Cookie Policy

1. Objective and scope

1.1 Objective

This cookie policy sets out how Octium Life DAC uses and protects any information that you give Octium Life DAC when you use this website. Octium Life DAC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This policy ensures compliance with the ePrivacy Regulation 2011 and outlines how this website sets cookies on your computer.

1.2 Legislation

This policy ensures compliance with the ePrivacy Directive.

Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications

2. Definition

Cookies are data files that contain pieces of information placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or sometimes by emails. They provide useful reporting information to websites owners, which helps in all sorts of ways. For you, it means you can use the site 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 Life DAC. For us, cookies help us to analyse how our customers interact with our sites, so we can make improvements.

Cookies on our website do not contain personally identifiable information about you. Our cookie types are described below:

a) 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.

b) Performance cookies

These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visitors of the website and the pages they view.

These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. The information these cookies collects is aggregated and used anonymously. We use these cookies to understand what content is popular which helps us to improve our website.

c) Functionality

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. Examples include cookies that keep track of your progress when filling online application forms

d) 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.

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 disable 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.

For further information on cookies and disabling them please visit:

6. Controlling your personal information

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,


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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