Cookie Policy

We are McLernon Computers (NI) Ltd and McLernon Computers Limited.

 

Please contact us if you have any questions about this Cookie Notice

Email:                  dataprotection@mclernons.com

 

Address:              DPO,

3 Ballyknockan Road
Saintfield
County Down
BT24 7HG

 

Our website is: www.mclernons.ie/

 

This Cookie Notice explains how we use Cookies on our website. It is a declaration of the cookies that are active on our website, the purpose of the cookies and what they track. This Cookie Notice also provides you with information on how to opt out of the cookies being used. Further information about our use of cookies can be found in our Data Protection Statement].

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.  Cookies help us to remember things about your visit to our Website, such as your preferred language and other choices/settings and to generally make the site easier for you to use.  They may also be used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you.

 

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE AND WHY?

We use the following Cookies on this Website:

COOKIE PURPOSE
The “Cookie” Cookie This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on the website. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
Functional Cookie These cookies are required in order to ensure the website functions properly. These cookies are session cookies which means they are erased when the user closes the web browser. Session cookies do not collect information from the user’s computer and they typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

You cannot reject these cookies using our cookie management tool. You can control these cookies from your browser settings using the reject all cookies settings.

Web Statistics Cookie These are cookies gather analytics on the usage of our website including distinguishing unique users, remembering the number and time of previous visits, remembering traffic source information and determining the start and end of a session.
Third Party Cookie Third Party Cookies are cookies set by a website other than the website you are visiting – these cookies are generally set as a result of some embedded content such as a video, a social media share or a like button.

 

 

You can adjust your browser settings to decline cookies or alert you when a website is attempting to place a cookie on your computer.

 

COOKIE DETAILS

Further information on the cookies we use and how to manage them is set out below.  Cookies can also be managed using our cookie management tool available on the website.

COOKIE PURPOSE RETENTION SERVICE
Functional Cookie

 

wordpress_[hash]

 

WordPress uses the cookie wordpress_[hash] to store user authentication details on login. The authentication details include the username and double hashed copy of the password. However, this usage of the cookie is limited to the admin console area, the backend dashboard of the website. Session – deleted when browser is closed WordPress
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]

 

The cookie wordpress_logged_in_[hash] is used to indicate when you are logged in, and who you are. This cookie is maintained on the front-end of the website as well when a user is logged in.

 

Session – deleted when browser is closed WordPress
wp-settings-{time}-[UID] The cookie wp-settings-{time}-[UID] is used to customize the view of the admin interface and the front-end of the website. The value represented by [UID] is the individual user ID of the user as given to them in the users’ database table.

 

Session – deleted when browser is closed WordPress
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress also sets a cookie named wordpress_test_cookie to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users. This cookie is used on the front-end, even if you are not logged in. Session – deleted when browser is closed WordPress
Web Statistics Cookie
_ga

 

_ga cookie is placed by Google Analytics to store a unique user ID, it expires after 1 minute.

 

1 minute Google
_gid

 

_gid cookie is placed by Google Analytics to count and track pageviews and expires after 1 day

 

1 day Google
_gat_gtag_UA_ 162707766-1

 

_gat_gtag_UA_<Property_ID cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.  The main purpose of this cookie is tracking

 

TBC Google
Third Party Cookie
wp-saving-post

 

wp-saving-post allows site admins restore data for a post that is currently being edited if a saved version exists.

 

14 days WordPress
wporg_logged_in, wporg_sec wporg_logged_in, wporg_sec: are used to verify if the current visitor is a logged-in WordPress user.

If the user consents to the site remembering login credentials this cookie persists for 14 days, otherwise it is deleted at the end of the session.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Functionality

14 days WordPress
The “Cookie” Cookie – This will only be collected to remember a user’s cookie preferences
[INSERT COOKIE NAME] To remember the user’s cookie preferences [INSERT] Via Cookie Management Tool.

 

MANAGING COOKIES

Our website has a cookie management tool that facilitate acceptance and rejection of cookies.

Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies on all websites or not. Different browsers have different settings available to you. Below we have provided links to popular browsers on how to access these settings. Generally, your browser will offer the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“Third Party Cookies”), or those from specific websites:

 

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Our Website may contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy settings, and these are not endorsed by us.  We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these third-party websites. Please undertake the appropriate due diligence before submitting any information to these websites.

 

AMENDMENTS TO THIS COOKIE NOTICE

We will post any changes to our Cookie Notice on the Website and when doing so will change the effective date at the top of this Cookie Notice.  We will also update our Cookie Management Tool.