How we use Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

Few facts about cookies:

What types of cookies does Sky Insurance Group Limited use?

There are generally four categories of cookies: "Strictly Necessary", "Performance", "Functionality", and "Targeting". We routinely use all four categories of cookies on this site. You can find out more about each cookie category below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how you have used the Service, for example, information related to the unique username you have provided, so that less strain is placed on our backend infrastructure. These cookies may also be used to allow us to know that you have logged in so that we can serve you fresher content than a user who has never logged in. We also use cookies to track aggregate Service usage and experiment with new features and changes on the Service. The information collected is used to improve how the Service works.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow us to remember how you're logged in, whether you chose to no longer see advertisements, whether you made an edit to an article on the Service while logged out, when you logged in or out, the state or history of Service tools you've used. These cookies also allow us to tailor the Service to provide enhanced features and content for you and to remember how you've customised the Service in other ways, such as customising the toolbars we offer in the right column of every page. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.

Targeting Cookies

Sky Insurance Services Group Limited, our advertising partners or other third party partners may use these types of cookies to deliver advertising that is relevant to your interests. These cookies can remember that your device has visited a site or service, and may also be able to track your device's browsing activity on other sites or services other than any of the Websites owned or operated by Sky Insurance Services Group Limited. This information may be shared with organisations outside Sky Insurance Services Group Limited, such as advertisers and/or advertising networks to deliver the advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, or other business partners for the purpose of providing aggregate Service usage statistics and aggregate Service testing.

How long will cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.

First and third party cookies

First-party cookies are cookies that belong to Sky Insurance Services Group Limited, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Service. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for Sky Insurance Services Group Limited, for example to help us understand how our service is being used. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.

How to control and delete cookies

You will find instructions to delete cookies for example from here. If you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Website and other areas may not work properly. You can find out more information on cookie settings at third-party information sites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.

Summary of terms

Browser
Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. The most popular ones are Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Cookie
The message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, email address and interests.

IP (Internet Protocol)
All networks connected to the Internet speak IP, the technical standard which allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.

IP address
If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this 198.184.98.9 Web Server Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.

Any questions?
If you have any questions about our use of cookies, please feel free to email us at info@safelyinsured.co.uk

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