Cookie Policy

Who we are Plc has a long banking history, stemming over 200 years, making us one of Ireland’s longest serving financial services institutions. 

What are cookies? 

When you visit Plc Website, we use cookies to maintain your connection to the Website. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. 

Cookies help  Plc to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Website and also allow Plc to improve the Website. By continuing to browse the Website, you are agreeing to the use of cookies. If you do not agree to the use of cookies, please stop using the Website immediately. 

Which cookies are used on this website? 

The essential and necessary cookies on this Plc website are used for security reasons or are necessary to make the website work. The functional cookies on this website serve to improve your user experience. They store the preferences indicated by the visitor (e.g. language preference) and recognize the visitor each time he or she visits the website. The optional cookies on this website are used primarily for analytical purposes. 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. for statistical purposes. Google Analytics uses cookies to analyse how visitors use this website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (such as your IP address, the time you visit the website, the type of browser you use, the pages you visit and the files you download) is used to compile reports on the website activity and to help improve our website. These data are kept in pseudonymized format so that you cannot be directly identified. 

Name Description Category Expiry
has_js The has_js cookie is used to determine whether the user's browser has enabled javascript or not. Strictly necessary End of browser session
_ga Used to distinguish users. Optional 2 years
_gid Used to distinguish users. Optional 24 hours
_gat Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_. Optional 1 minute
AMP_TOKEN Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Optional 30 seconds to 1 year
_gac_ Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Optional 90 days
AWSELB AWS Classic Load Balancer creates load balancing cookie: used to map the session to the instance. Strictly necessary 1 Day
AWSALB Classic AWS load balancer first receives a request from a client, it routes the request to a target, generates a cookie named AWSALB that encodes information about the selected target, encrypts the cookie, and includes the cookie in the response to the client. Strictly necessary 1 Day
__CookieConsentV300 __CookieConsentV300 cookie is a plugin used to comply with EU guideline. Strictly necessary 180 days
.ASPXFORMSAUTH This attribute is used to specify the HTTP cookie to use for authentication. Strictly necessary End of browser session
.ASPXROLES Cookies used to keep track of if the visitor has any permissions on the website. Only used for logged in users Strictly necessary End of browser session
ASP.NET_SessionId SessionId what .NET Manages for maintaining session Strictly necessary End of browser session

How to delete or disable cookies? 

You can set your cookie preferences when you first visit this website. You can give permission to store optional cookies on your computer or mobile devices. Essential, necessary and functional cookies cannot be refused. If you no longer want this website to store optional cookies on your computer,you can change your cookie preferences here

You can also change your browser settings on your computer to delete existing cookies and to disable the storage of new cookies. The procedure is different for each browser. Consult the help function of your browser if necessary. 

Most cookies are only retained for the duration of your visit to the website. Some cookies are stored for longer, but always for a limited period. This means that they automatically expire after a certain length of time and cease to store details of your website visit. 

How to disable cookies in your browser? 

Here's how to prevent new cookies from being installed and how to delete existing cookies. The exact procedure depends on which browser you are using. 

Internet Explorer 

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Google Chrome 

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