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GDPR – Cookies Policy

What is a cookie

Cookies are a small text file placed on your computer or device when using our website, some information may be collected automatically using 'cookies'. They help improve your experience when visiting our website. By doing so, this helps us to understand your browsing habits, monitor which pages you find useful, tailor our operations to your needs and remembering information about your preferences; and understand the number of visitors we have to our site so that we can analyse data about web traffic and helps us to improve our website.  

No information which identified you, such as your name address, email address or telephone number, is used to provide certain advertising. In order do display advertising tailored to you, Google and third party websites may place or recognise a unique cookie on your browser. This cookie does not collect personal information about you nor is it linked to any identifiable information about you. Cookies can be temporary or permanent.

Temporary cookies form part of the security process while you are using the website; permanent cookies identify the link you used to find our website, check your browser so that we can make sure that our website and services work well with your computer and to help us monitor traffic on our website.

We do not have any control over the advertisements you see on other third party websites however you can request to opt out or customise these advertisements by using the Google Ads Preference Manager.

Why are cookies used?

How do I manage my cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies when visiting our website Alternatively, you can disable cookies by following the instructions provided by your web browser, located within the ‘Help’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Edit’ facility.

If you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer:

  • Open 'Windows Explorer'
  • Click on the 'Search' button on the tool bar
  • Type 'cookie' into the search box for 'Folders and Files'
  • Select 'My computer' in the 'Look In' box
  • Click 'Search Now'
  • Double click on the folders that are found
  • 'Select' any cookie file
  • Use the 'Delete' button on your keyboard

If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should select 'cookies' in the 'Help' function for information on where to find your cookie folder.

We do not pass on, or sell cookies to any other companies. Further information on the use of and managing cookies can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

What cookies do we use?

We've set out below the cookies that we may use and those that are set by third parties on our website.

Cookie

Name

Purpose

More Information

_utma _utmb _utmc _utmz

Google Analytics

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. They keep track of when a visitor enters and leaves the website and any search engines and keywords that are used, including any personal and/or sensitive data.

Click here for more information about google analytics and how to disable this cookie

_cfduid

Cloud Flare

Security and performance script

Click here for more information about Cloud Flare cookie

Marketing - we use third parties to help provide customised advertising and other content to visitors to our Sites and other sites. We also use these cookies to limit what marketing or advertising is delivered to our customers. For example, if you have already completed your car insurance purchase, we will stop showing advertising related to the relevant quote.

So that we can offer you the best possible online experience, new services using cookies may be added to our site from time to time.  We aim to keep the cookies information provided here as accurate as possible and use all reasonable efforts to review and update the details. 

Although we audit the types of cookies that are used on our Sites, it is possible that the services we use may make changes to their cookie names and purposes. Some services, particularly social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, change their cookies regularly. Although we always aim to show you up-to-date information, we may not be able to reflect these changes in our policy straight away.