Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy

Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy

Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy

Cookie Policy

 1.          Who are we?

This website is operated by the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy, Rachamim, 13/14 Moyle Park, Convent Rd. Clondalkin, Dublin 22, Ireland (“we” “our” or “us”).

This policy explains how we use cookies and related technologies (collectively called “Cookies”) to provide our services to you through our website (the “Site”). By accessing or using our Site you consent to our use of Cookies in the manner described in this policy. If you are not comfortable with the ways in which we use Cookies, please do not use our Site or alternatively change your device’s web-browsing settings (see section 7).

2.          What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small text files sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while the user is browsing a website. When a user visits a website more than once, the browser sends Cookies back to the website, allowing the website to recognise the user and remember things like their personalised details and preferences.

3.          Do we use Cookies?

Yes. We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using Cookies that are typically stored on the hard drive of your computer or on your mobile device. By continuing to visit our Site, you are agreeing to the use of Cookies for the purposes we describe in this policy.

4.          When do we use Cookies?

We use Cookies when you navigate our Site. For example, if you have a member’s account, when you return to our Site after logging in, Cookies provide information to our Site so that the Site remembers you. Cookies help us to improve our Site, and to deliver a better, more personalised service.

 5.          What types of Cookies do we use?

 We use Cookies for the operation and security of the Site and to improve our services. We currently use Cookies for the following purposes:

  • Operation of our service: We use Cookies to monitor session and status data. We also use Cookies to remember if you have seen our cookie banner.
  • Security: We use Cookies to enable and support our security features, and to help us detect malicious activity.
  • Preferences: We use temporary “session” cookies which enables your web browser to remember which pages on our Site have already been visited, and, for Registered Members, to keep you logged in if you choose the “Remember Me” option when logging in. This information may be used to help us to improve, administer and diagnose problems with our Site and server. Our Site also uses other technical methods to track visitor usage, including web beacons. (“Web beacons” are small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of a website). We also use these technical methods to analyse the traffic patterns on our Site, such as the frequency with which our users visit various parts of our Site. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us, or to another party authorised by us to collect information on our behalf.

6.          Third Party Cookies

We use Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the Site and ways that we can improve your experience. These Cookies 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

7.          How to refuse the use of Cookies

You can change your web browser settings so your device warns you each time a Cookie is sent, or to turn off all Cookies. Each browser is different, so please look at your browser “help page” to learn how to modify your Cookies preferences. However, if you disable Cookies you won’t have access to certain features that may make your browsing of our Site and use of our services smoother, and some of our services may not be available to you.

Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.

For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.

8.          Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding our use of Cookies please contact us using the following information:


Telephone: 01-4673737


UPDATED: 24th May 2018

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