Allianz is committed to ensuring that your personal information and privacy is protected.
By using our website and online platforms (“websites”), you agree to us placing cookies on your computer, smartphone or other device. Here’s what you need to know about cookies, how and why we use them and how to manage your cookie settings.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded and stored in the memory of your computer or other device when you visit a website. The information stored on the cookie allows the website to recognise your device when you revisit a website or browse its pages. Cookies are used to make websites work or work more efficiently, but cookies alone cannot be used to identify you. The cookie itself does not keep any of the data it collects.
- help us provide you with a better experience
- track your preferences
- save time by recognising your device when you visit our website/s
- help prevent the missuse of the websites
- improve the websites usability and ensure it operates correctly
- understand how you move around our website
We also use cookie technology to ensure that we maintain your confidentiality and security as you move through secure or password protected areas of the website, where you have registered for any of our online services.
If you ever ask us to ‘Remember my device’ to allow you to log on more easily, we will use a persistent cookie to make it work. This allows us to obtain information about your visits and about the device you use to access our websites. This includes where available, your IP address and pseudonymous identifiers, operating system and browser type.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use four categories of cookie on our websites:
Strictly Necessary cookies are required for the operation of the website and cannot be switched off.
These cookies are essential for you to use our website and enable our back-end services to function. You can set your browser to block or tell you about these cookies, but we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our websites if you do so.
We use Strictly Necessary cookies to access secure areas of the website and remembering information you have previously entered to complete a form (e.g. retrieval of a quote).
Performance Cookies collect information about how visitors use our websites.
These cookies don’t collect information that can identify a visitor, all the information collected is anonymous.
We use Performance Cookies to improve how our website works and monitor its performance. They enable us to know where our website visitors have come and count visits. They help us see how visitors use the site ensuring users can find what they are looking for easily.
Third party cookies
Some cookies are set by Allianz (“first party cookies”) whereas others are set by third party companies (“third party cookies”).
Third party cookies are cookies placed by our approved business partners from a different website, for example, where a page has embedded content from other sites, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the setting of third party cookies and recommend you check the privacy and cookie policies of those websites for information about them and how to manage them. We can’t accept any responsibility for any content contained in these third party websites.
How long do cookies last?
The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on its type:
- “Session cookies” are temporary and are deleted every time you close your browser.
- “Persistent cookies” stay on your computer until they expire or until you delete them from your device’s cache.
Accepting or rejecting cookies
You’re in control of the cookies that we store and you can use your Cookie Settings to manage them for this and future visits to our website.
Without certain types of cookies enabled, we can’t guarantee that the website and your experience of it are as we intended it to be. You can manage your cookie settings using the link below.
Your selected options in the panel will be remembered when you visit the site in the future. You can change your settings at any time.
Alternatively, most web browsers provide some control of most cookies within the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set visit: