Important information regarding cookies

Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM) uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience and to create a secure and effective website for our customers. By using this site you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device, unless you have disabled your cookies.
You can find out more about our cookies here.

Cookies

About Cookies on ilim.com (Irish Life Investment Managers)

When you browse ilim.com, we use cookies in a number of different ways to perform tasks and remember certain preferences.
To help you better understand how and why we use cookies on ilim.com, we've developed this guide. If you wish to manage how cookies are used and when, you can do so through your web browser settings.
The cookies used on ilim.com are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories:

For more information about cookies see the further reading below.

Strictly Necessary

Strictly Necessary cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas, shopping baskets and online billing. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.

We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to...

  • Remember things like information you've entered on forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session.
  • Make sure you connect to the right service on our website when we make any changes to the way the website works.

Cookies we have defined as Strictly Necessary cookies will NOT be used to...

  • Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you.
  • Remember your preferences or username beyond your current visit.


Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent these cookies we can't guarantee your security or predict how our website will perform during your visit.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'strictly necessary'.

Strictly Necessary Cookies
Has_js Tests whether your browser has JavaScript enabled. This cookie is removed when you leave the site.

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Performance

Performance cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies don't collect any information that could identify you - all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.

We use performance cookies to...

  • Provide statistics on how our website is used
  • See how effective our adverts are (we don't use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites)
  • Provide feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website. This lets our partners improve their website, but we don't allow our partners to reuse this information for further advertising
  • Help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur
  • Test different designs of our website

Cookies we have defined as Performance cookies will NOT be used to...

  • Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you on other websites
  • Remember your preferences or username beyond your current visit
  • Target adverts to you on any other website

In some cases, some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties, but we don't allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.

Using our site indicates that you accept the use of 'Performance' cookies.

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent them we cannot guarantee how our site will perform for you.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Performance'.

Performance Cookies
__utma, __utmb, __utmc,  __utmd, __utmv, __utmz Google Analytics (Google Analytics). This is what we use to measure activity on our website. Typically these cookies expire after 2 years.
Is_unique, is_unique1, landing,  Analytics cookies from StatCounter (StatCounter.com) These cookies record information such as the date and time of your visit, IP address, browser/operating system version, screen resolution, the link you used to access the page and other information. This data is used purely for statistical purposes and cannot be used to identify you individually. These cookies expire after 5 years.
PHPSESSID A session cookie set by statCounter (StatCounter.com) used to maintain information about each visit to the website and enable core site functionality. This cookie does not contain any personal information, and only lasts for the duration of a user’s visit, being deleted as soon as the user navigates away from ilim.com or closes the browser.

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Functionality

'Functionality' cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.

We use Functionality cookies to...

  • Remember settings you've applied such as layout, text size, preferences and colours.
  • Remember if we've already asked you if you want to fill in a survey.
  • Provide proactive live chat sessions to offer you support.
  • Show you when you're logged in to the website.
  • Share information with partners to provide a service on our website. The information shared is only to be used to provide the service, product or function and not for any other purpose.
  • Link to social networks like Facebook, who may subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites.

Cookies defined as 'Functionality' will not be used to...

  • Target you with adverts on other websites.

Some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties - where this is the case we don't allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.

You can control whether or not these cookies are used, but preventing them may stop us from offering you some services. Some of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may alternatively use the third parties' own tools to prevent these cookies.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Functionality'.

Functionality Cookies

ilim_cookie_agree

Checks whether you have accepted the Cookies Acceptance alert that appears when you visit the site for the first time. This cookie expires after 2 years.

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Targeting

'Targeting' cookies are linked to services provided by third parties. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.

There are a number of incidental targeting cookies on our site because we utilise YouTube and Google Maps to display content to you.  However, ILIM does not use these cookies for targeted advertising.

You can control whether or not these cookies are used, but preventing them may stop us from offering you some services
All of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may alternatively use the third parties' own tools to prevent these cookies.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Targeting'.

Targeting Cookies

S, SC, GAPS, NID, PREF, HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID, CAL, SID, khcookie

These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google maps on them.

These cookies range in duration from session to 2 years.

Demographics, dkv, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, use_hitbox, HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID, SID, ACTIVITY, LOGIN_INFO, PREF

These cookies are set by YouTube (Owned by Google). ILIM have no control of the cookies, which appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Youtube users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. These cookies do not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case they may be linked to your Google account.

These cookies range in duration from session cookies that expire when you leave the site to up to 10 years in duration.

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Further reading

Information about cookies

Useful information about cookies can be found here:
http://www.allaboutcookies.org (This is an external website with whom Irish Life Investment Managers has no affiliation or responsibility for content)

Internet Advertising Bureau

A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at:
http://www.youronlinechoices.eu (This is an external website with whom Irish Life Investment Managers has no affiliation or responsibility for content)

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