Cookie Notice

Davy is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our website. This notice explains how Davy uses cookies on Davy websites, other websites we provide and on Davy applications that you may download on your devices (collectively our “website”). To the extent that any personal data is processed through cookies or similar technologies, our Privacy Notice applies and complements this Notice.

Our use of cookies may be subject to change from time to time to reflect changes in technology or legislation and we will update this page when we make material changes. The information on this page was last updated on 20 November 2020.


What is a cookie? 

A cookie is a small text file that our website asks your browser to store on your device in order to retrieve information to perform certain functions and remember visits to our website. These cookies are set by us and called first party cookies. We also use third party cookies to assist with our marketing and advertising efforts. A third party cookie is one set by a domain other than the one you are visiting.

There are two distinct types of cookies. First are called “session cookies” and these last for the duration of your visit and are deleted from your computer or device when you close your browser. The second type of cookies used are called “persistent cookies” which are saved for a defined period of time on your computer or device or until they are forcibly deleted.

How to manage or refuse cookies? 

The first time you visit our website, you can submit your cookies preferences by clicking on “Accept all” or “Reject all” when the cookie banner pops up. You can also manage your preferences to each type of cookie by clicking on “Cookies Settings” in the cookie banner pop up. This will direct you to our “Privacy Preference Centre” which allows you to accept or reject each type of cookie that is described below.

You may change your cookies preferences at any time under the “Cookies Settings” on the homepage.

You may also disable and delete all your device’s cookies by changing the appropriate setting within your browser’s “Help”, “Tools”, or “Settings” menu.

Some functionality on our websites requires the use of cookies and disabling or blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of our site and the services we are able to offer. Strictly Necessary cookies are required for the website to function and cannot be rejected.

How we use cookies? 

We use information gathered from cookies to help improve your experience on our website, for security and to personalise content. For example, your language preference, login information or market watch lists.

Cookies used on our site

Our websites use four types of cookies, depending on their functionalities and purpose.

1.    Strictly Necessary: These cookies are necessary for the Davy websites to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. 

Name of Cookie Cookie Type Domain Host Lifespan Purpose
JSESSIONID First Party www.davy.ie
www.creditunion.davy.ie
www.davyselect.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
www.mydavy.ie
Davy Session Used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.
_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx First Party www.davy.ie
www.davyselect.ie
www.mydavy.ie
Davy 1 year Used by Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and codes into a page, without it other cookies may not function correctly.
DavySelectFav First Party www.davyselect.ie Davy 1 year Holds a random value based on current timestamp and it is used to enable the watchlist functionality on the sites for the visitor.
DavyFav First Party www.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
Davy 1 year Holds a random value based on current timestamp and it is used to enable the watchlist functionality on the sites for the visitor.
XSRF-TOKEN First Party www.mydavy.ie
www.davyselectbroker.ie
Davy Session A cookie used with site security in preventing Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.
DavyConsent First Party www.mydavy.ie
www.davyselectbroker.ie
Davy 1 year Sets a secure flag that indicates if the user has seen the current cookie banner for strictly necessary cookies and selected not show it again.
CreditUnionConsent First Party www.creditunion.davy.ie Davy 1 year Sets a secure flag that indicates if the user has seen the current cookie banner for strictly necessary cookies and selected not show it again.

 

2.    Functional:These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Name of Cookie Cookie Type Domain Host Lifespan Purpose
__cfduid Third Party www.davy.ie
www.davyselect.ie
crazyegg.com 30 days Used by CrazyEgg to speed up page load times and to identify trusted web traffic.

 

3. Performance: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Name of Cookie Cookie Type Domain Host Lifespan Purpose
__utma First Party www.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
Davy 2 Years Used by Google Analytics to distinguish between users and sessions determining new and returning visitor statistics.
__utmb First Party www.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
Davy Session Used by Google Analytics to determine new sessions and visits.
__utmc First Party www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
Davy Session Used by Google Analytics to create custom visitor-level reporting segments.
__utmv First Party www.davy.ie Davy Session Used by Google Analytics to create custom visitor-level reporting segments.
__utmz First Party www.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
Davy 6 Months Used by Google Analytics to identify the source of traffic to the site.
_ga First Party www.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
www.davyselect.ie
www.mydavy.ie
Davy 2 Years Used by Google Analytics to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat_UA-1866161-1 First Party www.davy.ie Davy Session Used by Google Analytics to limit or throttle the amount of data recorded on high traffic volume websites.
_gat_UA-nnnnnnn-nn First Party www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
Davy 3 Months A pattern type cookie used by Google Analytics where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.
_gclxxxx First Party www.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyselect.ie
www.mydavy.iew
www.davyselectbroker.ie
Davy 3 Months Used by Google Analytics to measure performance and conversions onsite.
_gid First Party www.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
www.davyselect.ie
www.mydavy.ie
Davy 1 Day Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users.
_gid First Party www.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
Davy Session Used by Google Analytics for website defined user actions to inform the functionality changes made to a website.

 

4. Targeting: These cookies may be set through our websites by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will likely experience less targeted advertising.

Name of Cookie Cookie Type Domain Host Lifespan Purpose
_fbp First Party www.davy.ie Davy 3 Months Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers.
AA003 Third Party www.davy.ie atdmt.com 3 Months Used by Facebook to deliver, measure and improve the relevancy of their advertising and to deliver a series of advertisement products on Facebook
ATN Third Party www.davy.ie atdmt.com 2 Years Used by Atlas Solutions for targeted advertising based on behavioural profiling and geographical location.
bcookie Third Party www.davy.ie linkedin.com 2 Years Used by LinkedIn to allow users to share the content of the website via social media.
bscookie Third Party www.davy.ie linkedin.com 2 Years LinkedIn uses this cookie to save the state of 2FA of a logged-in user - without which the user would need to log in every time they access the platform.
fr Third Party www.davy.ie facebook.com 3 Months Used by Facebook to deliver, measure and improve the relevancy of ads, limiting users exposure to an ad.
GPS Third Party www.davy.ie
www.creditunion.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
www.davyselect.ie
www.mydavy.ie
www.davyselectbroker.ie
youtube.com Session  
IDE Third Party www.davy.ie
www.creditunion.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
www.davyselect.ie
www.mydavy.ie
www.davyselectbroker.ie
doubleclick.net 13 Months DoubleClick uses this cookie for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests to show relevant & personalised advertising.
lang Third Party www.davy.ie ads.linkedin.com Session LinkedIn uses a cookie to remember a user's language setting.
lang Third Party www.davy.ie linkedin.com Session LinkedIn uses this cookie to remember a user's language preferences.
lidc Third Party www.davy.ie linkedin.com Session LinkedIn uses this cookie to optimise data centre selection.
lissc Third Party www.davy.ie linkedin.com 1 Year LinkedIn uses this cookie to ensure there is a correct SameSite attribute for all cookies in that browser. The SameSite attribute tells browsers whether or not to allow a cookie to be accessed.
personalization_id Third Party www.davy.ie twitter.com 2 Year Used by Twitter to enable the integration and content sharing capabilities for the social media platform.
test_cookie Third Party www.davy.ie
www.creditunion.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
www.davyselect.ie
www.mydavy.ie
www.davyselectbroker.ie
doubleclick.net Session Doubleclick uses this cookie to determine if the website visitor's browser supports cookies.
UserMatchHistory Third Party www.davy.ie linkedin.com 1 Month LinkedIn uses this cookie to enable and manage LinkedIn Ads ID syncing.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Third Party www.creditunion.davy.ie youtube.com 3 Months Used by Youtube to measure bandwith to determine whether the new or old player interface should be used.
YSC/td Third Party www.davy.ie
www.creditunion.davy.ie
www.davygfm.com
www.davyuk.co.uk
www.davyselect.ie
www.mydavy.ie
www.davyselectbroker.ie
youtube.com Session YouTube uses this cookie to track views of embedded videos.