AXIS Capital Group Cookie Notice

The AXIS Capital Group takes data privacy very seriously and this notice is designed to help you understand how we use cookies. This notice should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy (Click Here)

Who we are

The AXIS Capital Group is a group of companies that operate in various jurisdictions around the world. The AXIS entity that originally collected information from you will be principally responsible for managing your personal information. If you have an insurance policy with us, this will be the AXIS entity named on that policy. 

Please see our privacy notice for further information on how to find out the identity of any AXIS company that collects personal information about you as part of providing insurance coverage.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet by websites that you visit or by clicking on a link to a site within an email. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to website owners.

The Cookie Notice

This cookie notice explains how we use cookies. It applies across the AXIS Capital Group business.

We may update this notice from time to time. This version is dated June 2019.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies on our websites to help operate our business more efficiently. This includes using cookies for the following purposes:

  • To remember user preferences on our website (including language and location);
  • To personalize the browsing experience based on a user's preferred settings (e.g. language and country); and 
  • Analytics.

The cookies we use are non-intrusive and are used by most businesses.

What types of cookies do we use?

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our websites; 
  • Analytical/performance cookies: These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to and to see how visitors move around our websites when they are using those sites. This helps us to improve the way our website works, e.g. by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily; and
  • Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you (e.g. your choice of language or region).  

The table below describes in further detail the cookies that we use and why we use them.

Name Purpose Description
APISID Performance These cookies allow YouTube to collect usage information for YouTube hosted videos.
HSID Performance These cookies, provided by YouTube LLC, help maintain the integrity of video statistics, prevent fraud and improve their own services.
NID Targeting / Advertising This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.
SAPISID Performance These cookies, provided by Google Inc., are used in conjunction with the Google+1 button to enable you to share information publicly, as part of your Google Profile.
SID Targeting / Advertising These cookies, provided by Google Inc., are used in conjunction with the Google+1 button to enable you to share information publicly, as part of your Google Profile.
SIDCC Targeting / Advertising These cookies, provided by Google Inc., are used in conjunction with the Google+1 button to enable you to share information publicly, as part of your Google Profile.
SSID Targeting / Advertising These cookies, provided by Google Inc., are used in conjunction with the Google+1 button to enable you to share information publicly, as part of your Google Profile.
__cfduid Strictly Necessary This cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, uare sed to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.
_ga Performance This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customizable by website owners.
_gid Performance This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017; no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.
bito Targeting / Advertising This cookie is generally provided by bidr.io and is used for advertising purposes.
cookie-axis Functionality This is an AXIS 1st party cookie and ensures proper functioning of the website.
pxrc Targeting / Advertising This cookie is provided by Pippio to deliver ads more relevant to you and your interests. It is also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.
rlas3 Targeting / Advertising This cookie is generally provided by rlcdn.com and is used for advertising purposes.
sf-trckngckie Functionality Set by the Sitefinity CMS to hold certain settings related to the user’s experience on the website and basic tracking information.

Third Party Cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services such as web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

What personal information do we collect using cookies?

We collect only limited amounts of personal information as part of our use of cookies, such as IP addresses. In particular, we do not look to collect special categories of personal data (such as health data) or criminal convictions data through our use of cookies.

Where can I find further information about cookies?

To find out more about the way cookies work, how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Can I control the use of cookies on my device 

You may choose at any time to disable all cookies, except for cookies that are required for the functioning of our website. To change your cookie preferences, please see the information set out below, which explains how you can control the use of cookies using your browser settings. 

Most web browsers (including Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari) allow you to control your cookie settings and to delete any cookies already stored on your computer or other devices.

You can control the use of cookies on your device, including deleting and blocking the cookies we and others use, through the browser settings on your device; but please note that any changes you make may affect the functionality of our site and/or prevent you from accessing certain areas or features of our site.

Your consent to our use of cookies

Your consent to our use of cookies applies to the following domains: (a) axiscapital.com; and (b) investor.exiscapital.com. 

How to Contact Us

Please address all inquiries, requests, and other communications regarding your personal information or this Privacy Policy to:

Contact: Data Protection Officer
Email: dpo@axiscapital.com
Address: 52 Lime Street, London EC3M 7AF
Phone: +44-20-7877-3800

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