English Cookie Policy


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

The use of cookies is integral to NSG in order to provide the best possible user experience on its websites. Some cookies can be used by us or third parties to identify you when you visit our website or other sites. 

We use the following cookies:

  • Essential cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable us to ensure content can be served to you, enables you to login to secure areas of our website and cookies which are deemed essential to allow the site to function as required.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Targeting. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
  • Functional. These cookies provide functionality to you on this site which is deemed non-essential to the operation of the site.

You can adjust your cookie settings on this site by clicking the button below and making your choice - Javascript must be enabled to allow these settings to be adjusted and to take effect.

Set your cookie preferences

In addition you can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. Consult your browser's help section for advice on how to do this. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website and/or some parts may not function properly.


Third Party Cookies

Please note that third parties may also use cookies on our site, over which we have no control. These third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies.

To deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies you can choose to Accept Essential Only cookies in the cookie preferences.


You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Expiry Length Cookie Type Description Source Policy
SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE ~10 years Performance Analytical Enables our content management system to track user interactions on the Site. This site https://www.nsg.com/en//about-this-site/cookie-policy/english-cookie-polic
[sitename]#lang When browser session ends Essential [sitename]#lang where [sitename] is the name of the specific site is a cookie used to persist the language of the site between page clicks. Some of our sites and pages can be served with in different languages and this cookie is required to ensure that the content is served in a consistent language to the user. This site https://www.nsg.com/en//about-this-site/cookie-policy/english-cookie-polic
_gat 1 minute Performance Analytical Used to throttle request rate to Google Analytics. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
_gid 1 day Performance Analytical This cookie allocates an ID to a user, so that the web tracker can record the user's actions under this ID Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
_ga 2 years Performance Analytical The main cookie used by Google Analytics. ‘_ga’ enables a service to distinguish one user from another. It’s used by any site that implements Google Analytics Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
ASP.NET_SessionId When browser session ends Essential Keeps user session active with the server while retrieving pages from our site, even if deleted preemptively the next page loaded would generate a new session cookie. This site https://www.nsg.com/en//about-this-site/cookie-policy/english-cookie-polic

We value your privacy

We use cookies on this website for analytics, remarketing, social media (optional) and content (essential) purposes.

By clicking ‘Accept All’ you consent to the use of cookies for non-essential functions and the related processing of personal data. Alternatively you can reject non-essential cookies by clicking ‘Essential Only’. You can adjust your preferences at any time by visiting our Cookie Policy and access the settings on that page.

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