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The NCEM website uses cookies. Our policy in relation to cookies is described below. If you do not accept this policy, please do not use this website.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used to help websites work better, or to improve the experience of using a website.  More information about cookies is available at aboutcookies.org.The cookies we use on this website are provided by Google Analytics. They do not collect information that personally identifies visitors to the website. We also uses cookies to store your login information if you decide to use our "Education Resources" section. 

What data does Google Analytics enable us to collect and what do we do with it?

Google Analytics enables us to collect data which tell us about the ways visitors use this website. This includes things like which web browsers are used, the speed of internet connections and the pages that are visited. It enables us to see which parts of our website people visit most often, and which pages are visited least. This information will help us work out which areas of the site we should develop in order to provide the best experience for visitors. More information on the cookies used by Google Analytics is available at Google's Developer website. This explains what each cookie does and their respective expiration periods.

The "Education Resources" section of our site simply stores your session details for 15 minutes or so whilst you are logged in to this part of the website. No personal information or details are stored whatsoever.

So can I turn cookies off?

Yes it is possible to change the settings in your browser. Your browser may offer you the option of accepting all cookies, rejecting all cookies, or being notified when a cookie is issued. 

So will this website work if I have cookies turned off?

Yes. Feel free to turn off cookies if you wish. You may however experience difficulties if you wish to access the Education Resources section of the website.