Cookies Notice

Below is a list of the persistent cookies that NSBI uses, what information they hold, and their purpose. For general information on what cookies are, and how to control them on your computer, see the Nova Scotia Government Cookies Information page which applies to NSBI websites.

Multiple cookies may be found in a single file depending on which browser you use:

__utma,  __utmb,  __utmc, __utmz  (Google Analytics):   unique identifiers given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to determine the number of unique visitors to various parts of NSBI websites. Data is only used in aggregate.

_csoot, _csuid (Add This):  unique identifiers given to each computer to  determine usage statistics for visitors sharing pages via the "Share" function on  NSBI websites. Data is only used in aggregate.

poll1site1Voted – Date/timestamp stored to indicate to users that they have already entered their vote for the current online poll.

con_<<id>> – Date/timestamp stored to indicate to users that they have already entered a contest.

Persistent third-party cookies:

google.com PREF, google.com NID (Google Maps):  unique identifiers given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to Google Maps. Data is only used in aggregate.

youtube.com VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (YouTube):  unique identifiers given to each computer to allow tracking of YouTube video views. Data is only used in aggregate.

Google Remarketing — Google uses these cookies to show relevant adverts to users who have previously visited our website, as they browse other websites. To opt-out from Google's remarketing program, please edit your Google Ad Settings.

Facebook - Cookies and pixels are used to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. We may also use a cookie to learn whether someone who saw an ad on Facebook later visited our website.