Zurich in the UK

Cookie policy

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The following is a list of cookies used by Zurich's UK websites hosted by the zurich.co.uk domain. Cookies used by other Zurich UK websites linked to from this website are also listed.

A) System cookies

Cookie name

Host domain


Site: My Zurich (Car insurance quote & buy and customer login area)
URL: myzurich.co.uk
ASP.NET_SessionId myzurich.co.uk Session
zMotorz (various) myzurich.co.uk Session
Site: Zurich in the UK
URL: www.zurich.co.uk/home
Navajo zurich.co.uk Session
Snapexitsurvey zurich.co.uk Session
IGIP emea2.recruitmentplatform.com   Session
MTTRACEACT emea2.recruitmentplatform.com Session
SACCOUNTNAME (Secure) emea2.recruitmentplatform.com Session
SUSERLOGIN (Secure) emea2.recruitmentplatform.com Session
USERLANGUAGE emea2.recruitmentplatform.com Session
JSESSIONID (Secure) recruitmentplatform.com Session
IGIP v20.recruitmentplatform.com Session
MTTRACEACT v20.recruitmentplatform.com Session
SACCOUNTNAME (Secure) v20.recruitmentplatform.com Session
SUSERLOGIN (Secure) v20.recruitmentplatform.com Session
USERLANGUAGE v20.recruitmentplatform.com Session
Op1573homepagerightmoduleid zurich.co.uk 1 month
Site: Other Zurich UK websites
URL: www.zurich.co.uk/xxxx
ASPSESSIONIDXXXXXXXX (various) zurich.co.uk Session
_ZCS_SCHEME zurich.co.uk 1 year
Site: Zurich Graduate
URL: www.zurich.co.uk/graduates
r1 bs.serving-sys.com Session
u2 serving-sys.com 1 year
Site: New World of Risk
URL: www.zurich.co.uk/newworldofrisk
BIGipServermoss-internet.rz.ch.zurich.com_80   zurich.co.uk Session
Site: BrokerZone
URL: www.zurich.co.uk/commercial
ASPSESSIONIDCQCCQCAS spo.zurichcommercial.co.uk Session


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B) Web analytics cookies

Cookie name

Host domain


Site: My Zurich (Car insurance quote & buy and customer login area)
URL: myzurich.co.uk
evap13570 motor.myzurich.co.uk 1 year
evas13570 motor.myzurich.co.uk 30 mins
evav13570 motor.myzurich.co.uk 1 year
evap28211 client.myzurich.co.uk 1 year
evas28211 client.myzurich.co.uk 30 mins
evav28211 client.myzurich.co.uk 1 year
TBC (Coremetrics 1) TBC Session
TBC (Coremetrics 2) TBC TBC
Site: Zurich in the UK
URL: www.zurich.co.uk/home
WT_FPC zurich.co.uk 10 years
WEBTRENDS_ID zurich.co.uk Session 
s1 uk.sitestat.com 5 years
Site: Other Zurich UK websites
URL: www.zurich.co.uk/xxxx
xx (various) uk.sitestat.com 5 years
__utma (Google Analytics) zurich.co.uk 2 years
__umtb (Google Analytics) zurich.co.uk 30 mins
__umtc (Google Analytics) zurich.co.uk Session
__umtz (Google Analytics) zurich.co.uk 6 months
Site: My Community Starter
URL: www.mycommunitystarter.co.uk
__utma (Google Analytics) .wizard.communitytoolkit.co.uk 2 years
__umtb (Google Analytics) .wizard.communitytoolkit.co.uk 30 mins
__umtc (Google Analytics) .wizard.communitytoolkit.co.uk Session
__umtz (Google Analytics) .wizard.communitytoolkit.co.uk 6 months




C) Ad network cookies

Cookie name

Host domain


Site: My Zurich (Car insurance quote & buy and customer login area)
URL: myzurich.co.uk
id doubleclick.net 2 years
Site: Zurich Life Assurance
URL: www.zurich.co.uk/life
id doubleclick.net 2 years
test_cookie doubleclick.net 1 day

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent to a web browser by a web server.

Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of each browsing session (typically when the web browser is closed).
Persistent cookies remain until the expiry date and time set by the web server (or otherwise manually deleted by the user).

1st party cookies originate from the same domain as the website being visited (in this case zurich.co.uk)
3rd party cookies originate from a domain that is different to the website being visited (for example this website uses cookies set by doubleclick.net and uk.sitestat.com).

How do Zurich use cookies?

Zurich make use of cookies in two ways;

  • By assigning visitors to our website(s) with a unique session identifier in the form of a randomly generated combination of characters. This allows us to identify unique browsers within and across multiple browsing sessions. We do this for a variety of reasons and the list below explains these in detail. It is important to note however that these cookies do not contain any personal information and cannot be used by themselves to identify individual users.

  • We also use cookies to store your website preferences, either explicit or implied. For example to ensure that you see content in your desired language.

Cookies used by Zurich's UK websites

We have grouped together the cookies we use according to their usage;

A) System cookies

1. Content management & navigation

  • To provide site navigation

  • To enable search and e-commerce functionalities

  • To ensure you are not invited to complete a questionnaire or site survey that you have already completed or told us that you do not want to see again

2. Content optimisation

  • To allow us to tailor our content to match your preferences, for example to show a button that allows you to retrieve a saved insurance quotation

  • To ensure we don’t show you duplicate content as you navigate our site

  • To ensure consistency of content if you return to our website

View a list of system cookies

B) Web Analytics cookies

To compile anonymous, aggregated website usage statistics in order to help us to maintain and improve the performance of our website and the other online services we provide

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

To opt out of being tracked by Comscore Digital Analytix (Sitestat) please visit Comscore

To opt out of being tracked by Webtrends across all websites please click here

View a list of web analytics cookies

C) Ad Network cookies

  • DoubleClick: We use Google Analytics remarketing codes to log when users view specific pages or take specific actions on a website. This allows us to provide targeted advertising in the future. If you do not wish to receive this type of advertising from us in the future you can opt out using the DoubleClick opt-out page or the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

  • To measure the effectiveness of our online advertising campaigns we use 3rd party cookies set by doubleclick.net. For example, for measuring how many unique browsers have seen a particular advertisement and how many of those subsequently visit our website. The data we, or Doubleclick, collect using cookies does not identify individual users. Doubleclick have their own privacy policy which will tell you how they use cookies and data tags. Please visit http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/privacy-policy.html to find out more.

View a list of ad network cookies

We only use cookies for the purposes stated above and where necessary for the provision of a specific service or functionality that you have requested from us (for example logging into a members area or obtaining an insurance quotation).

You can set your browser to reject cookies but if you do so you will be unable to use some areas of our website(s) and other websites on the internet.

For more information about how to reject cookies please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies/