Irishhealth.com Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer, phone, or other device when you visit websites and are used to record information about your activity, including the pages you view, the content you listen to, ads you click on, your settings, and other actions you take on Irishhealth.com.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies stay on your device for a set period of time or until you delete them, while session cookies are deleted once you close your web browser. We do not use persistent cookies on Irishhealth.com

What type of cookies do we use and why do we use them?

We use different types of cookies to run our website and Services including:

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies help us to understand how visitors gain access to or read our content and interact with our Services. We collect anonymised statistical information about our visitors, such as whether they have visited the site before and the pages they view. We use these cookies to determine the kind of content and services our visitors value most, which in turn helps us to improve our website and its content. By understanding which content you find useful or interesting, we can recommend more content that you might like, as well as continuing to produce the most valuable content to meet your needs. Analytical cookies are set by Irishhealth.com and Google Analytics.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. On this website you’ll find information about a browser plug-in that can be installed to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics.

Advertising cookies

To help fund the content, products and services we provide, third-party vendors, including Google, display advertising on our Services.

We and third-party vendors use first-party cookies and third-party cookies together to:

  • Help show ads that are relevant to you based on inferred interests. This is often called online behavioural advertising (OBA).

  • Restrict the number of times you see the same ad (frequency capping).

  • Create a browsing profile that is used to deliver more relevant ads.

  • Measure the effectiveness of the ads that are served.

  • Detect fraudulent traffic.

Any information we disclose to advertisers and advertising networks is non-personally identifiable.

To opt out from online behavioural advertising, please visit please visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ie/your-ad-choices. On this website you'll find information about how behavioural advertising works, further information about cookies and the steps you can take to opt out of such targeting. By turning off ads personalisation, you will still see ads on our site, but they'll be less targeted to you.

Managing your cookie preferences

Cookies are meant to improve your user experience, but some users prefer to set restrictions on the types of cookies that can be stored on their device. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to accept different type of cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies.

Read more about cookie management for all major browsers using the links below: