What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or device, which enables our website to identify your computer or device as you view our website pages. Cookies allow websites to store your preferences and track how websites are used.

We may use cookies to:

  • Record website usage data
  • Test content on our website
  • Recognise when you return to our website
  • enable a service to recognise your computer so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task
  • recognise that you have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
  • analyse anonymous data to help us understand how people interact with the site so we can make it better

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer. You can use your web browser’s settings to refuse cookies.

What do cookies look like?

If you click on a cookie you’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the website server that gave you the cookie.

How we use cookies

We use a variety of cookies. Our site is built using Drupal. Drupal places cookies on your computer to make sure it functions the way it should. Other cookies we use include:

LuckyOrange – this is a tool that allows us to gain insight into all areas of the site’s usability.

How to manage your cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by MyNI, or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how you can restrict or block cookies.

For information on how to restrict or block cookies on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Alternatively, you will also find details on how to restrict or delete cookies on a wide variety of browsers, as well as more general information about cookies, on the About Cookies website.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the way our website works for you.