Cookie Policy for Leisure Horse Ireland (LHI), accessible from

“LHI” means the Irish Piebald & Skewbald Association Ltd t/a Leisure Horse Ireland.

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are
downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it
and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored
however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard
options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is
recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to
provide a service that you use.

The Cookies We Set

  • Account related cookies. If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the
    signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in
    some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.
  • Login related cookies. We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you
    from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared
    when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
  • Orders processing related cookies. This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are
    essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
  • Forms related cookies. When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment
    forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
  • Site preferences cookies. In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the
    functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences. You may update your cookie preferences at any time by visiting our Privacy centre here.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third
party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web
    for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics
  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce
    engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which
    helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we
    are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience
    whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site
    actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important
    to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and
    product costs to ensure the best possible price.
  • We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The
    behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most
    relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be
    of interest.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Essential Cookies

Essential cookeis are required to make this website work, they can include rembering login details, remembering what is
currently in a shopping cart and are essential to the correct functioning of the website.

Session Cookies

Also called a transient cookie, a cookie that is erased when the user closes the Web browser. The session cookie is
stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information
from the users computer. They typically will store information in the form of a session identification that does not
personally identify the user.

Persistent Cookies

Also called a permanent cookie, or a stored cookie, a cookie that is stored on a user’s hard driveuntil it expires
(persistent cookies are set with expiration dates) or until the user deletes the cookie. Persistent cookies are used to
collect identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific Web

Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies, also known as “targetting Cookies” record information about your visit to our site and the use of
our website also for advertising purposes. Information on third party targeting or advertising cookies that we may use
on our website can be seen under the section “Third Party Cookies”.

Processing information obtained from Cookies on this site

Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from functional
cookies as part of our our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). We only
process such personal information once you have fully consented to us placing the cookies we use on this site on your
computer or mobile device.

Legitimate interests: Enhancing your website experience and providing full functionality throughout the
site for the duration of your visit.

Analytical (or performance) cookies

These cookies are not essential for our website or its functionality to work. Analytical cookies track and gather data
about what pages a visitor visits on our website and duration of stay on our website and individual pages. We use the
following analytical cookies on our website:

• Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how you engage and interact with our website, including how you came to
our website, which pages you visited, for how long and what you clicked on and your location (based on your IP address).
The Google Analytics cookies used on our website are: _ga, _gat and _gid. These cookies are session and persistent
cookies. These cookies expire after 24 hours in the case of _gid and 2 years in the case of _ga. _gat is a session

Cookies setting on this site

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do
this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit.
Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore
it is recommended that you do not disable cookies. You can update your cookie preferences and enable or disable cookies
on this site as you wish using our cookie settings here.

Browser Cookie Settings

You may also disabel and control Cookies using your browser settings. Please refer to the links below on instructions
for your preffered browser.

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

You can also choose to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking by using a browser add-on which is available here:

The Cookies we use are:


More Information

If you are still looking for more information regarding cookies in use on our website, then you can contact us through
our privacy centre – Data Privacy Centre

For more general information on cookies see here.

This Cookie Policy is effective from May 25th 2018.