Updated on: July 29, 2019
NP Limited Partnership’s ("POLARIS") websites and online services use “cookies.” Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded by your browser to your device when you visit a website like this one. Cookies are useful as they allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remember preferences and generally improve your experience. However, they can also be used by ad companies and social networking sites to tailor advertising or content to your interests through tracking your browsing across websites.
You can learn more about cookies at https://cookiesandyou.com.
Most websites contain elements from multiple web domains so when you visit the website, your browser may receive cookies from several sources.
If you want to disable cookies, you can do so by following the instructions for your browser available at https://cookies.insites.com/disable-cookies.
The cookies used on our websites have been categorized based on the guidelines found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. We use the following categories on our websites and other online services:
Category 1 – Strictly Necessary Cookies
Cookies in this category are essential to enable you to browse around our websites and use their features. Without these cookies, core elements of our websites cannot be provided.
Category 2 – Performance Cookies
Cookies in this category collect information about how you use our websites — for instance, which pages you go to most. This data may be used to help us optimize our websites and make them easier for you to navigate. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
Category 3 – Functionality Cookies
Cookies in this category allow our websites to remember choices you make while browsing. For instance, we may store data that remembers preferences such as text size, fonts, and other customizable site elements. They may also be used to keep track of what featured articles have been viewed to avoid repetition. The information these cookies collect will not personally identify you, and they cannot track your browsing activity on non-POLARIS websites.
Category 4 – Targeting or Advertising Cookies
Cookies in this category are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns. They are usually placed by advertising networks or social networking sites with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers or social networking sites.
POLARIS is not responsible for the practices of any third-party including those listed above. We encourage you to learn about the cookie and privacy practices of those third parties.