Cookies

Cookies

This website puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

We use a combination of temporary and permanent cookies on this website to collect standard internet log information and details of our visitor’s behaviour patterns. This is so we can obtain statistics of the number of visits and the popular parts of the site. This way we can improve our web content and always be on trend with what our customers want. We don't use this information for anything other than our own analysis.

We use cookies to:
1. Analyse user statistics
2. Record user style preferences

3. Improve website availability

4. Provide social sharing

The cookies on this website aren’t used to identify you personally.

The following tables list the cookies we use on this site.

 

Cookies use on FINGAL.IE

Name of Cookie

Cookie’s Domain

Purpose

1P_JAR

.gstatic.com

Google uses these cookies, based on recent searches and interactions, to customise ads on Google websites.

CONSENT

.gstatic.com

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.

__cfduid

.fingal.ie

Used by Cloudflare to identify trusted traffic / used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.

__utma

.fingal.ie

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmz

.fingal.ie

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

_ga

.fingal.ie

Used to distinguish users.

_gid

.fingal.ie

Responsible for tracking user bebaviour (user journey) / use to group the user behavior tohether for each user

 

Third-party cookies

  1. Consult Portal

Name of Cookie

Cookie’s Domain

Purpose

SSESS

consult.fingal.ie

Preserves users states across page requests. Does not collect any personal information

has_js

consult.fingal.ie

Stores information about user browser has Javascript enabled.

cookie-agreed

consult.fingal.ie

Contains user consent on accepting all cookies.

JSESSIONID

nr-data.net

Helps us to monitor performance of application with collecting performance metrics. This cookie stores a session identifier for New Relic which provides performance monitoring.

__qca

ei_client_id

_mkto_trk

_gid, _ga

ajs_anonymous_id

ajs_user_id

optimizelyEndUserId

intercom-id-cyym0u3i

ajs_group_id

_gcl_au

TSNGUID

newrelic.com

See more at https://newrelic.com/termsandconditions/cookie-policy/cookie-table

_ga

fingal.ie

Used by Google Analytics to track statistics of clicks on links, page visits and downloads. It doesn’t collect any personal data as user session or IP is not shared with GA services, but provided as anonimized statistical data to help us improve our application.

_gid

fingal.ie

Used by Google Analytics to track statistics of clicks on links, page visits and downloads. It doesn’t collect any personal data as user session or IP is not shared with GA services, but provided as anonimized statistical data to help us improve our application.

uvc

addtoany.com

This cookie is used to provide the social sharing functionality on our careers advice article pages

 

 

  1. Council Meetings

Name of Cookie

Cookie’s Domain

Purpose

ASP.NET_SessionId

modern.gov

a basic ASP session cookie that identifies a unique session

  1. Planning Application Search

Name of Cookie

Cookie’s Domain

Purpose

UwdSessionID

APAS web

In APAS Web, the piece of information containing SessionID and LangID. Each time you make a request to a website, your browser will include the cookies in the request, and the host server will check the cookies. So, authentication can be done automatically like that.

  1. Webcasting Council Meetings Online

Name of Cookie

Cookie’s Domain

Purpose

ci_session

fingalcoco.public-i-tv

Identifies you as a unique visitor each time you visit the site, so that we can load your content quickly and remember your login settings

user_has_accepted_cookie

fingalcoco.public-i-tv

Tells us that you’ve seen the cookie message and clicked on the OK button so that it is no longer displayed

video_definition

fingalcoco.public-i-tv

Remembers your video quality setting: High Definition (HD) or Standard Definition (SD)

video_display_subtitles

fingalcoco.public-i-tv

Remembers your setting to display or not display video subtitles

_gid

fingalcoco.public-i-tv

Helps us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited before

_ga

fingalcoco.public-i-tv

Helps us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited before

_gat

fingalcoco.public-i-tv

Manages the rate at which page view requests are made

 

  1. e-Recruitment

Name of Cookie

Cookie’s Domain

Purpose

AddThis cookies

careers.fingal.ie

We use AddThis to enable you to share our pages with social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. AddThis uses several cookies to generate statistics on social media sharing.

_ga

careers.fingal.ie

Used to distinguish users.

_utma

careers.fingal.ie

Determines the number of unique visitors to the site

_utmb

careers.fingal.ie

This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site

_utmc

careers.fingal.ie

This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser

_utmvz

careers.fingal.ie

This provides information about how you reached the site (e.g. from another website or a search engine)

 

  1. ReciteMe

Name of Cookie

Cookie’s Domain

Purpose

Recite.Persist

 

This stores a flag to indicate whether the toolbar should persist between pages or not

Recite.Preferences 

 

This stores the users current settings so that they can be reapplied on subsequent pages.

 

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