Cookies Policy

COOKIE POLICY

 SUSI Unit of City of Dublin Education and Training Board

Information about our use of cookies

 The SUSI website and the SUSI online grant application system (together referred to as the “website”) make use of cookies. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website.

What is a cookie?

 A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers containing information that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow us to ‘remember’ you and amend the website to your preferences so that we can display content that is relevant to you, enabling you to navigate more easily between pages. See AllAboutCookies.org for more information on cookies and how to control them.

Blocking cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You can access the “Help” function in your browser to find out more. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential/strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access parts of our website.

What cookies do we use?

 We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language).You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below, as well as managing your cookie preferences by selecting your preference with the on/off button.
  • Third Party Cookies: Please note that third parties, including for example advertising networks and providers of external services, may also use cookies over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.
  • When users have accessed SUSI’s online grant application system, the cookies that are written are essential for the information age service provided by SUSI. They control the security of user sessions, support accessibility settings for visually impaired users and support translation of the user interface for applications in the Irish language.

SUSI Website

SUSI Website- Strictly Necessary Cookies

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
CookieConsentsusi.ieStores the users cookie consent on the current domain.1 yearHTTP

SUSI Website-Analytical/Performance Cookies

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
_gaSusi.ieThis cookie is used by google analytics to gather information about how the visitor uses our website. We use the information to help us improve the website.2 yearsHTTP
_gaatSusi.ieThis cookie is used by google analytics to gather information about how the visitor uses our website. We use the information to help us improve the website.1dayHTTP
_gidSusi.ieThis cookie is used by google analytics to gather information about how the visitor uses our website. We use the information to help us improve the website.1dayHTTP

SUSI Website-Third Party Cookies

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
IDE doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.1 YearHTTP
test_cookie doubleclick.net : Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies1 dayHTTP
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos179 daysHTTP
YSC youtube.com First found URL: https://susi.ie/susi-information-videos/
Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
sessionHTTP
yt-remote-cast-installed youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video sessionHTML
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video PersistentHTML
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video PersistentHTML
yt-remote-fast-check-period youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video SessionHTML
yt-remote-session-app youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video SessionHTML
yt-remote-session-name youtube.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session HTML

SUSI Online Application System

SUSI Online Application System-Strictly Necessary Cookies

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
Eseries_localCapitaThis cookie is used to provide the user with localisation preferences such as language.NoneHTTP
JSESSIONCapitaThis cookie is used to provide the user with session functionality.Session (15mins default)HTTP
Accessibility
CapitaThis cookie is used to manage the users sessions across multiple browser tabs or windowsSession (15minute default)HTTP

SUSI Online Application System- Analytical/Performance Cookies

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
Mid
CapitaThis cookie is used to manage the users sessions across multiple browser tabs or windows.Session (15minute default)HTTP