Cookie Policy

Fleetwood Healthcare Cookie Policy

Fleetwood Healthcare is a Medical Device Distribution company, supplying global Med-Tech to hospitals across Ireland.

At Fleetwood Healthcare (“we“, “us” or “our“), we want to ensure that your visit to our website (the “Website”) is smooth, reliable and as useful to you as possible. Subject to your consent where required by applicable law, we use cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) to help us improve the use and functionality of the Website and to better understand how visitors use the Website and the tools and services offered on it. 

1. What are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are stored in your web browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone (each a “Device”) when you visit a website. Cookies serve a number of purposes like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, interests or log in details, and generally improving your experience.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you do not want to allow cookies or only allow the use of certain types of cookies, please refer to your browser settings which should allow you to accept or deny cookies. (See section 3 below for more information)

You can also use the browser settings to withdraw your consent to the use of cookies at any time or delete cookies that have already been set on your Device.

Our website uses cookies. They are placed by software that operates on our servers, and by software operated by third parties whose services we use.

2. Cookies when You Visit our Website

When you first visit our website, we ask you whether you wish us to use cookies. If you choose not to accept them, we shall not use them for your visit except to record that you have not consented to their use for any other purpose.

If you choose not to use cookies or you prevent their use through your browser settings, you will not be able to use all the functionality of our website.

We use cookies in the following ways:

  • to track how you use our website
  • to record whether you have seen specific messages we display on our website
  • to keep you signed in on our site
  • to record your queries submitted via our site

Cookies on our Website

Necessary cookies          

These are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies, our Website would not work properly and services you have asked for, like password-protected content, cannot be provided.

Performance cookies          

These collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. [These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.] We use these cookies to test different designs and features of our Website and we also use them to help us monitor how our visitors reach our website and how effective our advertising is.

Functional cookies          

These allow the Website to remember choices you make (such as your user-name) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise.

Using information collected about you for advertising purposes is known as targeted or behavioural advertising. You can opt out of this behavioural advertising on the web browser you are currently using with an “opt-out cookie” by visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ie/your-ad-choices or by using the specific opt-outs listed below. If you choose to turn off online behavioural advertising it does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising, it means that the advertising you see may not be tailored to your interests or preferences on the web browser you are currently using.

3. MANAGING AND DISABLING COOKIES 

You can control the cookies placed and retained on your Device. The Data Protection Notice and this Cookie Policy are provided to be transparent about our practices regarding the use of cookies and to allow you the opportunity to make an informed choice.

Where applicable, we will obtain your prior informed consent to use cookies and other tracking technologies which store or access information on your Device. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but they can be set up to ask for your prior consent before an individual cookie is set on your Device.  This will give you control over your cookies, however, it may interfere with your browsing experience as some websites may not function properly and you may not be able to take advantage of all the features offered by our website.  

For instructions on blocking and deleting cookies, see the privacy and help documentation of your specific browser’s website. If you use more Devices and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each Device and on each browser separately. Here are the locations of the cookie settings for all major web browsers:

Internet Explorer – Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab.

Mozilla Firefox – Tools > Options > Privacy menu.

Safari Users – Edit > Preferences > Privacy menu.

Chrome Users – Settings > Content Settings > Privacy > Cookies.

If you limit the ability of our websites to set cookies, this may prevent you from using certain features of our Website properly and your user experience – which will no longer be personalised for you – may deteriorate. You may also be able to opt-out from certain cookies through third party cookie management sites. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of our Website. If you delete your cookies from the browser, you may need to remember to re-install opt-out cookies.

4. WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES?

You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites:

www.aboutcookies.org