What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file which can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. It stores a small amount of encrypted data which can be retrieved by the same website and in some cases other websites in the future. Cookies do not present a security risk to your computer, do not contain any personal information and are in no way associated with the problems of viruses, malware and such like.
Some websites use tracking cookies from advertising companies which allow the advertising company to show targeted advertisements to you when you visit any website that participates with the advertising network. ActiveQuote does not use tracking cookies. If you wish to avoid tracking cookies we recommend you 'opt-out' from them specifically rather than disabling all cookies. See How to Opt-Out below for information on how to do this.
To receive quotes and comparison on ActiveQuote.com you will need to have cookies enabled in your browser. These are essential to the functionality we offer and we would be unable to provide our sophisticated functionality without them.
To learn more about cookies and how to control or delete them, visit aboutcookies.org
The following is a detailed list of the cookies that are used by ActiveQuote and their purpose.
|Cookie origin||Cookie name||Purpose of cookie|
|ActiveQuote||ASP.NET_SessionId||This cookie allows us to associate each of the pages that you visit on our website with each other and thereby allows us to present the correct quotes and comparison to you. This cookie is deleted when you close the browser.|
|ActiveQuote||.ASPXAUTH||This cookie keeps you signed in to our website and ensures the content you are viewing is secure. It is deleted when you close the browser and is necessary to access secure areas of our site such as the quotes, comparison and "my account" pages.|
|ActiveQuote||activequote.com-health-insurance||This cookie is retained by your computer between visits to our site so we can maintain your preferences for up to 12 months. It contains no personal information and is not used by any 3rd parties.|
How to Opt-Out
If you have concerns about how advertising companies may use data from tracking cookies then you can quite easily opt-out from these programs.
The Network Advertising Initiative is a collective website for advertising groups who offer a rather useful service. By following the link below you can choose the advertising networks you'd prefer to ignore you, alternatively you can opt out from all advertisers.
Network Advertising Initiative Behavioral Advertising Opt-Out
If you'd prefer an all-in one solution, Google offer a plugin available for all browsers which performs the same functionality:
Google Advertising Cookie Opt-out Plugin
Please note: These links will take you away from ActiveQuote.com; we cannot be responsible for the content of external websites.
Google analytics Opt out
If you wish to opt out of google analytics please click on the hyper link above. This link will take you away from ActiveQuote.com; we cannot be responsible for the content of external websites.