Privacy policy


Cookies

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that is placed on a user’s computer hard drive by a website. There are several types of cookie and the most common are often referred to as ‘session’ cookies. These are used to keep track of information needed by a user as they travel from page to page within a website. These cookies have a short lifetime and expire within a few minutes of the user leaving the site.

We use benign, short lived ‘session’ cookies and ‘first party’ cookies to tell whether a website user has logged-in and where to find details that can be used to pre-fill parts of on-line forms. They are also used to track anonymously which areas of the site are popular and which are not used. This allows us to target carefully our website resources.

nclbcf.com  uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

This legislation came into force in the UK on 25th May 2012. In order to comply with this, we fully endorse the restrictions and recommendations contained in the privacy policy page of the Information Commissioner’s Office – the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights – which you can read here: http://www.ico.gov.uk/Global/privacy_statement.aspx