What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work better, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. A cookie often contains a unique number, which can be used to recognise your computer when a user of your computer returns to a website that it visited previously and to remember your preferences as you browse the site.

How does NCRI use cookies?

We use cookies to enhance the online experience of our visitors and to better understand how our websites are used. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited our site before or whether you are a new visitor.

Your rights

Our cookies do not store financial information or information which is capable of directly identifying you (such as your name or address). You have the right to choose whether to accept these cookies. You can exercise this right by amending or setting the controls on your browser to reflect your cookie preferences. However, please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Changing your cookie preferences

The “Help” menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your browser’s cookie settings, including how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable cookies altogether.

List of the main cookies used on our website

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google inc. that enables us to measure how people use our website using cookies. We use this information to improve our website experience for website visitors.

For those site visitors who have explicitly opted in to Google’s data privacy policy, Google will associate your IP address with other data held by Google to identify you across multiple devices. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You may also stop the transmission of information generated by the cookies about your use of the website and of your IP address to Google, by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Broswer Add-on available here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (link is external)

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics: _ga,_gid_,_gat_gtag_UA_[UA code]

Other Cookies

We also use additional cookies from third party advertising or analytics partners on a short term basis. These help improve the effectiveness of our advertising, for example by enabling us to reach or exclude our website visitors across partner networks. These cookies are listed as of the time this page was updated and is reviewed regularly.

 Platform Cookies Privacy Policy
Google Adwords _gac_ https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en (link is external)

Cookies set by third parties

If you go to a page on our website that contains embedded content, for example YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites.

The following cookies are set by YouTube on the NCRI site: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, GPS, PREF, YSC

Our website also contains embedded “share” buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular networks, for example, Facebook and Twitter. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service.

We do not control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third party website for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Additional references

Further information about cookies and how to control their use is available from All About Cookies (link is external) and Your Online Choices (link is external)(link is external)