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What are cookies?
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These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide a better user experience, understand how the website performs & to analyze what works & where it needs improvement.
Similar to most online services, our website uses first-party & third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function correctly, they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, providing you with an improved user experience & helping to speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use?
The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories:
The below list details the cookies used in our website:
|$emergencypopupcookie||This cookie allows Dublin Zoo to notify visitors of any highly relevant information such as the Zoo being temporarily closed or otherwise with a popup message. The cookie determines if users have seen the popup message or not.|
|test_cookie||This cookie tests whether the user's browser accepts cookie storage.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Non Necessary".|
|__utmc||The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.|
|__utmz||This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.|
|__utmt||The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle the request rate.|
|_gat_UA-24368773-1||This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.|
|fr||The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.|
|_fbp||This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.|
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.|
|YSC||This cookie is set by YouTube and is used to track the views of embedded videos. It allows the YouTube videos embedded on the Dublin Zoo website to function correctly.|
|GPS||This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location. It allows the YouTube videos embedded on the Dublin Zoo website to function correctly.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.|
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To find out more out more on how to manage & delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.