St Vincent’s University Hospital Cookies Guideline
This policy explains what cookies we use and why we use them. We recommend that you read this policy in full. Details of how you can restrict or block cookies are set out below.
If you would like to change your cookie settings, access your preferences below:
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your device (e.g. your phone or your computer) for record-keeping purposes. For example, a cookie could allow the Site to recognise your browser, while another could store your preferences and other information and let you navigate the Site effectively. When you return to the Site after logging in, cookies provide information to the Site so that the Site will remember you. Cookies can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
N.B. The “rc” cookies listed are for the Google Recaptcha functionality and are only set on pages with forms on them. If you choose not to accept the cookies on those pages the forms will not be usable.
|Cookie Type||Name||Purpose||Expiration||Who Provides the Cookie?||Opt Out Link|
|Necessary||moove_gdpr_popup||Used to store the visitor consent for cookies.||180 Days||StVincents.ie||n/a|
|Functional||rc::a||A Google cookie that is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is a persistent cookie.||n/a|
|Functional||rc::c||A Google cookie that is used to distinguish between humans and bots. Lasts for the duration of the session.||n/a|
How to Manage and Disable Cookies
For instructions on blocking and deleting cookies, see the privacy and help documentation of your specific browser’s website. If you use more Devices and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each Device and on each browser separately. Here are the locations of the cookie settings for all major web browsers:
- Internet Explorer– Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab.
- Mozilla Firefox– Tools > Options > Privacy menu.
- Safari– Edit > Preferences > Privacy menu.
- Chrome– Settings > Content Settings > Privacy > Cookies.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
If you limit the ability of the Website to set cookies, this may prevent you from using certain features of the Website properly and your user experience – which will no longer be personalised for you – may deteriorate. You may also be able to opt-out from certain cookies through third-party cookie management sites. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of the Website. If you delete your cookies from the browser, you may need to remember to re-install opt-out cookies.
WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES?
You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites:
St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Last Updated: 5 November 2020.