A cookie is a small piece of information which a web site stores through the web browser on your PC that it can later retrieve when you log back on to the website. This means that the web site will remember your preferences and possibly even your name!

How does Croke Park use cookies?

Croke Park uses cookies to collect information about visitors' use of the website, including things like connection speed, operating system details, the time and duration visits and IP addresses. The information collected by cookies enables Croke Park to understand the use of its site, including the number of visitors it has, the pages viewed per session, time exposed to particular pages etc. This in turn helps to provide visitors with a better experience. Croke Park will not attempt to personally identify visitors from their IP addresses.

Cookies will not be used to contact you for marketing purposes other than by means of advertisements offered within Croke Park’s website.

Cookies should not compromise the security of your computer.

Visitors can use this Website with limited loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from their web browser.

Croke Park Cookies

HostCookie IDDescription

Performance Cookies

First party cookie - _dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxxThis cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Duration 1 Day.
First party cookie - _gaThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics. Duration 2 years.
First party cookie - _galiGoogle Analytics – Used to distinguish users. Duration 1 Minute.
First party cookie - _unamThis cookie is usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. Duration 6 Months.
First party cookie - _gatThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. Duration 10 Minutes.
First party cookie - _gidThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. Duration 1 Day.
Third party cookie - _hijdHotjar 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 behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID. Duration 1 Year.

Functionality Cookies

Third party cookie - _cfduidCookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. Duration 1 Month.
First party cookie - .ASPXFORMSAUTHGets the name of the cookie used to store the forms-authentication ticket. Duration - Session.
First party cookie - ASP.NET_SessionIdGeneral purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Miscrosoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server. Duration - Session.
First party cookie - CMSCookieLevelSpecifies which cookies are allowed by the visitor. Duration 1 Year.
First party cookie - CMSCsrfCookieStore's a security token that the system uses to validate all form data submitted via POST requests. Helps protect against Cross site request forgery. Duration - Session.
First party cookie - CMSLandingPageLoadedIndicates that the landing page has already been visited and the Landing page activity is not logged again for the current visitor. Duration 20 Minutes.
First party cookie - CMSPreferredCultureStores the visitor's preferred content culture. Duration 1 Year.
First party cookie - CMSUIPreferredCultureStores the preferred UI culture of the user. Duration 1 Year.
First party cookie - CMSUserPageStores the IDs (DocumentID, NodeID) of the last visited page. Used for logging landing and exit page web analytics and activities. Duration 20 Minutes.
First party cookie - CMSViewModeStores the user's current view mode (Edit, Preview, Design, etc.). Duration 1 Day.
First party cookie - CookieControlCookie Control by CIVIC aims to prevent cookies from being placed on a user's computer until they have given their explicit consent via an affirmative act. Duration 90 Days.
First party cookie - VisitorStatusIndicates if the visitor is new or returning. Used for tracking the visitors statistic in Web analytics. Duration 20 Years.

Marketing Cookies

Third party cookie - facebook.com_fbpUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers Duration 90 Days.
Third party cookie - google.com_gcl_auUsed by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services Duration 90 Days.