Cookies Policy

The cookie policy for was last reviewed 01 August 2020
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What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or mobile device by websites or sometimes by emails. They provide useful information to companies, which helps in all sorts of ways.

For you, it means you can use the site more efficiently and save time by not having to re-enter your details each time you visit. They also make sure you receive the most relevant information from Irish Life.

For us, cookies help us to analyse how you interact with bline so we can make improvements.

Cookies on our website do not contain personally identifiable information about you.

Cookies can be classified by their lifespan and the website to which it belongs. By lifespan a cookie is either a:

  • Session cookie: cookie is deleted once the user closes their web browser.
  • Persistent cookie: the cookie lives for a specified period of time.

In terms of websites there are either:

  • First party: cookie belongs to the website you are browsing, for example, cookie used to identify you when you log in.
  • Third party: cookie belongs to a different website to the website you are visiting, for example, advertising tracking cookies.


We use a program called Cookiebot which performs a cookie audit by scanning our website for cookies and generates a cookie declaration with descriptions on every cookie found on the website. The software displays a user friendly consent pop up the first time a user visits your website - no matter what page the user first lands on.

Cookiebot remembers the user’s choice for 6 months after which the banner will automatically pop up to renew the user's consent.