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What cookies are used on this site?
The David Sheehan & Co. website uses the following cookies and associated technologies:

Expression Engine cookies – The Expression Engine system uses cookies in order to anonymously track things like the length of time that has elapsed since a user last visited the site, the last pages visited by the user, and to ensure that the web pages are appropriately displayed in the user’s browser (e.g. for mobile, desktop use etc.). We also use these cookies, where relevant, to authenticate user log-ins to our website, to remember any user preferences expressed, and to allow users to browse through the pages of the site whilst remaining logged in. These cookies do not gather any personally identifiable data and will expire once the session is over.

Google Analytics – David Sheehan & Co. uses the industry standard Google Analytics package in order to track the use of our website. The Google Analytics package uses a suite of cookies in order to anonymously track things like unique visitors to the site, how long users visit the site for and how users found the site. Some of these cookies are session cookies which expire when you leave the site or where you have been inactive on the site for a certain period of time, whilst others are set to expire two years after they have been last updated.

Social Media Cookies – David Sheehan & Co. uses tools provided by social media companies, including Facebook, to improve and track its advertising. These tools use cookies that are set on our site and on third party sites in order to display adverts to you based on your use of our website. The cookies also assist us to analyse and improve the effectiveness of our advertising.

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What cookies are used in David Sheehan & Co. Update Emails?
When we send an email as part of our David Sheehan & Co. Updates Service the email includes cookies and similar technologies to help us better understand how subscribers interact with our emails, such as whether they are opened by the subscriber. If you do not consent to us setting these cookies, please unsubscribe from our email list and delete any emails that you have received.

Managing cookies
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Please note that disabling cookie support may prevent this website from functioning properly and you may not be able to fully utilise all of its features and services. If you prefer you can opt out of certain specific services setting cookies on our website:

  • You can opt out of Google Analytics using the tools available at this website.
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