For the purposes of this document “our”, “us”, “we”, etc. refer to Meelin National School.
When you use our website, we and third party organisations may collect information by using ‘cookies’ and other technologies such as pixel tags (for simplicity we refer to all such technologies as ‘cookies’).
What are cookies and how do they work?
Cookies are small bits of text that are downloaded to your computer or other device when you visit a website. Your browser sends these cookies back to the website every time you visit the site again, so it can recognise you and can then tailor what you see on the screen and/or build analytical data such as visitor numbers.
Our website uses Google Analytics which will set cookies on your computer that records visitor numbers, the I.P. address of users and user behaviour. Names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, etc. are not collected.
How to manage cookies
Most browsers will enable you to manage your cookies preferences e.g. have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie or disable cookies altogether. If you do decide to disable or delete them altogether some sites won’t work as well as they rely on cookies to provide you with the service you have requested.
To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit aboutcookies.org.
You can opt out of Google Analytics by installing Google’s opt-out browser add-on.
Last update: 1st January 2019