A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies may be either ‘persistent’ cookies or ‘session’ cookies. A persistent cookie is stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date. A session cookie expires at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
The names and types of the cookies we use are:
_ga,_gid,_gat, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmz
These cookies are used by Google Analytics to collect information on how visitors use the Website. The data collected is in anonymous form and is also used by Google to produce reports that help us improve the Website.
This cookie is the default one used by ASPNET to uniquely identify the user's session on the site and relates the visitor's unique session to server side data. Our application uses the session to track the user's progress in wizards or for passing data which cannot be stored locally. The cookie will expire at the end of the session (when you close your browser).
This cookie is provided by Sitecore and tracks a user's language selection. The name of the cookie varies based on the configured site name (e.g. ndc#lang).
We marketing automation systems provided by dotmailer, No.1 London Bridge, London, SE1 9BG and Genoo, 1405 N Lilac Drive, #215, Golden Valley, MN 55422 USA. (For more information regarding dotmailer’s or Genoo’s specific cookies, please refer to www.dotmailer.com and www.genoo.com.)
If you register to receive email updates from us, you will need to provide your name and email address. This information will be held by NDC and also may be may be accessed by dotmailer and Genoo. The information will not be used for any other purpose; it will be stored securely and will not be shared with third parties except as stated herein. By registering for updates, you consent to this use of your name and email address.