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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.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org 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.
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.
|OptanonConsent||This 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 It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category.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|
|OptanonAlertBoxClosed||This 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_SessionId||General 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|
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.
|_gclxxxx||Google conversion tracking cookie||3 months|
|_ga||This 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|
|_gid||This 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_PJ77SMGQ7Q||This cookie is required to assist in the processing of your data if you get an online quote.||2 years|
Targeting CookiesThese are small, encrypted files that collect user information and use it to show personalised content for that individual user.
|_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|