Cookie policy

How to control and delete cookies will not use cookies to collect personal information about you. To limit or block the cookies which are set by Hiscox, you can amend your browser’s privacy settings. The Help function within your web browser will explain how this is done.

Please note that if you disable cookies you will be unable to obtain a quote from home, business and travel insurance.

Visit (external link) to find out how to limit or block cookies on an array of different browsers. There are details on how to delete cookies as well as general information about them. For information on how to do this on your mobile phone you will need to refer to the manufacturer’s guide.

List of the main cookies

Below is a list of the cookies being set by the website.

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These are used by Hiscox to identify you as a user between page loads. These cookies are destroyed each time you close your browser.


This identifies entities that are not authenticated when authorisation is required.

Third party cookies on

The website uses a number of suppliers who set cookies on its behalf in order to deliver various services. Listed below is information about the cookies used, as well as information on how to opt-out.

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Affiliate Window

This is used to identify which publisher, website and advertisement a transaction originated from. The information tracked within this is cookie is anonymous and cannot be tied to any personally identifiable information.

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Acquia Lift

We use Acquia Lite to personalise the customer journey including real-time personalisation across any device.

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Doubleclick 'Spotlight Tags' are used to measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns for the Hiscox website.

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Google Analytics

Google Analytics tracking uses cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about site visitors. Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about Hiscox visitors.

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Maxymiser allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to see how visitors browse around the site. Hiscox are then able to understand things that don’t work well and find better ways to serve you.

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MediaMath assigns a unique number the first time it identifies you on the Hiscox website. This number is stored in a file on your computer and helps to deliver an optimal ad.

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ScorecardResearch uses cookies to identify who has visited and seen a page or various parts of a page.

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SessionCam may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, page scrolling and any text keyed into website forms. Data collected by SessionCam from the SessionCam web site is used to improve our website usability. The information collected is stored and is used for aggregated and statistical reporting.

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