We use cookies

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of Gala.ie may not function properly.

A cookie is a small piece of information placed on your PC by this Site. It enables your computer to access information on this Site in a faster and more efficient manner. Gala uses cookies to recognise where you are from, to help with security and enable many of the features that make the Site function. We also use cookies to monitor website activity as described above in the ‘Non-Personal Information’ section.

You can view our Site without cookies or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent, if your browser permits, but you will not be able to use many of the features unless you have cookies enabled.

If you have any further questions on how we store or use information about you please feel free to contact us.

We use Google to analyse our website and improve your experience with Gala. Google uses the following cookies with your browser.

_utma – This helps us know if you have visited our site before and updates with every time you load a new page on our website. To ensure high levels of security each cookie has its own unique ID. It will automatically expire after 2 years.

_utmb – This cookie helps you begin and continue your time on our website. It will automatically expire after 30 minutes.

_utmc – This cookie helps us to know if we should remember you or instead create a new session for you. This cookie will expire once you have closed your browser.

_utmz – This cookie lets us know how you have reached our site. It shows us if you have come to Gala from a web search, newsletter link, another website or adverts on the internet. We then know which marketing channels work best and gives us information to improve your web experience. This cookie will automatically expire after 6 months.

Of course the way your browser interacts with cookies can be edited. Due the diversity of browsers on the market please consult the “help” menu of your browser to learn how.

Please note that our use of cookies ensure the basic functioning of our website. Any editing of your cookie preferences could prevent certain elements of our website functioning.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Gala Retail Services Limited
Summit House
Embassy Office Park
Co. Kildare

T: 045 910066
E: privacy@gala.ie