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Over 2000 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 2000 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
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Cookie Policy

Cookies

As with many websites nmcn use cookies to help us manage and improve our site.

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers stored on your browser or device that enable the cookie owner to recognize the device when it visits our website or uses online services.

When you visit our website, or interact with us on social media we, or the social media platforms, will set cookies directly, known as first-party cookies, or may trigger cookies set by other domain names, these are known as third-party cookies. While we may automatically use some cookies that are strictly necessary for our website to operate correctly or to provide our services, for all of our other cookies we need your consent. This is why when you first logged onto our website you were asked for your permission to use these non-essential cookies, such as Google Analytics, this mechanism is called a cookie banner.

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, enhance user experience and provide information to the owners of the site.

We do not store any obvious personal data in the cookies that we use, and even those cookies which do store identification details will do so anonymously. nmcn use cookies to assist us in the running of the site, and also for monitoring the activity and traffic both to and through our website. To do this we use Google Analytics cookies which are detailed below.

Depending on the browser you use you should also be able to control what cookies are placed on your device through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our websites; Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ devices.

The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Details captured during your visit will include, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources you access, however, all data collected is anonymous and will not identify you as an individual.

Google, not nmcn, store this activity information, and you can view Google’s privacy policy here. [add http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html]

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit Google’s online opt-out page [add hyperlink https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout]

The cookies we use are;

Cookie Type

Originator

Name

Purpose / more info

Third party

Google analytics

__utm.gif – Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor’s browser and computer.

Type: Pixel

Expiry: Session

Location: USA

Third party

Google analytics

__utma – Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the web site as well as dates for the first and most recent visit.

Type: HTTP

Expiry: 2 years

Location: USA

Third party

Google analytics

__utmb – Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website.

Type: HTTP

Expiry: 1 day

Location: USA

Third party

Google analytics

__utmc – Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the web site.

Type: HTTP

Expiry: 1 day

Location: USA

Third party

Google analytics

__utmt – Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.

Type: HTTP

Expiry: 1 day

Location: USA

Third party

Google analytics

__utmz – Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used , what link was clicked and what search term was used.

Type: HTTP

Expiry: 6 months

Location: USA

Third party

Google analytics

All GA cookies

Anonymous information is captured, although this will create a unique ID to allow Google, and us, understand how visitors are using the site, if they are frequent visitors, the pages visited, length of stay.

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Third Party

Marketing

All Marketing Cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Third party

Marketing

ads/ga-audiences

Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across web sites.

Type: Pixel

Expiry: session

Location: USA

Third Party

Marketing

IDE – Doubleclick.net

Used by Google doubleClick to register and report the web site user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads  with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and  to present targeted ads to the user

Type: HTTP

Expiry: 12 months

Location: USA

Third Party

Marketing

Test_Cookie – Doubleclick.net

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.

Type HTTP
Expiry: 1 Day
Location: USA

Third Party

Marketing

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

Type:HTTP
Expiry:179 Days
Location:USA

Third Party

Marketing

YSC

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from Youtube the user has seen .

Type:HTTP
Expiry:Session
Location:USA

Third Party

Marketing

Yt-remote-cast-installed

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded Youtube video

Type:HTML
Expiry:Session
Location:USA

Third Party

Marketing

Yt-remote-connected-devices

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded Youtube video

Type:HTML
Expiry:Persistent
Location:USA

Third Party

Marketing

Yt-remote-device-id

Stores the user’s video player preferences you using embedded Youtube video

Type:HTML
Expiry:Persistent
Location:USA

Third Party

Marketing

Yt-remote-fast-check-period

Stores the user’s video player preferences  using embedded Youtube video

Type:HTML
Expiry:Session
Location:USA

Third Party

Marketing

Yt-remote-session-app

Stores the user’s video player preferences  using embedded Youtube video

Type:HTML
Expiry:Session
Location:USA

Third Party

Marketing

Yt-remote-session-name

Stores the user’s video player preferences  using embedded Youtube video

Type:HTML
Expiry:Session
Location:USA

First Party

Statistics

All Statistics Cookies

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

First Party

Statistics

_ga

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

Type:HTTP
Expiry:2 years
Location:UK

First Party

Statistics

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Type:HTTP
Expiry:1 Day
Location:UK

First Party

Statistics

_gid

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

Type:HTTP
Expiry:1 Day
Location:UK

First Party

Statistics

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress

This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice.

Type:HTTP
Expiry:1 Day
Location:USA

First Party

Statistics

_hjid

Sets a unique ID for the session . This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

Type:HTTP
Expiry: 1 Year
Location:USA

First Party

Statistics

_hjid

Sets a unique ID for the session . This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

Type:HTML
Expiry:1 Day
Location:USA

First Party

Statistics

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample

Determine if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder.

Type:HTTP
Expiry:1 Day
Location:USA

First Party

Statistics

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample

Determines if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place h olde

Type:HTML
Expiry:Persistent
Location:USA

Email Cookies

If you sign up for a newsletter with our organisation, we may use cookies, clear GIFs, web beacons or pixel tags within the email to allow us to know who opened the email and which links were clicked.

You can unsubscribe from receiving our emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe button or emailing the sender.

Contact details

If you have any questions about our cookie policy or the data we hold about you, you can read further details in our privacy policy [add hyperlink] or contact the nmcn Data Protection Officer using any of the channels below:

Email: GDPR@nmcn.com

Call: 01623 518823

Write: Data Protection Officer, nmcn, Nunn Close, The County Estate, Huthwaite, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 2HW

nmcn plc a public limited company registered in England under company registration number 00425188. Registered with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office under registration number Z9681677 and in Jersey under the registration number 65968.