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What are Cookies and why do we use them?

Our website www.repak.ie (the “Website”) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website.  This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our Website.

A cookie is a small removable data file of letters and numbers that is stored on your web browser or the hard drive of your computer.  Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive and are only used by us to allow you to use the Website in the most efficient manner.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Please note, however, that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of this Website.

We also work with other companies who use tracking technologies, including web beacons and pixel tags, to serve ads on our behalf across the internet. These companies may collect non-personally identifiable information about your visit to our website and about your interaction with our communications, including advertising and e-mails. If you object to web beacons, we recommend that you follow the instructions for deleting existing cookies and disabling future cookies. We will still know how many of our e-mails are opened and we will automatically receive your IP address, a unique identifier for your computer or other access device but we will not identify you as an individual.[1] [2] 

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.

Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it.  This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website.  This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.  We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name

Cookie Type

Purpose

Expiration time[1] 

_ga

Google Analytics

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

_gid

Google Analytics

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

24 hours

_fbp

Facebook

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 months

_hjid

Hotjar

This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.

1 year

exp_anon

ExpressionEngine

Determines whether the user’s username is displayed in the list of currently logged in members.

1 year

exp_cp_last_site_id

ExpressionEngine

MSM cookie indicating the last site accessed in the control panel.

Session

exp_csrf_token

ExpressionEngine

A security cookie used to identify the user and prevent Cross Site Request Forgery attacks.

2 hours

exp_flash

ExpressionEngine

Control panel user feedback messages, encrypted for security.

1 day

exp_last_activity

ExpressionEngine

Records the time of the last page load. Used in conjunction with the last_visit cookie.

1 year

exp_last_visit

ExpressionEngine

Date of the user’s last visit. Can be shown as a statistic for members and used by the forum to show unread topics for both members and guests.

1 year

exp_remember

ExpressionEngine

Determines whether a user is automatically logged in upon visiting the site

2 weeks

exp_sessionid

ExpressionEngine

Session id, used to associate a logged in user with their data.

1-2 hours

exp_tracker

ExpressionEngine

Contains the last 5 pages viewed, encrypted for security. Typically used for form or error message returns.

Session

exp_visitor_consents

ExpressionEngine

Saves responses to Consent requests for non-logged in visitors

1 yea


Please note that [1] [2] third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.  These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies

Enabling/Disabling Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of this Website.

For more information about managing cookies and how to stop cookies being installed visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

Contact information

If you have any queries in relation to this policy, please contact us at dcm@repak.ie

 

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