Cookies Policy

Accounting Technicians Ireland is the leading Accounting Technician body with over 10,000 members andstudents across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Cookie Statement

 

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

Accounting Technicians Ireland uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
We use both Google Analytics and Expression Engine cookies on our website. They are analytical and performance cookies, see below for more details:

 

Google Analytics:

Cookie Name Default Expiration Time Description
__utma 2 years from set/update Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmt 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate.
__utmb 30 mins from set/update Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc End of browser session Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz 6 months from set/update Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv 2 years from set/update Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Expression Engine:

Non-Essential

exp_last_visit Sets the date & time that the user last visited the site, and

is set for both guests and logged in users.

 

exp_tracker Tracks the last 5 pages viewed by the user, and is used

primarily for redirection after logging in etc. Affects guests and logged in users.

Essential

exp_last_activity Every time the state is updated (the page reloaded) the

last activity is set to the current date & time. Used to determine expiry. This is essential for logged in users, but not for guests. Affects guests and logged in users.

 

exp_sessionid A uniquely generated ID that corresponds to the

session_id column in the exp_session table. Used when

cookie and session are set as the session type. Used only

for logged in members.

 

exp_uniqueid Matches the unique_id field in the exp_members table. Randomly generated by the functions class at registration. Used only for logged in members.

exp_userhash The encrypted password of the currently logged in user. Set if you choose the cookies and session ID method for sessions (cs in your config.) Used only for logged in members.

exp_anon A flag set by the user to determine if they are listed in the online users.

exp_expiration Determines the length of the session for a logged in user. There are two options for this cookie: if the user has selected remember me then it is set to 1 year, and if not then it’s set to the datetime that the user logged in. Used only for logged in members.

 

Managing Cookies

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.

 

You can turn off cookies by going to Options/Settings within your browser under Privacy and selecting to block cookies. If you turn off cookies, you will be unable to place orders or benefit from the other features that use cookies.

 

 

Changes to our Cookie Statement:
This Cookie Statement will be the subject of change and the use of information that we gather shall be subject to the cookie notice in effect. It shall be your responsibility to check our Website frequently to see recent changes.

 

 

Contacting Us
If you have any questions regarding this cookie statement, you may contact us using the information below:

Data Protection Officer

Accounting Technicians Ireland

47-49 Pearse Street

Dublin 2

 

Email: dp@accountingtechniciansireland.ie