The data we collect
We may collect the following information:
What we do with the data we collect
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
- We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
For surveys and newsletters we will only contact people who have indicated that they are happy to receive information from us.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.
In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on-line.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the web site.
Advertising content and third party cookies
Advertising helps us defray the running costs of the Geneva Life website – the content of some adverts is dependent on where you are viewing the site from. All advertising from third parties is offered for your information, without any recommendation or endorsement from Geneva Life.
You can usually alter your browser’s behaviour with regard to cookies, such as accepting cookies from sites visited, but declining 3rd party (advertiser’s) cookies.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer that make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookie is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If the anonymous IP function on this website is activated your IP address will, however, be shortened by Google within members states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the European Economic Area.
The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptions. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activities and to provide further services to the website operator associated with the use of the website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the context of Google Analytics will not be put together with any other data from Google.
You can prevent cookies being stored by adjusting your browser settings accordingly; we must point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. Furthermore, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie and data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being recorded by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available on the following link:http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
This website uses Google AdSense, a service to embed advertising from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer that make it possible to analyse your use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Information, such as visitor traffic on this site, can be evaluated using these web beacons.
The information about your use of the website generated by cookies and web beacons (including your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information can be forwarded by Google to a contractual partner of Google. Google will not, however, put your IP address together with any other data from you that is stored.
You can prevent cookies being installed by adjusting your browser settings accordingly; we must point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. By using this website you give your consent to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner described above and for the purposes specified above.
We use AddToAny to enable you to share our pages and content with Social Media sites such as Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. AddtoAny uses several cookies to generate statistics on social media sharing.
Links to other sites
Our web pages may contain links to enable you to visit other web sites of interest easily.
However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.