2. Definition: Cookies
The term cookie refers to a small text file containing data sent from a website and saved on the visitor's device, whether computer, smartphone, or tablet. The file allows the website to recognize the visitor's device.
As described in Section 4 below, visitors can disable cookie functionality via their browser settings.
3. Purpose of using cookies
NGK may collect, analyze, and use information related to the visitors use of the NGK websites using cookies to improve its websites, services, and visitor experience. NGK websites use the following tools for this purpose:
Tool provider: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
Valid period: Two years from the date of issuance
(2) Google Analytics
Tool provider: Google Inc.
Google Analytics analyzes how visitors use the website (e.g., access, traffic, routing) using cookies. Google Analytics does not store any information that can be used to identify specific individuals. For more information, please see HOW GOOGLE USES INFORMATION FROM SITES OR APPS THAT USE OUR SERVICES
4. How to disable cookies
(1) Disabling all cookies
Cookies saved on user devices are retained until the user deletes them or they expire. Most browsers accept cookies by default; you can disable this functionality by changing your browser settings.
See the following links for more information on changing the cookie settings in your browser:
(2) Disabling cookies from a specific source
To disable Google Analytics, described in Section 3 (2) above, download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on from the page provided by Google at the link shown below, install the add-on, and change the browser's add-on settings.
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
Corporate Communications Department
NGK Insulators, Ltd.
Last modified July 1, 2019.