Website Cookie Notice

What cookies do we use?

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland’s website gathers and uses information from the website and other relevant technologies to improve and enhance your website experience.

Cookies are small files that are sent when you visit a website along with the rest of the content of the page. These files are stored in your browser and accessed when you return to a website.

We use anonymous tools like Google Analytics to monitor general interactions on our website.

The information they provide is used to give us a better picture of how visitors use the website. For example, they help us improve your experience of the website, advise us of the most visited pages and demonstrate how easily visitors can navigate the site.

As a result of using these tools, we can look at trends and improve elements like the navigation of the site to make it easier to find the right content and improve page speed so that you receive it quicker.

We use the following types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies are required to make the site work and provide you with the services you are using. They cannot be disabled.

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. These cookies are set to active although you can decide if you wish to disable them.

Cookie Settings

Functionality cookies

These cookies enable us to remember the choices you make on the web site to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. These cookies are set to active although you can decide if you wish to disable them.

Cookie Settings

Features-led cookies

We use cookies when you select your favourite pages and recently visited pages on our website. We also sometimes use your geographical location or the type of content that you are viewing to give you more relevant information. For example, if you have mostly looked at content about engineering courses, we may show you other content that is relevant to your interests. By allowing your choice to be remembered you are giving consent to this sort of cookie.

Cookie Settings

Targeting cookies

Targeting cookies collect information about your browsing habits and help us trace the activities of our marketing campaigns. These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. These cookies are set to active although you can decide if you wish to disable them.

Cookie Settings

What cookies do we use?

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_ga Google Analytics 2 years local Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website.
_gid Google Analytics 24 hours local Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website.
_gat Google Analytics 1 minute local This cookie does not store any user information; it is used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to doubleclick.net. Doubleclick is a business owned by Google that makes it money from online advertisers and publishers.
_gat_gtag_UA_[id] Google Analytics 24 hours local Used to track user behavior in videos.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

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Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

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Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Cookies used

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Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Cookies used

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Cookie Settings

Functionality cookies

These cookies enable us to remember the choices you make on the web site to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. These cookies are set to active although you can decide if you wish to disable them.

Cookie Settings

Features-led cookies

We use cookies when you select your favourite pages and recently visited pages on our website. We also sometimes use your geographical location or the type of content that you are viewing to give you more relevant information. For example, if you have mostly looked at content about engineering courses, we may show you other content that is relevant to your interests. By allowing your choice to be remembered you are giving consent to this sort of cookie.

Cookie Settings

Targeting cookies

Targeting cookies collect information about your browsing habits and help us trace the activities of our marketing campaigns. These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. These cookies are set to active although you can decide if you wish to disable them.

Cookie Settings

What cookies do we use?

Cookie NameProductExpiration timeCookie typeDetails
_ga Google Analytics 2 years local Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website.
_gid Google Analytics 24 hours local Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website.
_gat Google Analytics 1 minute local This cookie does not store any user information; it is used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to doubleclick.net. Doubleclick is a business owned by Google that makes it money from online advertisers and publishers.
_gat_gtag_UA_[id] Google Analytics 24 hours local Used to track user behavior in videos.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Cookies used




Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Cookies used

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Cookies used

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Cookies used

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