Cookie Policy

This explains our cookie processing practices and the types of cookies used on our website.

Cookies Policy

The Irish Heart Foundation respects the privacy of all visitors to our website. This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) on (our “website”) that you may access from your computer, tablet or mobile phone.

We may update our Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation which may affect the way in which cookies are used by us and how you, as a user, can manage them. By continuing to use our website you accept our use of cookies and can opt out at any time in the ways outlined below.

Cookies are small text files that are used to store or retrieve information to perform certain functions and remember visits to a website. There are two distinct types of cookies – session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie is only accessible while your browser is open, and is deleted as soon as you navigate away from our website. A persistent cookie can remain on your computer for a pre-defined period of time, or until they are forcibly deleted. Other technologies including pixels, tags, web beacons or local storage also store and retrieve data on a device and are similar to cookies. A further explanation about cookies is available on:

How we use Cookies

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when the Irish Heart Foundation collects personal information. It applies to anonymous and profiling information we collect about:

We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our websites. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Third Party Cookies

We allow few restricted and better third-party companies to log cookies when you visit the Irish Heart Foundation website. This allows us to research how our users use our website through research, and it also allows us to spend less on advertising thanks to more precise targeting of our ads. Third-party cookies can be managed just the same as first party cookies.

We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone and no personally identifying information from any Irish Heart Foundation source is ever shared with third-parties cookies or tags.

The following cookies are used on each of our sites:


Our Content management, cookies, sets cookies that enable us to track the performance of our publication software and too securely serve content only to the right user.

Cookie Name
Expiration Date
12 months from last visit
These cookies are used to customise the view of our website depending on the type of users. (for example admin users, or partners, might have a different view to that of the general public).
This cookie ensures that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. No personal information is stored in the cookie, but only a temporary id.

Irish Heart Foundation might prompt some users to respond to user user surveys while they visit the web site. the following cookie is used once a user has completed a survey, so that we do not ask the same user again.

Cookie Name
Expiration Date
_hjDonePoll, _hjIncludedInSample
12 months from last visit
These cookies are set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.: Here


Irish Heart Foundation might prompt some users to respond to user user surveys while they visit the web site. the following cookie is used once a user has completed a survey, so that we do not ask the same user again.

the Irish Heart Foundation uses Google Analytics to assist us in developing our website. We use the following google analytics cookies on its website:

Cookie Name
Expiration Date
Google Analytics (_ga, _gid )
12 months from last visit
Google Analytics cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our website. The information collected is anonymous and includes the number of visitors to the website, what pages they visited and where they have come to the website from. More information is available on: Here


The Irish Heart Foundation uses cookies to advertise to you based on your visit on the website. For example, our advertising partners might use the cookie to display an advertisement informing you that a new Irish Heart Foundation appeal has been announced. Our advertising partner might also choose not to display an advertisement to you because it is aware you have already visited our website.

Cookie Name
Expiration Date
Doubleclick (DISD, IDE)
18 months
These cookies set by a third party (DoubleClick) and are used for serving targeted advertisements that are relevant to you across the web. Targeted advertisements may be displayed to you based on your previous visits to this website. For example, advertisements about a topic you have expressed an interest in while browsing our site may be displayed t you across the web. In addition, these cookies measure the conversion rate of ads presented to the user. For more information, please visit Here If you wish to disable DoubleClick cookies on your browser please visit this website: Here

Cookie Opt-in / Opt-out:

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use or those from specific websites.

In order to manage third-party cookies and opt-out of third parties using your visits on you will need to follow-up simple instructions available from each third party cookie policy.

Last Update

This policy was last reviewed on May11th 2018.

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