Cookies are small text files sent from a website to the hard drive of a user's computer to store bits of information related to that user. Cookies commonly store information such as IP addresses, navigational data, server information, and user preferences. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.
Where the Cookies come from
Cookies may be first party if they are provided by the IBTS and used by and to deliver various features on our website, or they may be third party cookies. Third party cookies are provided by ' third party' vendors who provide products and features we have integrated into our website such as social media, ad networks and security systems
How long Cookies last
Cookies are classified as either session or persistent cookies. Session cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse oue website or interacts with a special feature and are deleted when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse our Website or interacts with a specific feature, but may remain stored on your Device until a certain termination date is reached (in terms of minutes, days or years from the creation/update of the cookie).
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies or request that you be warned when a website is trying to install a cookie. This can be done by modifying the settings in your browser. Visitors can use this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser.
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The IBTS will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of the IBTS never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party, unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. The technical information will be used only by the IBTS and only for statistical and other administrative purposes.
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|Internal||ASP.NET_SessionId||This cookie is created when a user connects to an ASP.NET application and will expire when the user closes their browser. This cookie is essential for use of forms on our site to store the session id of the user's current session.||Session||Giveblood.ie||N/A|
|Internal||accept_cookies||This cookie is created when the user agrees to allow cookies.||6 months||Giveblood.ie||N/A|
|Third Party||IDE||Used by DoubleClick.net company for advertising via YouTube embedded videos.||1 year||Giveblood.ie||N/A|
|Third Party||_ga||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||_gat||Used by Google Analytics throttle request rate.||Session||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||_gid||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||Session||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||_utma||Google Analytics: makes it possible to record visits and visitors.||2 years||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||_utmt||Used to throttle request rate.||10 minutes||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||_utmc||In connection with _utmb it is used to establish whether there has been a recent or new visit.||Session||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||_utmz||Coogle Analytics: establishes the source/campaign of the visitor.||6 months||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||_utmb||Google Analytics: is used to identify new visits.||30 minutes||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||1P_JAR||These cookies are set via embedded YouTube videos. They register anonymous statistical data.||1 month||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||APISID||Set via embedded YouTube videos. They register anonymous statistical data e.g. how many times the video is displayed.||2 years||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||Consent||Used to hold Google Account data should the browser be authenticated with a Google Account.||20 years||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||HSID||Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps.||Session||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||NID||It stores the preferences and information of users each time they visit web pages containing a Google service.||6 months||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||SAPISID||Cookies that enable Google to collect user information for videos hosted by YouTube.||2 years||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||SID||Cookies that enable Google to collect user information for videos hosted by YouTube.||2 years||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||SIDCC||Cookies that enable Google to collect user information for videos hosted by YouTube.||3 months||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||SSID||Cookies that enabole Google to collect unser information for videos hosted by YouTube.||2 years||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Tries to estimate the users bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.||179 days||https://tools/google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Third Party||YSC||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Session||YouTube||N/A|
|Third Party||GPS||Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.||Session||YouTube||N/A|
|Third Party||PREF||Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.||8 months||YouTube||N/A|
|Third Party||_qca||This cookie tracks information about how the Vimeo service is being used.||2 years||Vimeo||https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy|
|Third Party||vuid||Analytics unique id.||2 years||Vimeo||https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy|
|Third Party||continuous_play_v3||Used to keep track of whether continuous play is on or not for a user.||320 days||Vimeo||https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy|
|Third Party||_ssid||This cookie tracks information about how the Vimeo service is being used.||2 years||Vimeo||https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy|
|Third Party||_abexps||This cookie tracks information about how the Vimeo service is being used.||1 year||Vimeo||https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy|
|Third Party||Ceg.s||This coolie tracks information about how the Vimeo service is being used.||3 months||Vimeo||https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy|
|Third Party||_ga||This cookie tracks information about how the Vimeo service is being used.||1 year||Vimeo||https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy|
|Third Party||_gid||This cookie tracks information about how the Vimeo service is being used.||1 day||Vimeo||https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy|
|Third Party||_uetsid||This cookie tracks information about how the Vimeo service is being used.||1 hour||Vimeo||https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy|