Cookies Policy

Sligo Social Services Council CLG

Last update: October 2020


What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data in the form of a text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device having visited a website. It allows a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time.


How are Cookies Used?

There are two main categories of cookie

Session Cookies: These temporary cookies are not stored on your computer or mobile device. They are erased once your browser is closed out or your session is inactive for 20 minutes or more. 
Persistent cookies: Persistent or Duration cookies are placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined duration once you visit a website.

Sligo Social Services does not use cookies on its website.  However, Sligo Social Services have a live link to the Sligo Social Services Facebook page and Facebook uses the following Cookies:







The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements.  The cookie also tracks the behaviour of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.

2 months



This cookie is used by Facebook to enable its functionalities.

2 years



The cookie is set by Facebook or Facebook social plugins to measure and store the dimensions of the browser window.  This cookie is used by Facebook to optimize the rendering of the page.

1 week



This cookie is set by Facebook for the purpose to identify suspicious login activities, fake and spammy accounts, keep users account and their content safe, and to prevent Distributed Denial of Service.




In order to be compliant with data protection, Sligo Social Services have implemented a cookie management plug-in.

Please follow the link below to view Facebook’s Cookies Policy

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