Cookie Policy

Ello.ie is on a mission to protect your privacy while providing you with a trustworthy services so that you can focus on building meaningful connections. Our approach to privacy is to provide you with clear information about our data practices which why we’ve tried to keep legal and technical jargon to a minimum.

Our Cookie Policy explains what cookies are in plain and simple terms, what types of cookies are placed on your device when you visit our website and how we use them is laid out below.

Just to clarify it further before we dive in, this Cookie Policy does not address how we deal with your personal information in general. To learn more about how we process your personal information, please see our Privacy Policy instead.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to or accessed from your web browser or your device’s memory.  A cookie typically contains the name of the domain (e.g Ello.ie) from which the cookie originated, the “lifetime” of the cookie (e.g when it expires) and a randomly generated unique number or similar identifier. A cookie also may contain information about your device, such as user settings, browsing history and activities conducted while using our services.

SO HOW DO WE USE COOKIES?

We use cookies 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 site. 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 for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of our site and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES

In some special cases Ello.ie also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site. Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you. The Google AdSense service we may use on ello.ie/ stories to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods by clicking on Contact Us at the bottom of any page.