Cookies Policy for ISELS website

 COOKIE POLICY

The www.isels.ie website is operated by the Irish Stock Exchange Public Limited Company trading as Euronext Dublin ("Euronext Dublin", "we", "our" and "us"), a company incorporated in Ireland. This is our Cookies Policy on the use of cookies on this website which we may update from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation affecting the way we use cookies and how you, as a user, can manage them. You should check this page to ensure you are happy with any changes. In this Policy, the term "Website" means www.isels.ie.

What Cookies Are and How We Use Them

Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a seamless experience when you visit our Website and assists us in making improvements. It enables the Website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering or changing these details when you come back to the Website or browse from one page to another.

A cookie is a small text file, often encrypted, that is placed in your web browser on your PC, telephone, tablet or other device when you visit a website. During the course of your visit to that website, and on subsequent visits, the cookie sends information from your browser about your visit(s). They do not damage your device.

The Types of Cookies We Use

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are necessary for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that register the type and version of your browser and enable you to login to view registration-only content. If you disable these cookies then the Website will not function properly.
  • Analytical/performance cookies: These allow us to recognise and count the visitors to our Website and to see how visitors use our Website. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily. If you do not consent to the use of these cookies, please disable them following the instructions in this Cookie Policy so that cookies from our Website cannot be placed on your device. This information is gathered anonymously - it does not enable us to identify who you are. We use these cookies to determine the kind of content and services our visitors value most, which in turn helps us improve our Website and its contents.
  • Google Analytics Cookies: Our Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses its own persistent cookie, which expires two years after it is placed on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. For more information about Google Analytics cookies please see http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie

Description

Expiry

ASP.NET_SessionId & BNES_ASP.NET_SessionId

A cookie which is used to identify the users session on the server. The session being an area on the server which can be used to store data in between http requests

immediately on session end

__utma

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2 years from set/update

__utmt

Used to throttle request rate.

10 minutes

__utmb

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

30 mins from set/update

__utmc

Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

End of browser session

__utmz

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

6 months from set/update

How to Control and Delete Cookies

The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the web browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your device.

In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility) or you can click on the links below to access instructions from some of the most popular browsers:

For more information on how to manage cookies, please visit http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm.

However, please be aware that, if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the Website’s functionality may be lost.

In addition, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

Changes to Our Use of Cookies

Any changes to our use of cookies for this Website will be posted here and if appropriate, we will highlight and signpost any changes.

Contact Information

If you have any queries in relation to this notice, please contact us at gdpr-dublin@euronext.com.