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What are cookies:

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 subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or so that the website can "remember" you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.

How We Use Cookies:

We use cookies across a range of websites that we manage for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the website. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies:

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help menu for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies may result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set:

Some of our websites offer newsletter/email subscription services or account registration facilities and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages, account registration/login pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies:

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details all cookies including any third party cookies you might encounter through NCCA websites.
Several NCCA websites use Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the sites and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
The NCCA Privacy Statement is available at https://www.ncca.ie/en/privacy-statement

NCCA websites:

The following is a list of all websites managed by the NCCA and the cookies that are set for each one. Where NCCA shares ownership of the content, this joint ownership is acknowledged in the list of websites below, however, NCCA, as the website host, manages them under the NCCA Privacy and Cookies Statements.

Website Website ownership
www.ncca.ie NCCA
www.curriculumonline.ie NCCA
www.AistearSiolta.ie NCCA, Dept of Education and Skills, Dept of Children and Youth Affairs
www.transition.ie NCCA, Irish Universities Association, Technological Higher Education Assocaition Ireland, Higher Education Authority, Solas, Dept Education and Skills, Quality and Qualifications Ireland
www.ecalignment.ie NCCA, Trinity College Dublin
http://ncca.biz/aistear NCCA
http://www.ncca.biz/children/ NCCA
http://research-alive.com NCCA, Teaching Council, Centre for Effective Services
www.phyz.ie SCPE App - Teacher Dashboard
http://nccaplanning.ie/ NCCA


www.ncca.ie (NCCA)

Cookie Type Purpose Provider Expires
_gat Session cookie Used to throttle the request rate ncca.ie 1 minute
_gid Stored cookie Used to distinguish users ncca.ie 24 hours
_ga Stored cookie  Used to distinguish users  ncca.ie 2 years
twitter.com   Used to discover how people are using Twitter's services to make them work better  ncca.ie Control over these cookies is managed through the user's Twitter account
google.com   Used to discover how people are using Google’s services to make them work better  ncca.ie Control over these cookies is managed through the user's Google account


www.curriculumonline.ie (NCCA)

Cookie Type Purpose Provider Expires
ARRAffinity Session cookie Distributes traffic to optimise response times curriculumonline.ie Length of session
 ASP.NET_SessionId Session cookie Used to identify a user’s session on the website curriculumonline.ie Length of session
CMSPreferredCulture Stored cookie The cookie determines the preferred language and country-setting of the visitor. This allows the website to show content most relevant to that region and language curriculumonline.ie 1 year
__utm.gif Session cookie Used to log details about a visitor’s browser and computer  google-analytics.com Length of session
__utma Stored cookie Used to distinguish users and sessions curriculumonline.ie  2 years
__utmb Stored cookie Used to determine new sessions/visits curriculumonline.ie  1 day
__utmc Session cookie Used to calculate the duration of a website visit curriculumonline.ie  Length of session
__utmt Stored cookie Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server curriculumonline.ie  1 day
__utmv Stored cookie Used to store visitor data curriculumonline.ie 1 day
__utmz Stored cookie Collects data on how the visitor reached the website curriculumonline.ie  6 months
ads/ga-audiences Session cookie Used to re-engage visitors to the website google.com Length of session
vuid Stored cookie Used to collect data on visitors to the website vimeo.com 2 years
CMSCsrfCookie Session cookie Stores a security token that helps protect against cross site request forgery curriculumonline.ie  Length of session



www.AistearSiolta.ie (NCCA, Dept of Education and Skills, Dept of Children and Youth Affairs)

Cookie Type Purpose Provider Expires
__gat Session cookie Used to throttle the request rate Aistearsiolta.ie 1 minute
ASP.NET_Sessionid Session cookie Used to identify a user’s session on the website Aistearsiolta.ie Length of session
__gid Stored cookie Used to distinguish users Aistearsiolta.ie 24 hours
__ga Stored cookie Used to distinguish users Aistearsiolta.ie 2 years
vuid Stored cookie Used to collect data on visitors to the website vimeo.com 2 years

 

www.transition.ie (NCCA, Irish Universities Association, Technological Higher Education Assocaition Ireland, Higher Education Authority, Solas, Dept Education and Skills, Quality and Qualifications Ireland)

Cookie Type Purpose Provider Expires
No cookies are used on this website.

 

www.ecalignment.ie (NCCA, Trinity College Dublin)

 

Cookie Type Purpose Provider Expires
No cookies are used on this website.

 

http://ncca.biz/aistear (NCCA)

Cookie Type Purpose Provider Expires
No cookies are used on this website.

 

http://www.ncca.biz/children/ (NCCA)

Cookie Type Purpose Provider Expires
No cookies are used on this website.

 

http://research-alive.com (NCCA, Teaching Council, Centre for Effective Services)

Cookie Type Purpose Provider Expires
No cookies are used on this website.

 

www.phyz.ie (SCPE App - Teacher Dashboard)

 

Cookie Type Purpose Provider  Expires
laravel_session Session cookie Used when completing key data, for example forms Phyz.ie On ending the session on the website / when the browser’s cache is cleared
XSRF_TOKEN Session cookie Stores a security token that helps protect against cross site request forgery Phyz.ie On ending the session on the website / when the browser’s cache is cleared

 

http://nccaplanning.ie/ (NCCA)

 

Cookie Type Purpose Provider Expires
__utmb Stored cookie Used to determine new sessions/visits nccaplanning.ie 1 day
__utmc Session cookie Used to calculate the duration of a website visit nccaplanning.ie  Length of session
__utmt Stored cookie Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server nccaplanning.ie  Length of session
ARRAffinity Session cookie Distributes traffic to optimise response times nccaplanning.ie Length of session
__utma Stored cookie Used to distinguish users and sessions nccaplanning.ie 2 years
__utmz Stored cookie Collects data on how the visitor reached the website  nccaplanning.ie 6 months 

 

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