This website, www.alantierney.ie is owned and operated by Alan Tierney & Partners Ltd.
www.alantierney.ie respects your right to privacy and we are fully compliant with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679, which is in effect from May 25th 2018.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer, just like an image or a web page file. The difference with a cookie is that it contains information which allows a website to identify you as you click from one page to the next, or when you return to the website.
It can also be used to allow personalisation of a website. The cookies used and the information held within them have no personal information and cannot be used to identify you as a person. For this reason, we consider our cookies to be completely non-intrusive.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and could prevent you from completing some purchases through our site.
We may partner with or receive services from third parties which you can visit from our website. We may also embed external content and features from such third parties within our website (e.g. social media such as YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter) practices. We do not exercise control over these sites. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
The cookies we use do not contain any sensitive information such as your name, address or any payment details. Sensitive information which you choose to provide to us as part of the quotation process is stored securely and is not collected in the form of a cookie. Only information which is relevant to your visit to Alan Tierney & Partners is stored in the form of a cookie, for example if you have visited our site previously, we are able to know you have run a quote previously so can deliver appropriate pages relevant to previous journey. We use Google Analytics cookie to help us understand how our customers interact with our website and we use this information to continue to improve the user friendliness of our website.
Types of Cookies
Necessary cookies: These are used to manage your website visit, they provide features such as encryption for data and user login plus e-commerce shopping cart choices.
Analytical cookies: These cookies track user statistical visit data such as country, browser type and pages visited.
Targeting cookies: These cookies remember which features or Ads you were presented with and can display the same or related content to provide you with a content that may be of more interest to you.
Functionality cookies: These cookies allow your browser to operate more effectively i.e. your language choice or menu preferences. They can also be used to provide services you request, such as viewing videos or social media integration.
Cookies Used on Our Website
The following is a list of cookies currently used on our website.
|__cfduid||The cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.||1 month||Necessary|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users’ unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.||Necessary|
|test_cookie||This cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the users’ browser supports cookies.||15 minutes||Advertisement|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie 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.||2 years||Analytics|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.||1 day||Analytics|
|_gat_UA-24227463-1||This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It is a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.||1 minute||Performance|
|lang||This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.||Functional|
Other Third Party Tracking Information
Alantierney.ie uses some trusted third parties to deliver some services. Our website only uses GDPR compliant third parties. Some of these third parties collect some tracking information. This is the list of third party services we currently use & links to their privacy policies from which you can choose to opt out of such services. Note, some services our website offers may not function correctly if cookies are turned off.
if you wish to All browsers have the ability to restrict or completely disallow cookies. You may find your internet experience is disrupted if you do this, but it is entirely within your control. If you wish to change your cookie settings, the following website provides useful information: www.aboutcookies.org
You can also individually manage how your browser works with cookies by following these links:
You can also manage how third party cookies work with your web browser generally by visiting:
We update our Cookies Policy from time to time as legislation and internal operating procedures change. Please keep an eye on this page for any updates or changes.
You may contact us at [email protected] for any clarification or further information. Please allow up to 28 days for a response.
Last Updated: 07/09/2020.