Cookies Policy | Irish Stock Exchange Listing Services | Website


The website (the "Website") is operated by the Irish Stock Exchange Public Limited Company ("we", "us", "our", "ISE"), a company incorporated in Ireland. This page, with our Privacy Statement, details our use of cookies on the Website. By using the Website, you indicate that you accept the terms of this Cookies Policy and our Privacy Statement and you agree to abide by them.  If you do not agree to these, please do not use the Website.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes. 

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a text file placed on your computer by a website to enable that website to work more efficiently by recognising that you have visited that website before. Cookies make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the Website, and by seeing how you use the Website, we can tailor the Website around your preferences and measure its usability. Most websites use Cookies to provide information about how you use their site. Web browsers allow control of Cookies through the browser settings. To find out how to manage and delete Cookies, please visit or

What does ISE use Cookies for?

We gather a limited amount of non-personal information about all of our Website visitors, such as IP address, domain hierarchy, operating system and browser type, what areas users visit most frequently and what services users access the most. This information is used only for system administration purposes and the compilation of statistics by the ISE, other companies in the ISE group and our partners to enable a better overall experience for users of the Website.

ISE uses Cookies for the following reasons:

  • to store information about your preferences and to allow us to customise the Website according to your individual interests. We can take you straight back to the same location when you visit again
  • to speed up your searches
  • to estimate user numbers and patterns (such as how long you spend in the site) and recognise when you return to the Website.  We use services from Google to perform these functions

Which Cookies do we use?

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses a "persistent cookie", which expires two years after it is placed on your computer. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of this Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. No personal information will be collected by this service. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of a website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes as set out above. For more information about Google Analytics Cookies please see

In addition to Google Analytics, the ISE may use temporary "session" Cookies to assist in the timely and friendly navigation of our Website. These Cookies will be removed from your computer once your session with is terminated.

Managing Cookies Usage

You may refuse to accept or you may disable Cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of Cookies. You do not need to enable Cookies in order to visit most of the website but if you disable Cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website or unable to avail of certain services which we offer on the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our system will issue Cookies when you log on to the Website.

You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking "help" on your browser's menu or by visiting