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 (opens in a new window)
There are four types of cookies used on the Zurich Life 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 Life website. Zurich Life 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
Please visit http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/privacy-policy.html to find out more.
Cookies used by Zurich Life's Irish websites
|Domain||Cookie Name||Cookie Type||Purpose||Expires|
|zurichlife.ie||JSESSIONID||Strictly Necessary||Session tracking||On user logout or browser exit|
|zurichlife.ie||BGSIJSESSIONID||Strictly Necessary||Broker Centre session tracking||On user logout or browser exit|
|zurichlife.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|
|zurichlife.ie||__utmb||Performance||Used to track a user's session||30 minutes|
|zurichlife.ie||__utmc||Performance||Used in conjunction with __utmb to track a visitor session||On browser exit|
|zurichlife.ie||__utmz||Performance||Used to determine how the user arrived at the site. Updated with each new page visited.||6 months|
|zurichlife.ie||isMobile||Functionality||Stores flag indicating whether the mobile version of the Broker Centre should be displayed.||1 year|
|zurichlife.ie||ZLIEagreeCP2013||Functionality||Stores flag indicating that the user has read the Zurich Life notice about cookie usage. The notice will not be displayed again if this cookie is set.||10 years|
|doubleclick.net||id||Targeting||DoubleClick Targeting Cookie||2 years|
|doubleclick.net||_drt_||Targeting||DoubleClick Targeting Cookie||12 to 24 hours|
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For more information about managing cookies and how to stop cookies being installed visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/ (opens in a new window)