What are cookies?
“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.

They allow the website to recognise your device and remember if you have been to the website before. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as providing information to the owners of websites on site usage and performance.

There are different types of cookies. Necessary cookies enable a site’s core functionality – a website cannot function properly without these cookies. You can disable necessary cookies by changing your browser preferences. Analytical cookies measure the pages a customer visits on a website – website owners collect this information to make site improvements and report on site usage. Third party cookies can be used for advertising purposes.

How we use cookies?
Some of the cookies we use are essential for site functionality.

Other cookies help us to improve your website experience, including the content and technical performance, by providing insights into how the site is used.

Some cookies help us to match with your interests – this may appear in the form of advertisements via websites you visit.

The information we collect does not enable us to identify any website visitor personally. No individual data or personal information is stored in our cookies.

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on nibusinessinfo.co.uk
  • how long you spend on nibusinessinfo.co.uk
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site


We do not collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address). We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Universal analytics

Cookie name Purpose of the cookie
_ga This helps us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited before
_gid This helps us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited before
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made


Cookie notification
You may see a pop-up message when you first visit the website. We will store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it.

Cookie name Purpose of the cookie
cookie-agreed Saves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our cookie message

We occasionally advertise through third party sites (eg Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn). These sites use cookies to identify and display content based on your interests. The cookies also enable us to evaluate the success of any advertisements.

Third party sites set the following cookies:

Cookie name Cookie
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BizoID LinkedIn
guest_id Twitter

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