We at Everest Re Group, Ltd. of ("Everest Re Group", "Company", "we", "our", "us”) respect the privacy of all visitors to our website.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file, often encrypted, that is placed in your web browser on your receiving terminal (your PC, telephone, tablet, or any other device) when you visit a website. During the course of your visit to that website, and on subsequent visits, it sends information from your browser which contains information about your visit(s). They do not damage your computer.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use the following categories of cookies:
Session cookies – These enable your web browser to remember which pages on our Site have already been visited and what actions have been taken in a session. Session cookies are strictly required for the operation of the Website and in order to facilitate and perform certain Website functions. Session Cookies are used to, for example, register the type and version of your browser and to enable you to log in to view registration only content. If you disable these cookies, the Site will not function properly.
Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies are necessary for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that: register the type and version of your browser, receive and collect domain and host from which the user accesses the internet, IP addresses, and they enable you to login to view registration only content. If you disable these cookies then the Site will not function properly.
Persistent cookies – These cookies are stored on your browser in between sessions and enable us to remember your preferences and actions on our Site across visits. We use these cookies to track names, email, geolocation addresses, page tracking, event tracking and to remember the dates and times of your visits and recognise you as a visitor across devices so that you do not have to enter certain information again. We also use the following types of persistent cookies:
- Analytical/performance cookies – These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the Site and observe how they use it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users can easily find what they are looking for.
Information such as browser information, page tracking and event tracking is stored and used thereafter in analytics reports. Information submitted by users such as name and email through the 'Contact Us' form on our site is also stored.
|_ga||Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users||2 years|
|_gid||Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users||24 hours|
|_gat||Google Analytics cookie used to throttle request date||at the end of the browsing session|
|ASPNet_SessionID||Used to identify the current session id in an application||at the end of the browsing session|
|ARRAffinity||Used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session||at the end of the browsing session|
|erecom#lang||Used for multilingual purposes||at the end of the browsing session|
|analytics_global_cookie||Tracks all visits from a single user to our website within the past one year in order to improve our website. This cookie is not used to identify individuals using our website.||10 years|
|analytics_session_cookie||Records which page(s) of the website was visited and how long a user stayed on a page in order to improve out website. This cookie is not used to identify individuals using our website.||10 years|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||Used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice.||1 day|
|_hjFirstSeen||Used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website.||1 day|
|_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||Used to detect whether the user navigation and interactions are included in the website's data analytics.||1 day|
|_hjIncludedInSessionSample||Registers data on visitors' website-behavior used for internal analysis and website optimization.||1 day|
|_hjRecordingLastActivity||Sets a unique ID for the session to allow the website to obtain data on visitor behavior for statistical purposes.||at the end of the browsing session|
|_hjSession_#||Collects statistics on the visitor's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read.||1 day|
|_hjSessionUser_#||Collects statistics on the visitor's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read.||1 year|
|hjViewportId||Sets a unique ID for the session to allow the website to obtain data on visit behavior for statistical purposes.||at the end of the browsing session|
|_hjRecordingEnabled||Used to identify the visitor and optimize ad-relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites - this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third party data-center or ad-exchange.||at the end of the browsing session|
To benefit from all the functionalities of the Site, it is preferable that you accept all cookies.
However, if you wish, you can usually change your web browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or notify you when new ones are sent to your device.
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Please be aware that if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the Site’s functionality may be lost or disrupted.
Cookies may be issued by other third parties that are associated with this Site via a link (for example, Twitter). Everest is not responsible for the cookies of third parties.
In addition, disabling a cookie (or specific types of cookies) does not delete the cookie from your browser automatically. You will need to do this yourself from within your browser.
We display a cookies notification on our Site for all first time visitors. The notification will not re-appear when users revisit our site during the six months following their first visit.