We may update this policy from time to time to reflect any changes in law or technology.
Cookies are small text files that are stored in the browser of your device (computer, mobile phone, tablet or similar web enabled device) and that uniquely identify your device. They are put there by us and our third party providers via our website, by the websites that you visit, or by links you open, for example hyperlinks in emails. The information stored in cookies can then be accessed from your device each time you visit our site and we use that information to identify you (as the user of your device) and to collect information about your online activity.
Aer Lingus cookies are "first party" cookies which we place on your device via your browser, but we also allow other parties to place cookies on your device via your browser when you visit our website. These are "third party" cookies. Using third party cookies enables us to market to you on another website, to deliver ads that are relevant to your interests, and to measure the performance of our ad campaigns and the effectiveness of our marketing. See "Marketing" cookies below for more information.
We do not control how these third parties collect or use information - for more information please visit the third-party website.
Click the button below to see a list of our cookies including third party cookies.
You will not be able to disable Essential cookies which are always "on". Consent is not required for these cookies as they are needed in order for our website to provide essential functionality. These cookies are sometimes also referred to as "strictly necessary" cookies. See below under "Essential" cookies for more details.
You can see a full list of our cookies and change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking on the button below.
You can also manage cookies by altering the privacy settings on your internet browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox) or mobile device.
These cookies are essential to allow our website to operate and cannot be disabled. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your language and country of origin, privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store information that identifies you personally (personal data).
These cookies are used by us or by our approved third parties such as Google Analytics, to collect statistical information about how visitors engage with and navigate our website, what websites they have come from, or which pages on our website are most popular. They also allow us to moderate website traffic so that all visitors receive a consistent and reliable service. All of the information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous.
Functional cookies may be set by us or by our third-party providers to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
These are persistent cookies that may be set by us or by our online advertising partners. They identify your browser and device to and allow us to deliver advertising to you on certain other websites based on what you have viewed on www.aerlingus.com, or if you have previously provided us with your email address we might send you an email to remind you about a search or a booking that you did not complete. By allowing these cookies you will experience more targeted and relevant advertising.
These only remain on your browser while you are on our website. For example, to help us remember you are logged in, we set a small session cookie which will automatically log you out after a short period of inactivity, or if you close down your browser. This is to help keep your account safe and secure.
These generally expire after 6 months. They record if you have consented to cookies and to remember your chosen language and country of origin. If you have consented to cookies you will be asked to confirm your ongoing consent every six months.
The maximum lifespan of Essential cookies is also 6 months.
Click the button below to see a list of our cookies including third party cookies. You can reset these preferences at any time.