Cookies are small data files which are sent to a user’s computer or mobile phone from a website and are stored on the hard drive of the user’s device. They are helpful because they assist a website to work better for a user.
On Find Insurance NI websites users can manage and/or delete cookies as they wish. Information about how to do this is provided in the section How to manage cookies.
A cookie is a small amount of data (which often includes a unique identifier) that is sent to a user’s computer or mobile phone from a website and is stored on the hard drive of a device. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to report on website traffic. Your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites.
Cookies on Find Insurance NI websites are used in a number of ways. A full list of all the cookies used across Find Insurance NI sites can be seen in the List of cookies used on Find Insurance NI sites.
Find Insurance NI uses a range of analytics tools to collect information about how people use its sites. This helps us make sure sites are meeting users’ needs and to find out how we could improve.
Analytics cookies store information about what pages people visit, how long they are on the site, how they got there and what they click on. Information supplied by cookies help Find Insurance NI to analyse the profile of visitors and provide them with a better experience.
Analytics cookies do not collect or store users’ personal information (for example, names or addresses), so this information cannot be used to identify individuals. Find Insurance NI does not allow analytics companies to use or share its analytics data.
Thirdparty cookies are not set directly by Find Insurance NI, but by thirdparty service or functionality providers.
Find Insurance NI uses suppliers who set cookies on Find Insurance NI websites in order to deliver the services that they are providing.
Find Insurance NI does not control the dissemination of these cookies. For more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, including how to optout, view their individual privacy policies listed below.
Cookie name – Description of cookie
Google Analytics – Google Analytics stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.How to reject or delete this cookie
How to manage cookies
Internet browsers allow users to manage their cookies. They can set their devices to accept all cookies, to let them know when a cookie has been set, or never to receive cookies. Each browser works in a different way: use the ‘Help’ menu in your browser to find out how to change your cookie preferences. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you should refer to your handset manual.
Please be aware that disabling cookies completely means that certain personalised features will not then be provided to that user and therefore they may not be able to make full use of all of the website’s features. Some cookies are not set by Find Insurance NI websites but by other sites which provide a service or functionality on Find Insurance NI websites. These are known as thirdparty cookies. Managing, deleting or blocking these cookies requires you to visit the websites of these third parties. Details are provided in the section Thirdparty cookies.
You can learn more about cookies and how to manage them at AboutCookies.org
List of cookies used on Find Insurance NI site(s):
Find Insurance NI – www.findinsuranceni.co.uk
Cookie name – Expires after – Description of cookie
_utma – 2 years – This keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
_utmb – 30 minutes – A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site.
_utmc – End of session – A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site having waited 30 minutes for another pageview to happen, and if it doesn’t, it expires.
_utmz – 6 months – This keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords used, and where in the world the site was accessed from.
To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.