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

Domain Name Expires Information
oceanfm.ie _utma 2 years Google 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 _utmb 30 minutes Google 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 _utmc Session Google Analytics. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
oceanfm.ie _utmz 6 months Google 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 _utmt 10 minutes Google Analytics. Used to throttle request rate.
oceanfm.ie wfvt_2548554838 30 minutes Wordfence. It’s used to track a user for the duration of their visit so that wordfence can group their page views together.
oceanfm.ie wordfence_verifiedHuman 24 hours Wordfence. Used to verify if the visitor is a bot or human
oceanfm.ie cookie_notice_accepted 1 month Remembers if a user has accepted the cookie notice.
doubleclick.net test_cookie Session Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
doubleclick.net IDE This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts.
doubleclick.net DSID This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts.
quantserve.com d 1 year Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
quantserve.com mc 1 year Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.com CMID 1 year Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.com CMPS 3 months Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.com CMPRO 3 months Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.com CMST Session Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.com CMSC Session Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
casalemedia.com CMDD Session Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
a3cloud.net dp 179 days
agkn.com ab 1 year Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
agkn.com u 2 years Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
imrworldwide.com IMRID
rubiconproject.com khaos 6 months Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
rubiconproject.com c Session
yahoo.com B Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
adnxs.com sess Session
adnxs.com anj 3 months Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
adnxs.com uuid2 3 months Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
tremorhub.com tvid 1 year
partners.tremorhb.com AWSELB Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
beacon.walmart.com btc 10 years
beacon.walmart.com bsc Session
beacon.walmart.com b30msc Session
google.com NID 4 months The 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.com na_tc 2 years Registers 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.com na_id 13 months
afy11.net a 2 years Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
openx.net i 1 year Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
openx.net pd 14 days
everesttech.net gglck 30 days Used for targeted ads and to document efficacy of each individual ad.
everesttech.net everest_session_v2 Session Used for targeted ads and to document efficacy of each individual ad.
everesttech.net everest_g_v2 694 days Used for targeted ads and to document efficacy of each individual ad.
mookie1.com id 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
mookie1.com mdata 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
innovid.com uuid 1 year Collects 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.org TDID 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
adsrvr.org TDCPM 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
mathtag.com uuid 1 year Collects 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.com uuidc 1 year Collects 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.com uid 2 months Unique user ID that recognizes the user on returning visits
bidswitch.net tuuid 1 year Registers whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies.
bidswitch.net tuuid_lu 1 year
rtb.4finance.com tuuid 2 years
rtb.4finance.com tuuid_last_update 2 years
sitescout.com ssi 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
sitescout.com _ssum 29 days Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
adform.net uid 2 months Unique user ID that recognizes the user on returning visits
soundcloud.net sc_anonymous_id 10 years SoundCloud sets these cookies on your device because the SoundCloud player is embedded on certain pages of our Website and/or Service.
w.soundcloud.net _utma 2 years Google 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 _utmb 30 minutes Google 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 _utmc Session Google 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 _utmz 6 months Google 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 _utmt 10 minutes Google Analytics. Used to throttle request rate.
scorecardresearch.com UID 2 years This 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.com UIDR This cookie contains a timestamp corresponding with the last time the UID cookie was set (or refreshed).
dsp.io EXID 1 year
dsp.io IOID 1 year
dsp.io eicm 1 year
rfihub.com ruds Session Collects 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.com rud 1 year Collects 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.com bkdc 6 months BlueKai Analytics
bluekai.com bku 8 months BlueKai Analytics

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