Date last updated: Thursday, April 23, 2020

We are Fort Privacy Partners Limited

Please contact us if you have any questions about this Cookie Notice

Email:                            [email protected]

Address:                       Glandore Business Centre, City Quarter, Lapps Quay, Cork City, Co.Cork.

Our website is:   



This Cookie Notice explains how we use Cookies on our website It is a declaration of the cookies that are active on our website, the purpose of the cookies and what they track. This Cookie Notice also provides you with information on how to opt out of the cookies being used. Further information about our use of cookies can be found in our Data Protection Statement here:


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.  Cookies help us to remember things about your visit to our Website, such as your preferred language and other choices/settings and to generally make the site easier for you to use.  They may also be used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you.


We use the following Cookies on this Website:



The “Cookie” Cookie

This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on . Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

Functional Cookie

These cookies are required in order to ensure the website functions properly. These cookies are session cookies which means they are erased when the user closes the web browser. Session cookies do not collect information from the user’s computer and they typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

You cannot reject these cookies using our cookie management tool. You can control these cookies from your browser settings using the reject all cookies settings. Certain functions on the website may not work if these cookies are disabled.

Web Statistics Cookie

These cookies gather analytics on the usage of our website including distinguishing unique users, remembering the number and time of previous visits, remembering traffic source information and determining the start and end of a session.


You can adjust your browser settings to decline cookies or alert you when a website is attempting to place a cookie on your computer.


Further information on the cookies we use on and how to manage them is set out below.





Functional Cookie


These are cookies associated with sites using CloudFlare.

Cloudflare uses the _cflb, _cf_bm, and _cfduid, cookies to maximise network resources, manage traffic, and protect sites from malicious traffic.


The _cfduid cookie helps to detect malicious visitors to websites and minimises blocking legitimate users. It may be placed on the devices of users to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.

Deleted automatically when browser is closed

User needs to go to browser settings to reject these cookies


The _cflb cookie allows an user to return to the same customer origin for a specific period of time.



The _cf_bm cookie supports the management of incoming traffic that matches criteria associated with bots.



This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.



General purpose platform session cookie used by sites written with Miscrosoft .NET based technologies.

Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.



This is an anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery.


Web Statistics Cookie


_ga cookie is placed by Google Analytics to store a unique user ID, it expires after 1 minute.

1 minute

Via Cookie Management Tool.


_gid cookie is placed by Google Analytics to count and track pageviews and expires after 1 day

1 day

Via Cookie Management Tool.


_gat_gtag_UA_<Property_ID cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

1 year

Via Cookie Management Tool.

The “Cookie” Cookie – This will only be collected to remember a user’s cookie preferences


This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

90 Days

User needs to go to browser settings to reject these cookies


Our website has a cookie management tool that facilitates acceptance and rejection of cookies.  You can change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking on the ‘C’ icon in the bottom corner of the website. You can then adjust the available sliders to ‘On’ or ‘Off’, and click ‘Save and close’. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to take effect.


Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies on all websites or not. Different browsers have different settings available to you. Below we have provided links to popular browsers on how to access these settings. Generally, your browser will offer the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“Third Party Cookies”), or those from specific websites:

Our Website may contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy settings, and these are not endorsed by us.  We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these third-party websites. Please undertake the appropriate due diligence before submitting any information to these websites.

We will post any changes to our Cookie Notice on the Website and when doing so will change the effective date at the top of this Cookie Notice.  We will also update our Cookie Management Tool.

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