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Cookie Policy

In this policy we use the terms “Repak”, “we”, “our” and “us” to refer to Repak Limited, which is a registered company (Companies Registration Office number 242159) and our registered office is at Red Cow Interchange Estate, 1 Ballymount Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

Please note that the application of this Cookie Policy encompasses each of the following websites: repak.ie, rols.ie, rolc.ie, packagingenforcement.ie and pakman.ie, collectively the ‘Repak Websites’ all of which are owned and controlled by Repak Limited.  

What are Cookies and why do we use them?

The Repak Websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users of of Repak Websites.  This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Repak Websites and also allows us to improve same.

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 Repak Websites 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 the Repak Websites.

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 the Repak Websites 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.

We use the following cookies: 

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
  • Analytical or performance cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
  • Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to the Repak Websites.  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 the Repak Websites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.  We will use this information to make the Repak Websites and the advertising, if any, 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 below table:

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 year
OptanonConsent
CookiePro
This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.
365 days
OptanonAlertBoxClosed
CookiePro
This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.
365 days
PHPSESSID
ExpressionEngine
PHP session cookie associated with embedded content from this domain.
Session 
__cfduid
Bootstrap CDN
Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, 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.
30 days
_ga_0J6DR91X1S
Google Analytics
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the Repak Websites.
730 days
_gat
Google Analytics
This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
Session

Please note that 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 the Repak Websites. 

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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