Understanding how and why we use cookies

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website.

When you visit this site, we ask for your consent to use cookies. To find out more about how we use them and what benefits they bring, please take a few moments to read this Cookie Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device for accessing the internet, whenever you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they
allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

The NIPA website uses cookies for reasons such as to determine preferences, let users navigate between pages efficiently, verify the user and carry out other essential security checks.

More information about cookies can be found on allaboutcookies.org

How cookies make our website safer and easier to use

We use cookies to safeguard your privacy when you’re browsing our website and use secure online application forms. If you leave a secure session window open when logged in to the members section of the website, we use cookies to enhance your security by prompting you to end (or automatically ending) your secure session.

When we include links to other websites, please bear in mind they will have their own privacy and cookie policies that will govern the use of any information you submit. We recommend you read their policies as NIPA is not responsible or liable for their privacy practices.

How you can manage your cookies

The browsers of most computers, smartphones and other we enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookie preferences for this website or any other websites, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser’s ‘help’ function will tell you how to do this

However, please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our website. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it is likely to affect how our website works. For example, if your browser is set to disable ‘session’ cookies, although you will still be able to view our public website, you won’t be able to login to the members section of the website.

More information about how to disable cookies can be found on allaboutcookies.org

How we improve our email

We use email analytics and reporting tools to see how many of our emails are opened and which links receive the most clicks. Knowing which articles and topics our customers like and which they don’t like helps us improve our content and make our emails more relevant.

We maintain strict security standards and procedures to prevent unauthorised access to information about you.

If you wish to unsubscribe from marketing emails, please click on the link located in the footer of any marketing email you’ve received from us.

More about your privacy

To find out more about how NIPA protects your privacy when using our website, please see our Website Privacy Policy