Cookie Policy

We are Egans Opticians

Please contact us if you have any questions about this Cookie Notice
Address:5/6 Lavitts Quay, T12 APN1, Cork
Our website

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.


Cookies are text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit which are then used to record information about your 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 collect information about you in order to deliver advertisements. Fort Privacy does not use any advertising cookies on our website.


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

Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation. We also set a cookie to remember your cookie preferences between visits which we also categorise as a necessary cookie.

The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

PHPSESSIDSessionCookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site,but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.

Web Statistics Cookies

Web Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information about the users visit to the site.

_ga1 year 1 monthThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This 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.
_gid1 dayThis cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and update a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track pageviews.
_gat1 minuteThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gat_UA-8386609-11 minuteThis is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It is a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.
_ga_L0QNX2CLT01 year 1 monthThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to persist session state.

Managing Cookies

We provide a cookie consent management tool that can be accessed at all times from a small widget on the bottom left corner of our website. You can vary consent for cookies at any time while visiting the website by interacting with this tool.  Any change in consent will have immediate effect on the cookies that are dropped onto your device.

You can also adjust your browser settings to decline cookies or alert you when a website is attempting to place a cookie on your computer. Most browsers provide tools to enable you to set global settings regarding your cookie preferences.

These tools are usually to be found in the settings menu on your browser in a “Privacy & Security” menu item.

Third Party Website

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.

Amendments to this Cookie Notice

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 Consent Management Tool.