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Cookies


What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer and are commonly used on the internet. There are various types of cookies that perform different functions, such as remembering which items you have placed in your shopping basket or analysing your browsing behaviour to enable advertisers to present you with adverts more relevant to you and your interests. Cookies can be useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

We may use cookies to:

  • Collect information that will help us to distinguish visitors, to understand visitors browsing habits on our website and to improve their experience.
  • Compile statistical reports on website activity e.g., numbers of visitors, and the pages they visit.
  • Collect information that will allow us to tailor advertising to make it more relevant for you, based on your previous interactions with our website.
  • Remember information about you when you visit our site.

For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.


Accepting Or Rejecting Cookies

If you would prefer we did not collect data by this method, you can disable this function within your browser settings. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Below, we have set out the three categories of cookies that we may use on our website. These cookies are:

  • Essential Cookies (Functionality and Session cookies)
  • Analytics Cookies
  • Marketing Cookies

This website may also include third-party cookies, which are cookies not set by Bettersafe. In each of the three categories above, we have specified where third-party cookies are used.

The tables below set out the main cookies that we use on this site and what we use them for. The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on its type.


Essential Cookies

Functionality and Session Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, such as obtaining a quote or logging into your account, cannot be provided. Additionally, we would not be able to restore pages or communicate effectively between site pages such as a cart, wizards, etc. These cookies cannot be disabled.

These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.


Cookie

Purpose

Description

form_key

Functionality

A security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect the data from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF).

mage-cache-sessid

Functionality

The value of this cookie triggers the cleanup of local cache storage. When the cookie is removed by the backend application, the Admin cleans up local storage and sets the cookie value to true.

mage-cache-storage

Functionality

Local storage of visitor-specific content that enables e-commerce functions.

mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation

Functionality

Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated.

mage-messages

Functionality

Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to the user, such as the cookie consent message, and various error messages. The message is deleted from the cookie after it is shown to the shopper.

PHPSESSID

Functionality

To provide functions across pages.

private_content_version

Functionality

Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with customer content to prevent them from being cached on the server.

product_data_storage

Functionality

Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products.

recently_compared_product

Functionality

Stores product IDs of recently compared products.

recently_compared_product_previous

Functionality

Stores product IDs of previously compared products for easy navigation.

recently_viewed_product

Functionality

Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation.

recently_viewed_product_previous

Functionality

Stores product IDs of recently previously viewed products for easy navigation.

section_data_ids

Functionality

Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, check out information, etc.

mage-cache-timeout

Functionality

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

_grecaptcha

Functionality

This cookie is set by Google reCAPTCHA, which protects our site against spam enquiries on contact forms.

store

Functionality

Tracks the specific store view/locale selected by the shopper.

affiliate_id

Functionality

The ID of the affiliate system or referral for the case when customer starting browsing page by clicking on the link (button, banner, etc.) on another website or service, such as email, messages.

renewal

Functionality

User for any type of subscription (including policies) renewal.

bs_additional_data

Functionality

Encoded information about specific product attributes.


Analytics Cookies

These cookies are used to measure the traffic on our site. This ranges from; how users interact with our website, tracking the numbers of conversations, filtering out bot requests, etc.

Cookie

Purpose

Description

_ga

Statistics

To store anonymized statistics.

_gat

Statistics

To filter requests from bots.

_gat_gtag_UA_*_1

Statistics

To store and track conversion.

_gid

Statistics

To count and track pageviews.


Marketing & Tracking Cookies

These cookies collect several pieces of information about your browsing habits. They do this in order to provide you with targeted adverts more relevant to you and your interests. Although the cookies can track your visits around the web, they do not usually know who you are. Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests.

These cookies can be associated with services provided by a third party, but this is not always the case. Although they contain a unique key that is able to distinguish individual user browsing habits or store a code that can be translated into a set of browsing habits or preferences, all information these cookies collect is anonymised.

We use these cookies to monitor the traffic on our site for our different products.


Cookie

Purpose

Description

_fbp

Marketing/Tracking

To store and track visits across websites.

smc_car_hire

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_car_hire

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_conbined_gap

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_conbined_gap

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_lease_gap

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_lease_gap

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_not

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_refresh

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_sesn

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_spv

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_tag

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_tpv

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_uid

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_v4_*

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_credential

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc_identity

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smc-fp

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smct_last_ov

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.

smct_session

Marketing/Tracking

This is used to monitor website visitor behaviour.


Note: Bettersafe might change the list of requested Cookies above according to new features implementation and/or improvements without notifying visitors.