Bishop Shanahan National School

Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are very small text files stored on your hard drive. They uniquely identify your computer and allow us to store information about your session on our website, improve website security and help us to customise your website experience. A unique user identity is created which ensures that you are not required to re-enter login details as you move throughout the website if logged in as a customer.

 

How Bishop Shanahan National School use Cookies

Cookies are used to assist us in making our website work more efficiently. We use them to remember your preferences. When you leave the site and come back to us this information can be reloaded from your computer thereby generally improving your user experience.

 

What types of Cookies are used on www.bishopshanahan.ie? 

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies
    These Cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around bishopshanahan.ie and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. 
  2. Performance Cookies
    These Cookies collect information about how visitors use bishopshanahan.ie, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These Cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these Cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how bishopshanahan.ie works. 
  3. Functionality Cookies
    These Cookies allow bishopshanahan.ie to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features.

 

List of Cookies Used on www.bishopshanahan.ie

 

Cookie Name Purpose  
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.  
  PHPSESSID

The PHPSESSID cookies are created/sent when a user 'session' is created. When you enter the site for the first time you are assigned a PHPSESSID cookie. 

This session cookie has a timeout that expires if there has been no activity between your computer and our website in excess of one hour. This cookie is reset if you complete an order on bishopshanahan.ie.

 

All Google Analytics information is recorded anonymously and does not provide or share any user-identifiable information, for more information, please see Google's Privacy Policy.

 

For more detailed information on cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

 
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