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This website uses cookies. We use cookies to analyse our traffic and they may be used to personalise content and provide social media features. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user's experience more efficient.The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: www.granite.ie

Necessary (6)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__cfduid [x2] akerolabs.com
econsultancy.com
Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 year HTTP Cookie
CFID granite.ie This cookie is used in context with the CFtoken cookie. The cookie stores a specific ID for the visitor and the visitor's device and browser. Session HTTP Cookie
CFTOKEN granite.ie This cookie is used to determine which type of device the visitor is using, so the website can be properly formatted. This information is stored in the CFID cookie. Session HTTP Cookie
CookieConsent granite.ie Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP Cookie
csrftoken instagram.com Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. 1 year HTTP Cookie

Preferences (1)

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
lang cdn.syndication.twimg.com Remembers the user's selected language version of a website Session HTTP Cookie

Statistics (11)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__utma blog.granite.ie Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics. 2 years HTTP Cookie
__utmb blog.granite.ie Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. Session HTTP Cookie
__utmc blog.granite.ie Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. Session HTTP Cookie
__utmt blog.granite.ie Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server. Session HTTP Cookie
__utmz blog.granite.ie Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics. 6 months HTTP Cookie
_ga granite.ie Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_gat granite.ie Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Session HTTP Cookie
_gid granite.ie Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Session HTTP Cookie
_pk_id# granite.ie Collects anonymous statistics on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read. 1 year HTTP Cookie
_pk_ses# granite.ie Used by Piwik Analytics Platform to track page requests from the visitor during the session. Session HTTP Cookie
collect google-analytics.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Pixel Tracker

Marketing (22)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__widgetsettings twitter.com Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage
GED_PLAYLIST_ACTIVITY blog.granite.ie This cookie is set to count the number of times a specific visitor is shown a specific ad – the cookie enables the advertisers to differentiate the specific ads shown and thereby making the advertising more efficient. Session HTTP Cookie
GPS youtube.com Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. Session HTTP Cookie
i/jot/syndication twitter.com Pending Session Pixel Tracker
IDE doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 1 year HTTP Cookie
local_storage_support_test twitter.com Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage
NID google.com Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 6 months HTTP Cookie
PREF youtube.com Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites. 8 months HTTP Cookie
skimGUID skimresources.com Pending 1 year HTTP Cookie
skimORIGIN skimresources.com Pending 1 year HTTP Cookie
skimSESS skimresources.com Pending Session HTTP Cookie
test_cookie doubleclick.net Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. Session HTTP Cookie
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 179 days HTTP Cookie
YSC youtube.com Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Session HTTP Cookie
yt.innertube::nextId youtube.com Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt.innertube::requests youtube.com Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-cast-installed youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-fast-check-period youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-app youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-name youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session HTML Local Storage

Unclassified (2)

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
piwik.php piwik.gdlin.net Pending Session Pixel Tracker
USERCOUNTRYCODE granite.ie Pending 30 years HTTP Cookie
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