Aflac Northern Ireland is a UK-based technology innovation centre, focused on delivering innovative technology solutions for Aflac customers in their time of need.
We are a subsidiary of the US-based Aflac, Inc., a supplemental insurance provider in the life and health category in the US and Japan, providing financial protection to more than 50m people worldwide.
Whenever you provide personal information, we are legally obliged to use it in line with all applicable laws concerning its protection, including the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations (referred to collectively in this Privacy and Cookies Policy as the "data protection regulations”).
a) What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone (all referred to here as a "device") web browser from a website's computer, and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your web browser if your browser's preferences allow it. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows. Similar technologies are also often used within emails to understand whether the email has been read or if any links have been clicked. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Aflac Northern Ireland website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time.
On Aflac Northern Ireland websites, cookies record information about your online behaviour and allow us to tailor our websites to user behaviour.
c) If third-party content is available on the Aflac Northern Ireland website, third-party cookies may be embedded in that content. Please note that during your visits to Aflac Northern Ireland websites you may notice some cookies that are not related to Aflac Northern Ireland. We may embed content from social media and other third party websites. These may include YouTube, Vimeo, Google Maps, Twitter, Facebook, SoundCloud, Vine, Instagram, Pinterest and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page containing such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites, and these third-party cookies may track your use of Aflac Northern Ireland website. Aflac Northern Ireland does not control the dissemination of these cookies, and you should check the relevant third-party's website for more information. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Aflac Northern Ireland website. Where Aflac Northern Ireland embeds content from social media and other third-party websites, some websites may use Google Analytics to collect data about user behaviour for their own purposes. Aflac Northern Ireland does not control this.
d) Aflac Northern Ireland cookies and how to reject cookies
Below are details of cookies set by services we use to better understand the use of the Aflac Northern Ireland owned websites. We use this data to continuously improve our service we offer.
Cookie: Google Analytics
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Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information (in an anonymous form that does not identify a visitor) including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.
More info: Click here for an overview of privacy at Google to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit the Google site.
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies.
It is important to note that if you change your browser settings and block certain cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of some features of Aflac Northern Ireland services, and we might not be able to provide some features you have previously chosen to receive.
If you have any questions or comments about this Cookies Policy, please contact the Aflac Northern Ireland team at Privacy@AflacNI.com.