Updated 22nd March 2018

What is a cookie

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or mobile device. Websites use cookies to store and retrieve information about users, which enables features that need to to “remember” and track users. For example, cookies allow websites to remember what items are in your shopping cart, or whether you are logged in or logged out.

There are two types of cookie: session and persistent. A session cookie is deleted from your device when you leave the website. A persistent cookie has an expiry time, which can range from hours to years. A persistent cookie will remain on your computer until it is manually deleted or it expires.

Cookies can come from two sources: first-party or third-party. A first-party cookie is a cookie set by the website you are visiting. A third-party cookie is included on the website you are visiting, but comes from another domain.

How are cookies used on this website

This website uses both session and persistent cookies, and both first-party and third-party cookies.

The purposes of cookies used on this website include:

  • Security
  • Embedded features (like video and audio players from websites like YouTube and Soundcloud)
  • Analytics
  • Advertising

Opt-out of interest-based advertising and analytics: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices

What cookies are used on this website

DomainNameExpiresInformation
oceanfm.ie_utma2 yearsGoogle Analytics. 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.
oceanfm.ie_utmb30 minutesGoogle Analytics. 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.
oceanfm.ie_utmcSessionGoogle Analytics. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
oceanfm.ie_utmz6 monthsGoogle Analytics. 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
oceanfm.ie_utmt10 minutesGoogle Analytics. Used to throttle request rate.
oceanfm.iewfvt_254855483830 minutesWordfence. It’s used to track a user for the duration of their visit so that wordfence can group their page views together.
oceanfm.iewordfence_verifiedHuman24 hoursWordfence. Used to verify if the visitor is a bot or human
oceanfm.iecookie_notice_accepted1 monthRemembers if a user has accepted the cookie notice.
doubleclick.nettest_cookieSessionUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
doubleclick.netIDEThis cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts.
doubleclick.netDSIDThis cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts.
quantserve.comd1 yearCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
quantserve.commc1 yearCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.comCMID1 yearCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.comCMPS3 monthsCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.comCMPRO3 monthsCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.comCMSTSessionCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.comCMSCSessionCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.comCMDDSessionCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
a3cloud.netdp179 days
agkn.comab1 yearCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
agkn.comu2 yearsCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
imrworldwide.comIMRID
rubiconproject.comkhaos6 monthsCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
rubiconproject.comcSession
yahoo.comBCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
adnxs.comsessSession
adnxs.comanj3 monthsCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
adnxs.comuuid23 monthsCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
tremorhub.comtvid1 year
partners.tremorhb.comAWSELBSessionUsed to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
beacon.walmart.combtc10 years
beacon.walmart.combscSession
beacon.walmart.comb30mscSession
google.comNID4 monthsThe NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
nexac.comna_tc2 yearsRegisters user data such as purchase details, website navigation, IP address, geographical location, visited websites and what ads the user has clicked. This data is combined with psychographic, demographical and geographical data with the purpose of personalising content, ads and customer communication.
nexac.comna_id13 months
afy11.neta2 yearsRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
openx.neti1 yearCollects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
openx.netpd14 days
everesttech.netgglck30 daysUsed for targeted ads and to document efficacy of each individual ad.
everesttech.neteverest_session_v2SessionUsed for targeted ads and to document efficacy of each individual ad.
everesttech.neteverest_g_v2694 daysUsed for targeted ads and to document efficacy of each individual ad.
mookie1.comid1 yearRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
mookie1.commdata1 yearRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
innovid.comuuid1 yearCollects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
adsrvr.orgTDID1 yearRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
adsrvr.orgTDCPM1 yearRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
mathtag.comuuid1 yearCollects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
mathtag.comuuidc1 yearCollects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
turn.comuid2 monthsUnique user ID that recognizes the user on returning visits
bidswitch.nettuuid1 yearRegisters whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies.
bidswitch.nettuuid_lu1 year
rtb.4finance.comtuuid2 years
rtb.4finance.comtuuid_last_update2 years
sitescout.comssi1 yearRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
sitescout.com_ssum29 daysRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
adform.netuid2 monthsUnique user ID that recognizes the user on returning visits
soundcloud.netsc_anonymous_id10 yearsSoundCloud sets these cookies on your device because the SoundCloud player is embedded on certain pages of our Website and/or Service.
w.soundcloud.net_utma2 yearsGoogle Analytics. 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.
w.soundcloud.net_utmb30 minutesGoogle Analytics. 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.
w.soundcloud.net_utmcSessionGoogle Analytics. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
w.soundcloud.net_utmz6 monthsGoogle Analytics. 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
w.soundcloud.net_utmt10 minutesGoogle Analytics. Used to throttle request rate.
scorecardresearch.comUID2 yearsThis cookie contains an anonymous unique id that is generated on the Akamai servers that serve the scorecardresearch.com domains. It is also being used to store state values.
scorecardresearch.comUIDRThis cookie contains a timestamp corresponding with the last time the UID cookie was set (or refreshed).
dsp.ioEXID1 year
dsp.ioIOID1 year
dsp.ioeicm1 year
rfihub.comrudsSessionCollects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
rfihub.comrud1 yearCollects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
bluekai.combkdc6 monthsBlueKai Analytics
bluekai.combku8 monthsBlueKai Analytics

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