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The FSSU cookie policy details the use of cookies on fssu.ie website.  FSSU may update this cookie policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation affecting the way we use cookies and how you, as a user, can manage them.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. It may allow a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a period of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. Cookies can be set by the owner of the website or in some cases by third party services the website owner allows to present other information, run content or provide other functionality such as analytics.

How long does my consent last?

Your consent will last for 6 months from the date you last provide it to us using the cookie tool on the website. After this period, the cookie tool will automatically treat your consent as withdrawn and request it again.You can however, change your cookie setting at any time, by clicking on the “Cookie Settings” link at the bottom of each page on the website. In addition, you can block or delete cookies in your browser, usually found in a settings or preferences tab in your browser.

How are they used on this site?

The following cookies are used on our website for the purposes listed below.  You can opt out of the third party cookie category by toggling the cookie settings.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off.

Cookie Name Information Expiry
Cookie preference moove_gdpr_popup This cookie is used to store the visitor consent for cookies. 180 days

 

Third Party Cookies

These cookies are provided by “Third Party” vendors who provide products and features we have integrated into our website. e.g. Google Analytics, A Google Analytics cookie that is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Optout at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Name Provider Purpose Expiration
_ga Google A Google Analytics cookie that is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Optout at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout 730 Days
_gat Google A Google Analytics cookie used to throttle the request rate. Optout at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout 1 Day
_gid Google A Google Analytics cookie used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. Optout at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout 1 Day
rc:a Google A Google cookie that is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is a persistent cookie. Persistent
rc::c Google A Google cookie that is used to distinguish between humans and bots. Lasts for the duration of the session. Session
personalization_id Twitter This cookie is set by the Twitter box used on the site. 2 Years
NID Google Assigns a Google ID 183 days
ct0 Twitter Twitter ID cookie Persistent

 

Managing Cookies

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser settings.  For further information about how to turn off cookie acceptance please refer to the “Help” function in your browser.

Please note that disabling cookie support may prevent the website from functioning properly and you may not be able to fully utilise all of its features and services.