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You should read this Cookie notice in conjunction with our Privacy statement which gives more information on how we collect and use your personal data when you use citizensinformationboard.ie.

Please note that this cookie notice is currently under review and a new version will be published shortly.

What are cookies?

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Some cookies used on citizensinformationboard.ie are strictly necessary cookies that must be in place to allow the website to function properly. You can disable these cookies by changing your browser settings but this may affect how this website functions for you.

You can also control optional cookies when you use citizensinformationboard.ie. You can do this through the “Manage Cookie Preferences” link at the bottom of every page on citzensinformationboard.ie. We set out information about the optional cookies we use in ‘What cookies do we use?’ below

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies for the following purposes:

What are cookies?

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What cookies do we use cookies?

A full list of cookies on this site will be available shortly.

Managing cookies

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