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

A. Functional Cookies

These cookies allow us to recognise you and remember choices you make (such as choice of language or mobile device preferences) when you return to our website.

B.         Analytic/Performance Cookies

These cookies are set by our analytics providers and allow us to record certain information about you, such as the pages you visit on our website, how many times you visit our website, and links you might click on. These cookies may also capture your geographical location; your IP address; what type of device you are using and various information about the device. This information can be used to create a unique fingerprint to help further identify you on other websites you might visit and can be used to create a profile of your online activities and interests.


The Cookies We Use On Our Website

Functional Cookies

Name of the Cookie



Cookie Type and Duration


Stores cookie consent preferences.  

Persistent, 1 year. 


Allows functionality across webpages. 

Session, when browsing session ends.  


Analytics/Performance Cookies 

Name of the Cookie



Cookie Type and Duration



Google Analytics - Track what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. Stores statistical information about users.

Persistent, 2 years. 



Session, 1 minute. 


Persistent, 1 day. 


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 Policy.

Changes to this policy

We may revise this policy from time to time. This cookie policy was last updated September 2021.

Click here to view our privacy policy.




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Company Registration No: 153874
Charity Number: CHY10568
Charity Regulatory Authority Number: 20027193


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