You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e. the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences.
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the “Cookie Settings” tab on your screen.
Your consent applies to the following domains: www.beaconhospital.ie
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser.
These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
Similar to most online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function correctly, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use?
The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories:
The below list details the cookies used in our website:
|JSESSIONID||Used by sites written in JSP. General purpose platform session cookies that are used to maintain users'' state across page requests.|
|laravel_session||laravel uses laravel_session to identify a session instance for a user, this can be changed|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Non Necessary".|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site''s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
How can I control my cookie preferences?
You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Cookie Settings” tab and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the pop-up according to your preferences.
Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookie Settings” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites.
You can find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers by using the links below:
- Google Chrome
- Microsoft Edge
- Mozilla Firefox
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Apple Safari
- Apple Safari Mobile
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.