Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

COOKIE POLICY

SUSI Unit of City of Dublin Education and Training Board

Information about our use of cookies

The SUSI website and the SUSI online grant application system (together referred to as the “website”) make use of cookies. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers containing information that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow us to ‘remember’ you and amend the website to your preferences so that we can display content that is relevant to you, enabling you to navigate more easily between pages. See AllAboutCookies.org for more information on cookies and how to control them.

Blocking cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You can access the “Help” function in your browser to find out more. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential/strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access parts of our website.

What cookies do we use?

 We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website. When users have accessed SUSI’s online grant application system, the cookies that are written are essential for the information age service provided by SUSI. They control the security of user sessions, support accessibility settings for visually impaired users and support translation of the user interface for applications in the Irish language.
  • Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language).You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below, as well as managing your cookie preferences by selecting your preference with the on/off button.
  • Third Party Cookies: Please note that third parties, including for example advertising networks and providers of external services, may also use cookies over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

SUSI Website

SUSI Website- Strictly Necessary Cookies

Cookie Name

Host

Description

Lifespan

Duration

OptanonAlertBoxClosed

susi.ie

This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust.  It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie contains no personal information.

Persistent

364 days

OptanonConsent

susi.ie

This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor

Persistent

364 days

SUSI Website-Analytical/Performance Cookies

Cookie Name Host Description

Lifespan

Duration

_ga

susi.ie

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This 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. 

Persistent

729 days

_gid

susi.ie

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics.

It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

Persistent

0 days

SUSI Website-Third Party Cookies

Cookie Name

Host

Description

Lifespan

Duration

YSC

youtube.com

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. 

 

Session

-

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

youtube.com

This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.

Persistent 

179  days

CONSENT

youtube.com

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. 

Persistent

1 year

VISITOR_PRIVACY_METADATA

youtube.com

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. 

Persistent

179 days

_gat_gtag_ xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

susi.ie

This cookie is used by Google Analytics to store browsing statistics.

Persistent

0 days

_ga_xxxxxxxxxx

susi.ie

This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. 

Persistent

1 year

SUSI Online Application System

SUSI Online Application System-Strictly Necessary Cookies

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

Eseries_local

Capita

This cookie is used to provide the user with localisation preferences such as language.

None

HTTP

JSESSION

Capita

This cookie is used to provide the user with session functionality.

Session (15mins default)

HTTP

Accessibility

Capita

This cookie is used to provide the user with accessibility preferences such as font size.

Session (15minute default)

HTTP

Mid

Capita

This cookie is used to manage the users sessions across multiple browser tabs or windows.

Session (15minute default)

HTTP

NSC_hsboutpomjof.jf_IUUQT

Citrix NetScaler

This cookie is used to provide the user with session functionality.

Session (60mins default)

HTTP

This Cookie Policy forms part of our overall Data Protection Statement