Cookie Policy for
Cúirt international festival of literature

This is the Cookie Policy for Cúirt International Festival of Literature, accessible from


What Are Cookies:

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.


How 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 this 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 this 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. You can also disable cookies from our Privacy Centre.


The Cookies We Set:

  • Site preferences cookies in order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.


Third Party Cookies:

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may 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 the official Google Analytics page.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.


List of Cookies Used on Site:

Who:Cookie Name:Why:Duration:
reCAPTCHAPHPSESSIDContact forms will use the PHPSESSID cookie if the CAPTCHA field is enabled. To identify your unique session on the website.Session End
Wordpresswordpress_test_cookieUsed by WordPress.6 Months
Wordpressgadwp_wg_default_dimensionUsed to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers.Session End
Wordpressgadwp_wg_default_metricUsed to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers.Session End
Wordpressgadwp_wg_default_swmetricGoogle Analytics Dashboard for WordPress to view Google analytics in WordPress.Session End
Wordpressredux_current_tabWordPress Cookie which supports the website theme settings.1 week
Wordpressredux_current_tab_getWordPress Cookie which supports the website theme settings.1 week
Stripe__stripe_midSession cookie for Stripe payment system. Used to process payments for our website.
Google Analytics1P_JAR
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data
Used to remember Twitter users are logged in and to facilitate sharing.
For more information, see the privacy statements of Twitter.


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.

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