Cookie Policy

Definition: The terms "we", "us" and "our" are used to refer to Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL) and the group of companies constituting its direct and indirect subsidiaries worldwide, including without limitation, American President Lines, Ltd., APL Co. Pte Ltd., APL Logistics Ltd. and Eagle Marine Services, Ltd.

Our website (the "Site") uses cookies to improve our Site's performance and provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site. This Cookie Policy provides you with information about what is a cookie generally, what cookies we use, the purpose for using them, how we use the cookies information collected and how you can limit our use of these cookies. To review our privacy policy that applies to users of our Site, please read our Privacy Policy.

1. What is a Cookie? 
Cookies are usually small text files, given ID tags that are stored on the hard drive of your device, e.g., computer or mobile phone browser directory or program data subfolders. Cookies are used to improve services for you through, for example, by remembering settings and preferences so you not have to give the same information whenever you visit a new page; remembering information you have given so you do not need to keep entering it; and measuring website usage to improve the content and offerings. The website stores a corresponding file (with same ID tag) to the one it set in your browser and in this file it can track and keep information on your movements within the website and any information you may have voluntarily given while visiting the website, such as your email address.

Cookies are often indispensable for websites that have huge databases, need logins, have customizable themes, other advanced features.

Cookies usually do not contain much information except for the URL of the website that created the cookie, the duration of the cookie's abilities and effects, and a random number. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personal information unless you voluntarily choose to provide this information, for example, registering on our Site.

There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are created temporarily in your browser's subfolder while you are visiting a website. Once you leave the website, the session cookie is deleted. On the other hand, persistent cookie files remain in your browser's subfolder and are activated again once you visit the website that created that particular cookie. A persistent cookie remains in the browser's subfolder for the duration period set within the cookie's file.

The categories of cookies are set out in below section. For further information about cookies you may visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

2. List of Specific Cookies That We Use 

Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies. Our Site uses strictly necessary cookies in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to determine the number of unique users of the Site or provide certain features, such as login function to our services or maintaining application sessions.

Category 2: Performance Cookies. Our Site collects the information about how visitors use our Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, in order to improve our Site or application performance. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. By using our Site, you accept the use of performance cookies. Accepting these performance cookies is a condition of using the Site, so if you prevent them, we cannot guarantee how our Site will perform for you.

Category 3: Functionality Cookies. Our Site provides additional functionalities to record information about choices you have made, e.g., your user name, preferred font size and/or language, and allow us to tailor the Site to you. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised, and the cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

3. Your Consent 

By continuing to use our Site without changing any settings, you are deemed to have given consent to our placing cookies on your computer in order to analyze the way you use our Site.

4. How You Can Block or Disable Cookies 

You may block or disable the use of cookies by activating your browser settings so that no cookie can be created on your device. You may also delete any cookies in your browser if you wish to withdraw your consent at any time. To change this setting, the options are normally found under the 'options' or 'preferences' menu on your browser, depending on which browser you use.

You can also find details information about how to block or enable or delete cookies and set individual browser at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Most of our Site will work without cookies, but if you choose to block or disable the cookies, you may lose some features and functionality of our Site.

5. More Information About Cookies 

More general information about cookies and how to restrict them can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

6. Contact Us 

If you have any inquiries or concerns with respect to our Cookie Policy, you may contact us by email at NOL_Group_Communications@nol.com.sg.

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