About NIE Networks
Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Limited (Company No. NI26041) (‘NIE Networks’) is the owner of the electricity transmission and distribution networks in Northern Ireland and the operator of the electricity distribution network which transports electricity to over 895,000 customers.
If you have any question relating to this policy, or about how NIE Networks your personal information, you can see our Privacy Statement here, write to the Data Protection Officer, NIE Networks, 120 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5HT or email us.
What are cookies?
We use the following cookies:
Necessary cookies. Necessary cookies enable core functionality on our website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences. Please note that disabling all cookies may prevent you from using parts of our website. Some technical details of your visit may be logged by the server, including IP addresses, searched terms and the user agent (browser-type and operating system). This information will only be used for statistical and other administrative purposes.
Analytics cookies. Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. 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. This website uses Google analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google analytics uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to help us to analyse how the site is used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google. NIE Networks will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by google.
Preferences cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). If you choose not to allow preferences cookies, this may impact on your experience of the site. For example, you may have to re-enter information that would have ordinarily been stored as a cookie.
Social media cookies. We use third party social sharing plugins, to allow you to share certain pages of our website on social media. These plugins place cookies so that you can correctly view how many times a page has been shared. Third party cookies may cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed and share this information with third parties. We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. YouTube will not store personally identifiable cookie information unless you play one of the embedded videos on the website.
Which cookies are used on our website?
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Social Media Cookies
How to accept or reject cookies
We will remember your cookie preferences for 12 months after which we will ask you to refresh them. Cookies already on your device will remain until you clear cookies from your browser. If you clear all cookies on your browser, this will also remove your cookie preferences on this website, and you will have to refresh these at your next visit. If you use incognito or private browsing mode, you will have to refresh your cookie preferences at each visit.
Control of cookies
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of your internet browsing experience.
For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies, or visit the following links:
If you would like to find out more about privacy, cookies and their use on the internet, you may find the following links useful:
You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
You can opt out of the collection and use of your information for ad targeting by visiting https://www.aboutads.info/choices and https://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk.
Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Limited © 2020
Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Limited - Registered in Northern Ireland - Registered No: NI26041
Registered Office: 120 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5HT