means a small data files placed on your computer or internet enable device by Our Sites when you visit certain parts of Our Sites and/or when you use certain features of Our Sites;
means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and, where applicable, the GDPR;
means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 (the “Data Protection Legislation”); and
2.1 Advantio (“We”, “Our” or “Us”) is a Cyber Security Consultancy and Managed Security Services Provider, combining professional consultancy services, including technology and managed security services, data protection, PCI compliance, security testing.
2.2 We are a limited company registered in Ireland under company number 478729, whose registered address is Block 4, Harcourt Centre, Harcourt Road, Dublin 2, Ireland.
2.3 Our Privacy Team can be contacted by at:
3.2 By using Our Sites, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us.
3.3 For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
3.4 All Cookies used by and on Our Sites are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
3.4.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of OurSites, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.
3.4.2 Analytics Cookies
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Sites, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve OurSites and your experience of it.
3.4.3 Functionality Cookies
FunctionalityCookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Sites such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.
3.4.4 Targeting Cookies
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Sites, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Sites and advertising more relevant to your interests. [Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.]
3.4.5 Third Party Cookies
Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Sites, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).
3.4.6 Persistent Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Sites.
3.4.7 Session Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Sites until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
3.5 Cookies on Our Sites are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.
3.7 For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.
4.1 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
4.2 The following third-party Cookies maybe placed on your computer or device:
4.3 Our Sites use analytics services provided by Analytics Service Providers, for example Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Sites is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Sites and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Sites, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Sites, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
5.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Sites may not function fully or as intended. You can return to your Cookie preferences to review and/or change them at any time.
5.2 In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser settings. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
6.3 This Cookies Policy forms part of our overall Privacy Statement.
7.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following: