Cookies Policy

This Cookie Notice explains how we use Cookies on our website www.fortus.ie. It is a declaration of the cookies that are active on our website, the purpose of the cookies and what they track. This Cookie Notice also provides you with information on how to opt out of the cookies being used. Further information about our use of cookies can be found in our Data Protection Statement.

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.  Cookies help us to remember things about your visit to our Website, such as your preferred language and other choices/settings and to generally make the site easier for you to use.  They may also be used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you.

What types of cookies do we use and why?

We use the following Cookies on this Website:

This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on www.fortus.ie

Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

We treat the “cookie” cookie as a necessary cookie (see below) and it is refreshed every six months.

These cookies are necessary to ensure the website functions properly.

You cannot reject these cookies using our cookie management tool. You can control these cookies from your browser settings using the reject all cookies settings. Some functionalities on the website won’t work if necessary cookies are rejected.

We  do not use necessary cookies on the Fortus website other than to remember your cookie preferences.

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

We do not use preference cookies on the Fortus website.

 

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

 

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

These are cookies gather analytics on the usage of our website including distinguishing unique users, remembering the number and time of previous visits, remembering traffic source information and determining the start and end of a session.

We use google analytics cookies to measure website traffic and to understand what pages our web visitors interact with.

Marketing cookies are set by external advertisers to learn about a website visitor’s overall online behaviours, such as websites they frequently visit, purchases, and interests that they have shown on various websites. It allows internet advertisers to provide targeted advertising content based on  user profiles.

We do not use marketing cookies on the Fortus website.

You can adjust your browser settings to decline cookies or alert you when a website is attempting to place a cookie on your computer.

Cookie Details

Further information on the cookies we use on www.fortus.ie and how to manage them is set out below.  Cookies can also be managed using our cookie management tool which can be accessed on the bottom left corner of our website at any time.

Strictly necessary cookies – The “cookie” Cookie

These cookies are required in order to ensure websites function properly.

Cookie Purpose Retention Party
CookieControl
When you accept or reject cookies, we need to set a cookie to remember your preferences.
6 months
Civic UK

Web Statistics Cookies

These are cookies placed on your device when you visit our website to gather analytics on the usage of our website including distinguishing unique users, remembering the number and time of previous visits, remembering traffic source information and determining the start and end of a session.

Cookie Purpose Retention Party
_ga
These are sites associated with sites using google analytics to measure traffic. _ga cookie is placed by Google Analytics to store a unique user ID, it expires after 1 minute.
1 Year
Google
_gid
_gid cookie is placed by Google Analytics to count and track pageviews and expires after 1 day
1 Minute
Google
_gat_gtag_UA_
This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
1 Day
Google

Managing Cookies

Our website has a cookie management tool that facilitate acceptance and rejection of cookies.  The cookie management tool can be accessed on the bottom left corner of our website at any time.

Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies on all websites or not. Different browsers have different settings available to you. Below we have provided links to popular browsers on how to access these settings. Generally, your browser will offer the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“Third Party Cookies”), or those from specific websites:

Third Party Websites

Our Website may contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy settings, and these are not endorsed by us.  We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these third-party websites. Please undertake the appropriate due diligence before submitting any information to these websites.

Amendments to this cookie notice

We will post any changes to our Cookie Notice on the Website and when doing so will change the effective date at the top of this Cookie Notice.  We will also update our Cookie Management Tool.