Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data in the form of a text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device having visited a website. It allows a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time and helps us improve your experience each time you visit.

If you would like to find out more in depth information about cookies, please click here.

How Cookies are used on this website

There are two main categories of cookie –

  • Session Cookies: These temporary cookies are not stored on your computer or mobile device. They are erased once your browser is closed or your session is inactive for 20 minutes or more.
  • Persistent cookies: Persistent or Duration cookies are placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined duration once you visit a website.

Ballyphehane Community Association may use Google Analytics to assist in managing our website to ensure we provide relevant information in an easily accessible format and as a tool to give our can clients best service.

Below is a list of cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know.

Cookie Name


Cookie Descriptor


24 hours

Used to distinguish users


10 minutes

Used to throttle request rate


2 years

Identifies unique users


12 months

Analytics. Used to distinguish users and sessions.



Analytics. Used to determine new sessions/visits.


Close of session

Analytics. To determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.


6 months

Analytics. Used to store visitor-level custom variable data.


6 months

Analytics. Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site.


Close of session

Login functionality

Remarketing may utilise paid advertising tools including Google Adwords for advertising personalisation & remarketing purposes. These persistent cookies enable our communications team to serve tailored advertising across Googles Display Network as well as tailoring search results for website visitors.

More information on Google Adwords Remarketing Cookies can be found here.

If you would like to opt out of interest-based advertising, you can do so at the link below:

NAI Consumer Opt Out

What Personal Data is collected by using this website?

This website will collect the IP address of visitors. While Ballyphehane Community Association cannot identify an individual by an IP address (an identifier number assigned to each computer and other device) that same information may be passed on to the competent Authority so they make take the necessary steps to obtain information from the relevant ISP to identify an individual if they consider initiating criminal prosecutions as a result of a cyber-attack against this site.

Managing/Removing Your Cookies

To control the cookies from/on your computer or mobile device, please see the attached links for the most common web browsers in use. Note: Third Party Cookies may be set when using hyperlinks to another website. The 4 links below take you to external websites.

To provide our website visitors with the option of preventing their data from being used by Google Analytics, please click the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on for the Google Analytics JavaScript here.

To view Google analytics data privacy and security analytics information click here.

Ballyphehane Community Association welcomes objective feedback in respect of this Cookie Policy. Note: This Cookie Policy is part of our overall Privacy Policy.

Your consent to Cookies

By using this site, you agree that we can store and access the above cookies on your device.  Your browser may allow you to set how it handles cookies, such as declining all cookies or prompting you on whether to accept each cookie. But please note that some parts of the site may not work as intended or may not work at all without cookies.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

Ballyphehane Community Association Privacy Policy is subject to review and change on an ongoing basis. These changes will be communicated by Ballyphehane Community Association’ website. Acceptance of the policy will be constituted by continued use of the website and/or services after the changes have been made.  However, if we plan to materially change how we plan to use previously collected personal information, we will provide you with advance notice prior to the change becoming effective and an opportunity to opt-out of such differing uses.