Cookie use at NFRS

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by the websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, or enhance the user experience, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site (ie for making customer-focused improvements to the site).

The law that applies to how cookies are used for storing information on your equipment (such as your computer or mobile device) changed on 26 May 2011. So we will now provide you with clear information about how our sites use cookies, and how to disable them if you wish.

If you disable cookies, it may prevent you from using some of the features on our websites (eg completing some of our online forms), or it may prevent us from collecting enough data to identify where we need to improve our site (eg Google Analytics). We would like to reassure you that we do not collect personal information through cookies. Any information we collect via cookies is used anonymously simply to improve our online services and enhance your experience of our websites. We will not use the information to identify individuals or share it with anyone else.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device, and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.


See the table below for more information about our use of cookies at NFRS.

Cookie(s) 

Why it is used More information and how to block
Google Analytics cookies These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to analyse the customer journey and help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited. To ensure this cookie is not placed on your computer, we recommend that you disable cookies directly within your browser.

Blocking cookies from this service will not stop you using our website, but we will be unable to capture information about your experience online and make improvements.

Click here for more cookies information from Google

Click here to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites

Google AdSense cookies Google AdSense (third-party) uses double-click cookies to show you the most useful and relevant adverts on our website. Anyone may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie at any time by clicking on the ‘opt out’ button at the link above. Google also offers a number of options to permanently save your opt-out settings in your browser.

Opting out of this service will not stop you using our website. 

Click here to see Google’s privacy statement

Google Translation Google Translation allows you to translate our site into up to 72 languages. Google Translation will embed a cookie which will remember your settings, so that when you come back to the site it remembers your language preference. To ensure this cookie is not placed on your computer, we recommend that you disable cookies directly within your browser.

Blocking these cookies will not stop you using our website.

YouTube cookies We embed YouTube video on our website home page. If you play an embedded video, YouTube will place a cookie on your computer.

To ensure this cookie is not placed on your computer, we recommend that you disable cookies directly within your browser.

Blocking YouTube cookies will not stop you using our website, but may prevent videos from playing properly.

Click here to see YouTube’s privacy statement

Text Size Cookies This cookie to used to remember the font size settings you have selected for the site. This is not essential, as users can alter the text size in their browsers.

To ensure this cookie is not placed on your computer, we recommend that you disable cookies directly within your browser.

Blocking these cookies will not stop you using our website. We may shortly consider removing this feature, as text size can be controlled by the user from the browser. Click here to find out how to change text size.

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