Cookie Policy

Making our website smarter to improve your experience

The following section provides more information about how cookies are used to help make our website user friendly and easy to use. But rest assured, none of the cookies used on Policy Expert store personally identifiable information.

Cookie FAQ's

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer by websites or when you open an email. These files are widely used across the internet to improve your experience by customising web pages and the content you see online. Cookies are not used to collect any personal information stored on your computer.

You can read more information about cookies and how they are used at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

How does Policy Expert use cookies?

Policy Expert use two types of cookies to enhance our website:

Persistent cookies are used to help identify customers when they return to the Policy Expert website. We use this information to remember your preferences and serve content tailored to your interests. These cookies are stored on your computer until you manually delete them.

Session cookies allow customers to carry information across pages of the website without having to re-enter information. For example if you login to your account and then visit our blog, you will be able to go back into your account without having to log back in. These cookies are temporary and are deleted when you close your browser.

Which cookies does the Policy Expert website use?

The following section explains which cookies might be set by Policy Expert when you visit our website.

Cookie name Cookie set by Purpose Cookie type

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Policy Expert

This cookie notes how the visitor arrived at the Policy Expert site (e.g. from a search engine).

If you disable this cookie then any voucher codes you are using won't work.

Persistent

Which cookies might be set by 3rd parties?

Policy Expert uses services from suppliers who may also set cookies on the Policy Expert site in order to deliver the services they provide.

The following is a list of cookies which they might set.

Cookie name Cookie set by Purpose Cookie type

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Google Analytics

Policy Expert uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google to track visitor information.

This cookie notes the number of times a visitor has been to the site, the date of their first and last visit.

More information about Google Analytics cookies are at the Google analytics website:
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Persistent

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Google Analytics

This cookie notes the date and time when a visitor enters the site.

More information about Google Analytics cookies are at the Google analytics website:
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Persistent

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Google Analytics

This cookie notes the date and time a visitor leaves the site.

More information about Google Analytics cookies are at the Google analytics website:
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Session

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Google Analytics

This cookie notes how the visitor arrived at the Policy Expert site (e.g. from a search engine). If you disable this cookie then any voucher codes you are using won't work.

More information about Google Analytics cookies are at the Google analytics website:
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Session

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UserVoice

Policy Expert uses services from UserVoice to power our feedback service on the site feedback.policyexpert.co.uk.

These cookies enable this service to work.

More information about UserVoice cookies is available at: http://www.uservoice.com/privacy/

Persistent

The Policy Expert website and emails also contain 'share' buttons which enable you to share information from the Policy Expert website with friends across a number of social networks. When you log in to their service these sites may also set one or more cookies. You should check the relevant privacy and cookie policies for those social network sites to determine what information they are gathering.

How to manage your cookies

If you choose to restrict or block cookies some parts of the Policy Expert website may not function properly, or in some cases, will not be accessible at all.

Removing or blocking cookies may also prevent us from determining whether you are eligible for promotions we may run from time to time.

You can find more information about how to manage your cookie and internet browser setting by visiting http://www.aboutcookies.org.