Abbey Vocational School
Donegal Town

Cookie Policy

What are cookies

Cookies are created when your browser loads this website (the “Service”). The Service sends information which is saved in a small text file (known as a cookie). Cookies are stored in your web browser for various periods of time, this time can range from the duration of your browsing session (session cookie) to several months (persistent cookie) and allows the us or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and more useful to you. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.

How we use cookies

When you use and access this Service, we may place a number of cookies in your web browser, we may use cookies for the following purposes:

  • recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested only for this Service.
  • recording how many people (anonymous) in general are using the Service, this always us to ensure there is enough capacity and the Service runs fast enough to give the user a smooth experience.
  • analysing anonymous data to give us a better understanding of how people use and interact with the Service so that we can constantly strive to improve it.

How to manage cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the “Help” pages of your web browser, however if you delete or refuse to accept cookies then you might not be able to use all the features provided on the service. To learn more about cookies you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ which has a comprehensive guide on them and on how to restrict / delete them for most common browsers.

What cookies do we use?

We use our own cookie to make the help make the Service run better, details of this is listed below

CookieName: ASP.NET_SessionId

Reason: Enables the server to recognise the user in their current browser session,

Expires: At the end of the browsing session

CookieName: _acceptCookie18

Reason: Records that the user has accepted the cookie policy so it is not shown again

Expires: 1 year

If we show a twitter feed on our Service then Twitter will use their own cookie for remembering the user’s language

CookieName: lang

Reason: Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website

Expires: At the end of the browsing session

If we use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the Service then the following will cookies will be created

CookieName: _ga

Reason: records statistical data on how you use the Service

Expires: 2 years

CookieName: _gat, _gid

Reason: records statistical data on how you use the Service

Expires: At the end of the browsing session

We use a Third party control to enable users to share articles with their friends

CookieName: _stid

Reason: records user browser for return visits

Expires: 1 year

Jan 18
2022
Subject Choices Parents (incoming 1st yr) 7-9pm
Jan 27
2022
P/T Meeting 2nd year
Feb 07
2022
Mock Exams
Feb 14
2022
TY Work Experience
17-Jan-2022
Abbey V.S. Newsletter - Mon 17th Jan 2022
05-Jan-2022
Updated HSE guidelines regarding Covid-19 and isolation for Adults and Children from their 13th Birthday. (5th Jan 2022)
20-Dec-2021
Abbey V.S. Newsletter - Mon 20th Dec 2021
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