Cookies

First Actuarial uses cookies on its websites.

If you do not accept the use of these cookies please disable them within your browser.


What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise your device.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your experience.


What cookies do we use on members.firstactuarial.co.uk?

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for our websites to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.

Cookie name Purpose
CookieConfirmation Records if you have confirmed you have seen our cookie notification.
OpenIdLogin When an employee of First Actuarial logs into the website this cookie ensures we know who they are.
ApplicationLogin Should you login to the website this cookie ensures we know who you are.
__RequestVerificationToken This is an anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery. It holds no information about the user and is destroyed on closing the browser.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our sites. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. The information collected by these cookies is used to create aggregated, anonymous analytics reports. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Cookie name Purpose
ai_user This cookie name is associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statistical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. This is a unique user identifier cookie enabling counting of the number of users accessing the application over time.
ai_session This cookie name is associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statistical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. This is a unique anonymous session identifier cookie
ASP.NET_SessionId General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Microsoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.