Are there different types of cookies?
Yes. Some cookies are only placed on your computer for the duration of your visit to our website – these are called 'session based' cookies and automatically expire when you close your browser. The other type of cookie is known as a 'persistent" cookie', which stays on your computer for a period of time until they expire or are removed.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies serve different purposes and can be categorised as follows:
Strictly Necessary Cookies – These cookies are necessary in order for certain parts of our website to work, for example obtaining an insurance quote.
Performance Cookies – These cookies allow us to analyse use of our website, including the time spent on the site, which pages are visited and if error messages occur. They do not collect any personal information meaning that the data is anonymous.
Functional Cookies – These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation for example they enable the use of Live Chat.
Targeting Cookies – These cookies analyse online marketing campaigns and allow third-party websites to show you adverts based on what you appear to be interested in.
Social Media Cookies – These cookies enable you to share our content with your friends via social media. They also analyse online marketing campaigns and allow third-party websites to show you adverts based on what you appear to be interested in.
What are first/third party cookies?
First party cookies are cookies which are set by Ageas. They enable certain functions to work such as when you obtain a quotation or buy a policy, they remember your preferences and are also used for analysis to help us enhance the performance of our website. They can only be read by Ageas.
We also use some Third party cookies. These are cookies which are set by carefully selected third parties and are used to help analyse your use of our website and to allow third party websites to show you adverts based on what you appear to be interested in.
Changing your cookie preferences
You can change your cookie preferences at any time via the ‘manage cookie settings’ button at the top of this page.
Please note, where you give your consent for us to place certain cookies on your device and then subsequently withdraw your consent, the cookie will remain on your device however we will block the cookie so that they can no longer be used. If you wish to remove cookies from your device you will need to do this via your browser settings.
Further useful information about cookies, including how to remove them from your browser, can be found at: www.allaboutcookies.org.