What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files placed on your computer or internet enabled device by websites in order to add functionality.  A cookie can be used to identify a user’s computer or internet enabled device to the website, or to other third party websites.  This allows websites to improve the way they work, such as remembering preferences expressed by a user or tracking a user’s use of a website for statistical analysis.

What cookies are used on this site?

The McCann FitzGerald website uses the following cookies:

ASP.NET – The McCann FitzGerald website is built using a programming framework call ASP.NET.  A session cookie is placed on users’ computers whenever they visit our website in order to enable core functionality of the site, such as improving the performance of page loading.  The cookie does not gather any personally identifiable data and expires when you leave the site.

Kentico Content Management System – We use the Kentico Content Management System to display our website in different languages.  A cookie is placed on a user’s computer or internet enabled device when they select a different language, the cookie stores the user’s language preference so that they are not prompted to choose a content language on each page they subsequently visit.  This cookie does not gather any personally identifiable data and will expire 1 year after you have last visited our site.

Google Analytics – McCann FitzGerald uses the industry standard Google Analytics package in order to track the use of our website.  The Google Analytics package uses a suite of cookies in order to anonymously track things like unique visitors to the site, how long users visit the site for and how users found the site.  Some of these cookies are session cookies which expire when you leave the site or where you have been inactive on the site for a certain period of time, whilst others are set to expire two years after they have been last updated.  You can opt out of Google Analytics using the tools available at this website.

Cookie Pop Up – We use a cookie to determine if you have read our cookies consent pop up and to ensure we do not show it to you again when you dismiss it.

What cookies are used in McCann FitzGerald Update Emails?

When we send an email as part of our McCann FitzGerald Updates Service the email includes cookies and similar technologies to help us better understand how subscribers interact with our emails, such as whether they are opened by the subscriber.  If you do not consent to us setting these cookies, please unsubscribe from our email list and delete any emails that you have received.

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.

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