Cookies used on

The tables below detail the cookies we use, the type of data stored, and how long it is stored for.


Stores the session ID that is required for ASP.NET to function properly.

Name Type Lifetime Data Stored
ASP.NET_SessionId ASP.NET  Session The ASP.NET session ID
ARRAffinity ASP.NET Session The Microsoft Azure server ID

Cookie Popup

Tracks if the visitor has agreed to the Cookie Popup in order to hide it in subsequent visits.

Name Type Lifetime Data Stored
cookie_acceptance_level Cookie Popup 1 year Saves the cookie settings' choice

Visitor Survey

Tracks how long the visitor is on the site, how many pages they have clicked through and whether they have declined the survey or asked to fill in later.

Name Type Lifetime Data Stored
page_counter Visitor Survey Session How many pages were visited
page_last Visitor Survey Session The last page visited
show_survey_popup_time Visitor Survey Session The time the survey popup is to be shown
survey_showed_id Visitor Survey Session/
1 year
The ID of the survey - Stored in session if visitor answered to fill survey later

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. (Google) that tracks which pages are visited and how long a particular visitor stays on the site. Google uses aggregated statistical information to provide Aegon with an understanding of how users are using the Aegon website. Google is only allowed to provide this information to third parties if Google has a statutory obligation to so or to the extent that the third parties are processing the information on Googles behalf. You can find further information about Google Analytics here and here.

Name Type Lifetime Data Stored
_ga Google Analytics 2 years 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.
_gat Google Analytics 6 months This cookie is used by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.


AddThis provides users with the option of sharing stories on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. To deliver this service we link to a third party website called AddThis. By using AddThis, AddThis will automatically be setting cookies as you navigate If you use the share buttons on, you will be directed to a website controlled by AddThis. We have no control over the cookies that AddThis sets when you use its services. These cookies are set on the website. AddThis generates anonymous statistics in relation to the and creates reports on their website which are stored by AddThis.

For more information on what cookies AddThis uses, please refer to the AddThis privacy policy. You can opt out of cookies

Name Type Lifetime Data stored
Uid AddThis 2 years Uniquely assigned machine-generated user ID
di/dt AddThis 1 month Maintenance cookies that help manage the expiration of other cookies
Bt AddThis  8 months User interest modelling
Uvc AddThis  2 years Measures how often we see an AddThis user
ssc/psc/uvc AddThis 2 years These cookies are used in recording user sharing and social activity
Loc AddThis 2 years

Geolocation, used to help publishers know approximately where people sharing information are located. (State level)

iFrame cookies

At this moment we have iframes to Google Maps, YouTube, SlideShare and Dropbox. The use of cookies by these parties is out of Aegon's control. Aegon cannot therefore control the lifetime, data stored, etc. Aegon recommends that you click on the links below to read more on the use of cookies by these respective parties.


Cookie name(s) __utma, uc_session
Data stored Unique number that identify your browser and history as well as some Analytics tracking.
What is the lifetime? uc_session expires when you close your browser, the __utma cookie will stay up to 2 years.
Read more link Dropbox Privacy Policy
Dropbox Cookies 


Data stored Various unique identifiers, as well as login information that may relate to a Google account.
What is the lifetime? Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a YouTube video, although some expire sooner.
Read more link Google explains its cookie use on this page

Google Maps

Date stored Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options such as preferred zoom level.
What is the lifetime? Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map.
Read more link Google explains his Cookie use on this page


Cookie name(s) __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz, SERVERID, UID, UIDR, mc
Data stored Unique numbers that identify your browser and interaction history, and a unique ID that identifies our service.
What is the lifetime? SERVERID and __utmc expire when you close your browser. __utmb expires in 30 minutes. __utmz expires in 6 months. mc expires in 5 years, and the rest expire 2 years after your last visit to a page that contains a Slideshare slideshow.
Read more link  Slideshare's Privacy Policy

Please email us if a link is broken or if this information is outdated.

updated June 12, 2015