Cookies Policy

Teachers’  Union of Ireland (TUI) Cookie Policy

Cookie usage consent

You have a right to either reject or accept cookie usage when you visit our website ( ). Our website will not require you to use Cookies. If you decide to consent to Cookie usage this will assist us to analyze usage of our site and help us make informed decisions on how to make improvements as required.

What is a cookie?

According to the Data Protection Commission ‘A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. It may allow a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a period of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. Cookies can be set by the owner of the website or in some cases by third party services the website owner allows to present other information, run content, or provide other functionality such as analytics.

Further information on cookies can be found at:

The TUI website only uses Cookies to gain general analytical and statistical data to understand overall usage on our website. The Cookies used contain information about the device you use to access our website, but they do not include personal information about you. TUI uses the general statistic information to obtain data on our website usage patterns to assist in evaluation of the website and identifying areas that may need improvement with a view to enhance overall user experience.

The Cookies we use

Session Cookies, as you explore our website, there are times when we need to remember technical information about your device as you go from page to page. This technical information is used to consider website usage and ways to improve the website. This cookie contains no personal identifiable information and only stays in place until you end your session (usually when you leave our site.)

We use web analytics services to recognise your browser or device and, for example, to identify whether the device has visited specific services we offer previously. This information is anonymous and only used for statistical purposes. It allows us to track information, such as how many individual users we have and how often they visit our website.

Controlling your cookies

We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. The information used relates to the device you are using at the time. This information is used to carry out analysis of website usage. 

You can manage cookies using the Cookie Settings button below:

Cookie Settings

Managing cookies in your browser

Most current browsers allow you:

  • Block third party cookies.
  • Block cookies from particular sites.
  • See what cookies you have got and delete them on an individual basis.
  • Block all cookies from being set.
  • Delete all cookies when you close your browser.

You should be aware that you may lose any preferences if you delete cookies, which includes where you have opted out from cookies (as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set). In addition, if you block cookies completely some websites claim they may not work properly and some functionality on these websites may not work. It is your choice whether or not to allow the use of cookies.

Find out more about how to manage your cookies for each of the browsers below:

Managing analytics cookies

Along with logfiles, we use Google Analytics to analyze what users view on our website. We understand that Google Analytics does not use personal information for the purpose of analyzing usage on our website. For more information about Google Analytics’ privacy policy and opt out of Google Analytics completely by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on ( ) You should be also able to use your browser in “private” or “incognito” mode, to look like a brand new user every time you browse the web.

Third-party service cookies

Social sharing, video, and other services we offer are run by other companies. If you are already logged in to these companies’ services when you visit our site, they may place cookies on your device. Below is a list of places where you can find out more about specific services that we may use and their use of cookies:


With this Cookies policy TUI seeks to fulfil its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation and e-Privacy. TUI will update our policies on an ongoing basis, if you have suggestions for improvement or are aware of items that need to be inserted please get in contact with us.  Your contributions will be considered and are welcome.


Official information on Data Protection and Privacy can be found on the Data Protection Commissioner website see