Cookie Policy

This notice was updated on 22 May 2018.

Laurie Ross Insurance is a Trading Name of Laurie Ross Ltd registered in Scotland No SC053328.

Registered Office:

Laurie Ross Limited

7 Buchanan Street,

6th Floor,

Glasgow, G1 3HL.

We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Our Financial Services Register number is 311353.

In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 13, below;

 

“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;

 

“personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and

 

“We/Us/Our” means Laurie Ross Insurance, a limited company registered in Scotland under company number SC053328, whose registered address is 7 Buchanan Street, 6th Floor Glasgow G13HL.

Our Site is owned and operated by Laurie Ross Insurance, a limited company registered in England under company number SC053328, whose registered address is 7 Buchanan Street, 6th Floor Glasgow G13HL and whose main trading address is7 Buchanan Street, 6th Floor Glasgow G13HL.

We are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our Firm’s Registration Number is 311353

 

By using Our Site, you may receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for tracking website page views and activity. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.

All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

  • Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you can navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

  • Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

  • Targeting Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests.

  • Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

  • Session Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.

Name of Cookie

Time Set

_ga 2 Years (or until cleared)
_gid 24 Hours (or until cleared)
_gat_gtag 1 Minute (or until cleared)

 

For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy www.laurierosss.com/privacypolicy/

For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table in the next section.

Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the products and services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.

The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following analytics Cookies:

Name of Cookie Purpose &

Type

Provider Strictly Necessary
_ga Third party

Used to distinguish users

Google No
_gid Third party

Used to distinguish users

Google No
_gat_gtag Third Party

Used to throttle requests to Google

Google No

Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies, unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow and/or deny different categories of Cookie that We use.

In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835

Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge 

Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB

Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences

Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en

Please refer to your device’s documentation for  manufacturers own browsers.

We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. If We do so, details of the changes will be highlighted at the top of this page. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

 

If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact Us at info@laurieross.com, or by post at 7 Buchanan Street, 6th Floor Glasgow G1 3HL.

For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:

www.laurieross.com/privacy-policy/

www.laurieross.com/terms-of-business/