Alan Boswell Cookies

This website uses cookies to help you in your interactions with the site.

Cookies are small files placed on your computer's hard drive, or in your browser memory, when you visit our website. It helps us speed things up for you when you come back. It tells us what parts of the site you visit, what you like and what's most relevant to you. What cookies don't do is store any personal or confidential information about you.

To ensure you get the best from our website, we advise that users keep cookies active on their machine whilst visiting our website.

You may not be able to access certain existing client features or apply for new products if you browse with cookies disabled.

In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit the Alan Boswell website and how to reject or delete those cookies. If you wish to read the Alan Boswell Cookie Policy, this can be found in the Cookie Policy section.

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How to control and delete cookies

Alan Boswell will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by Alan Boswell, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Alan Boswell website.

List of the main Alan Boswell cookies

This is a list of the main cookies set by the Alan Boswell website, and what each is used for.

Cookie Name Purpose
ASP.NET_SessionID

This is a session cookie and provides a unique ID to track your session from page to page. This is important to enable us to remember your details as you view different pages.

This cookie is an essential part of the Alan Boswell website and if blocked or removed quotation / enquiry features will be unavailable.

client

This cookie is used to store important system details between enquiries and quotation facilies.

The data held within this cookie are indetifiers which refer to your details on our back office systems. All information held within is encrypted.

This cookie is an essential part of the Alan Boswell website and if blocked or removed quotation / enquiry features will be unavailable.

quote

This cookie is used to store important system details regarding a specific quotation process.

The data held within this cookie are indetifiers which refer to your details on our back office systems. All information held within is encrypted.

This cookie is an essential part of the Alan Boswell website and if blocked or removed quotation features will be unavailable.

payment

This cookie is used to store important system details when using the 'make a payment' facility.

The data held within this cookie are indetifiers which refer to your details on our back office systems. All information held within is encrypted.

This cookie is an essential part of the Alan Boswell website and if blocked or removed make payment features will be unavailable.

lgn_{cookiename}

These represent a 'token' indicating whether you have authenticated within a certain area (e.g. Teachers Insurance).

The information stored within holds no personally identifiable information or passwords. All information within is fully encrypted.

This cookie is an essential part of the Alan Boswell website and if blocked or removed existing client features will be unavailable.

tracking

Used to store the anonymous tracking information about your visit to Alan Boswell.

The information stored:

  • The amount of visits you have made to Alan Boswell
  • The referring website which brought you to Alan Boswell
  • Pay-Per-Click (PPC) information holding which advert brought you to our site
  • The affiliate that may have brought you to us

This cookie is not an essential part of Alan Boswell and can be safely blocked / removed.

acceptcookies

This cookie is stored to represent whether the cookie panel will be displayed at the top of the page.

This cookie expires after 30 days from creation.

This cookie is not an essential part of Alan Boswell and can be safely blocked / removed.

hidePopup

This cookie is stored to represent whether any prompts will be displayed on a page after a delay.

This is a session cookie and is destroyed when closing your browser.

This cookie is not an essential part of Alan Boswell and can be safely blocked / removed.

Cookies set by Third Party sites

Alan Boswell uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on the Alan Boswell website on its behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

Cookie Name Description
Google Analytics

Alan Boswell uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of Alan Boswell and compile reports for us on activity on this site.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using Alan Boswell, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How to reject or delete this cookie

http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

What does this site specifically use cookies for?

Session cookies

Most of the cookies we use are session cookies, lasting only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. No personally-identifiable data is collected. These simply enable us to identify that the same person is moving from page to page.

We store and collect the following information via session cookies:

A unique ID to track your session from page to page, which is vitally important to enable us to keep you signed in whilst you service your accounts online and to keep your session open whilst you apply for new products.

An internal tracking cookie to allow the recording of source websites (referrers), specific campaign information and pay-per-click (PPC) campaign identifiers.

Persistent cookies

We also use certain cookies that are persistent, meaning that they last beyond your session enabling an enhanced user-experience when you return to the site.

This site uses Google Analytics (www.google.com/analytics) to allow us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personally-identifiable information, but it does use your computer's IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site.

Additional information

From time to time, we may embed external content from third party websites (e.g. Facebook, YouTube) within our website. These websites may utilise cookies and the Privacy Policy that will apply to such third-party content will be published on the website of the of that third-party content provider.

Opting out of cookie usage

You can stop third party cookies (such as those we use for Google Analytics) being stored on your computer by blocking third party cookies from within your browser. Blocking these cookies will not impact your browsing experience.

You can also block all cookies through your browser - however, you may find that many areas of our site will no longer work so we would recommend against this.

For further information about managing and disabling cookies, you can refer to your browser's help section or user guide. Alternatively, the Interactive Advertising Bureau has produced a guide (see www.allaboutcookies.org) which explains to users how cookies work and can be managed.

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