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Cookies used on our website

The tables below detail the cookies we use, the type of data stored, and how long it is stored for.

ASP.NET

Stores the session ID that is required for ASP.NET to function properly.

Name Type Lifetime Data Stored
ASP.NET_SessionId
ASP.NET  Session The ASP.NET session ID

Cookie Popup

Tracks if the visitor has agreed to the Cookie Popup in order to hide it in subsequent visits.

Name Type Lifetime Data Stored
cookie_acceptance_level
Cookie Popup
1 year
Saves the cookie settings' choice

Visitor Survey

Tracks how long the visitor is on the site, how many pages they have clicked through and whether they have declined the survey or asked to fill in later.

Name Type Lifetime Data Stored
page_counter
Visitor Survey
Session
How many pages were visited
page_last
Visitor Survey
Session
The last page visited
show_survey_popup_time
Visitor Survey
Session
The time the survey popup is to be shown
survey_showed_id
Visitor Survey
Session/
1 year
The ID of the survey - Stored in session if visitor answered to fill survey later

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. (Google) that tracks which pages are visited and how long a particular visitor stays on the site. Google uses aggregated statistical information to provide Aegon with an understanding of how users are using the Aegon website. Google is only allowed to provide this information to third parties if Google has a statutory obligation to so or to the extent that the third parties are processing the information on Googles behalf. You can find further information about Google Analytics here and here.

Name Type Lifetime Data Stored
__utma Google Analytics
2 years
__utma tracks the number of times a visitor has visited the site, the date of their first visit, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like days and visits to purchase.
__utmb  Google Analytics
30 minutes
__utmb takes a time stamp of the exact time when a visitor enters a site. B and C cookies calculate the duration of a visit.
__utmc
Google Analytics
Session
__utmc takes a timestamp of the exact time when a visitor leaves a site. B and C cookies calculate the duration of a visit.
__utmz
Google Analytics
6 months
__utmz keeps track of the site a visitor came from, what search engine he used, the keywords he used and their location. This cookie is how Google Analytics knows to whom and to what source / medium / keyword to assign the credit for a Goal Conversion or an Ecommerce Transaction.

AddThis

AddThis provides users with the option of sharing stories on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. To deliver this service we link to a third party website called AddThis. By using AddThis, AddThis will automatically be setting cookies as you navigate Aegon.com. If you use the share buttons on Aegon.com, you will be directed to a website controlled by AddThis. We have no control over the cookies that AddThis sets when you use its services. These cookies are set on the .addthis.com website. AddThis generates anonymous statistics in relation to the Aegon.com and creates reports on their website which are stored by AddThis.

For more information on what cookies AddThis uses, please refer to the AddThis privacy policy. You can opt out of addthis.com cookies

Name Type Lifetime Data stored
Uid AddThis 2 years
Uniquely assigned machine-generated user ID
di/dt AddThis
1 month
Maintenance cookies that help manage the expiration of other cookies
Bt AddThis  8 months
User interest modelling
Uvc AddThis  2 years
Measures how often we see an AddThis user
ssc/psc/uvc AddThis
2 years
These cookies are used in recording user sharing and social activity
Loc AddThis
2 years

Geolocation, used to help publishers know approximately where people sharing information are located. (State level)

iFrame cookies

At this moment we have iframes to Google Maps, YouTube, SlideShare and Dropbox. The use of cookies by these parties is out of Aegon's control. Aegon cannot therefore control the lifetime, data stored, etc. Aegon recommends that you click on the links below to read more on the use of cookies by these respective parties.

Dropbox

Cookie name(s) __utma, uc_session
Data stored Unique number that identify your browser and history as well as some Analytics tracking.
What is the lifetime?
uc_session expires when you close your browser, the __utma cookie will stay up to 2 years.
Read more link
Dropbox Privacy Policy
Dropbox Cookies 

YouTube

Cookie name(s) ACTIVITY, APISID, GEUP, HSID, LOGIN_INFO, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SSID, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC, demographics
Data stored Various unique identifiers, as well as login information that may relate to a Google account.
What is the lifetime? Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a YouTube video, although some expire sooner.
Read more link Google explains its cookie use on this page

Google Maps

Cookie name(s) SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF
Date stored Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options such as preferred zoom level.
What is the lifetime? Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map.
Read more link Google explains his Cookie use on this page

Slideshare

Cookie name(s) __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz, SERVERID, UID, UIDR, mc
Data stored Unique numbers that identify your browser and interaction history, and a unique ID that identifies our service.
What is the lifetime? SERVERID and __utmc expire when you close your browser. __utmb expires in 30 minutes. __utmz expires in 6 months. mc expires in 5 years, and the rest expire 2 years after your last visit to a page that contains a Slideshare slideshow.
Read more link  Slideshare's Privacy Policy

Please email us if a link is broken or if this information is outdated.

updated August 2, 2016

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