Cookie Policy


Like many websites, the NRLA website at (the “Website”) makes use of cookies. A cookie is a text-only string of information that is stored on your computer for a time via your web browser so that the Website can remember who you are. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you personally. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

The NRLA uses three types of cookies on its Website:

  1. Session cookies - temporary cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser until you leave the Website; for example, if you have something in a shopping cart it will stay in the cart until you leave the site.
  2. Persistent cookies - remain in the cookies file of your browser for longer than just one visit to a website (dependent of the lifetime of the specific cookie). These cookies are used to store information between visits to a site; for example, login details.
  3. Third-party cookies – these are cookies set by a website other than the one you are currently browsing. An example would be a website that creates a third-party cookie to monitor and track which websites you visit in order to tailor ads around your interests. It is only the website that sets the cookie that can interpret it. Third parties, including Meta, may use cookies, web beacons and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from your websites and elsewhere on the Internet and use that information to provide measurement services, target and deliver ads.

Third party websites to which you may be redirected by whatever means from the NRLA Website may also use cookies and details of these should be listed on their sites.

The NRLA uses cookies to help it understand more about how the Website is used and to provide you with a more personalised web service. These are as follows with links to give you more information:

  • Google Analytics generates statistics about website use by means of cookies. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google’s privacy policy
  • NRLA uses Google Adwords to advertise on the Google Ad network. This connects with Google Analytics to provide us with statistics on advertising performance and it allows NRLA to remarketing ads to website users. Google Ad settings
  • HotJar measures how users engage with the website, creating heat maps on what website links get the most interaction. HotJar’s privacy policy
  • The @NRLA Twitter stream features on our website, due to this if you are logged into Twitter in your browser or phone when visiting, Twitter tracks your engagement with NRLA via cookies. Twitter’s privacy policy.
  • Our website uses Bing Analytics to understand where people come from who visit our site
  • We use the LiveChat system from Snap Engage to help us manage our live online chats with members and guests

If you do not wish to receive cookies you can update your preferences using the controls at the bottom of this page.  However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of the NRLA Website if cookies are disabled and the NRLA recommends that you leave them switched on.

For more information about cookies and instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your browser, visit

By using the NRLA Website you agree to accept the NRLA Cookie Policy and agree to make your own arrangements to modify your web browser to refuse cookies or to notify when you receive a new cookie. The NRLA may change this Cookie Policy from time to time. It is your responsibility to check the Cookie Policy regularly. You will be deemed to have accepted any amendments to the Cookie Policy if you continue to make use of the Website after a change to the Cookie Policy has been made.

To change your cookie preferences select the desired level from the dropdown box and then click on the 'Update My Preferences' button.

Essential Cookies - Enabled

You have chosen to allow essential cookies. These allow you to use the core services provided by the NRLA's online website including: purchasing items and logging into the site to access restricted services.

Other NRLA Cookies - Enabled

You have chosen to allow the use of cookies set by the NRLA and our commercial partners. These are used by us and our partners to provide additional access to our membership services.

Third Party Services Cookies - Enabled

You have chosen to allow third party services place cookies on your computer. These cookies are used by third party services such as google and facebook to enable you to share the sections of the NRLA site via the services they provide.