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 persistent cookies from both first-party and third-party sources.

The purposes of cookies used on this website include:

  • Google Maps
  • Remembering your preferences

What cookies are used on this website

Domain ID Expires Description
google.com NID 6 months Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps
 ardaghservices.com cookie_notice_accepted  1 month Remembers if you have clicked accept on our cookie notice.

Managing cookies

Your browser has tools to help you manage which cookies you accept or not. For example, you can choose not to accept any third-party cookies, or to filter cookies from specific domains.

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