Cookie Policy

Saint John of God Hospitaller Services Group respects the privacy of all visitors to our website. This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies on www.sjog.ie

We may update our Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation which may affect the way in which cookies are used by us and how you as a user, can manage them.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small snippets of data a website may store on your computer to record basic information, such as visitor preferences. Cookies are used to track usage patterns, traffic trends and visitor behaviour.  They are also sometimes used by online applications to improve user functionality.

Please note that by using our websites, you accept the terms of this Privacy and Cookie policy. You can choose to may set your browser to refuse cookies from any of our websites but as a result, you may lose some functionality or website features. More information about cookies and details of how to manage or disable them can be found on www.aboutcookies.org.

When you visit this website, the following types of cookies can be set on your device.

  • Performance cookies
    • These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visitors of the website and the pages they view. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected is aggregated and used anonymously. We use these cookies to understand what content is popular which helps us to improve our website.
    • We use Google Analytics to provide this service which is an analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information stored in the cookie is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States and then used to evaluate visitors’ use of our website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for us. You can find out more information about Google Analytics here. Further information on Google Analytics, including how to opt-out, is also available here at the Google Analytics Help Centre.
  • Functional cookies
    • These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more personal features.  These cookies only apply to those users who have access to the admin area of the website.  For example, cookies are used to store usernames and passwords for the administrator’s convenience.
  • Other third party cookies
    • Currently there are no third party cookies set on this website.  If, for example, we chose to embed a video which was hosted on the Vimeo streaming platform, Vimeo may set their own cookies on your browser.  If it’s possible for us to disable such cookies without compromising functionality then we will disable them.  You should check the third party websites for more information about these.