Website Cookie Policy

Website Cookie Policy

Website Cookie Policy

Our website St. Francis Hospice Dublin (SFHD) (  uses cookies.

What Is A Cookie?

Cookies are small text files that may be placed on your device when you use a website. They help us to remember your preferences and to tailor our digital content according to your interests. The ePrivacy Regulation states that we can store cookies on your device if they are ‘strictly necessary’ for the operation of our website. For all other cookies we must obtain your consent.

Other types of cookies and tracking technologies include local storage objects, software development kits, pixel trackers, ‘like’ buttons and social sharing tools, and device fingerprinting technologies. The law on cookies generally applies to all of these tools. The use of cookies is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the ePrivacy Regulation.

Cookie Domains

First party cookies have been set up by us and are read by our website. Third-party cookies are set by another domain as permitted by us. These cookies track your internet use across several sites and can be used to profile you for advertising networks. 

The following sections explain some of the terminology that is commonly used to describe cookies:

Session Cookies. These are cookies which are only related to a single session (a single visit to our website) and are automatically deleted when you close your web browser.

Persistent Cookies. These cookies remain on your device after you have finished your browsing session. These cookies are saved for an extended period of time (from days to years) and have a number of functions, including tracking, analysing and authenticating.


The Cookie Types We Use

We use 3 types of Cookies on this website. Necessary, Statistics and Marketing.

Necessary Cookies: Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Statistics Cookies: Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing Cookies: Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers. 


Your Options In Relation To Cookies

If you have opted to accept our cookies, you can withdraw your consent at any time using the Cookie Consent pop up on our website.

Press here to amend your cookie preferences using our cookie consent tool.

You can learn more about who we are and how we process your personal data by visiting our Privacy Notice in the footer of this website.


Changes to this policy

We may revise this policy from time to time. This cookie policy was last updated February 2024.

Click here to view our privacy notice.




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Charity Number: CHY10568
Charity Regulatory Authority Number: 20027193


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