What are Cookies?
These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your device’s browser until you close the browser. They can enable certain site functionality and are also used by the server to store/remember information about user web page activities so user information can be stored throughout an online web process e.g. to allow information to be carried across pages of a website to avoid having to re-enter information.
These are cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (how long depends on the lifetime of the specific cookie). Generally speaking, persistent cookies can be used to track website visits, including returning and unique visitors, and to monitor how people interact with a website. They can also be used to help arrange content to match a user’s preferred interests/preferences more quickly e.g. language settings, however, these cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.
- Enabling users to obtain quotes from our website (session cookie);
- Ensuring the security of our customers (session cookie);
- Making possible certain site functionality (session cookie); and
- Website traffic and visitor behaviour tracking (persistent cookie).
- Assisting in evaluating and refining the targeting and personalization of our online marketing campaigns by collecting anonymous data about our visitors and their website use (persistent cookie)
The session cookies that we use are strictly necessary for the website to operate and are essential to make possible certain site functionality, including obtaining a quote and also to protect the security of our customers. You must have session cookies enabled if you wish to get a quote online or access any areas of the website reserved for registered users. Session cookies do not hold personal information.
The persistent cookies used on this website help us to improve the user experience of the site by giving us an insight into how it is being used. These include Google Analytics cookies, which are used to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our website and to help us improve the site structure, and Criteo cookies, which are used to run their technology enabling them to track and target the interests of their users on third party websites and also to personalise adverts when you are browsing other websites. You can remove persistent cookies by following the directions provided in your internet browser’s ‘help’ file.
During your visit to our website you may notice some cookies that are not related to us. This typically takes the form of embedded content from websites such as YouTube and social media bookmarks. When you visit a page with content embedded from these websites and opt to interact with this content you will be presented with cookies from them. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the third party websites for more information.
Managing, Disabling And Enabling Cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies from any website by modifying the settings in your browser. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, you can do this through your browser settings. For information about how to manage and disable cookies you can use the ‘Help’ function within your browser or please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. However, please note that by deleting or disabling cookies this could affect the functionality of our website and you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.