COOKIES & SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES STATEMENT

This Cookies & Similar Technologies Statement (“CST Statement”) describes the different types of cookies and similar technologies that are used on www.pramerica.ie (the “Website”) of Prudential Systems Ireland, Limited. We may change this CST Statement at any time. Any changes in this CST Statement will become effective when we make the revised CST Statement available on or through the Website.

If you have any questions regarding this statement, please contact us by email at Privacy@Pramerica.ie, or write to us at the following address: Pramerica Systems Ireland Limited, c/o Naomi Hegarty, Pramerica Drive, Letterkenny Business and Technology Park, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, F92 W8CY.

WHAT ARE COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES?

Cookies are a standard feature of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to the Website. Cookies help us learn which areas of the Website are useful and which areas need improvement. For this purpose, we also use technologies similar to cookies, such as Flash Local Shared Objects (also known as Flash cookies) or pixel tags.

You can choose whether to accept the use of cookies and similar technologies in general by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you disable cookies and similar technologies, your experience on the Website may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

WHAT COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES DO WE USE

Below we list the different types of cookies and similar technologies that are used on the Website. To the extent any personal information is collected through cookies, our Privacy Statement applies and complements this CST Statement. A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to the Website. These cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser after using the Website. A persistent cookie will remain on your devices for a set period of time specified in the cookie. We use these cookies where we need to identify you over a longer period of time.

Essential Cookies. Essential cookies enable you to navigate the Website and to use its services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, the Website will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the Website or certain services or features.

Cookie Name Description Persistent or Session

 

1st party or 3rd party
viewed_cookie_policy Cookie popup message cookie Persistent 1st party

Preference Cookies.  Preference cookies collect information about your choices and preferences, and allow us to remember language or other local settings and customize the Website accordingly.

Cookie Name Description Persistent or Session

 

1st party or 3rd party
wfvt_434351695 Used to remember if someone is a logged in user Session 3rd Party (Wordfence)
wordfence_verifiedHuman

 

Used to determine if someone is a human or bot and identify repeat Session 3rd Party (Wordfence)
__be_sessionId_${id} Used by chat bot (includes session ID for the current conversation) Session 3rd Party (BotEngine)

Social Media Cookies.  Social media cookies collect information about social media usage.  The Website does not have any Social Media cookies.

Analytics Cookies. Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the Website and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Website, help us record any difficulties you have with the Website, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Website, rather than the usage of a single person. We use the information to analyze Website traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information.

Cookie Name Description Persistent or Session

 

1st party or 3rd party
_gid

 

Stores and updates a unique value for each visited

 

Session 1st party
_ga

 

Distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier Persistent 1st party
_gat_UA-74132832-1

 

Limits the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites Session 1st Party
PREF Stores user preference and can be used to personalise ads on google searches

 

Persistent 3rd Party (Google)
SID

 

Verifies a Google user account and most recent login time Persistent 3rd Party (Google)
SAPSID

 

Tracks usage of maps when Google Maps is utilized Persistent 3rd Party (Google)
HSID Verifies a Google user account and most recent login time Persistent 3rd Party (Google)
_ga

 

Monitors traffic to Pramerica.ie Persistent 3rd Party (Google)
_gat_UA-74132832-1

 

Limits the amount of data on high traffic volume websites Session 3rd Party (Google)
_gid

 

Monitors traffic to Pramerica.ie

 

Session 3rd Party (Google)
CandidateManager Web server / sends data to our server in Belgium Session 3rd Party (Candidate Manager)
ASP.NET_SessionId Used to track who is the currently logged in user Session 3rd Party (Candidate Manager)

Advertising Cookies. Advertising cookies are set to display targeted promotions or advertisements based upon your interests on the Website or to manage our advertising. These cookies collect information about your activities on the Website and other sites to provide you with targeted advertising.

Cookie Name Description Persistent or Session

 

1st party or 3rd party
APISID Analyze audience to improve Site design and content Persistent 3rd Party (Google)
SSID Analyze audience to improve Site design and content Persistent 3rd Party (Google)
NID Analyze audience to improve Site design and content Persistent 3rd Party (Google)

Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Services and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources.  You can learn about Google’s practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Browser or Device Information. Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, Internet browser type and version, and the name and version of the Website you are using. We use this information to ensure that the Website functions properly.

Physical Location. We collect the physical location of your device by, for example, using satellite, cell phone tower, or WiFi signals. We use your device’s physical location to provide you with personalized location-based services and content. We also share your device’s physical location, combined with information about what advertisements you viewed and other information we collect, with our marketing partners to enable them to provide you with more personalized content and to study the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. In some instances, you can allow or deny such uses and sharing of your device’s location, but if you do, we and our marketing partners may not be able to provide you with the applicable personalized services and content.

HOW DO I MANAGE COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES?

You can refuse or accept cookies from the Website at any time by activating the settings on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. Please refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Website may operate as intended.

If you want to clear all cookies left behind by the websites you have visited, here are links where you can download three programs that clean out tracking cookies: