What are Cookies?
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CareOnCall and cookies
- Store details that help you to manage accounts and prescriptions online, such as user login details.
- Find out how people use our sites, such as how often they visit, which pages they go to, and which links they click on, so that we can improve our sites.
- Help us to provide relevant information, such as details of treatments, services and other information that you may be interested in.
- Some pages of our website also include third party cookies, which are cookies not set by careoncall.ie.
- These cookies are usually supplied by our business partners and help us to make sure that we only send you information that’s interesting and relevant to you and for analytical purposes.
Accepting or rejecting cookies
Most web browsers will accept cookies, but if you would prefer we did not collect data by this method, you can disable this function within your browser settings. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. You can find out more about turning off cookies at the independent website www.allaboutcookies.org.