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About this cookie policy.

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: ballymoneybubble.co.uk

 

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: Analytics Cookies hold information as you view different pages of the website and help us to build up a profile of how our readers use the website. They help us to make the website work as efficiently as possible and provide better content and services in the future. We may also use analytics cookies to measure the effectiveness of advertising on the Site pages and elsewhere on the internet.

Marketing: Advertising Cookies are placed by us and our advertising partners to deliver more relevant advertising. Our Site pages are predominately free to consume, and in exchange we sell our advertising space to allow us to create high quality content and bring you the services you value. Cookies are a vital part of that value exchange.

These cookies may gather information about your browsing activity on our sites and for third parties, across different Sites and across different visits. They allow us and advertisers to show more relevant ads and allow advertisers to manage how many times a device sees an advert. They might also allow the advertiser to tailor advertising to you when you visit our Sites. Advertising Cookies are usually stored until you delete them or they expire based on the time period set in each cookie, which is normally around 30 days.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

The third party advertisers are required to follow the applicable laws. However, POPS Media does not have control over the third party organisations that place cookies, who each have their own cookie and privacy policies. We aim to be transparent on who we work with.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: Personalisation and Service Cookies remember your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They remember your registration and login details and your settings and preferences. They are used to ensure you don’t have to login every time you use your browser to comment on articles and to ensure interactive services work effectively. They are also used to recommend content we think you’ll be interested in, based on what you’ve looked at before.

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
Necessary
__cfduidThe cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address d apply security settings on a per-client basis. It doesnot correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
AWSELBThis cookie is associated with Amazon Web Services and is used for managing sticky sessions across production servers.
DSIDTo note specific user identity. Contains hashed/encrypted unique ID.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
PHPSESSIDThis cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
Performance
YSCThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
__utmzThis cookie is set by Google analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.
__utmtThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle the request rate.
__utmaThis cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmbThe cookie is set by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmcThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.
Advertisement
bscThe cookies is set by ownerIQ for the purpose of providing relevant advertisement
di2This cookie is set by addthis.com on sites that allows sharing on social media. The cookie is used to track user behavior anonymously to generate usage trends to improve relevance to their services and advertising.
locThis cookie is set by Addthis. This is a geolocation cookie to understand where the users sharing the information are located.
ATNThe cookie is set by atdmt.com. The cookies stores data about the user behavior on multiple websites. The data is then used to serve relevant advertisements to the users on the website.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
mcThis cookie is associated with Quantserve to track anonymously how a user interact with the website.
uuidTo optimize ad relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites such as what pages have been loaded.
everest_session_v2This cookie is used to display personalized and relevant ads to the users and measure the efficiency of the ad campaign.
everest_g_v2The cookie is set under eversttech.net domain. The purpose of the cookie is to map clicks to other events on the client's website.
PUBMDCIDThis cookie is set by pubmatic.com. The cookie stores an ID that is used to display ads on the users' browser.
TDIDThe cookie is set by CloudFare service to store a unique ID to identify a returning users device which then is used for targeted advertising.
TDCPMThe cookie is set by CloudFare service to store a unique ID to identify a returning users device which then is used for targeted advertising.
TapAd_TSThe cookie is set by Tapad.com. The purpose of the cookie is to track users across devices to enable targeted advertising.
TapAd_DIDThe cookie is set by tapad.com. The purpose of the cookie is to track users across devices to enable targeted advertising
tuuidThis cookie is set by .bidswitch.net. The cookies stores a unique ID for the purpose of the determining what adverts the users have seen if you have visited any of the advertisers website. The information is used for determining when and how often users will see a certain banner.
tuuid_luThis cookie is set by .bidswitch.net. The cookies stores a unique ID for the purpose of the determining what adverts the users have seen if you have visited any of the advertisers website. The information is used for determining when and how often users will see a certain banner.
IDEUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
rlas3The cookie is set by rlcdn.com. The cookie is used to serve relevant ads to the visitor as well as limit the time the visitor sees an and also measure the effectiveness of the campaign.
pxrcThe purpose of the cookie is to identify a visitor to serve relevant advertisement.
test_cookieThis cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the users' browser supports cookies.
uidThis cookie is used to measure the number and behavior of the visitors to the website anonymously. The data includes the number of visits, average duration of the visit on the website, pages visited, etc. for the purpose of better understanding user preferences for targeted advertisments.
Uncategorized
btc
b30msc
trx
ads
uid-bp-159
sessionId
PBSECURESUSID
umSet by addthis.com.(Purpose not known)
Gdyn
flashtalkingad1
AC
u2
gglck
KRTBCOOKIE_22
KRTBCOOKIE_218
KRTBCOOKIE_377
SyncRTB3
chk
SPugT
KRTBCOOKIE_80
audience
TestIfCookieP
csync
ab
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Gtest
id
mdata
c
syncdata_IOW
_gauges_unique_hour
_gauges_unique_day
_gauges_unique_month
_gauges_unique_year
_gauges_unique
_gauges_cookie
CMID
CMPS
CMPRO
CMST
na_tc
na_rn
na_sr
na_srp
na_sc_e
KTPCACOOKIE
KADUSERCOOKIE
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Functional
__atuvcThis cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.
__atuvsThis cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.
vcThis cookie is set by addthis.com on sites that allow sharing on social media.
PugTThis cookie is set by pubmatic.com. The purpose of the cookie is to check when the cookies were last updated on the browser in order to limit the number of calls to the server-side cookie store.
pidHelps users identify the users and lets the users use twitter related features from the webpage they are visiting.
na_idThis cookie is set by Addthis.com to enable sharing of links on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter
ouidThe cookie is set by Addthis which enables the content of the website to be shared across different networking and social sharing websites.
Preferences
langThis cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.
Analytics
uvcThe cookie is set by addthis.com to determine the usage of Addthis.com service.
GPSThis cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

Most web browsers will allow you to turn off cookies. You should look at your web browsers Settings or Help menu to find out how this is done. However, please be aware that switching off cookies may affect the way the Site operates and adversely affect the quality of your experience on the website.

Alternatively, you can decline to receive interest based advertising at http://youronlinechoices.eu. You can find a description of some of the First Party, Advertising and Third Party Cookies used by POPS Media Sites in our Cookie Technologies List

You can also click on the AdChoices logo that you will see in the corner of advertisements that carry behavioural targeting cookies (see Advertising Cookies above) and click on the link to control the settings Google uses to show you adverts https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

When using a mobile device, you can opt-out of receiving interest based advertising by selecting ‘Limit Ad Tracking’ in the Settings of your Apple iPhone or iPad, or the “Opt out of Ads Personalisation” in the Google Settings on your Android device. You may also be able to reset the unique identifier that Google uses for online behaviour based advertising (referred to as an “Advertising ID”) in the Settings on your Apple or Android device.

 

Other

In addition to cookies, there are similar technologies that may be used by the Site pages. These include:

Web beacons: These are tiny graphics with a unique identifier that are used to understand browsing activity. Web beacons are invisible when you open a web page.

Social widgets: These are buttons or icons provided by third-party social media providers that allow you to interact with those social media services when you view a web page or a mobile app screen. These social widgets may collect browsing data, which may be received by the third party that provided the widget, and are controlled by the third parties.

UTM codes: These are strings that can appear in a web address when a user moves from one web page or website to another. The string can represent information about browsing, such as which advertisement or publisher sent the user to the receiving website.

Social Media

Social Media

When you use social media platforms with the Site pages, each platform has its own technologies and policies to be aware of. For information on limiting the use of widgets and sharing functions with social networks, see below:

For Twitter widgets, you can find more information here.

For Facebook widgets, you can find more information here.

For Instagram Widgets, you can find out more information here.

Get In Touch

If you have questions or comments about the use of Cookie technologies at POPS Media, please email us at press@popsmedia.co.uk.

This Cookies notice was published/updated on September 2019.

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