Cookie Policy

  1. About this policyWe (“Vincent & Beatty”, “we”, “our” and “us”) respect the privacy of all visitors to our website, www.vblaw.ie (“Website”).This is our policy on the use of cookies on the Website. We may update this policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation affecting the way we use cookies.  Any updates to this policy will be posted to this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with our use of the cookies and to learn more about how you can update your cookies preferences.
  2. Summary of this PolicyWhen you first visit our website, we only set strictly necessary cookies on the web browser of your computer, telephone, tablet, or other Internet-connected device (each a “Device”). These are cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of our website. We will only set non-necessary cookies on your Device where we have obtained your prior consent to do so. If you choose to consent to non-necessary cookies, you can change your consent preferences or withdraw your consent at any time by using our cookies banner.
  3. What Are Cookies?Cookies are small text files that are stored on the web browser of your Device that “remember” information about you and your visit(s) to a website or connection to web application. Certain cookies collect personal data about you from your Device. This personal data can include your name, IP address and e-mail address.Cookies can be “first party” which are cookies set by us, or “third-party” which are cookies that are placed on your Device by a third party when you visit our website. Third-party cookies may be placed on your Device by a third party providing a service to us. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our website is being used.
  4. Why Do We Use Cookies?
    Our website uses cookies to: –

    • distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you visit our website and assists us make improvements to our website.
    • remember your interactions and preferences over a period of time so you don’t have to keep re-entering your details when you come back to the Website or browse from one page to another. For example, our cookies may collect data relating to your Device such as language settings, font size settings, other display preferences or other information relating to your Device (e.g. the type of device being used to browse the Website).
    • help our website to work faster and route information over your network.
  5. Types of Cookies on our Website
    This section of our policy explains the different types of cookies used on our Website and which cookies do / do not require your consent:

    • Necessary cookies
      These are cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that register the type and version of your browser and enable you to login to view registration-only content in our client hubs. For this reason, we do not require your prior consent to place these cookies on your Device. If you disable these cookies, then the Website will not function properly.
    • Functionality cookies
      These are non-necessary and are used to recognise you when you return to our website. By recognising you, these cookies enable us to personalise our content for you, including, where applicable, to remember choices you make (such as your username, language, or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. We are required to obtain your prior consent to use these cookies on your device.
    • Performance cookies
      These cookies are non-necessary and allow us to recognise visitors to our website. These cookies also count the number of visitors to our website and help us to understand how visitors use our website. This information helps us to improve the way our website works and determine the kind of content and services our visitors value the most. We are required to obtain your prior consent to use these cookies on your Device.
  6. How can I control the cookie preferences?
    You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the cookie policy tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies.
  7. For more information
    For more information about how we protect and process your personal data can be found in our website Privacy Statement. If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us at postmaster@vblaw.ie.