All definitions used in the Terms and Conditions, Delivery and Return Policy and Privacy
Policy shall be given their same meaning and interpreted accordingly in the following
cookies on the Website.
technology or legislation which may affect the way in which cookies are used by us
and how you as a user, can manage them.
2. What are cookies?
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. The cookies we use on
the Website, and what we use them for, is described below.
3.1 Malting Company of Ireland uses a small number of cookies on the Website and we
have detailed these cookies below. These cookies do not collect any personal
information about you. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies
through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see
what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit
(a) keep track of the Products purchased on the Website;
(b) recognise you whenever you visit this Website (this speeds up your access to
the Website as you do not have to log on each time);
(c) obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the
(d) carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, and to
help us better understand our visitor requirements and interests;
(e) target our marketing and advertising campaigns more effectively by providing
interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests;
(f) make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
3.3 We use a web analytics tool to analyse Website usage, how our users arrive at the
Website, what they do on the Website, what browser they are using and on what
pages of the Website, is not tied to personally identifiable information.
Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means we assume you are
happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use the
Website, or you should delete Malting Company of Ireland’s cookies having visited
the Website, or you should browse the Website using your browser’s anonymous
usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer,
“Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.).
5. “Session” Cookies
5.1 One of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the Website to operate. Session
cookies allow the Website to recognise users so that data selection is remembered
from page to page. You may delete and block all cookies from the Website, but parts
of the Website may then not work.
5.2 Session Cookies are erased when you close your browser.
5.3 More information on session cookies and what they are used for can be found at
6. Desktop Site Preference
6.1 If you visit the mobile version of the Website, you may indicate that you prefer to
view the full desktop version by clicking the relevant link in the footer. This will set a
cookie so that the next time you view the Website on your mobile the desktop version
of the Website will load.
6.2 This cookie will expire after 30 days.
7. Persistent Cookies for Website Analytics and Performance
7.1 These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the Website. We
use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Website. The
cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to
the Webite, the website from which visitors come to the Website and the pages they
visited within the Website.
7.2 Malting Company of Ireland uses Google Analytics (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz) to
gather this information.
service at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html. To opt out
of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites
8. Your Privacy
8.1 How we use the data you supply:
(a) to answer your queries via the contact form;
(b) to send you information on our services;
(c) for general statistics and research;
(d) to contact your regarding submitted queries; and
(e) to email you our newsletter if subscribed.
you supply to us.
9. How we protect your details
9.1 We take appropriate technical measures to protect your personal information including
making a regular backup of our system and data.
9.2 We have measures in place to make sure any personal information we collect is
secure. Even though we take appropriate steps to protect your security, you should
remember that data transmission over the internet cannot always be guaranteed as
10. Third Party Links
10.1 We work with third-party suppliers who may also set cookies on the Website that are
not related to Malting Company of Ireland. When you visit a page with content
embedded from a third party such as YouTube, Twitter or Facebook, these service
providers may set their own cookies on your web browser.
10.2 We do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them due to the way that
cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them.
You should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies
11. How to Turn Off Cookies
If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that
cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the
functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable
them please go to: www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.