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Rosslare Europort Cookie Policy

Iarnród Éireann respects the privacy of all visitors to our website. This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies on all Iarnród Éireann Websites.

We may update our Cookies Policy to reflect any changes in technology or data protection law. Any updates or changes that may affect how we use cookies or how you as a user can manage cookies will appear on this page.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files placed on your computer or internet enabled device by websites in order to add functionality. A cookie can be used to identify a user’s computer or internet enabled device to the website, or to other third party websites. This allows websites to improve the way they work, such as remembering preferences expressed by a user or tracking a user’s use of a website for statistical analysis. Typically, cookies involve the assigning of a unique number to the visitor. More information about cookies can be found on www.aboutcookies.org and www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies on Iarnród Éireann Websites

Iarnród Éireann sets the following types of cookies on your device when you visit our websites:

  1. Strictly Necessary / First Party cookies
  2. Performance and Analytics / Third Party cookies
  3. Targeting and Advertising cookies

These cookies are a mixture of first party cookies, which we set ourselves, and third party cookies set by third party service providers.

Strictly Necessary and First Party cookies 

We use the following cookies which are strictly necessary to allow you to access our websites, to move between pages and to receive services which you have requested:

Cookie NameProviderDescription
ASP.NET (ASPXFORMSAUTH, _RequestVerificationToken, ASP.NET_SessionId)KenticoAuthenticate users access to website, anti-forgery and security cookies
CMSCookieLevelKenticoSpecifies which cookies are allowed by the visitor
CMSPreferredCultureKenticoStores the visitor's preferred content culture
CMSPreferredUICultureKenticoStores the preferred UI culture of the user
CMSViewModeKenticoStores the user's current view mode (Edit, Preview, Design, etc.)
key_station, HFS_from, HFS_toKentico and HaConUsed to remember the last station detail input by the user so it can be auto-selected in future interactions
FGTServerLoad BalancerUsed to manage our load balancer, remembers which node is serving your content
CurrentContactKenticoStores the GUID of the contact related to the current site visitor. Used to track activities on the website
Google Analytics (_gaexp, _ga_UA-88290789-1, _gid)GoogleAnalyse data for a deeper understanding of customer experience  

These cookies include session cookies that allow users to stay logged in while navigating through our websites and to carry out essential tasks such as adding items to a shopping basket when purchasing tickets on our websites.

These cookies don’t usually contain any personal data and are typically set by Iarnród Éireann to provide specific services such as e-commerce transactions.

Performance and Analytics cookies

Cookies are also used to collect statistical information about visitors of our websites and the pages they view. These cookies allow visitors to receive a high quality experience through customised offerings and facilitate timely identification and resolution of any issues that arise.  The following performance cookies are used on our websites:

Cookie NameProviderDescription
Google Analytics (1P_JAR, CONSENT, _utma, _ga)GoogleNon personal - digital analytics tools to analyse data from all touchpoints in one place, for a deeper understanding of customer experience.
Google Tag ManagerGoogleNon personal - Tag Management Capabilities
Hotjar (_hjid)HotjarHotjar cookie - This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behaviour in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID
HJDonePollsHotjarHotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in
Survey MonkeySurvey MonkeyPersonal and Non Personal - Customer feedback and survey*
MarketoMarketoPersonal - Newsletter communication
Allows a website to link visitor behaviour to the recipient of an email marketing campaign, to measure campaign effectiveness.
UserLikeUserLikePersonal and Non Personal - tool to have live chat capabilities to assist customers* and statistical information
BotsifyBotsify Personal and Non Personal - tool to have automated chat capabilities to assist customers* and statistical information
BIGipServerPool-xxxxLoad BalancerAssociated with managing sessions on load balanced servers, to ensure user requests are routed consistently to the correct server
_biz_nA, _biz_uid, _biz_flagsA, _biz_pendingAMarketo and Cloudfare

These cookies are used to by Cloudflare to support performance optimisation and security
 _source, _A_timeMarketo and CloudfareThese cookies are used to by Cloudflare to support performance optimisation and security
__cf_bmMarketo and CloudfareThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website
__cfduidMarketo and CloudfareUsed by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic
ads_prefs, auth_token, csrf_same_site, csrf_same_site_set, des_opt_in, dnt, eu_cn, guest_id, kdt, personalization_id, remember_checked_on, rweb_optin, tfw_exp, twid, langTwitterThe Twitter cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content you find interesting on the social network. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes
DV, OTZ, HSID, SIDGoogleUsed to build profile and analysis of website visitors  

Information collected by these cookies is aggregated and used anonymously. *Where personal information is provided such as name, email, social media log in or contact number is only used for the purpose of the communication or to contact you in relation to the topic you were communication with us on.

Targeting and advertising cookies

Together with our partners and advertisers we use cookies to display advertisements that we believe are relevant to you and your interests. Third party advertisers and partners may analyse data they collect about your use of our websites in order to serve adverts to you on our websites or on other third party websites. We also work with advertisers in order to display our own adverts on third party websites, based on cookies set on your visit to our websites. Advertisers may also use information about your previous web activity to tailor the adverts which are displayed on our websites. Advertising/targeting cookies may also be used to track your responses to particular adverts, which helps advertisers to ensure that you see the most relevant advertisements in future, both on our websites and on third party websites. The following are targeting/advertising cookies are used on the Website:

Cookie NameProviderDescription
Google AdSense
Google
Advertising and re-targeting
DoubleClick (DSID, IDE, _fbp, ANID, APISID, NID, SAPISID, SIDCC, SSID)
Google
Advertising and re-targeting
Marketo
Marketo
Newsletter analytics

Other third party cookies

Some cookies that have been set on our websites are not related to Iarnród Éireann. When you visit a page with content embedded from a third party such as YouTube, Twitter or Facebook, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser.

ProviderDescription
YouTube and Google
Social media tracking user interactions for statistical purposes
Facebook and Instagram
Social media tracking user interactions for statistical purposes
Twitter 
Social media tracking user interactions for statistical purposes

We do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies and the cookie policy of these third parties.

Controlling and disabling cookies

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser settings. For further information about how to turn off cookie acceptance please refer to the “Help” function in your browser.

Please note that disabling cookie support may prevent the Website from functioning properly and you may not be able to fully utilise all of its features and services. Click the link for more information on how to manage cookies, including how to opt-out of performance cookies.

In order to see all cookies operating on a platform there is several useful tools available that will enable you to see what is being tracked and some even give you the option to disable tracking you do not want for free.

Contact Us

Prior to contacting us, please review all of the information above. 

Information Missing, General Queries or Feedback
Data Protection Complaints or Requests
Iarnród Éireann - Digital Channels
Amien Street,
Dublin
D01 V6V6

digital@irishrail.ie
Iarnród Éireann - Data Protection Officer
Amien Street,
Dublin 1,
D01 V6V6

dpo@irishrail.ie


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