Privacy Policy

Shannon Airport is part of Shannon Airport Authority DAC. This privacy statement applies to all personal data collected via the Shannon Airport Authority website. By using our website, you accept the practices described in this statement. We may update our Privacy statement from time to time to take account of changing requirements such as changes in technology or legislation.

General Statement

The Shannon Airport Authority fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any personal information that you volunteer to the Shannon Airport Authority will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the data Protection Acts, 1998 & 2003.

Collection of Personal Information

For certain sections of the site, where you require information, personal information is collected in order to reply to specific queries you make. For general web browsing no personal information is revealed to us.

Collection for Technical Information

The website does not use cookies, apart from temporary "session" cookies which enable a visitor's web browser to remember which pages on this website have already been visited. (Visitors can use this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser).

Technical details in connection with visits to our websites are logged by our eCommerce department for statistical purposes only. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:

  • the IP address of the visitor's web server
  • the top-level domain name used (e.g. .ie, .com, .org, .net)
  • clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this website (such as pages accessed and documents downloaded)
  • the type of web browser used by the website visitor

Some of the above information is used to create summary statistics, which allow us to measure the number of visitors to our sites, identify what pages are accessed most frequently and generally, help us to increase the usability and accessibility of our sites.


Web Browser

The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator and Opera.

IP Address

The identifying details for your computer (or your internet's company's computer), expressed in "internet protocol" code. Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.

How we use cookies

In some instances, Shannon Airport site cookies are essential for components of our websites to function and others are used to help us improve your experience on our website. We will assume that by visiting our website you agree to the placement of cookies on your device.


Content Management System - cookies are used as part of the software we use to update our website content. We do not keep the information gathered and the cookie is deleted when the browser is closed.


Analytics - cookies are used to collect information anonymously, to help us better understand and improve how people interact with our site - they do not record personal information. The cookies collect information including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


These cookies enable us to provide important secure features and services. Without them, accessing secure online services like our Car Park pre-booking facility would not be possible.

Advertising Cookies

We use advertising cookies to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns and how we can improve them for you. These cookies are anonymous and are not used to collect information which can identify the user.

How to delete or set cookie options in browsers

You can delete or block the use of cookies in your browser settings if you wish, however some features of our website may not work as intended if you do so.

You can delete the cookies stored on your device or alternatively you can change your privacy settings on your browser via the following links.

Internet Explorer





Google Chrome

  • Open the 'Menu' (icon) on the toolbar
  • Choose 'Settings'
  • Open 'Advanced Settings'
  • Go to the 'Privacy' section and click on 'Content Settings'
  • In the 'Cookies' section, you can choose how cookies are used when you browse using Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open the 'Edit' menu
  • Choose 'Preferences'
  • Open 'Privacy & Security'
  • Choose 'Cookies'

Internet Explorer 6 +

  • Open the 'Tools' menu
  • Select 'Internet Options'
  • Open the 'Security' tab
  • Choose the 'Internet' zone
  • Identify the security level 'High' for this zone
  • Click 'OK'

Contact Details

If you wish to get more information on Shannon Airport Authority's Privacy policy please contact us-