Last updated: 23 January 2020
When you visit our Website or any other site linked from tillotts.ie, we may store certain information on your computer in the form of “cookies” or other comparable technologies such as Flash cookies, html5 local storage and digital fingerprints (so called “fingerprinting”).
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s computer or mobile device when you visit a site and then retrieved by the server when the user re-visits the site. The use of cookie technology is widespread and is used by site owners for the site to function, or function more effectively, as well as to provide website owners with information about how the site is used, etc.
Cookies placed by the proprietor of a website (in this case Tillotts Pharma Limited) are called “first-party cookies”. Cookies placed by people other than the site owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party services and third party functionality on the site (such as advertising, interactive content, and analytics). The parties who place third party cookies can recognize your computer / device both when you visit current website and visit certain other websites.
What types of cookies we use and for what purposes
We use both durable and short-term cookies. The durable type of cookies saves a text file for a long time on your computer, and has a specific expiration date. When the expiration date for the current cookie is passed, it will be deleted from your computer when you visit the website again. The short-term type of cookies (so-called session cookies) is stored temporarily in your communication medium during the time you visit the website.
Different types of cookies we use
We use the following cookies:
|Essential website cookies|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is a general identifier used to maintain user session variables.||One session|
|wordpress_logged_in||Indicates when you are logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.||One session|
|wordpress_test_cookie||Test cookie that does not contain any user identifiable information.||One session|
|wp-settings-[user-ID]||The number on the end is your individual user ID from the user’s database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.||1 year|
|wp-settings-time-[user-ID]||The number on the end is your individual user ID from the user’s database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.||1 year|
|wordpress_sec_[hash]||This cookie is used to store your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area, /wp-admin/.||One session|
|wp-postpass_[hash]||This cookie is used to grant access to password protected areas of the site.||10 days|
|Performance and functionality cookies|
|wfwaf-authcookie-(hash)||This cookie is used by the Wordfence firewall to perform a capability check of the current user before WordPress has been loaded.||One session|
|wf_loginalerted_(hash)||This cookies is used to notify the Wordfence admin when an administrator logs in from a new device or location.||One session|
|wfCBLBypass||This cookie helps track who should be allowed to bypass country blocking.||One session|
|Analytics and customisation cookies|
|_ga||This cookie is used to distinguish users.||2 years|
|_gid||This cookie is used to distinguish users.||24 hours|
|_gat||This cookie is used to throttle request rate.||1 minute|
|AMP_TOKEN||This cookie contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID form AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.||30 seconds to 1 year|
|_gac_<property-id>||This cookie contains campaign related information for the user. If you have lined your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.||90 days|
|_utmt||This cookie is used to throttle request date.||10 minutes|
|_utmc||This cookies is not used in ga-js. It is set for interoperability with urchin.js.||End of browser session|
|_utmv||This cookie is used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. This cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.||2 years from set/update|
|_utmx||This cookie is used to determine a user’s inclusion in an experiment.||18 months|
|_utmxx||This cookie is used to determine the expiry of experiments a user has been included to.||18 months|
|_gaexp||This cookie is used to determine a user’s inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.||Typically 90 days|
|rc::c||This cookie does not do anything.||One session|
Information to third parties
If you do not want us to collect, store and analyze statistical information about your site visit, or if you do not want to receive information tailored to your needs, interests and preferences on our site, you can object to future use of your information (opt-out). In order to object to future use of your information, you will need to install an opt-out cookie in your browser. An opt-out cookie will only show that you have objected to the use of your information and it will only affect the browser in which you made the setting. If you delete the cookie or use another device / computer, you need to object again to the use of your information by installing a new opt-out cookie.
Click here to install different opt-out cookies:
If you do not allow cookies, the Website functionality may be restricted.
If you want to delete cookies
You can revoke a previously issued consent and delete cookies stored on your computer. How you do it depends on the type of browser you are using. You can remove our cookies by opening browser settings and deleting content.
If you are logged in to your account at tillotts.ie
Our Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google. Google Analytics uses text files which are stored on your computer and enable us to analyse how you use our website. The information generated by the Google Analytics Cookie about the use of the website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. On this website, Google Analytics has been supplemented by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” in order to guarantee anonymised collection of IP addresses (called IP masking). This serves to shorten your IP address in advance by Google within the EU/ European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website, compile reports about website activities for the website operators and perform other services associated with the use of websites and the Internet.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not linked to any other data stored by Google.
How can I control cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies.
You can prevent the collection of the data generated by the Google Analytics cookie pertaining to your use of the Website (including your IP address) and the processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser opt-out add-on available via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en&safe=strict
In addition, you can refuse to have your data collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the link in the right hand side of the Website footer. An opt-out cookie will then be stored to prevent the collection of your data when visiting this Website.
Where can I get further information?