Privacy, Cookies and our Website

Derrycourt’s website (hosted at uses cookies and other web-based tools to improve browsing experience and enhance our services. This page describes the cookies and tools the website uses, and why it uses them.

For more information on how we process your personal information (whether collected on our website or through the provision of our services) please see our Data Privacy Statement.

Our website contains social sharing buttons and links to and from other websites and applications (including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) we do not own or control. These have their own privacy and cookie policies.


What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, and to provide information to the owners of the site.


Necessary Cookies uses some cookies to ensure the website operates correctly:


Information collected




true/false in respect of session

Used to determine the users cookie preferences

1 year



Analytics cookies are used to track your website experience and collect anonymous statistical information, such as what pages you have visited or how long you have been on the website.


Universal Analytics (Google)

Anonymous information relating to your visits to including the IP address from which you accessed the website, information about your device type, operating system type and browser type, URLs you access on, and timestamps

Create anonymous statistics about the use of using:


_ga (unique visitor counts); _gid (unique visitors per day); and  _gat_UA (throttle the request rate).


Full details of the Google Analytics security and privacy principles can be found here.





_ga: 2 years


_gid: 24 hours


_gat_UA: 1 minute




Advertising Cookies, does not use advertising cookies.


Managing cookie settings

Analytics and advertising cookies are only used if you have consented to their use by accepting them or turning them on when you first visit our site. You may also access the configuration of your browser to modify and/or block the installation of our website’s cookies, without this preventing access to our content. However, if you disable the cookies some of the functions of the website may not operate correctly.

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: or 

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: