COOKIE POLICY

Information about our use of cookies:

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. While cookies help us identify you and enhance your experience of Bean they will not harm your system or compromise your security in any way.

TYPES OF COOKIES

Essential: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytics: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functional: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

You can see the full list of cookies used by our system below. Please note, while we have noted the expiry of any ‘persistent cookies’ the ‘session cookies’ will be deleted as soon as you leave our website.

Source

Name

Whats it for

Expiry

Category

Opt-out

Bean

Bean

Support for essential functions of the platform.

Lifetime

Essential

Bean

Refresh

Security cookie to prevent unauthorised access.

1 month

Essential

Intercom

Intercom-lou-exj62kb

Support for the chat function. It helps to remember you between your visits and allows you to resume previous conversations.

20 yrs

Essential

Intercom

Intercom-  session-  exj6d2kb

Recognise and distinguish unique visitors. Allows users to resume previous sessions without loss of data.

2 years

Functional

Google  Analytics

_ga

Used to distinguish visitors and collect anonymous information about how visitors use the Sites for future improvements. None of your personal data will be sent to Google.

2 years

Analytics

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Google  Analytics

_gid
_gat_UA-  76974747-1

Used to distinguish visitors and collect anonymous information about how visitors use the Sites for future improvements. None of your personal data will be sent to Google.

24 hrs

Analytics

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Google

NID 
SAPSID

APISID

Google tracking cookies. Used by Google to store user preferences. We have no control over the cookies set by Google.

6 months  to 2 years

Analytics

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Google 

SSID
1P_JAR
IDE

Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes on YouTube.

1 month to 2 years

Analytics

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google.ie

CONSENT

Google cookie to protect users data from unauthorised access

20 years

Essential

Google

SIDCC
SID
HSID

Security cookie to protect users data from unauthorised access

3 months

Essential

Facebook

fr

Facebook advertising cookie.

3 months

Targeting

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For additional information or assistance, you can reach the Bean team at 
support@usebean.com.

How to stop cookies?

While restricting cookies can cause issues when navigating websites you can adjust your browser settings to opt-out at any time. If you wish to deny cookies from being used on your device you can find more information in your specific browsers help section. You can also delete any cookies already on your system. For more information about deletion and cookie management please see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/