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Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 and our third-party providers set and use cookies and other tracking technologies to store and manage user preferences, deliver targeted advertising, enable content, and gather analytic and usage data to improve your user experience. More information about how we use cookies and similar technologies and how you can control and manage them is explained below.

1.2 We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

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

2. About cookies

2.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

2.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

2.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

3. Cookies that we use

3.1 We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a) authentication - we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website;

(b) status - we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website;

(c) If you are a Service Buyer, to maintain the state of your job(s), review(s) or other features that you use as you navigate our website.;

(d) personalisation - we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise our website for you;

(e) personalisation - we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise our website for you;

(f) security - we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally;

(g) advertising - we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you;

(h) analysis - we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services; and

(i) cookie consent - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.

4. Third Party Cookies

4.1 In some cases we may use cookies provided by trusted third parties. We don't control the settings on these cookies, so we recommend that you check the third party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. Third Party Cookies include the following:-

4.2 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at:

4.3 We may publish Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on our website from time to time. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the web using cookies.. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: You can also opt out of the AdSense partner network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative's multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you may wish to consider using the Google browser plug-ins available at:

4.4 We use social media buttons, plugins and/or embedded content on this site that allow you to view content and connect with your social network in a variety of ways. These include the following:- YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Wordpress, Disquis. These will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your experience on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes. You can outlined in their respective privacy policies.

5. Managing cookies

5.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) (Chrome);

(b) (Firefox);

(c) (Opera);

(d) (Internet Explorer);

(e) (Safari); and

(f) (Edge).

5.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

5.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

5.4 You can change your preferences at any time by visiting our Cookie Preferences page here

6. Our details

6.1 Hopefully this information has answered any queries you had in relation to cookies but if you have any other queries please don't hesitate to contact us on our contact form.

6.2 The service is provided by Barrowvale Technology Ltd T/A Barrowvale Technology Ltd company registration number 330063 has its registered office at Jamestown, Ballybrittas, Co. Laois, Ireland.