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Last Updated: April 2013

 

What are cookies?

"Cookies" are small text files sent from a website to the hard drive of a user's computer to store bits of information related to that user. Cookies can store information about users, including IP addresses, navigational data, server information, data transfer times, user preferences, and passwords needed to access the special areas on our site.
For more information about cookies and how to stop cookies being installed visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org

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How do Zurich General use cookies?

Zurich General uses cookies for the purpose of storing and retrieving session information in our on-line systems, and for analysing traffic on our site. No Customer Data or Sensitive Data is stored in the cookies.
There are four types of cookies used on the Zurich General websites:

1. Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.

2. Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Zurich General website. Zurich General uses Google Analytics to track anonymized usage statistics for the site. This data is used to analyse how frequently people visit the site, how the website is found and which pages are most frequently viewed. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. This information is combined with data from thousands of other users to create an overall view of website use, and is never identified individually or personally. These cookies are only used to identify ways to improve the website. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

For more information about Google Analytics, and the cookies it sets, please visit: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies

3. Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow us to remember choices you make (such as mobile device preferences).

4. Targeting Cookies
To measure the effectiveness of our online advertising campaigns we use 3rd party cookies set by doubleclick.net. For example, for measuring how many unique browsers have seen a particular advertisement and how many of those subsequently visit our website. The data we, or Doubleclick, collect using cookies does not identify individual users. Doubleclick have their own privacy policy which will tell you how they use cookies and data tags.

Please visit http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/privacy-policy.html to find out more.

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Cookies used by Zurich General's Irish websites

Domain Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Expires

zurich.ie             

ASPSESSIONID   

Strictly Necessary

Session tracking

On close of browser

zurich.ie      

__utma      

Performance

This cookie 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.

2 Years

zurich.ie      

__utmb     

Performance

Used to track a user's session

 

1 Day

zurich.ie      

__utmc      

Performance

Used in conjunction with __utmb to track a visitor session

 

On close of browser

zurich.ie      

__utmz      

Performance

Used to determine how the user arrived at the site. Updated with each new page visited.

 

6 Months

DoubleClick

id

Tracker 

DoubleClick Targeting Cookie

 

6 Months

www.zurichinsurance.ie

ASP.NET_SessionId

Strictly Necessary

Tracking

On close of browser

www.zurichinsurance.ie

is_non_mobile

Strictly Necessary

Stores flag indicating whether the mobile version of the Broker Centre should be displayed.

Session

www.zurichinsurance.ie

BIGipServermoss-internet.rz.ch.zurich.com_80

Strictly Necessary

Tracking

On close of browser

www.zurichinsurance.ie

Webtrends_id

Performance

 

Tracking

On close of browser

www.zurichinsurance.ie

WT_FPC

Performance

 

Tracking

10 Years

www.zurichinsurance.ie

__utma 

Performance

 

This cookie 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.

2 Years

 

www.zurichinsurance.ie

__utmb 

Performance

 

Used to track a user's session

 

1 Day

www.zurichinsurance.ie

__utmc                 

Performance

 

Used in conjunction with __utmb to track a visitor session

 

On close of browser

www.zurichinsurance.ie

__utmz 

Performance

 

Used to determine how the user arrived at the site. Updated with each new page visit.

1 Day

DoubleClick         

id

Tracker 

DoubleClick Targeting Cookie

 

2 Years

DoubleClick         

uid

Tracker 

DoubleClick Targeting Cookie

 

1 Day

MediaMath

uuid

Tracker 

MediaMath Targeting Cookie

 

1 Year

MediaMath

01AI

Tracker 

MediaMath Targeting Cookie

 

1 Year

MediaMath

HRL8

Tracker 

MediaMath Targeting Cookie

 

1 Month

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Enabling/Disabling Cookies

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