Privacy Policy

Shavac Bawn Consultancy uses cookies to collect information which helps us provide a better user experience on the website through analysis of traffic, and to identify potential advances or adjustments to our business strategy. It is also used in conjunction with some functionality on the site.

We respect the privacy of all visitors, so please note you can change or reject the cookies used on our website:

If you are okay with our cookies utilising your unique information, then please click ACCEPT in the bar at the bottom of the page.

If you are not, you can click REJECT in the bar at the bottom of the page.

If you do not click either, it will assume you have rejected it and it will not record any identifiable information.

If you wish to change your preferences, click RESET COOKIES.

If you have any questions please contact us.

WHAT IS A COOKIE?

Cookies are a piece of data stored by your browser (e.g. Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Edge) on your computer or mobile device.

Websites use cookies to store preferences regarding your browsing, for example, to enable you to navigate more efficiently or to have a more customized and improved online experience.

Cookies can help a website to identify users, to remember user preferences, and to help visitors complete tasks without having to re-enter information as they browse from page to page.

There are 3 distinct types of cookies:

Session Cookies expire at the end of the user’s session. The duration of a session depends on the browser and could end when the user closes the tab, closes the browser or even switches apps.

Persistent/Permanent Cookies stay on the user’s browser even after the session is ended. They have individual expiration durations depending on its requirement.

Third-Party Cookies are those which gather data from users’ browsing habits and patterns, and which allow the third-party to track users over multiple websites.

WHY DO WE USE COOKIES?

We use cookies on our website for:

providing customized access to private areas of the website

to identify if cookies are enabled or not

to provide visitors with a convenient user experience

to track traffic habits and demographics so we can assess and adjust the site for an improved visitors’ experience.

WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?

NAME : _ga
EXPIRATION TIME: 2 years
DESCRIPTION: Used to distinguish users.

NAME : _gid
EXPIRATION TIME: 24 hours
DESCRIPTION: Used to distinguish users.

NAME : PHPSESSID
EXPIRATION TIME: SESSION
DESCRIPTION: The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. We use it to establish a user session. This is needed as part of the security

NAME : wordpress_test_cookie
EXPIRATION TIME: SESSION
DESCRIPTION: This is a test cookie, to see if cookies are enabled.

NAME : viewed_cookie_policy
EXPIRATION TIME: 1-year
DESCRIPTION: Holds for 1-year whether you viewed the cookie policy.

NAME : cc_cookie_decline
EXPIRATION TIME: SESSION
DESCRIPTION: This stores the user’s non-consent to use cookies. Value : “YES”. This does not use unique identifiable data.

NAME : cc_cookie_accept
EXPIRATION TIME: SESSION
DESCRIPTION: This stores the user’s consent to use cookies

NAME : _gat
EXPIRATION TIME: 1 minute
DESCRIPTION: Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.

NAME : _gac_
EXPIRATION TIME: 90 days
DESCRIPTION: Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.

NAME : Third-party cookies
EXPIRATION TIME: variable
DESCRIPTION: Some of the cookies set on the site may be served by third-parties and not directly related to Kilmacud Parish. If you are a member of a social media site the interfaces configured on our site allow the social media site to connect to your site visit and browsing behaviour to the personal data held on your social media site If our website has an third-party functionality (For example a video embedded from YouTube) the third-party may utilize cookies. These third-parties have their own privacy and cookies policy and you are advised to review them separately.

If you require further information about Google Analytics please view:

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Security and Privacy in Google Analytics:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2838718

The cookie which handles the Cookie Notification Message stores a cookie on your browser for 1-month (or until you manually delete it), thereby reducing the frequency that you see the Cookie Notification Message and improving your experience on the website. Not all cookies that are used on our website could uniquely identify a person or a device that the person is using. However, we want to afford you the opportunity to reject all cookies if you wish.

Cookies are meant to improve the user experience, but some users prefer to set restrictions on the types of cookies that can be stored on their device.

You can modify your browser to reject all cookies or accept them on certain sites, you can also clear your cookies at any stage manually. Please visit your browser’s help page for more information.

We may change the policy from time to time, in a whole or part, at our sole discretion or to fulfil a legal obligation.

“Personal Data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier such as a user IP addresses or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person and includes Special Categories of Personal Data.

Personal Data supplied via the contact Form will be handled in keeping with the request of your message. It will be utilized solely for the communication of supplying services to the client (quotes, follow up communication, engagement for work …) but will not be used for unsolicited marketing purposes, nor will be provided to any 3rd party services.

Likewise, any emails sent via clicking the email link in footer will be handled in the same manner.

Shavac Bawn Consultancy stores customer information (including but not limited to notes, emails, files, design drafts etc.) after a project is completed and will delete these items after 12-months unless the customer approves for longer.