1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which contain information that’s downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visita website. When you visit the website again, or visit another website which recognises a cookie you’ve previously downloaded, your device communicates with the website and the website can read the information held in that cookie.
“First party cookies” come from the site you are currently using, for example, zurich.com. You can also enable "third party cookies", which are cookies placed by our approved business partners from a different website – for example should we use Google advertising services on zurich.com, their website cookies may be placed on the site you are visiting.
There are also different types of cookies, which do slightly different things;
“Session cookies” stay in place only for the duration of your visit to our website and are deleted at the end of your browsing session.
"Persistent cookies" remain on your device until the expiry date and time set by the website.
3. Accept or block cookies
You can block any cookies from any website by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. However, if you block all cookies you may not be able to access all or part of zurich.com. You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit the following links; Internet Exporer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.
4. Key third party providers
We use Webtrends services to measure how people use zurich.com. This may include information such as the link you followed to reach one of our web pages and your IP address.
For more information, including details of how to block Webtrends cookies specifically, please see here.
We use Oracle services to analyze user behavior on our website using the web analytics Oracle Infinity. All collected data are analyzed anonymously.
For more information, including details of how to block Oracle cookies specifically please see here.
Tealium provides a tag management system (TMS) which make it simple for us to implement, manage, and maintain tags on our websites. This may include information such as a unique identifier for each visitor, the number of pages viewed during the current session and the number of sessions for the visitor.
For more information, including details of how to block Tealium cookies specifically, please see here.
We use Facebook pixel to customise content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyse traffic to the site.
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We use LinkedIn Insight Tag to measure and leverage website audiences and demographics for LinkedIn ad campaigns.For more information, including details of how to block LinkedIn cookies specifically, please see here.
We use Twitter Conversion Tracking to reach Twitter users who recently expressed interest in Zurich by visiting our website.
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Last updated: April 2019.