GOAL Cookie Policy

Use of the GOAL What on Earth website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions:

At GOAL What on Earth (“we”, “us” or ” our”), we want to ensure that your visit to www.goalwhatonearth.ie (the “Website”) is smooth, reliable and as useful to you as possible. Subject to your consent where required by applicable law, we use cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) to help us improve the use and functionality of the Website and to better understand how visitors use the Website and the tools and services offered on it.
Please also see our Privacy Statement here for further details about the ways in which we collect and use your personal data.

1. What are COOKIES?
A cookie is a small data file implanted by our Website on your device (e.g. your phone or your computer) which collects information (including your personal data) about you. For example, a cookie could allow the Website to recognize your browser, while another could store your preferences and other information to enable you to navigate the Website effectively. Cookies can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you do not want to allow cookies or only allow the use of certain types of cookies, please refer to your browser settings which should allow you to accept or deny cookies (please read section 5 below for more details about how to do this). You can also use the browser settings to withdraw your consent to the use of cookies at any time or delete cookies that have already been set on your device. Keep in mind that by disabling certain categories of cookies, you may be prevented from accessing some features of our websites. You should be able to find more in depth information about opting out of cookies on your browser settings menu.

2. De we use COOKIES?
Yes, we use cookies to enhance the visitor experience on our Website.
We may place cookies on partner websites to advertise our activities. These cookies are mainly used to display content tailored to your interests and to evaluate our content (including advertising). Our cookies are also used by third party sites in order to provide advertising that is relevant. This relevance is based on a profile built form your previous visits to our Website, including the services you have visited. Please see our section on third party cookies below.

3. Why do we use COOKIES?
We uses cookies to help us remember details of your visits to the Website including, but not limited to technical information about your visit e.g. traffic data, location data, your IP address, the previous website from which you reached us and the type of browser you use.

4. Which COOKIES do we use?
General Information

Source (Where cookies come from)

First Party CookiesThese cookies are provided by us and used by various features on our Website. Examples may include customising a visitor's visit, providing statistical information, and verifying a visitor's identity for security purposes.
Third Party CookiesThere are also some third party cookies in use on the Website. These are used on social media sharing buttons. Each of these providers has its own policy relating to the use of its cookies, each of which can be accessed by clicking on the following links:
This list is not exclusive and is subject to change.

Expiration (How long cookies last)

Session CookiesThese cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse our Website or interacts with a specific feature and are deleted when the browser is closed.
Persistent CookiesThese cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse our Website or interacts with a specific feature, but may remain stored on your device until a certain termination date is reached (in terms of minutes, days or years from the creation/update of the cookie).

Type (What application uses the cookie)

Strictly Necessary cookiesThese cookies are essential in order to enable you to navigate the Website and use its features.
Performance cookiesThese cookies collect information about how you use the Website, for instance which pages of the Website you most often use. The information collected by these cookies does not identify you. All information which is collected by these cookies is aggregated and is therefore anonymous.

Functional cookiesThese cookies monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of the Website, so that we can improve and optimise it. Upon obtaining your consent, we may place a cookie on the Website to remember your preferences so that you do not need to re-enter your details (e.g. your country, age and language preferences) on our gateway page every time you want to access the Website. If you share your computer with another person, opting into the use of this cookie will not be suitable. We may also use session cookies, which are temporary cookies that aid your navigation through the pages on the Website, and which will remember preferences you have selected during the session. These cookies expire once you close your browser.

5. Managing and disabling COOKIES
You are always free to decline our cookies. To do this, you can modify your web browser to refuse cookies or let you know when you receive new cookies. The Website Privacy Notice and this Cookie Policy are provided to be transparent about our practices regarding the use of cookies and to allow you the opportunity to make an informed choice.
Where applicable, we will obtain your prior informed consent to use cookies and other tracking technologies which store or access information on your device. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but they can be set up to ask for your prior consent before an individual cookie is set on your device. This will give you control over your cookies, however, Please remember that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie is being sent, this may affect your experience of the Website and it may also prevent you from making a donation
For instructions on blocking and deleting cookies, see the privacy and help documentation of your specific browser’s website. If you use more devices and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each device and on each browser separately. Here are the locations of the cookie settings for all major web browsers:
Internet Explorer – Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab.
Mozilla Firefox – Tools > Options > Privacy menu.
Safari Users – Edit > Preferences > Privacy menu.
Chrome Users – Settings > Content Settings > Privacy > Cookies.

6. Changes to COOKIES
We may change this Cookie Policy at any time. If we make material changes to the way in which we use cookies, we will let you know either by posting the changes on the Website, in this Cookie Policy or by sending you an email. It is important that you review any of these changes. If you do not wish to agree to these changes, then we cannot continue to provide the Website to you, and your only option is to stop accessing the Website. For more information on cookies please visitwww.aboutcookies.org.

7. Where can I get more information about COOKIES?

You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites:

Postal Address:
Dave Southern,
What on Earth,
GOAL, Carnegie House
Library Road
Dun Laoghaire
Co Dublin

087 6727911