We use a range of technologies on our website https://embankment.ie/, some of which are controlled by us (first party) and some are controlled by other organisations (third party).
These technologies include (but are not limited to) cookies, scripts, fonts and images; some of which are considered as necessary for us to be able to deliver the web site to you and others which we use to enhance our understanding of how you use our web site; to assist in our marketing activities and other purposes explained below.
The Technologies We Use
Cookies are small files containing specific information relating to your use of our website – such as login credentials; items in a shopping cart and tracking identifiers. Cookies are placed on your computer or device and are set by our web server and the web servers of third parties we use on our web site. Cookies can be read, updated or deleted by those same servers, each time you visit our web site, depending on the type of cookie it is.
Cookies which are only related to a single session (a single visit to our website) are deleted automatically when you close your web browser – these are typically considered as necessary for us to deliver the website to you and are sometimes known as session cookies.
Other cookies (such as tracking cookies or authentication cookies) are often saved for an extended period of time from days to years, known as persistent cookies.
Who sets these Cookies?
First party cookies are stored and accessed by our web server; third party cookies are stored and accessed by other organisations, such as analytics providers and advertisers.
- Necessary Cookies: These are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
- Analytical/Performance Cookies: These cookies are set by our analytics providers and allow us to record certain information about you, such as the pages you visit on our website, how many times you visit our website, and links you might click on. Furthermore, when you connect to our analytics provider in order for them to set the cookie – they may also collect other information about you such as your geographical location; your IP address; what type of device you are using and various information about the device. This information can be used to create a unique fingerprint to help further identify you on other websites you might visit and can be used to create a profile of your online activities and interests.
- Marketing Cookies: Cookies set by our marketing providers are used for the purpose of tracking your online activities to create a profile and give us a better understanding of your interests.
Your choices regarding these technologies
Essential technologies will be placed in your web browser without your prior consent. These are being used to maintain the functionality of the website.