Cookies and Privacy Policy

Cookies (also known as ‘browser cookies’ or ‘tracking cookies’), are small, often encrypted text files, placed in an internet browser directory on your computer by a website. They are used to make websites work most effectively (for example remembering certain preferences set by a user), as well as provide information to the owners of the site about how visitors use the website (they are often used to support the logging of hits and visitors to a website).

Some useful guides to cookies which explain more about them are listed below:

The law regarding cookies

Cookie laws changed in the UK on the 26th May 2011. If cookies are used on a website, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 require that certain cookie information is given to that site’s visitors and the visitor, under certain circumstances, must give his or her consent to the placing of the cookies on their internet browser. More information about the law can be found on the ICO Cookies page.

NATS is fully committed to complying with this directive and as such we have listed all cookies in use on our website below.

Cookies in use on this website

Cookies used on our website are not designed to identify individual users, nor are they passed on or sold to any other third parties. We simply use them to review how the site is being used by visitors and help inform decisions about improvements. We use the following cookies on our site:

Name Cookie/s Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
We use these cookies to collect information about how visitors use our site (e.g. how many, how often and which pages they view). We then use this information to compile reports and  help us improve the organisation and design of the site. Overview of privacy at Google

You can find out more about how to control cookies and delete cookieson at

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about cookies or your privacy when using, please contact us at