Pieta House respects the privacy of all visitors to our website. This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies on all Pieta House Website. We may update our Cookies Policy to reflect any changes in technology or data protection law. Our Cookies policy will always be available from our website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files placed on your computer or internet enabled device by websites in order to add functions and help it work better. A cookie can be used to identify your computer or internet device to our website, or to other third party websites. This allows us to improve the way we work, such as remembering preferences expressed by you or tracking your use of a website for statistical analysis and advertising.

Cookies on Pieta House websites

Pieta House sets the following types of cookies on your device when you visit our websites:

  • Strictly necessary cookies

  • Performance and analytics cookies

  • Targeting and advertising cookies

These cookies are a mixture of first party cookies, which we set ourselves, and third-party cookies that are set by third party service providers.

Session cookies

We use the cookies listed below which are strictly necessary to allow you to access our websites, to move between pages and to receive services which you have requested are listed below. These cookies include session cookies that allow users to stay logged in while navigating through our websites and to carry out essential tasks such as adding items to a shopping basket when purchasing items on our website. These cookies do not usually contain any personal data and are typically set Pieta House to provide specific services for the time in which the user is engaging with our website. We do not need your consent in order to operate same.

Performance and analytics cookies

Cookies are also used to collect statistical information about visitors of our websites and the pages they view. These cookies allow visitors to receive a high quality experience through customised offerings and facilitate timely identification and resolution of any issues that arise. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. Information collected by these cookies is aggregated and used anonymously. Pieta House sets Google Analytics cookies to gather this statistical information.

Targeting and advertising cookies

We may use cookies to display advertisements that we believe are relevant to you and your interests, this may be done together with our partners who may analyse data they collect about your use of our website or other websites in order to serve adverts to you this website or on other third-party websites. We also work with advertisers in order to display our own adverts on third party websites, based on cookies set on your visit to our websites. Cookies may also be used to track your responses to particular adverts.

Other third-party cookies that we do not control

Some cookies that have been set on our websites are not related to Pieta House. For example, if you visit a page with content embedded from a third party such as YouTube, Twitter or Facebook, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser. We do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. You should check the third-party websites for more information about these cookies and the cookie policy of these third parties.

Controlling and disabling cookies

If you do not want your browser to accept performance and analytics cookies, or you do not want your browser to accept third party performance and analytics cookies, below are links to several of the more popular browsers for procedures on how to view and disable cookies.

Cookie NameCookie TypeFunction
_gaThird PartyGoogle Analytics Cookie - Used to distinguish users
_gat_UA-38531813-3Third PartyGoogle Analytics Cookie - Used to throttle request rate
_gidThird PartyGoogle Analytics Cookie