 365 days HTTP
Complianz cmplz_idpolicy_id To store accepted cookie policy ID 365 days HTTP
www.locallinkwaterford.ie resolution To resize and display images Session HTTP

 

Targeting/Marketing Technologies (optional)

These cookies may be set through our site by either TFI local link Waterford or our advertising and social media partners. Should you enable them, they will be used by TFI local link Waterford and our partners to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. These technologies also allow you to view and interact with our social media content across the site such as viewing our YouTube videos. These technologies operate by uniquely identifying your browser and internet device such as your phone or desktop and monitor specific activity across multiple sites.

Host Name Description Duration Type
YouTube GPS To store location data Session
YouTube YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen Session HTTP
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos 179 days HTTP
Complianz cmplz_marketing To store cookie consent preferences for marketing videos 365 days HTTP

Further Information

We regularly scan our website using a third-party tool to maintain a record of the tracking technologies we deploy. TFI local link Waterford only processes your personal information in accordance with this notice as well as our Privacy Statement.

If you have queries on how we process your data using cookies, please contact us at james.odonoghue@locallink.ie

If you are concerned with how we are processing your data using our cookies, you have the right to contact the Data Protection Commission. This can be done using their online form.

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