What are Cookies?
Cookies are essentially small text files stored on your computer, mobile or tablet device. They are used to improve the online experience of almost every website, including our own, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).
There are many benefits to using cookies on our site but mainly they are used so we can keep you logged in as you move around the site and give you a personal experience.
Some features on Rootsireland.ie will not function if you do not allow cookies. To learn more about the cookies used on rootsireland.ie please see the list below.
Types of Cookie used on Rootsireland.ie
These are all the cookies currently used by our website and approved 3rd parties to track performance. Hopefully it is clear that all of our cookies are used ultimately to improve the journey for our customers online or to help us present a better website experience online.
|Roots Ireland Website||PHPSESSID||This cookie is used to maintain your user session on the rootireland website.
If you disallow this cookie you may be prevented from fully accessing the rootsireland service.
|Roots Ireland Website||rootsirl||We use this cookie to test whether cookies are enabled on your browser.|
|Roots Ireland Website||rootsirl_login_nnn||Contains login information for your current login|
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, but not to identify an individual. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site content and usability. The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
If you disallow this cookie we won’t know what you like to visit most, so will not be able to improve this website as a result of your preferences.
|AdThis is a third party product that we use to enable our visitors to easily share content with family and friends.
These cookies are used to to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience. They are also used to improve the quality of their site; to keep track of your login name, passwords, and pages you have visited on their site; and to tailor content to your interests and to personalize the site on your behalf.
If you disallow cookies you may not be able to access certain personalized sections of their services such as publisher reports.
If you feel you would like to change your personal interaction with cookies, you can adjust storage of cookies settings through your web browser by selecting settings.
Please be aware disabling cookies will severely limit your ability to use rootsireland.ie and disable features of many websites across the internet.
Private Browsing Modes delete cookies after the browser is closed and therefore if you use these modes, you cannot keep your login details for later use, and will have to login again with your email and password.