Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Cookies

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
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 http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
.AspNet.Cookies 30 minutes Essential Used by the ASP.NET framework to handle cookies. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
.AspNet.ExternalCookie After page is navigated away from or is refreshed Essential To allow Asp.Net Framework the ability to use external service provider for authentication. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
AWSALB 7 days Essential Used by our host to persist sticky sessions with the load balancer This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
AWSALBCORS 7 days Essential Used by our host to persist sticky sessions with the load balancer This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
idsrv When the browser session ends Essential Used to enable login to areas on this site. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
idsrv.clients When the browser session ends Essential Used to enable login to areas on this site. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
idsrv.session When the browser session ends Essential Used to enable login to areas on this site. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
idsrv.xsrf When the browser session ends Essential Used to enable login to areas on this site. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
KBhelpfulanswer When browser session ends Essential, Functional Used to enable core functionality of the knowledge base section.  This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
mmenustate 1 day Essential, Functional This aides the menu functionality of the site. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
OpenIdConnect.nonce.[UNIQUE ID] 5 mins Essential Used to enable login to areas on this site.  This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
SignInMessage.[UNIQUE ID 1] 40 days Essential Used to enable login to areas on this site. [UNIQUE ID 1] is a randomly generated ID. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
SignInMessage.[UNIQUE ID 2] When the browser session ends Essential Used to enable login to areas on this site. [UNIQUE ID 2] is a randomly generated ID. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
SignInMessage.[UNIQUE ID 3] When the browser session ends Essential Used to enable login to areas on this site. [UNIQUE ID 3] is a randomly generated ID. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
[sitename]_cpolicy Not more than 365 days Essential [sitename]_cpolicy, where [sitename] is the name of the site this cookie is from. It is used to capture and persist the cookie policy selection to ensure the cookie policy prompt doesn't re-occur whilst navigating the site. Cookie persistence will not be greater than a maximum of 365 days, the actual expiry date is likely to be a lot less in practice. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
__AJAXAntiXsrfToken When browser session ends Essential Helps to securely delivery core functionality of our site. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
__RequestVerificationToken When browser session ends Essential Helps to securely delivery core functionality of our site. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
c_user 1 year Functional Used to identify Facebook users. Facebook (third party) https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
datr 2 years Functional, Targeting Used to track everytime a user visits another Facebook page or clicks a 'like' button on websites hosted outside of Facebook. Facebook (third party) https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
fr 90 days Targeting The "fr" cookie is used to deliver, measure and improve the relevancy of ads, with a lifespan of 90 days. Facebook (third party) https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
oo 5 years Functional Used to help users opt-out of advertising through the Facebook network. Facebook (third party) https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
sb 3 years Functional Used by Facebook to securely validate their user's browsers in the event that their accounts are hacked. Facebook (third party) https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
spin 1 day Targeting, Performance Analytical Used by Facebook for targeted advertising and other functionality. Facebook (third party) https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
xs 1 year Functional Used to identify Facebook users. Facebook (third party) https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
1P_JAR 30 days Targeting, Performance Analytical These cookies are used to collect site statistics and track conversion rates. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
AID < 13 months Performance Analytical, Targeting Google Analytics and Advertising (Google logged in Users only - Application ID) Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
APISID 1 min Functional Services map functionality. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
HSID 2 years Functional, Targeting Services map functionality. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
IDE < 13 months Performance Analytical, Targeting DoubleClick.net Advertising Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
NID 18 months Targeting, Performance Analytical Google Security, Analytics, Functionality, Advertising (Google logged in Users only) - This cookie contains a unique ID used to remember your preferences and other information such as your preferred language, how many search results you prefer to have shown on a results page (for example, 10 or 20), and whether you want to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
OTZ 1 minute Performance Analytical Provided by Google Analytics that provides an aggregate analysis of Website visitors. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
SAPISID 2 years Functional, Targeting Services map functionality Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
SEARCH_SAMESITE 18 months Functional, Targeting Services map functionality. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
SID 2 years Functional, Targeting Services map functionality Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
SIDCC 1 year Functional, Targeting Services map functionality Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
SSID 2 years Functional, Targeting Services map functionality Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
test_cookie After page navigated away from or refreshes Targeting DoubleClick.net Advertising Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
__Secure-[#]PAPISID 2 años Targeting, Performance Analytical Donde [#] representa un número, es una cookie de publicidad personalizada de Google. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
__Secure-[#]PSID 2 años Targeting, Performance Analytical Donde [#] representa un número, es una cookie de publicidad personalizada de Google. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
__Secure-[#]PSIDCC 1 año Targeting, Performance Analytical

Donde [#] representa un número, es una cookie de publicidad personalizada de Google.

Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
__utma 2 years Performance Analytical Google Analytics - Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
__utmb 30 minutes Performance Analytical Google Analytics - Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
__utmc When browser session ends Performance Analytical Google Analytics - Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
__utmt 10 mins Performance Analytical Google Analytics - Used to throttle request rate. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
__utmv At the point of creation Performance Analytical Google Analytics - Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
__utmz ~6 months Performance Analytical Google Analytics - Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 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
_gat 1 minute Performance Analytical Used to throttle request rate to Google Analytics. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
_gat_gtag_[property id] 1 minute Performance Analytical Where [property id] is a the tag of the Google Analytics property which the data is reported to. This data is used to analyse visitor browsing habits, flow, source and other information. 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
_GRECAPTCHA When browsing session ends Functional To provide spam protection functionality. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE ~10 years Performance Analytical Enables our content management system to track user interactions on the Site. This site http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
[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 http://www.pilkington.com/en/us/about this site/cookie policy
guest_id 2 years Functional, Targeting Used by Twitter to assign a unique id to guest users of their content, including content served from Twitter to our pages.  Twitter (third party) https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
guest_id_ads 2 years Functional, Targeting Used by Twitter to assign a unique id to guest users of their content for the purposes of advertising, including content served from Twitter to our pages.  Twitter (third party) https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
guest_id_ads 2 years Functional, Targeting Used by Twitter to assign a unique id to guest users of their content for the purposes of marketing, including content served from Twitter to our pages.  Twitter (third party) https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
personalization_id 2 years Functional, Targeting Used to provide personalised content including advertising. Twitter (third party) https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
_fbp 3 months Targeting To store and track visits across websites. Facebook (third party) https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
_gcl_au 3 months Targeting Used by Google Adsense for remarketing purposes. Google (third party) https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies

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.

For more information please read our