1. Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookie technology. A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file stored on your hard drive. It is generated by a web page server when you visit a website.

The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the website. A cookie can be thought of as an Internet user’s identification card, which tells a website when the user has returned.

What is the purpose of a Cookie?
A cookie is used to make the browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable by saving your personal preferences for your return visit – for example, the language version of a website. Without cookies, it would be very difficult for a website to remember the user’s preferences or registration details for a future visit.

Websites often use cookies for the purposes of collecting demographic information about their users. Cookies enable websites to monitor their users’ web surfing habits and profile them for marketing purposes (for example, to find out which products/services they are interested in and send them targeted advertisements).

How we use Cookies?
We use cookies to ascertain which web pages are visited and how often, to make our web site more user friendly, and to give you a better experience when you return to the website.

What are the Cookies

Cookie Name Cookie Purpose Cookie Duration Category
Session Cookie
(random number of characters)

Session cookies allow users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page. Without session cookies you cannot login or purchase an item.

This cookie expires when the user closes the browser (End of Session) Strictly necessary
Stripe (__stripe_mid, __stripe_orig_props, __stripe_sid) We use Stripe as our Payment Gateway so that your Credit Card information staying secure at all times. For those purpose, your Creditcard details are getting sent to Stripe. For more information please refer to the Privacy Policy of Stripe: https://stripe.com/ie/privacy They expire after 1 year and are used for tracking the payment status Strictly necessary (when making a payment)
Paypal We use PayPal as our Payment Gateway so that your Credit Card information staying secure at all times. For those purpose, your Creditcard details are getting sent to Paypal. For more information please refer to the Privacy Policy of Paypal: https://www.paypal.com/ie/webapps/mpp/ua/cookie-full Various (see https://www.paypal.com/ie/webapps/mpp/ua/cookie-full) Strictly necessary (when making a payment)
Recaptcha The ReCaptcha service is used to protect our forms from Spammers. See Google's Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en#infocollect Various (see https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en#infocollect) Strictly necessary (when filling out a form)
hidecookie This saves the Acceptance of the Cookie policy and hides the Cookie Banner at the bottom of the page so that the Banner is not showing up on every page load. This cookie expires when the user closes the browser (End of Session) Strictly necessary (only when clicking on the accept button to hide the Cookie Banner)

If your browser allows, you may be able to set it so that it declines cookies and notifies you when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer as you wish, however if you do so it may affect how easily you interact with our website. Read more about cookies and find out how to manage or disable them at www.aboutcookies.org

2. Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our site, we hope you enjoy the experience. We value your privacy which we protect with our privacy policy. ACJRD will not provide any information, which you give us, to any other organisation or individual without your express permission or legal compulsion such as a Court order. The cookies which collect personal information about you on this website are listed above. We do not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer. If you provide it, we will collect the following information to send you newsletters and information about our events, our work or developments in the area of criminal justice. • Email addresses of people who subscribe to ACJRD’s newsletter

• The names, email addresses, organisation names, phone numbers of people who contact us by filling out and submitting the Contact Us form on our website

• The username and password of participants using the Member Area

We only use this data for the purpose for which you provide it. We may compile data for statistical reporting purposes such as counting the number of people who have subscribed to our newsletter and counting the number enquires our organisation received via our website.

In each case your email address is stored securely and only in the case of our newsletter not on our own SSL protected server. Newsletter subscription emails are held on Mailchimp server. Subscribers to our newsletter can unsubscribe at any time. Mailchimp is a US based service still bound by the European Directive 95/46/EC and applicable national implementing laws in Ireland. For information on Mailchimp’s privacy policy regarding email lists please visit  https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

We never sell lists or email addresses, and you can email us to request we remove your email and data from our newsletter and server. You are entitled to a copy of your personal data which you may have supplied via this website. If you would like to request a copy of your personal data please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write to ACJRD, Coleraine House, Coleraine Street, Dublin 7, Ireland, D07 E8XF. Your letter or email must contain your full name and telephone number – in the event we need to call you to discuss your request – and confirmation of the email address you supplied via the website. Please also include a copy of a suitable form of identification such as a Drivers Licence or passport.

We will process your request as quickly as possible and within 40 days of receipt of the request.

If your personal data held by us is inaccurate or out of date you can request us to correct it. If you would like us to delete your personal data you can request us to do so. Your letter or email must contain your full name and telephone number – in the event we need to call you to discuss your request – and confirmation of the email address you supplied via the website.