Change Your Privacy Settings
Your privacy is important to us. Please use the tools on this page to control how your data is processed on this website and around the web:
Change preferences for registered users
To update your marketing preferences, please log in to your Independent.ie account and update the section called Marketing Preferences. If you do not have an Independent.ie account;
- Please use the unsubscribe link within any email that you receive from us.
- If you receive a phone marketing call, please ask the caller to amend your marketing preferences.
Change settings for cookies and trackers
Most of the websites and apps you visit use electronic tools including ‘Cookies’, ‘Social Plugins‘ and ‘Tracking Pixels’ to enhance your experience, to provide information to the owners of the site about how the site is performing, to serve more relevant content and advertising and to facilitate sharing of content on social media.
Some of these electronic tools may need to collect and process personal data in order to function correctly. If you switch off or block these tools, elements of our site will not work correctly for you.
Cookies are set through this website for a number of purposes:
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site.
Behavioural Advertising Cookies
These cookies may be set through our site and other sites you visit around the web by third-party advertisers.
If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less relevant advertising.
You can manage your data settings for advertising across the web in two main ways:
Social Media Cookies
We enable these cookies on our site to facilitate social sharing of our content.
Click on a link below to manage your privacy around the web with these social media providers:
Change cookie settings in your browser
Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.
Limit tracking in mobile apps
To opt out of push notifications, please turn off notifications in the relevant app.
To opt out of targeted ads in apps on your mobile device, follow the instructions below.
Find Google Settings in one of these places (depending on your device):
- Go to Settings
- Select Google in the Accounts section
- Select Ads in the Privacy section
- Tick Opt out of interest based ads
Visit the Google support page for more information.
- Go to Settings > Privacy > Advertising.
- Turn on Limit Ad Tracking.
- To opt out of push notifications, please turn off notifications in the relevant app.
Visit the Apple support page for more information.