Privacy & Cookies Policy

Privacy & Cookies Policy

This privacy policy is for the website: www.breatheinsurance.co.uk, which is owned and operated by Breathe Insurance Brokers Ltd & governs the privacy of those who choose to use it.

The policy sets out different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of users, the website and website owners. It outlines the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information.

Use of Cookies

Following an EU directive, the law now requires UK websites to obtain consent from you when cookies may be stored on your computer.

BY USING THIS WEBSITE YOU CONSENT TO HAVING COOKIES STORED ON YOUR DEVICE. YOU MAY WITHDRAW THIS CONSENT AT ANY TIME BY DELETING THE COOKIES AND DISCONTINUING USE.

What Are Cookies?

A “cookie” is a small text file that is stored on your device by its web browser. Almost all websites instruct a web browser to store one or more cookies for performance, functional or tracking reasons.

Further information about cookies and how they work can be read on Wikipedia, or on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

How Does This Website Use Cookies?

This website uses cookies for its functionality and to gather anonymous information about visitors’ behaviour to analyse how the website is performing. Also, we use some third-party analytical tools and social widgets that set cookies.

Which Cookies Will Be Set By Using This Website?

First-party cookies (set by this domain)

These cookies are for website performance, functionality and reporting statistics of page visits. They are deleted automatically when you close your web browser.

Third-party cookies (set by other domains)

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Social Buttons

Social buttons placed on this website help you to directly connect with us on each social networking service. Whether or not you connect, are logged in, or have signed up, each service will place one or more cookies on your device to facilitate the connection action, and may also track the websites you visit. This information is used differently by each service and may or may not be linked to your profile(s), so it is advisable to review the services’ respective privacy policies from time to time.

Can I Block Cookies?

In its default setup, your web browser will accept cookies. You can set your web browser to disallow cookies from this website but it may affect its operation now or if we introduce new features in the future, so we hope that you will continue to allow cookies to help us improve the experience our website delivers.

Managing cookies in:

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website do so at their own discretion and provide any personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until such time as it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998.

The website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products and services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions you may have asked. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter programme the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted or if you have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service to which the newsletter relates. Your details are not passed on to any third parties other than as necessary to obtain insurance quotations and arrange insurance.

Resources

Data Protection Act 1998