This website, www.familyfriendlyhq.ie and associated apps is owned and operated by Packed House Ltd.
Family Friendly HQ is fully compliant with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679, which came into effect on May 25th 2018.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent from a website to your web browser and stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. They allow websites to store things like user preferences and tailor the website to your interests. Cookies are set to expire after a short period of time and are easily removed from your computer or device.
Types of Cookies
A visit to Family Friendly HQ may generate some or all the following cookie types:
These are set by the website you are visiting. They can only be read by the website you visit. These cookies can remember user preferences, so you do not need to set any preferences each time you visit. Examples may include to check if you have registered an account with Family Friendly HQ and if you are still logged in, or preferences with audio or video players.
Anonymous analytics cookies
These types of cookies include, but not limited to, Google Analytics, Hotjar, and Permutive. This allows Family Friendly HQ to measure the number of visits to the website and view how articles are performing. These cookies also allow Family Friendly HQ to see if you have visited the website before, and whether to generate a new cookie if you are a first-time visitor.
These cookies allow Family Friendly HQ to measure what type of articles you prefer to view. These are very useful to allow us to better serve you with more precise related articles to read.
Targeting and advertising cookies
These non-personalised and personalised cookies are used to deliver advertising that is more relevant to you. They may limit the number of times you have viewed an advertisement and help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.
Some advertisers, including Google, display advertising on our website that use advertising cookies. Some of the ads you may see are targeted based on your interests or other content you have viewed online, ultimately leading to a more relevant advertising experience.
This type of behavioural advertising is generally targeted towards groups of users with similar interests.
Such online advertising helps support the free content, products and services we provide to readers.
A lot of the advertisements you see on our site are provided by other organisations. Some of these organisations use their own cookies to track how many people have seen a particular ad, or to track how many people have seen it more than once. The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, and we have no access to read or write to these cookies.
Please see our list of verified third party advertisers below, along with a link to each individual privacy and opt out policy.
Change of Advertisement Consent
Family Friendly HQ respects your right to choose. Under the GDPR you may change your choice of viewing personalised and non-personalised advertisements. You may do so by changing your consent options.
These are stored whilst you are browsing Family Friendly HQ. They get deleted from your device when you close your browser.
Other third-party cookies
Most modern web browsers will allow you to manage how cookies work on your device browser. Disabling all or some cookies however may affect how our website performs for you, for example remembering settings or if you are logged in, and you may have a poorer experience as a result.
You can manage how your browser works with cookies by following these links:
You can also manage how third party cookies work with your web browser generally by visiting:
We update our Privacy & Cookies Policies from time to time as legislation and internal operating procedures change. Please keep an eye on this page for any updates or changes.
Contact our Data Protection Officer at [email protected] for any further clarifications or personal data requests. Whilst we aim to address any questions or queries as soon as possible, please allow up to 30 working days for a response.