Cookies Policy

SIRO Limited (“SIRO”) respects the privacy of all visitors to www.siro.ie (the “Website). This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) the Website that you may access from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. We may update our Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation which may affect the way in which cookies are used by us and how you, as a user, can manage them. This policy outlines below which cookies we are using, why we are using them, and how you can disable cookies from being used on this web site.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store or retrieve information to perform certain functions and remember visits to a website. There are two distinct types of cookies – session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie is only accessible while your browser is open, and is deleted as soon as you navigate away from our Website. A persistent cookie can remain on your computer for a pre-defined period of time, or until they are forcibly deleted. Other technologies including pixels, tags, web beacons or local storage also store and retrieve data on a device and are similar to cookies. A further explanation about cookies is available on: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

How do I manage or refuse cookies?

Within your web browser you can choose whether you wish to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times. Set out below are links to popular web browsers to enable you to manage cookies:

If you do not want SIRO to use cookies on your computer, or if you do not wish for SIRO to use third-party cookies, you should ensure cookies are disabled on all devices (computers, tablets, mobile phone) and browsers. For clarification, disabling cookies on one browser, does not necessarily disable cookies on a different browser. Also disabling cookies on one computer, does not disable cookies on another computer or mobile phone you might use. Additional information on managing third party cookie opt outs is included below in our 'Third Party Cookies' section.

How SIRO uses cookies

SIRO gathers the below information from cookies:
  • Visitors to our websites
  • Visitors to our roll-out map
  • Visitors who register for email updates

For general web-browsing no personal information is revealed to us, although certain statistical information is available to us via our internet service provider. This information may include the IP and logical address of the server you are using, the top level domain name from which you access the internet (for example .ie, .com, etc.), the type of browser you are using, the date and time you access our site and the internet address linking to our site. We do not sell or distribute your personal information to third parties for purposes of allowing them to market products and services to you.

CONTENT MANAGEMENT COOKIES

Our content management cookies enable us to track the performance of our publication software and to serve appropriate content.  
Cookie Name
Expiration Date
Description
wp-settings-2, wp-settings-time-2
12 months from last visit
These cookies are used to customise the view of our website depending on the type of users. (for example admin users, or partners, might have a different view to that of the general public).
cid
session
This cookie ensures that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. No personal information is stored in the cookie, but only a temporary id.

SURVEY COOKIES

You might be prompted to respond to user surveys while visiting the Website. These cookies are used upon completing a survey (so that we do not ask the same user again).
Cookie Name
Expiration Date
Description
_hjDonePoll, _hjIncludedInSample
12 months from last visit
These cookies are set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.: hotjar.com

VISIT COOKIES

SIRO uses Google Analytics to assist us in improving the Website and tracking user behaviour. SIRO uses the following google analytics cookies on the Website:
Cookie Name
Expiration Date
Description
Google Analytics (_ga, _gid )
12 months from last visit
Google Analytics cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our website. The information collected is anonymous and includes the number of visitors to the website, what pages they visited and where they have come to the website from. More information is available on: developers.google.com

Retargeting

The SIRO website uses remarketing technologies which allows us to display relevant ads based on what pages on the SIRO website you have viewed. The advertising will be displayed based on cookies data, which do not record any personal information or identify you personally (this is known as non-personally identifiable information (“non-PII”). This information may include non-PII identifiers specific to the user’s device (such as mobile device advertising identifiers or your browser’s user agent string) as well as non-PII demographic and interest information provided by third parties. The following remarketing technologies are used by SIRO:

Google: If you would prefer not to receive any targeted advertising from Google, you can deactivate the use of such cookies by visiting the website. Google also has its own independent data protection policy which can be accessed here

Facebook: If you would prefer not to receive any targeted advertising from Facebook, you can view Facebook’s cookie policy and manage your preferences here

Third party tools: We might also use other third-party advertising tools (such as Amobee). You can visit the Amobee website for information on opting out of tailored advertising from Amobee.