RMS- Cookie Policy

RMS- Cookie Policy 2018-05-24T12:39:56+00:00

What is a cookie?

Cookies are files created by websites that you visit. They make your online experience easier by saving browsing information. With cookies, sites can keep you signed in, remember your site preferences and give you locally relevant content.

There are two types of cookies:

First-party cookies are created by the site you visit. The site is shown in the address bar.

Third-party cookies are created by other sites. These sites own some of the content, like ads or images, that you see on the web page you visit.

Further information on cookies can be found here

How are they used on this site?

This site uses 2 different types of cookie,

  1. Session Cookies
  2. Persistent Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not stored on your computer or mobile device.  These session cookies are erased when you close your browser, or after 20 minutes of inactivity.

Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.

Reflective Measurement Systems use Google Analytics to assist us in redeveloping our website to ensure we provide relevant information in a easily accessible format.

How does Google collect and process information?

Google Analytics

 Name Expires Data Stored Purpose
_gat, _ga, _gid
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz
The longest lasting cookie expires 2 years after your last visit to the website. Others are deleted 6 months, 30 minutes and the moment you close your browser. A random unique number or string of letters and numbers to identify your browser, the times and dates that you interacted with the site recently and the marketing materials or referring pages that led you to the site. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help us see how our website is used. In doing so information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyse how frequently the same people revisit the website, how the website is found (from advertising or referring websites), and which pages are most frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from thousands of other users to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.

YouTube

 Name Expires Data Stored Purpose
CONSENT, GPS, PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Youtube video, although some expire sooner. Various unique identifiers, as well as login information that may relate to a Google account. Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Youtube video. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Youtube users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States.This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.

Google Maps

 Name Expires Data Stored Purpose
APISID, CONSENT, HSID, NID, SAPSID, SID, SSIID Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map some expire sooner than this. Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options such as preferred zoom level. Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.

Google reCaptcha

 Name Expires Data Stored Purpose
APISID, CONSENT, HSID, NID, SAPSID, SID, SSIID Most of the cookies expire 20 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google reCAPTCHA some expire sooner than this. Various unique identifiers. Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a reCaptcha. These are essential site cookies, used by the google reCaptcha. These cookies use an unique identifier for tracking purposes.

Managing Cookies

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 (“third party cookies”), or those from specific websites.

Changes to our Privacy Statement:

 This is a live document, under regular review. This policy was last updated in May 2018

How to contact us:

 If you require further information regarding our Privacy Statement, you can contact us at info@reflective-systems.com or write to us at: Reflective Measurement Systems, 59A, Rear 59 Terenure Road East, Terenure, Dublin 6, D06 EF51, Ireland.