Cookies

CAUSEWAY IRISH HOUSING ASSOCIATION

COOKIE POLICY

Introduction

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie normally contains the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value (usually a randomly generated unique number). Cookies don’t identify individual users and are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently. They provide us with analytical information which improves user experience.

You may delete and block all cookies from this site. Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

How we use cookies

We do not use cookies for collecting any personal information about you, but we do use them to collect other anonymous data in order to administer the website. We do use cookies to track the number of unique visitors to the website and to particular pages on the site.

We also use cookies to store your preferences for accessibility options.  There are several cookies which are essential to the operation of the websites services.

Cookies we use
Name Expiry Function
SERVERID Browser Close Provides an improved server time, the cookie remembers which server should handle the user request.
PHPSESSID Browser Close When a user logs in, this cookie maintains authentication, access rights etc.
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Browser Close These cookies are specific to WordPress to serve our websites. Cookies are deleted at the end of the users session.

These cookies do not store any personal information about you, your computer, your visit, or your browsing history. After the time indicated above, the cookies’ validity is destroyed and the browser instructed to remove the cookie from your computer.