A “cookie” is a small data file transferred by a Website to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are typically classified as either “session” cookies or “permanent” cookies.
“Session” cookies do not stay on your computer after you leave our Website or close your browser. The aggregate information collected permits us to analyse traffic patterns on our site. This can enable us over time to provide a better experience on our site by improving content or personalisation and making our site easier to use.
“Permanent” cookies are those that remain on your computer. They are used to facilitate shopping, personalisation and registration services. For example, cookies can keep track of what you have selected to purchase as you continue to shop and allow you to enter your password only once on Web pages where a login is required. “Permanent” cookies can be manually removed by the user.
Which Cookies Do We Use?
The following are the cookies we use on the Website:
- ASP.NET_SessionId: This is a general purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Microsoft .NET based technologies. It is usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.
- _utmt & _gat: These cookies are used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
- _ga & _gid: These cookies are used by Google Analytics to distinguish users. _atuvc ,_atuvs & _atssc : These cookies are associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.
The Website uses Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use the Website. The Cookies used by this product collect information in an anonymous form and are used by many different websites. If you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Managing Cookies Usage
A Web beacon is an electronic image, called a single-pixel (1×1) or clear GIF. Web beacons can recognise certain types of information on a visitor’s computer, such as a visitor’s cookie number, time and date of a page view and a description of the page where the Web beacon is placed. You may render some Web beacons unusable by rejecting their associated cookies. Note: Clongowes Wood College SJ Web pages do not use Web beacons.
Who we share your information with
Clongowes Wood College SJ makes no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details collected (IP addresses etc.) with any individual. It is the policy of Clongowes Wood College SJ never to disclose personal or technical information in respect of individual Website visitors to any third party, unless obliged to disclose such information by rule of law.