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Cookie Policy

NESC respects the privacy of all visitors to our website. This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies on the site. 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.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser while user is browsing a website. When users visit the same website again, the browser sends cookies back to the website allowing the website to recognise the user and remember things like personalised details or preferences. Please note that if you choose to opt-out of receiving cookies, you may lose some features and / or functionality of nesc.ie.

Which cookies does NESC use?

When you use the nesc.ie website the following types of cookies can be set on your device:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies enable services you have specifically requested, for example, identifying you as being signed into the website and keeping you logged in throughout your visit.

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visitors on the website and the pages they view. The information collected does not identify visitors but is aggregated and used anonymously. NESDO/NESC uses these cookies to understand what content on its website is popular with a view to improving the site for visitors.

Functional cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more personal features. For example, remembering your preferences and settings, such as to redirect to mobile version of the site when you are browsing with a smart phone; and your favourites when browsing particular websites

Other third party cookies

Some cookies that have been set on our websites are not related to NESC. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser.

We do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

More information about cookies and details of how to manage or disable them can be found on www.aboutcookies.org