Privacy Policy for The Shannon Airport Group

Cookie Notice

The Shannon Airport Group websites ( and use cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as ‘cookies’). This notice will inform you about the use of cookies on this website.


What are cookies?

cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to work more efficiently, by remembering your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) if you have visited  the website before, so you don’t have to keep re-entering these details whenever you come back to the site.

They are also useful to provide information to the owners of websites. Cookies are used to measure which parts of the website people visit and to customise your experience, as well as to provide information that helps us monitor and improve the website's performance.


Description of cookies

Session Cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookie files, which are erased when you close your browser. The next time you visit that site it will not recognise you and will treat you as a completely new visitor as there is nothing in your browser to let the site know that you have visited before.

Persistent Cookies

These remain on your hard drive until you erase them or they expire. How long a cookie remains on your browser depends on how long the visited website has programmed the cookie to last. This website uses persistent cookies when we need to:

manage return visits, or remember preferences and settings.

First Party Cookies

The function of this type of cookie is to retain your preferences for our website. They are stored and sent between our servers and your computer’s hard drive. We collect this information anonymously, so it doesn't identify anyone as an individual and no personal information is stored in our cookies.

Third Party Cookies

Some of the services and products within the pages of our website are provided by third parties who, in time, may set their own cookies to enable such services. These cookies are stored and sent between the third-party’s server and your computer’s hard drive. Because we don’t control the settings of these third-party cookies, we recommend that you visit the third party’s website that has generated them for more information about how to manage them.


How we use cookies

Strictly Necessary

These cookies are essential for the provision of the site and any requested services, but do not perform any additional or secondary functions.


These cookies collect information about how visitors use a site, for example, which pages visitors visit most often, and if they receive  error messages from web pages. They also allow us to record and count the number of visitors to the site, all of which enables us to see how visitors use the site in order to improve the way that our site works. All information collected is aggregated and used anonymously.


These cookies allow our site to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For example, a site may be able to remember your log in details, so that you do not have to repeatedly sign in to your account when using a particular device to access that site.


These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Manage Cookies

We use cookies to optimise the website experience of our visitors. With these cookies we receive insights into the usage of our website. We ask your permission to use cookies. Click here for details of cookies currently in use.


How to control cookies?

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer, and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website, and some services and functionalities may not work.

For more information about cookies and how you can control and/or delete cookies– see and


Contact details or by post: Data Protection Officer, The Shannon Airport Group, Shannon Airport, Co Clare, V14 EE06, Ireland.

This notice was last updated in April 2024.