Cookie Policy

Telfords (Portlaoise) Ltd is a subsidiary of Grafton Group plc

We use cookies on our website to help us to enhance your user experience. This policy explains how.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files a website might put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit the site or a particular page. The cookie helps the website to recognise your device the next time you visit.

Cookies can:

  • help us to remember your preferences
  • analyse how well our website is performing
  • contain personal information so you don’t need to enter it twice (for instance, when you tick the ‘Remember Me’ box)

What sort of cookies does www.telfords.ie use?

1st Party Cookies (Our Cookies)

COOKIE name

COOKIE Description

CART

The association with your shopping cart.

CATEGORY_INFO

Stores the category info on the page to allow pages to display faster.

COMPARE

The items you have in the Compare Products list.

CURRENCY

Your preferred currency

CUSTOMER

An encrypted version of your customer ID with the store.

CUSTOMER_AUTH

Indicates if you’re currently logged into the online store.

CUSTOMER_INFO

An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.

CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS

Stores the Customer Segment ID

EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE

A flag indicating whether caching is disabled or not.

FRONTEND

Your session ID on the server.

GUEST-VIEW

Allows guests to edit their orders.

LAST_CATEGORY

The last category you visited.

LAST_PRODUCT

The most recent product you viewed.

NEWMESSAGE

Indicates whether a new message has been received.

NO_CACHE

Indicates whether cache is allowed.

PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART

A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you’ve asked the site.

POLL

The ID of any polls you’ve recently voted in.

POLLN

Information on polls you’ve voted on.

RECENTLYCOMPARED

The items you’ve recently compared.

STF

Information on products you’ve emailed to friends.

STORE

The store view or language you’ve selected.

USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE

Indicates whether a customer is allowed to use cookies.

VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS

The products that you’ve recently viewed.

WISHLIST

An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.

WISHLIST_CNT

The number of items in your Wishlist.

 

3rd Party Cookies (Performance cookies)

Cookies set by Google Analytics are shown in the table below.

These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated, therefore anonymous, and is only used to improve how telfords.ie works.

 

COOKIE name

COOKIE Description

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to understand what subjects on our website you’re interested in and to help us improve the usability of the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form - cookies don’t identify you- including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages visited

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Can a website user block cookies?

Cookies help you to get the most out of our website, but if you’d like disable cookies just in case, please follow the instructions below.

If you do choose to disable cookies, you might find that certain sections of our website won’t work properly and you won’t be able to purchase products online.

 

How to enable and disable cookies using your browser

Google Chrome

  1. Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar
  2. Select Settings
  3. Click ‘Show advanced settings’
  4. In the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings’ button
  5. To enable cookies in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Allow local data to be set’, this will enable both first-party and third-party cookies. To allow only first-party cookies pick ‘Block all third-party cookies without exception’
  6. To disable cookies, in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Block sites from setting any data’

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to the following page from Google: Google Chrome Cookie Settings

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  1. Click ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’
  2. In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab
  3. To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or below
  4. To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft: Microsoft Internet Explorer Cookie Settings

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the browser menu and select ‘Options’
  • Select the Privacy panel
  • To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies for sites’
  • To disable cookies: Uncheck ‘Accept cookies for sites’

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. For more information, refer to the following page from Mozilla: Mozilla Firefox Cookie Settings

Opera

  • Click on ‘Setting’ at the browser menu and select ‘Settings’
  • Select ‘Quick Preferences’
  • To enable cookies: check “Enable Cookies”
  • To disable cookies: uncheck “Enable Cookies”

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to the following page from Opera Software: Opera Software Cookie Settings

 

Safari on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Safari’ at the menu bar and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  2. Click on ‘Security’
  3. To enable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Only from site you navigate to’
  4. To disable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Never’

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to the following page from Apple: Safari Cookie Settings

 

All other browsers, please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider.

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PORTLAOISE

Clonminam Business Park
Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Tel : 057 8672700

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Telfords Portlaoise Ltd
Main Street, Mountrath, Co. Laois
Tel : 057 8732208