Virgin Media Ireland Policy
Cookies that Virgin Media Ireland uses and what we use them for:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies and similar technologies are essential to the functioning of our website, www.virginmedia.ie. Without them you wouldn’t be able to properly access, browse or receive the information you’re looking for. These cookies aren’t used to gather personal information about you for marketing purposes nor can they be used to personally identify you or what pages you’ve visited. You can disable them using your browser but this may seriously effect the functionality of the website. An example of strictly necessary cookies are session cookies. These are used to maintain your access to our website when you are logged on. Session cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browsing session, or when you log out. Another example of a strictly necessary cookie is our very own My Virgin Media cookie which is needed to register with My Virgin Media. This cookie stores your log in details so that when you come back to My Virgin Media and enter your log in details, you can access your My Virgin Media account. Performance Cookies These cookies let us know how our website is performing and which parts of it are the most popular. We also use these cookies to understand your interests and improve your customer experience. For example, they may be used for testing designs and ensuring a consistent look and feel is maintained for you the user. An example of this type of cookie is Google Analytics which is used to provide anonymous reports to us about visitors to and from our website.
These cookies and other similar technologies are used to remember selections you’ve made that change the way the site behaves or looks for you. This might be remembering your favourite TV show or selecting the right version of the website to use depending on the type of device you’re viewing it from.
Targeting and Advertising Cookies
These cookies are used to ensure that the advertising you see is relevant to you and your interests and to limit the number of times that you see a particular advertisement. The data that is collected by these cookies is anonymous and isn’t linked to your Virgin Media account or you as a person. Our website only contains advertisements for our own Virgin Media products and we don’t sell or share the data we collect with any third parties. A good example of third party cookies are Tradedoubler and Doubleclick both of which allow Virgin Media display advertisements which we believe are of interest to you.
What Cookies am I using?
If you would like to know more about cookies then we suggest you visit: http://www.youronlinechoices.com which has useful information about cookies and also provides a guide for opting out/changing your cookies preferences. For your ease of use we’ve also included links to all the “Help” sections of the major browsers. Click on the link of the browser you use to opt out/change your cookies settings: Standard Browsers
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Windows Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
Browsers for Portable Devices
Safari iOS: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042