We use Cookies on the Portobelloinstitute.com website.  A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your device. It has information in it that allows us to "remember" something as you visit pages on the site - for example whether or not you are logged in. In this document we'll explain why we set cookies, what information they contain and what choices you have as a user of this site.

•    Essential Cookies
•    Non Essential Cookies
•    Handle cookies by adjusting your Browser Settings


Website software Session Cookies
We use a session cookie on our site so that your visit, or "session" is distinguished from other users who are visiting at the same time. A session cookie contains a unique visitor id (a 32 character alphanumeric string that is unique to your visit. It contains no data that could identify you). This session cookie is essential to our website's functionality and is deleted once you close your browser window.


Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to learn about how visitors use our site so that we can make decisions. We do not collect any data that could identify you personally. All data, including your IP address, is anonymised before it is sent to Google Analytics servers in Ireland.We keep this data for 26 months before deletion.

You'll recognise Google Analytics cookies as follows:

1.    _ga - set for 2 years. Assigns a randomly generated number to identify each unique visitor throughout their visit on our site. Provides visitor, session and campaign data.
2.    _gid - set for 24 hours. Used to uniquely identify visitors.
3.    _gat - set for 10 minutes Used to throttle the request rate, limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

Since we don't set these cookies ourselves, you can learn more about them at https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies.


We use Facebook on this website. Facebook sets the fr cookie which has a 90 day expiry.  Since we don't set these cookies ourselves, please refer to their policy at https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/


We use Vimeo on this website.  Vimeo sets the following cookies:

1. player - set for 1 year
2. vuid - set for 2 years

Since we don't set these cookies ourselves, please refer to their policy at https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy?vcid=32179.


Each browser is different, but most will allow you to:

•    Delete cookies
•    Accept or block cookies on a site by site basis
•    Refuse or Accept all third party cookies
•    Add the Do not Track directive to your browser preventing you from being tracked on the internet

Since all browsers are a little different in how these settings can be made, we recommend you visit All About Cookies where you will find detailed instructions for almost all known browser types.