Cookie Policy

What is a cookie

A cookie is a small piece of data that may be stored on your computer or mobile device. It allows a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time.

Further information on cookies can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm

How are they used on this site

This site uses 2 different types of cookie,

  • Session Cookies
  • Persistent Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used as part of the registration process for financial security purposes. A session cookie is also used to remember your language preference when viewing the site. These session cookies are erased when you close your browser, or after 20 minutes of inactivity.

Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.

Cookies used on www.studententerprise.ie

Google Analytics

The site uses Google Analytics to assist us in learning how the website is used, and allows us improve the website.

Google Analytics Cookies used on this site

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
_ga 12 months from last visit Used to distinguish visitors to site
_gat 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate
_utmt 10 minutes

 

Used to throttle request rate
_ _utma 12 months from last visit Used to distinguish visitors and pages visited. Records a unique ID, the date and time of first visit, time of current visit nd total number of visits made
_ _utmb 30 minutes from last visit Used to determine new sessions or visits. Stores the number of page views in current visit and start time of visit
_ _ utmc Session cookie Used to note that the visit has ended when browser is closed
_ _utmz 6 months Records the site you may have linked to our page from. Only records data if you clicked on a link to our site from a different website

Other Cookies

The following cookies are used specifically on this site

 

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
__atuvc 12 months from last visit AddThis: The __atuvc cookie is created and read by the AddThis social sharing site JavaScript on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behaviour for users.
__atuvs 30 minutes AddThis: The __atuvs cookie is created and read by the AddThis social sharing site
wfvt_ 30 minutes Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin which notes information about your general geographic location
wordfence_verifiedHuman 30 minutes Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks
catAccCookies 1 month Cookie set by  cookie consent WordPress plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.

Managing Cookies

Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“third party cookies”), or those from specific websites.