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Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier, that is sent to your computer or mobile phone browser from a website’s computer and is stored on your device’s hard drive.

On the Alcumus Insurance Services website, cookies allow us to identify your visit and to collect information about how you have used our site.

Alcumus Insurance Services will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set by the Alcumus Insurance Services’  website, you can do this through your browser settings. The help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Alcumus Insurance Services website. Visiting our website with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies tells us that you want to use Alcumus Insurance Services’  products and services and that you consent to our use of cookies.

You can find information on the cookies we use on the Alcumus Insurance Services website below.

Strictly necessary cookies

These help make our 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.

Cookie nameDetailsExpiry
OptanonConsentThis cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.1 year
OptanonAlertBoxClosedThis cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.1 year
ASP.NET_SessionIdGeneral purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Miscrosoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.Session

Performance Cookies

These help us to improve our website based on information such as which links are used most frequently or which pages receive the lowest number of visitors. They are not used to monitor an individual’s browsing activity.

Cookie nameDetailsExpiry
_ga_Q8T2S8QMDX_ga2 years
_gclxxxxGoogle conversion tracking cookie3 months
_gaThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.2 years
_gidThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.a few seconds
_ga_PJ77SMGQ7QThis cookie is required to assist in the processing of your data if you get an online quote.2 years

Targeting Cookies

These are small, encrypted files that collect user information and use it to show personalised content for that individual user.
Cookie name Details Expiry
_gat_UA-216825801-1 Google Analytics cookies a few seconds
CONSENT This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website. 2 years