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Google Analytics' terms require us to reproduce the following wording in this policy:
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 analyze 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.
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.
How to control and delete cookies
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The cookies used on the Direct Gap Insurance website include:
Google Analytics cookies: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz
Purpose: To record how many people are using the site and how they move around the site once they've arrived:
_utma tracks how many times (if any) you have visited the site before.
_utmb and _utmc are connected, and track how long you stay on the site.
_utmz tracks identifies where you've come from e.g. from a search engine or from another website.
Benefit: So service is available when you want it and fast, we measure numbers and volumes of visitors.
Data stored by cookies: No personal information about you, just information about your computer and your browser.
Duration of cookies:
_utma: Expires 2 years after your last visit to this site.
_utmb: Expires 30 minutes after your visit, or after 30 minutes of inactivity.
_utmc: Expires when you close your browser.
_utmz: Expires 6 months after it was last set.