Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

1. Use of cookies

NGK Insulators, Ltd. ("NGK" hereinafter) gathers certain information using cookies on the following websites: https://www.ngk.co.jp, https://www.ngk-insulators.com, https://www.ngk-global.com. We use these cookies to analyze website visits and to improve the user experience. This Cookie Policy explains these practices. Please read the Privacy Policy for more information on how we handle and share information concerning our visitors.

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.

Each NGK Website uses two types of first-party cookies. One is used to obtain information needed to receive the visitor's consent to the use of cookies. Another is sent by the provider of the software used by NGK to analyze use of its websites. These cookies allow us to determine how many times a device has visited a website and other such information.

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:

(1) ngkck

Tool provider: NGK Insulators, Ltd.

Valid period: Two years from the date of issuance

When a visitor visits the NGK website, he or she will be prompted as shown on the screen to consent to this Cookie Policy. If the user clicks "Yes, I agree," this cookie will be sent from the website and saved on the visitor's device. The cookie serves as a marker for the visit. The notice will not appear the next time the consenting visitor visits the website.

(2) Google Analytics

Tool provider: Google Inc.

Google Analytics terms of service

Google privacy policy

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

5. Inquiries

If you have questions or concerns about our Cookie Policy, please contact us through our "Contact Us Form."

Corporate Communications Department
NGK Insulators, Ltd.
Phone: +81-52-872-7181
Fax: +81-52-872-7690

Last modified July 1, 2019.