About this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use them & the types of cookies we use. Also, how to control your cookie preferences.

You can at any time change or withdraw your cookie consent from the “Cookie Settings” tab on your screen.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us & how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent is recorded using your IP address & applies to the following domain: www.friday.ie

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser.

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.

How do we use cookies?

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:

CookieDescription
Necessary
CONSENTUsed by Google Analytics to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.
_GRECAPTCHAThis cookie is set by Google. In addition to certain standard Google cookies, reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie (_GRECAPTCHA) when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.
__cfruidThis cookie is set by the provider Cloudflare. This cookie is used for load balancing and for identifying trusted web traffic.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-marketingThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Marketing'.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Analytics'.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performanceThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Performance'.
cf_ob_infoUsed by Cloudflare to display a notice in case the website is temporarily unavailable.
cf_use_obUsed by Cloudflare to display a notice in case the website is temporarily unavailable.  
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis 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-necessaryThis 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".
Non Necessary
yt-remote-device-idStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-connected-devicesStores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThis cookie is set by YouTube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
YSCThis cookies is set by YouTube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
GPSThis cookie is set by YouTube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
Marketing
NIDThis cookie is used by Google to profile based on user's interests and display personalised ads to the users.
nQ_cookieIdSet by Albacross creating a unique ID for a specific visitor. This ID can be used to recognize the visitor upon re-entry and implement any preference choices made. The cookie also allows the website to track the visitor on multiple websites for marketing purposes.
nQ_userVisitIdThis session cookie is set by Albacross for a duration of 30 minutes. It's main purpose falls into marketing activities.
IDEUsed 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.
_gcl_auUsed by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting/Advertising
_fbpThis cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisements to users when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
frThe cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to 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.
test_cookieThis cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the users' browser supports cookies and to measure the visitors’ actions after they click through from an advert. Expires after each visit.
Analytics
_ga_*hash*This cookie is installed by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users.
_gatThis cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.
_dc_gtm_UA*hash*Deploys Google Analytics through Google Tag Manager
Performance
_tr_id.*hash*Set by Capturly user experience software to assign a unique user ID.
_tr_ses.*hash*Set by Capturly user experience software for 30 minutes. Assigns a unique session id.
vuidThese cookies are used by the Vimeo video player on websites. The main purpose of this cookie is: Functionality. Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gidThis 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 website is performing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.

How can I control my cookie preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Cookie Settings” tab & enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the pop-up according to your preferences.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookie Settings” 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 & delete cookies used by websites.

You can find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers by using the links below:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

To find out more out more on how to manage & delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.