What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded and saved to the user's computer when the user visits a website. Cookies can be used to save log-in details, remember user preferences, provide more relevant search results, or collect and analyse statistics about website usage.

Cookies are useful for both the website owner and the user. The services on the site can be customised and made more secure and more user-friendly using the information stored. Cookies provide important information for the development of the services.

Cookies can also be used to personalise adverts according to your interests, for example, by basing them on data from social media.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default. You can choose to change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted.

Cookies and ngi.no

As a service provider and owner of the website ngi.no, NGI collects information and stores it. This information includes IP addresses, the type of browser you use, the date and time of visits, and information about navigation and user preferences.

Information collected is used to analyse trends and usage, so that web pages and services can be made more secure, improved, and adapted according to the user. NGI also uses cookies associated with advertising services.

The following cookies are used on ngi.no:

Cookie

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

eZSESSID

ngi.no

Unique ID to from the CMS – eZ Publish – used to separate each user on the site.

Until closing the browser

_ga

google.com

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

_gat

google.com

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

Until closing the browser

_gid

google.com

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Until closing the browser

collect

google-analytics.com

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

 

Until closing the browser

p.gif

typekit.net

Used to track the use of the specialist fonts we use on our website and does not track your data or your personal information.

 

Until closing the browser

fr

facebook.com

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

 

3 months

tr

facebook.com

Unclassified

 

Until closing the browser

Consent

By visiting ngi.no, you consent to the fact that cookies are downloaded and stored on your device. You can choose to change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted.