Cookie Policy


Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy (“Policy”) is intended to inform you about the use of “Cookies” on NEIL websites. This policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using the sites. Please take a minute to read and understand the policy. This policy should also be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy

A cookie is an element of data or a small text file that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. NEIL uses cookies to coordinate the information on our web sites as closely as possible to the preferences of you as a visitor (such as country and language choices). Further, cookies are used to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse website traffic. NEIL also shares information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you have provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.


Below you can find out more about the purpose of each type of cookies that we use.

Strictly Necessary cookies:These cookies are required for the operation of the sites. This include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the sites, use a shopping cart, or make use of e-billing services. For all other types of cookies (listed in annexure 1), we need your permission.

Third party cookies: Third party cookies are set by companies such as advertisers.

Advertising cookies: These cookies allow us and our partners to serve you with relevant advertising and to know whether or not you’ve seen an advert or a type of advert, and how long it is since you’ve seen it.

Analytical/Performance cookies: These cookies allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting the sites and which part of the sites are most popular. This helps us improve the way the sites work, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies: These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to the sites. They enable us to greet you by name and remember your preferences such as choice of language or region.

Personalization cookies: These cookies enable us to build profiles relating to you and other visitors (where we have received consent) so that we can direct more relevant content to you based on your use of the sites.

Social Media cookies: These cookies personalize your interaction with social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and YouTube. These cookies allow users to quickly share content across social media, through the use of simple ‘sharing buttons.

Targeted marketing: These cookies record your visit to the sites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the sites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. These cookies are used to enable us to provide enhanced functionality, user experience, and automated decision-making such as profiling and more personal features for each user.

Session and Persistent Cookies: On NEIL’s web sites, both session and persistent cookies are used. With transient cookies we refer to cookies that are only kept in memory within the lifespan of the user’s session with the site. These cookies are not persisted to the end user’s system.Persistent cookies make it possible for our web site to recognize you whenever you return to our web site so that the settings you have made during previous visits are recognized so you don’t need to re-set them ever visit. Persistent cookies are persistently stored on the client system (hard drive or elsewhere), the lifetime of these cookies can span from a few seconds to several years. Examples of where NEIL web sites use persistent cookies are to remember country/language selections; helping with collecting statistics; and for remembering if the user already has responded to an on line survey.


If you don’t wish to accept cookies from the NEIL web site you can: leave this web site, or configure your browser to either notify you when you receive a cookie (giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it) or to block all or certain categories of cookies. The browser can also delete previously stored cookies. Please see your browser’s help facility for information on setting how cookies are handled. Even if you have turned off the setting in your browser that allows the use of cookies, you can still visit most of the sections available at NEIL’s web sites.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent by emailing


This website uses cookies.

We use cookies to personalise content and deliverrelevant and valuable content to you, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.

Please provide consent by ticking on the boxes given below for each type of cookie that can be used to store information about you:

  • Strictly Necessary (Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies).
  • Preferences (Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in).
  • Statistics (Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously).
  • Marketing (Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers).

Below is a list of indicative cookie type and this shall be updated as per the business usage:

#Type of CookieNameProviderPurposeExpiryType
1NecessaryCONSENTgoogle.comUsed to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the web site.218 monthsHTTP
2NecessaryPHPSESSIDnbcbearings.comPreserves user session state across page requests.SessionHTTP
3Statistics_ganbcbearings.comRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.2 yearsHTTP
4Statistics_gatnbcbearings.comUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate1 dayHTTP
5Marketing_fbpnbcbearings.comUsed by Facebook to deliver a series off advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party Advertisers.3 monthsHTTP
6Marketing1P_JARgoogle.comCollects information on visitor behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used on the website, in Order to optimize the relevance of advertisements.29 daysHTTP
7Marketingads/ga-audiencesgoogle.comUsed by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to covert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.SessionPixel
8MarketingfrFacebook.comUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.3 monthsHTTP
9MarketingIDEDoubleclick.netUsed by Google DoubleClick to register and report the user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.1 yearHTTP
10MarketingNIDGoogle.comRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.6 monthsHTTP
12MarketingTest_cookieDoubleclick.netUsed to check if the user’s browser accepts cookies.1 dayHTTP
13MarketingtrFacebook.comUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.SessionPixel

The policy is subject to modification from time to time. If we decide to change our policy, we will post those changes here with date of change and version history so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.

We may also notify you in other ways such as email from time to time about your processing.


If you have any questions about the NEIL privacy policy, do send us an email at .