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Cookie Policy


What are Cookies?

Cookies are very small text files stored on your hard drive. They uniquely identify your computer and allow the website to store information about your session on the website, improve website security and help to customise your website experience. A unique user identity is created which ensures that you are not required to re-enter login details as you move throughout the website if logged in as a customer.


How cookies are used

Cookies are used to assist in making a website work more efficiently. They are used to remember your preferences, for example; your IP address and the time you first visited the website. When you leave the site and come back to it, this information can be reloaded from your computer thereby generally improving your user experience. 


What types of Cookies are used on

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies

These Cookies are essential to enable you to move around and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.

  • Performance Cookies

These Cookies collect information about how visitors use, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These Cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected by these Cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve how works.

  • Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by the website host or by third party providers whose services have been added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Targeting/Advertising Cookies

These cookies are not used in any part of the website.


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A cookie management tool is used on the NORA website and users have the option to ‘allow all cookies’ or ‘reject all cookies’. Users may also manage consent preferences by clicking on the ‘cookie settings’ button below. ‘Strictly necessary’ cookies are always enabled in order for the website to work correctly.


Disclosure to third parties

Personal data is not collected on Anonymised data is collected by some functional and performance third party cookies but these cookies can be rejected when visiting the website.


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