Welcome to the CRH plc website (the "Site"). CRH takes the protection of an individual’s privacy seriously and we have set out our Privacy Statement below to inform you on what information we gather about you and how we use that information. This Privacy Statement may be updated, so please check back from time to time for any updates. By using our Site, you agree to the terms set out in this Privacy Statement and to our use of cookies as described below. If you do not agree with these terms, please do not use the Site.

Depending on how you use our Site, we may gather and store different types of information about you. We collect personal information through the Site such as your name and email address when you submit it to us for certain products and services.

We also collect information about your computer browser, including the computer’s IP address and a person’s location, browser type, operating system, and the web pages you visit. If you access our website from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier contained in that device. This information allows us to display or format relevant content and services for that device.

If you are browsing our Site, we may gather anonymous information about where you are and how you navigate and use our Site. We will use this information to improve the functioning and user-friendliness of the Site and so that we can keep track of traffic on the Site.

If you visit the "Contact Us" section of our site and fill in the information requested in the "How can we help you section" we will use your information to deal with your queries and to respond to you. We may store the information you provide for future reference in order to assess how well we provide our service to you and others on an on-going basis.

If you write to, call or email us, we will use your details to respond to you and will keep a record of your correspondence with us.

We may share your information with other CRH entities in order to provide information and services you request from us and in order to improve our services.

We will not share your information with third parties without your consent, unless required by law or governmental authority.

We are committed to keeping your information safe and secure and we employ appropriate technical and organisational security measures to prevent loss of or unauthorised access to your information.

You can contact us any time to find out what information we hold about you or to request a copy. If you require us to delete your personal data, you should notify us. If you feel that our information is inaccurate or incorrect, we will be happy to correct it.

If you wish to request any of the above or if you have a question regarding our use of your personal information, you should contact [email protected] (Subject: GDPR) or post your request to CRH plc, Re: GDPR, Stonemason’s Way, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, D16 KH51.

This Site uses cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser. Its purpose is to remember information about you, similar to a preference file created by a software application. Cookies perform a number of different functions. Some cookies are essential to deliver our Site and services to you. Cookies can be "persistent", remaining on your device after you have left the Site or can be "session" cookies that are deleted when you close your internet browser. You can use your browser settings to manage your cookie preferences but please note that in doing so, some functionality of the Site might not be available or might not work as effectively.

CRH will not personally identify visitors and will not use cookies to contact you. CRH is committed to respecting your privacy at all times.

Should you have any questions or concerns about how we use your personal information, please do not hesitate to contact us as outlined above.

Cookie NameEssential or Non-essentialFirst/Third PartyExpiry TimePurpose

_utma

Non-Essential

First Party

730 days

This cookie is used by Google Analytics to calculate new and returning visitor statistics.

_utmb

Non-Essential

First Party

30 minutes

This cookie is used by Google Analytics determines new sessions and visits and expires after 30 minutes.

_utmt

Non-Essential

First Party

10 minutes

This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It is used to throttle the request rate for the service - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

_utmz

Non-Essential

First Party

183 days

This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site - so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site.

_utmc

Non-Essential

First Party

10 minutes

It is set to enable interoperability with the older version of Google Analytics code known as Urchin. In this older version this was used in combination with the __utmb cookie to identify new sessions/visits for returning visitors.

_ga

Non-Essential

First Party

730 days

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

_gat

Non-Essential

First Party

10 minutes

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

_gid

Non-Essential

First Party

1 day

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

_ASP.NET_SeesionId

Essential

First Party

User Session

General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Microsoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.

_qca

Non-Essential

Third Party

392 days

This is a cookie associated with Quantcast, a digital advertising company. They provide website rankings, and the data they collect is also used for audience segmentation and targeted advertising.

Iutk

Non-Essential

Third Party

3650 days

There is no specific information about this cookie from this host provider.

_utmt_player

Non-Essential

Third Party

10 minutes

This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics. It is a variation of the __utmt cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.

APISID

Non-Essential

Third-Party

893 days

This DoubleClick cookie is generally set through the site by advertising partners, and used by them to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.

HSID

Non-Essential

Third-Party

893 days

This cookie is set by DoubleClick to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites.

Used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time.

PREF

Non-Essential

Third-Party

893 days

This is a common Google cookie, used across several of their services. It stores user preference and can be used to personalise ads on google searches.

SAPISID

Non-Essential

Third-Party

893 days

This DoubleClick cookie is generally set through the site by advertising partners, and used by them to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.

SID

Non-Essential

Third-Party

893 days

This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.

SSID

Non-Essential

Third-Party

893 days

This cookie carries out information about how the visitor uses the website and any advertising that the they may have seen before visiting the said website.

mc

Non-Essential

Third-Party

396 days

This cookie is provided by Quantserve to track anonymous information about how website visitors use the site.

vuid

Non-Essential

Third-Party

730 days

These cookies are used by the Vimeo video player on websites.

CookieControl

Essential

First-Party

90 days

Loads the cookie side-banner for visitors.