Cookies Notice

This Cookies Notice is an integral part of the Legal and Privacy notices of the website (‘the Website’). Notably, it should be read together with our Privacy Notice, providing information on how we protect your privacy including when using cookies.

In order to facilitate your browsing through the Website, Réalt na Mara Offshore Wind Farm Limited (‘Réalt na Mara, ‘we’, ‘our, ‘us’) informs the Website’s users of the following:

  • that it uses cookies,
  • what cookies are,
  • type of cookies used, how, and why,
  • how cookies can be configured or disabled,
  • the users’ rights and access to further information.


We reserve the right to update or modify our Cookies Notice when requested by law or for adapting it to instructions, recommendations, or requests by the competent Data Protection Authority. Users are therefore advised to consult this notice on a regular basis.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information, held in simple text files, stored on users’ computer when they visit a website. These files record the activities of users during their browsing time as well as their interaction with a website.

While the cookie itself does not contain personal information, it enables the website to track your use of it and relates such use to the information that you have provided to it.

Information on you collected through cookies may include your IP-address, date and time of visit, address of the websites visited previously, features of the operating system of the browsing device, visited sub-sites, functions used, and time spent on the Website and its sub-pages. Tracking information is used to gather data on user demographics and website traffic patterns on an aggregate basis and is not connected to the identities or other personal information of individual users.

For more general information on cookies see the DPC website:

Cookies used

We use both our own cookies generated directly by this domain and trusted third-party cookies generated from websites belonging to third party companies, for the specific purposes set out below. Third-party cookies are sent to your device from a third-party device or domain over which we have no control. In such cases, the third party may process the data collected by cookies, including transferring them outside the EEA.

Cookies used by this Website include analytical or performance cookies, such as YouTube cookies for the videos displayed on the Website, and WordPress cookies that allow the Website to implement or change the content in real-time. This Website also uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions for helping understand how the site is used and improve user experience. These cookies may track things such as the time spent on the website and the visited pages. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.


  • Our necessary (technical) cookies: allow the user to navigate through our Website as well as the use of the different options or services that the Website offers (for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access restricted areas, control fraud linked to the security of the service, apply for registration or participation in an event, use security features during navigation, store content for broadcasting of video or sound, enable dynamic content such as animation of loading a text or image or share content through social networks). We do not need your consent to install on your device the cookies necessary to activate the functionalities of the Website. If you disable or block all cookies in your browser, your browsing may not be optimal and some of the functionalities of the Website may not work properly.
  • Our performance customization cookies: allow the recording of information needed to access services with certain characteristics that may differentiate your experience to that of other users (such as language settings, number of results displayed when performing a search, aspect or content of the service based on the type of browser you use or the region from where the service is accessed, etc.). When this personalisation is directly requested by you (e.g., by selecting a specific language by clicking the corresponding item), these types of cookies shall be considered as a service expressly requested by the user and shall hence be used exclusively for the referred purpose without the need for us to request further express consent to that end.
  • Our analytics cookies: allow collecting information about how you browse (for example, how you use our Website, which pages you visit, whether you receive error messages, which sections of the Website you access or which buttons on the Website you click). The information obtained by these cookies does not allow users to be identified. All information obtained is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We use them with the aim of obtaining statistics and reports that make it possible to improve the functioning of the Website. These cookies are only installed on your device when you accept them.

Legal basis

In case of necessary or functional cookies, the legal basis of data processing is our legitimate interest in properly operating the Website and protecting it from malicious activities. In case of other cookies, the legal basis of data processing is your consent, which may be provided by the cookie settings on the Website. When the legal basis of the processing is consent, you can withdraw your consent at any time, but the withdrawal shall not affect the lawfulness of the previous processing.

Retention period

Your consent on cookies will be retained for six months unless you decide to delete them before through the configuration options of your browser (see below). After this period, you will be asked to reconfirm your choices.

Cookies management

If you would like to, you can change the cookie settings on your device, including blocking the use or placement of non-necessary cookies, as all browsers allow the modification of cookies’ settings. Please bear in mind that blocking the use of cookies or deleting them may result in preventing you from using all functions of our Website fully and smoothly. Disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit.

When accessing our Website, a cookies notice is shown where users are informed on how they may accept or reject the use of cookies. You may, at any time, reject or configure the use of cookies through the settings configurator.

Alternatively, you can configure your browser to reject or delete, at any time, the cookies. Information on how to configure the different Internet browsers regarding the cookies is provided at the following links:

User’s rights and further information

Please note that, while provision of your data is not a requirement necessary to enter into a contract and you are not obliged to provide any of the personal data this notice refers to, in case of functional cookies, once you land on our Website, it is technically not possible to avoid that we collect the data required for the use of those cookies. In case of failure to provide your data, you may not be able to properly visit our Website.

You can obtain more information about our processing of personal data, as well as the rights you have and how to exercise them, in our Privacy Notice. You can also contact us by sending an email to