Cookie Policy

Our cookie policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

To get the most out of our website, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies. However, you can restrict, block or delete cookies at any time by changing the cookie preferences in your browser.

Each browser is different, so please consult the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone / tablet's manual) to find out how to change your cookie preferences. Many browsers have universal privacy settings for you to choose from.

If you decline cookies, some features of our website may not work properly and you may not be able to access certain areas. For this reason we recommend that you accept cookies.

To learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, please visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window - please note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites).

Our use of cookies

The list below explains the cookies we use and why:

  • Google Analytics
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    • Purpose: These third-party cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The information is used to compile reports to improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. We also use a piece of technology to help us understand the demographics and interests of the people that visit our site. We do this to make the content of our site more relevant to our users and help us advertise our products better across the internet. For information on how to opt-out of interest based advertising on Google, please click here.
    • More information: Google privacy policy. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. Please note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites.
  • Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies
    • These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They remember the websites you have visited and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example we use 3rd party companies to provide you with more personalised adverts when visiting other websites.
    • You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer or mobile device without your explicit consent. Your browser “help” section will normally provide details on how to manage the cookie settings.

    Facebook Conversion Tracking Cookies

    We also use a technology called Facebook Conversion Tracking. This allows us to track visitors who have been referred through a Facebook page, application or advertisement and have then purchased a policy from us, or taken another specific action on one of our websites within a 30 day period.

    We will share with Facebook information regarding your visit to our website but this will not include any information specific to your purchase. Facebook will use this information to monitor on our behalf the effectiveness of our ads and apps.

    The information we share with Facebook will only be used in accordance with Facebook's data use policy www.facebook.com/about/privacy. Facebook Conversion Tracking may also enable us and our partners to serve advertisements on and off Facebook.