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Cookies Policy

Effective: May 24th 2019

Dublin College of Advanced Studies respects the privacy of all visitors to our website (

This document outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies. This policy may be updated to reflect any future changes in technology or legislation which may affect the use and management of cookies.


What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent from a website and stored on a user’s computer. Some cookies are persistent, some expire after a predefined period of time, or may expire at a given date in the future. When a user returns to a website after a previous visit, the web browser may send cookies back to that website allowing the site to recognize the user and remember things like personalized preferences or details. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently and improve your user experience.


How Does DCAS Use Cookies?


DCAS websites use cookies to improve your experience on our sites. By remembering certain preferences and choices we can customize information to your needs. You can decide to disable cookies via your browser at any time, but this may impair some functionality of

We also use cookies associated with Google Analytics. Google provides code to collect information about how visitors use our site. This information is collected anonymously and does not identify an individual. Information collected by Google Analytics includes data about where visitors have come from, what pages they viewed and how long they spend on the site. We use this information to help us improve the way works to provide a better user experience.

For further information on the privacy policy of Google Analytics data please visit: Safeguarding your data


Third-Party Cookies

Some cookies may be set on our website that is not related to DCAS, for instance, if you visit a page with content embedded from YouTube or Facebook. These services may set their own cookies. DCAS does not control the use of these cookies. If you have any doubts, check the third-party websites for their cookie policies.

More information about cookies and details of how to manage or disable cookies on your browser can be found on “about cookie”.

The school uses Cognito Forms for online bookings, student’s applications and request forms, etc. More information on Cognito Forms cookie policy can be found here.


We use Facebook re-targeting cookies, so we can offer relevant information about DCAS and its courses to our social media users. More information on Facebook's cookie policy can be found here.


We use HubSpot as our inbound marketing platform. This allows us to provide you with more engaging content that is relevant to your course or area of interest. More information on HubSpot’s cookie policy can be found here.


We use Stripe for our online payment. This allows our students to make their payments online in a secure manner. More information on HubSpot’s cookie policy can be found here.

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