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Privacy and cookies policy

Website Privacy Policy

The Northern Ireland Air Quality website takes your privacy very seriously. Because of this we want to provide you with explicit information on how we collect, gather, and identify information during your visit to our site. This information may be expanded or be updated as we change or develop the website. For this reason, we recommend that you review this policy from time-to-time to see if anything has changed.

If you request to have data emailed to your email address, the email address you enter is recorded and stored by the Northern Ireland Air Quality website in order to process your data request. The email address recorded is not used for any other purpose, and is never disclosed to third parties.

Cookies

In order to help provide the information on this website accessible and easy to use, small amounts of information may be placed on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

The information is used to improve the website and is collected by measuring how many people are using services so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast.

If you'd like to learn how to remove cookies set on your device, visit the About Cookies website.

Cookies used on this website

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

This website uses Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it's meeting its users' needs and to understand how we could do it better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:

Name Typical Content Expires
_utma randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc randomly generated number when you close your browser
_utmz randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The 'Help' function within your browser should tell you how.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.