Cookie Policy

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland (registered company number 18926) ("us", "we" or "our") uses "cookies" to help us remember details of your visits to our website which can be found at (the "Site") including, but not limited to technical information about your visit e.g. traffic data, location data, your IP address, the previous website from which you reached us and the type of browser you use. Accordingly, our Privacy Statement will apply to our treatment of the information we obtain via our cookies.

What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your device (e.g. your phone or your computer) for record-keeping purposes. For example, a cookie could allow the Site to recognise your browser, while another could store your preferences and other information and let you navigate the Site effectively. When you return to the Site after logging in, cookies provide information to the Site so that the Site will remember you. They help us to improve our Site and deliver a better and more personalised service. Cookies can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
Do We Use Cookies and for what purposes?
Yes, we use cookies to enhance your experience of using our Site. The information is used to identify users, remember user preferences and allow users to complete tasks without having to re-enter information when browsing from one webpage to another or when re-visiting the Site at a later date.
We also use cookies to collect and analyse Site usage data, related to user use and patterns. This data is used to improve our Sites and enhance users’ experience.
We may place cookies on partner websites to advertise our services and events. These cookies are mainly used to display content tailored to your interests and to evaluate our content (including advertising). Our cookies are also used by third party sites in order to provide advertising that is relevant. This relevance is based on a profile built form your previous visits to our Site, including the pages you have visited.
What Types of Cookies are Used on the Site?

General Information

Source (Where Cookies Come From)
First Party Cookies These cookies are provided by us and used by various features on our Site. Examples may include customising a user’s visit, providing statistical information, and verifying a user’s identity for security purposes.
Third Party Cookies

These cookies are provided by "Third Party" vendors who provide products and features we have integrated into our site. Examples include Google analytics, ad networks, and security systems.


Expiration (How Long Cookies Last)
Session Cookies These cookies are added when a user starts to browse our Site or interacts with a specific feature and are deleted when the browser is closed.
Persistent Cookies These cookies are added when a user starts to browse our Site or interacts with a specific feature, but may remain stored on your device until a certain termination date is reached.


Type (What Application Uses the Cookie)
Necessary Cookies These cookies are required for the operation of the Site. They enable you to navigate the Sites and use the Sites’ features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.
Performance Cookies These cookies collect information about how you use the Site, for instance which pages of the Site you most often use. The information collected by these cookies does not identify you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the Site to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. These cookies can also be used to monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of the Site, so that we can improve and optimize it.

We may also use session cookies, which are temporary cookies that aid your navigation through the pages on the Site, and will remember preferences you have selected during the session. These cookies expire once you close your browser.


How to Manage and Disable Cookies

You can control the cookies placed and retained on your device. Your browser may allow you to set how it handles cookies. The Privacy Statement and this Cookie Policy are provided to be transparent about our practices regarding the use of cookies and to allow you the opportunity to make an informed choice. Where applicable, we will obtain your prior informed consent to use cookies which store or access information on your device. You can manage cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to decline all cookies or which prompts you on whether to accept each cookie. If you use your browser setting to block all or some cookies (including essential cookies) all or some parts of the Site may not work as intended or may not work at all without cookies.

Here are the locations of the cookie settings for all major web browsers: 

  • Internet Explorer - Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab.
  • Mozilla Firefox - Tools > Options > Privacy menu.
  • Safari Users - Edit > Preferences > Privacy menu.
  • Chrome Users - Settings > Content Settings > Privacy > Cookies.

Where Can I Get More Information About Cookies?

You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites:

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We can change this Cookie Policy at any time.  If we make changes to the Cookie Policy, we will let you know by posting the changed Cookie Policy on the Site and updating the “Last Updated” section at the bottom of this Cookie Policy. However, if we make material changes to this Cookie Policy we will let you know by means of a prominent notice on our Site and, where appropriate, we will let you know by sending you an email. It’s important that you review the changed Cookie Policy.

Contact us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Cookie Policy and your personal data are welcome and should be addressed to us at the below email and/or postal address:

Address:  The Administrator, American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, 6 Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.