Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Effective Date:
October 4, 2018

Websites operated by Starr Insurance Companies* (or “Starr”) use cookies for various purposes including to distinguish you from other users of our website, to assist with navigation between pages, to remember users’ preferences, to allow us to improve our websites over time, and to improve your experience while using our websites. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser, computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer or device’s hard drive.

When you visit a website operated by Starr, we may use cookies and these cookies maybe downloaded to the device from which you access the website. The cookies may collect information including but not limited to your use of the site, your interactions with the site, and the internet protocol (“IP”) address(es) associated with your use of the site. You may be unable to use some or all websites operated by Starr and/or features of those websites unless cookies and similar technologies are installed and active. Further, access to Starr’s websites may be limited in certain countries and geographical locations.

Starr uses cookies for the following purposes:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, by way of illustration, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These are cookies that allow us to recognise, record and/or count the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate through our website. These cookies assist Starr as we develop ways to improve how our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are able to locate what they are looking with ease.
  • Functionality cookies. These are cookies that are used to recognise you when you return to our website. These cookies allow us to personalise our websites’ content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These are cookies that record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

 

Cookie

Purpose and additional information, where applicable

__RequestVerificationToken

This cookie is essential for our site to prevent Cross-Site request forgery (XSRF/CSRF)

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/mvc/overview/security/xsrfcsrf-prevention-in-aspnet-mvc-and-web-pages

 

ASP.NET_SessionId

This cookie is essential for our site to store and retrieve application values as the user navigates in our site.

 

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms178581.aspx

.AspNet.ApplicationCookie

This cookie is essential for our site to store and retrieve application values as the user navigates in our site.

1P_JAR

This cookie is essential for our site and enables us to use Google Maps. This cookie is owned and set by Goggle CDN.

 

 Google has off-loaded static content (JavaScript code, images and CSS) to a gstatic.com domain in an effort to reduce bandwidth usage and increase network performance for the end user.

 

 

_ga

_ga_gtag_UA_123440206_1

_gid

GA1.1.101224492.1536933784

These cookie enables us to estimate our audience size, usage pattern and improve user experience. These cookies are owned and set by Goggle Analytics on our behalf.

 

https://policies.google.com/technologies/types?hl=en

 

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage#overview

NID

OGPC

These cookies are owned and set by Google and contributes to the personalization of Google Ads.

 

https://policies.google.com/technologies/types?hl=en

_hjIncludedInSample

 

This cookie enables us to log user behavior patterns in our site and improve user experience. This cookie is owned and set by Hotjar on our behalf.

 

https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/cookie-information

__hssc

__hssrc

__hstc

_ga

ajs_anonymous_id

ajs_group_id

ajs_user_id

hubspotutk

mp_34b2c3939599013bd0c86fabf1ed8c70_mixpanel

mp_6d7c50ad560e01715a871a117a2fbd90_mixpanel

 

These cookies enable us to log user behavior patterns in our site and improve the user experience. These cookies are owned and set by Hotjar on our behalf.

 

https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/cookie-information

__cfduid

__utma

__utmz

These cookies enable us to use JavaScript code, images and CSS from JQuery CDN

 

https://jquery.org/

sessionTest

This cookie enable us to process payment on our site. This cookie is owned and set by Barclays on our behalf.

 

https://www.barclays.co.uk/important-information/cookies-policy/

“X-Mapping-xxxxxxxx” (randomized)

 

Used by load balancer to persist user session

“cookies”

Used to prevent the "accept cookies" dialog from re-appearing once accepted

“starrus#lang” / “starruk#lang”

Contains the current language preference, populated by Sitecore, used in various scenarios to persist context language during page rendering

BNES_.AspNet.ApplicationCookie

This cookie is essential for our site to store and retrieve application values as the user navigates in our site.

BNES___RequestVerificationToken

This cookie is essential for our site to prevent Cross-Site request forgery (XSRF/CSRF)

ai_session

This is used by application insights to track appliation performance

ai_user

This is used by application insights to track appliation performance

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

You may be able to block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our websites.

*Starr Insurance Companies (or Starr) is the worldwide marketing name for the operating insurance and travel assistance companies and subsidiaries of Starr International Company, Inc. and for the investment business of C. V. Starr & Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries. Starr is a leading insurance and investment organization with a presence on five continents; through its operating insurance companies, Starr provides property, casualty, and accident and health insurance products as well as a range of specialty coverages including aviation, marine, energy and excess casualty insurance. Starr’s insurance company subsidiaries domiciled in the U.S., Bermuda, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and U.K. each have an A.M. Best rating of “A” (Excellent). Starr’s Lloyd’s syndicate has a Standard & Poor’s rating of “A+” (Strong).