Cookie Policy

Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Some cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the webpage, or a unique identification number so that the website can "remember" you on your return visit. Other cookies are deleted when you close your browser and only relate to the working of the website. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.

www.hia.ie uses cookies in a number of places.

  • When you first visit www.hia.ie you will see a message informing you about cookies. If you click the 'Hide this message' button, www.hia.ie will set a cookie which records your preference.
  • The website sets a cookie when you view or use the 'Contact us' form. This cookie does not contain any personal information, but is used to help determine which visitor is sending the form. The cookie expires when the visitor’s session ends.
  • A cookie is also set to allow the text-resizing and high-contrast buttons to work.
  • This website uses Google Custom Search to provide the site's search functionality. Google may set cookies when you use the search function. You can find Google's privacy policy here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/
  • Cookies from Google may also be set when Google Maps are displayed on this website or when Google Translate is used.
  • Facebook and Twitter use cookies to determine how users connect to their sites.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies or to customise your settings for cookies. To find out how to do this, see the 'Help' or ‘Tool’ menu on your browser. Please note that if you turn off cookies or change your settings, some features of www.hia.ie may not work correctly.