Cookie Policy


What Are Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. It may allow a website to “remember” your actions or preferences over aperiod of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. Cookies can be set by the owner of the website or in some cases by third party services the website owner allows to present other information, run content / advertisements, or provide other functionality such as analytics.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for the best experience on our website, including social media features and to analyse traffic. For more information see a detailed description of the different types of cookies below.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Disabling cookies will result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site.

The Cookies We Set

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, making payments or securing forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.

Youtube Cookies

These cookies are set by third-party services such as embedded videos. These can be triggered when you play a video to ensure this service works as intended. YouTube collects user data and has its own cookie and privacy policies. If you don’t accept, we are not allowed to display such content.

Analytics Cookies

These cookies allow us to track visitor behaviour on our website such as count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information thesecookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Targeting/Advertising Cookies

These cookies help show you relevant campaigns on social media and other online advertising channels. These cookies track your online activity to help us deliver more relevant advertising or to limit how many times you see an ad. These cookies can share that information with other organisations or advertisers. These cookies are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Miscellaneous Cookies

These cookies are set during your visit to the website by third-party services. This can be triggered when you play a video or a sound clip to ensure these services are working as intended, such as tracking outages or troubleshooting issues. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests, none of this information can be used to identify you. If you do not allow these cookies, we are not allowed to display such content. 

Third Party Cookies

In some cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Cookie Types

This website uses two different types of cookies, Persistent & Session. The cookie type determines how the cookie is saved on your device.

  • Persistent cookies remain on your device between browsing sessions. They are activated each time you visit the website that created that particular cookie. For example, where a "persistent cookie" is used on a website to remember your log-in details, you will not need to enter those details each time you visit that website.
  • Session cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and finishes when you close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

More Information

If you would like to control your cookie settings via your browser, you can use the links below and follow the steps provided for each browser.

Hopefully that has clarified the use of cookies on the eflow.ie website, however if you would like further information then you can contact our Data Protection Officer at the following email address: dataprotection@eflow.ie.

Please see below for a current list of cookies on eflow.ie