What are cookies?

Family Carers Ireland’s website uses cookies. Cookies are small files that a website or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow it) that enables the sites or service providers’ systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain anonymous information.

More information about cookies and how to manage them is available at

How do we use cookies?

Family Carers Ireland use cookies to compile anonymous data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Family Carers Ireland’s website uses Google Analytics to gather anonymous statistics, including the number of visitors it has, the pages viewed per session, time exposed to particular pages, etc.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. The following link provides instructions on how to turn off cookies in your browser:

Please note if you turn your cookies off, some of the Family Carers Ireland services may not function properly.

Managing cookies

Cookies help Family Carers Ireland to ensure that our website is as good as it can be for our users. Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer. Cookies pose little threat to your privacy, but some people may want to turn them off anyway.