Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

At Octium Life DAC (“Octium” “The Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our”) we are committed to protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and privacy of your personal data. This Cookie Policy sets out how Octium uses and protects any information you give us when you use our website.

1.1 What are Cookies

Cookies are data files that contain pieces of information placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They provide useful reporting information to websites owners.

1.2 What Cookies Mean for you

Cookies mean you can use our website more efficiently and save time by not having to re‐enter your details each time you visit. They also make sure you receive the most relevant information from companies like Octium.
Cookies on our website do not contain personally identifiable information about you.

1.3 What Cookies Mean for us

Cookies help us to analyse how our customers interact with our sites, so we can make improvements.

2. What types of Cookies are Used?

Our cookie types are described below:

2.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing any secure areas of the website which we may put in place. These cookies also ensure a consistent user experience during the user’s journey on the Octium site and that you receive up to date and consistent information.

2.2 Performance Cookies

These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visitors of the website and the pages they view. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. The information these cookies collect is aggregated and used anonymously. We use these cookies to understand what content is popular which then helps us to improve our website.

2.3 Functionality Cookies

These are cookies that are not essential, but they enhance your use of our website. They allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more personal features. Examplesinclude cookies that keep track of your progress when filling online application forms.

2.4 Targeting Cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. While targeting cookies can track your visits around different websites, the information collected is anonymous.

2.5 Additional Information

Octium automatically collects certain information when you visit, use, or navigate the services of this website. This information does not reveal your specific identity but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use the services of this website and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of the service, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes. We could collect information on devices; applications; tools and protocols, such as IP (Internet Protocol) addresses; cookie identifiers, or others such as the ones used for analytics and marketing; device’s geolocation; and other similar data.

The consent to using cookies and the related information does not allow for Octium to share this information with any third‐party.

3. Summary

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.
These cookies don’t collect information that could identify you personally, but they do help us understand:
• which pages are most popular – so we can make these as accessible as possible;
• which pages aren’t being used – so we can remove content that isn’t of value;
• what’s being searched for – so we can improve access to most requested information;
• where errors are being displayed – so we can fix these for you, and
• where we need to focus our development effort as trends in browser usage (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari) and device types (e.g. tablets, desktops, mobiles) change

4. Confidentiality

We will not provide your personal data to any third parties for direct marketing purposes of these parties. Moreover, we will not provide your personal data to any other party, unless this is necessary for execution of an agreement or if we are legally obliged or allowed to do so.

5. How to manage cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. You can usually modify your browser in settings to decline
cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. You can also manage cookies using the Cookie Settings button below



For further information on cookies and disabling them please visit:  https://www.aboutcookies.org/cookie-faq/

6. Your Rights in Relation to Your Personal Data

You are legally entitled to request details of the personal information which we hold about you, under Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).

If you would like a copy of your information, believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete or have any other data protection related issues or queries, please contact the following person:

Data Protection Officer

1st Floor College Park House,

South Frederick Street,

Dublin 2,

Ireland

7. Monitoring and Reporting

The Data Protection Officer and Information Security Officer (ISO) will monitor any changes with regards to the data privacy acts that may impact this Policy and update the Policy to reflect the appropriate changes.

As the Covid-19 situation continues to develop, I wanted to update you about how we, at Octium Life DAC, are supporting you, our policyholders and business partners, through these extremely challenging times. Our business remains open with a focus on ensuring that we continue to deliver excellent service and advice to you and that this continues without interruption.

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