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How NIE uses cookies on this website

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) collects personal information through the use of cookies.

Cookies and their purpose

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

We use cookies to make our website easier for you to use. You can remove any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may prevent you from using parts of our website.

When someone visits NIE's website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site.

  • We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone.
  • We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting NIE's website
  • We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.
  • If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this.
  • We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it. 


Use of cookies by NIE

The table below explains the cookies we use on this website and why we use them.

Cookie Name Purpose
Microsoft ASP.NET_SessionId Standard ASP.NET cookie containing the user's Session ID. Cookie is deleted when you close your browser
Kentico CMSPreferredCulture The user preferred culture and UI culture. These are persistent cookies that expire in 12 months.
Google Analytics __utma
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These persistent cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an aggregated and anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

 

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies 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.allaboutcookies.org.
 
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
 

Northern Ireland Electricity Limited - Registered in Northern Ireland - Registered No: NI26041
Registered Office: 120 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5HT