What is a cookie
There are two types of cookie: session and persistent. A session cookie is deleted from your device when you leave the website. A persistent cookie has an expiry time, which can range from hours to years. A persistent cookie will remain on your computer until it is manually deleted or it expires.
Cookies can come from two sources: first-party or third-party. A first-party cookie is a cookie set by the website you are visiting. A third-party cookie is included on the website you are visiting, but comes from another domain.
The purposes of cookies used on this website are:
- to track statistics about visitors
- to play embedded Youtube Videos
- to improve website functionality and record your decision to accept cookies
|.gstatic.com||1P_JAR||Used by Google and Youtube to customise ads on Google websites||1 month|
|.gstatic.com||CONSENT||Used by Google and Youtube to track cookie permissions||20 years|
|youtube.com||GPS||Used by Youtube to record information||Session|
|youtube.com||PREF||May be used by advertising partners to build a profile of interests to show relevant ads on other sites. It works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.||8 months|
|youtube.com||VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Keeps track of user preferences for Youtube videos embedded in sites, it can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the Youtube interface.||6 months|
|youtube.com||YSC||Used to track views of embedded videos||SESSION|
|youtube.com||CONSENT||Tracks consent settings||20 years|
|wardautomation.ie||PHPSESSID||Establishes a user session to improve website functionality (eg, using forms)||SESSION|
Your browser has tools to help you manage which cookies you accept or not. For example, you can choose not to accept any third-party cookies, or to filter cookies from specific domains.
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