Cookies Policy

This website,, is operated by The Flower Farmers of Ireland (“we“, “our” and “us“), a charity registered in Ireland. This is our Cookies Policy on the use of cookies on this website which we may update from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation affecting the way we use cookies and how you, as a user, can manage them. You should check this page to ensure you are happy with any changes. In this Policy, the term “Website” means as applicable to your usage.

What Cookies Are and How We Use Them

Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a seamless experience when you visit our Website and assists us in making improvements. It enables the Website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering or changing these details when you come back to the Website or browse from one page to another.

A cookie is a small text file, often encrypted, that is placed in your web browser on your PC, telephone, tablet or other device when you visit a website. During the course of your visit to that website, and on subsequent visits, the cookie sends information from your browser about your visit(s). They do not damage your device.

The Types of Cookies We Use

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are necessary for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that register the type and version of your browser and enable you to login to view registration-only content. If you disable these cookies then the Website will not function properly.
  • Analytical/performance cookies: These allow us to recognise and count the visitors to our Website and to see how visitors use our Website. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily. If you do not consent to the use of these cookies, please disable them following the instructions in this Cookie Policy so that cookies from our Website cannot be placed on your device. This information is gathered anonymously – it does not enable us to identify who you are. We use these cookies to determine the kind of content and services our visitors value most, which in turn helps us improve our Website and its contents.
  • Google Analytics Cookies: Our Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics uses its own persistent cookie, which expires two years after it is placed on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. More information about Google Analytics cookies

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below:





Google/Analytics Cookie. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 year after session end


Google/Analytics Cookie. Used byGoogle Analytics to throttle request rate

When browser is closed


Google/Analytics Cookie. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

When browser is closed


This cookie is used to manage multimedia on the website

When browser is closed


This cookie is required by our website software and stores no personal information.

When browser is closed


This cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.

When browser is closed


This cookie stores your language settings. Only for logged in users

When browser is closed


This cookie is sued to customise the site for the particular user. It is only used for logged-in users

1 year


Time at which the wp-settings-{user} was set. Only for logged in users

1 year


WordPress sets this cookie after login. It indicates when you’re logged in and who you are. Only for logged in users

1 year


This cookie helps enhance the security of the website, to uniquely identify visitors and monitor suspicious traffic.

When browser is closed


These cookies are used by the Consent Management Platform Complianz

When browser is closed

How to Control and Delete Cookies

The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the web browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your device.

In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility) or you can click on the links below to access instructions from some of the most popular browsers:

More information on how to manage cookies.

However, please be aware that, if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the Website’s functionality may be lost.

In addition, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

Changes to Our Use of Cookies

Any changes to our use of cookies for this Website will be posted here and if appropriate, we will highlight and signpost any changes.

Contact Information

If you have any queries in relation to this cookies policy, please contact us at