A cookie is a piece of information that a website puts on your computer so it can remember something about you or your device at a later date. The cookies on our website are either set by us or by third party partners and fall into the following categories:
First Party Session Management
These are typically required by us to make sure you can move freely from one page to another and so you can access and use certain services within the site. Normally these cookies only last while your browser is open and are deleted when it is closed. Some may need to remain for longer than the duration of your visit (session) or longer.
Cookie name Description Duration usca, uscc, uscd and uscv Used by our platform to identify the user, device and visit Between 30 minutes and 6 years usKampyleSession Used to measure the duration of a website visit session urefs Used to measure marketing performance 2 years rid Used to help debug website performance problems and identify web page requests Session _energy-new_session
Used by our platform, or our service providers, to remember your actions from page to page 3 months us-call-centre-created Used by our platform to record information relating to call centre pop-up Session top10tr Used by our platform to record when user visits from a search advertisement 6 hours ttvid Analytical cookie to help identify device 1 year account.session Used to remember actions from page to page 6 years account.created Records when a user creates a uSwitch.com account 1 hour _banking_click_id Used to identify and remember web behaviours or actions on our platform or our partners' platforms 24 hours _banking_eligibility_check_id Used by our platform, or our service providers, to remember soft credit check actions from page to page Session
Third Party Session Management
Cookie name Description Duration activequote.com-health-insurance
Used by our platform to remember your actions from page to page Up to 1 year
We want to ensure we provide a good experience. These cookies allow us to monitor how visitors use our website. This information provides us with anonymous statistics on how many people visit the website, where they have come from and the pages they visit so that we can continue to develop and improve the website and our services.
Third party Description ResponseTap Collects statistical information to help measure call centre interaction
Google Analytics Collects statistical information about how you use the site so that we can improve the site
usKampyleSelected Collects information about how you use the site
These cookies allow you to set and store preferences for the website, such as when you login to post comments or where you are offered the option to customise elements of the layout or content of the website. These cookies may also help us to monitor, debug and optimise the performance of the website.
Third party Description Social media integration
Social media integration
Disqus Provides commenting for our content
FullStory Helps monitor and debug website errors
Optimizely Helps measure and optimise website performance
Kampyle Helps us monitor the use of the site
These cookies allow third parties to identify what you find popular, allowing a more personalised and relevant selection of advertisements to be displayed when you browse the internet. They normally won't just be from us, but build an overall, but anonymous, picture of individuals' preferences based how they have browsed the internet, in order to deliver more relevant advertising.
Third party Description Adalyser Collects statistical information to help measure cross-channel marketing.
Google AdWords Tracks performance of advertising campaigns.
Facebook Ads Tracks performance of advertising campaigns.
Twitter Ads Tracks performance of advertising campaigns.
Yahoo Tracks performance of advertising campaigns.
Cadreon Tracks performance of advertising campaigns.
Bing Tracks performance of advertising campaigns.
Bluekai Collects information and tracks performance of advertising campaigns.
CrazyEgg Helps optimise and debug website.
Giosg.com Ltd Collects statistical information about how you use the site so that we can improve the site. https://www.giosg.com/terms-of-service
On-site banner advertisements
Through our advertising platform we may delegate positions on our website to other third party advertising agencies and networks who may serve advertising using cookies to our website.
Third party Description Bluekai http://www.bluekai.com/privacypolicy.php
So that we can offer you the best possible online experience, new services using cookies may be added to our site from time to time. We aim to keep the cookies information provided here as accurate as possible and use all reasonable efforts to regularly review and update the details. When we update these details we will post changes on this page so please check back frequently.
Updated: 27 April 2016