Cookie Policy

Introduction

To make this website work properly, and to provide the most relevant products and services to our site visitors and clients, we place small data files called cookies on your device. This policy provides you with information about cookies and how to control them for this website.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie, to develop a record of the user’s online activity. Cookies on this site may be delivered in a first-party (set by The Food Safety Company website) or third-party (set by another website) context and may also be set in association with emails you receive from us.

Cookies help us improve your experience when using the website. They also help us understand how people use our site, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can improve how we serve our website users and clients.

Cookies Used on This Site

Essential Cookies

These cookies are essential for enabling user movement around our website and providing access to features such as your profile and purchases, online learner-only resources, and other secure areas of the website. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled. The table below provides more information about these cookies.

Cookie NameSourceExpiryPurpose
catAccCookiesCookiebot365 daysTracks whether cookie consent has been given
wordpress_test_cookieWordPressWhen the browsing session endsUsed to detect whether cookies are active

How to block these cookies: Open the Cookie Consent Tool to set your preferences or delete these cookies through your browser settings.

Third Party Websites’ Cookies

When using our website, you may be directed to other websites for such activities such as surveys and making payments for training courses. These websites may use their own cookies. We do not have control over the placement of cookies by other websites you visit, even if you are directed to them from our website.

Third-Party Analytics Cookies:

Cookie NameSourceExpiryPurpose
_shopify_fsShopify2 yearsThis cookie is associated with Shopify’s analytics suite. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance.
_gidShopify2 yearsThis cookie is associated with Shopify’s analytics suite. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance.

How to block these cookies: Open the Cookie Consent Tool to set your preferences or delete these cookies through your browser settings.

To view an overview of the privacy of the Shopify Analytics cookies please go here: https://www.shopify.ie/legal/cookies.

How to Control and Delete Cookies

Using Your Browser: Many of the cookies used on our website and through emails can be enabled or disabled through our consent tool or by disabling the cookies through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow the instructions usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” menus in your browser. Please note that disabling a cookie or category of cookies does not delete the cookie from your browser unless manually completed through your browser function.

Cookies that Have Been Set in the Past: Collection of your data from our analytics cookies can be deleted. If cookies are deleted, the information collected prior to the preference change may still be used, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information from your user experience. For our marketing cookie, when a user opts out of tracking, a new cookie is placed to prevent users from being tracked.

Questions?

For more information, feel free to contact our Information and Compliance Officer at info@thefoodsafetycompany.ie.

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