Cookie policy

Data collection, usage and cookies

This website uses cookies that provide necessary site functionality and statistics to help us optimise the user experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files (up to 4KB) created by a website that are downloaded to your device either temporarily for that session only, or for a longer period of time on the hard disk (persistent cookie). Cookies provide a way for the website to recognise you and keep track of your preferences.

See the ‘How to control cookies’ section below for how you can control the use of cookies.

Why we use cookies

Cookies are used by our website to provide necessary site functionality, for example tracking whether a user has previously accepted the cookie banner in order to either hide or reveal this upon their next visit. Through anonymised statistical analytics they also help us to identify website usability improvements and better understand our visitors and their browsing behaviour on our website.

How we use cookies

Set out below is more information on the specific cookies we use, including their purpose.

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of a website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to display a cookie policy message to a user if they haven’t previously accepted it.

Cookie  Description  Type and expiry 
accept-cookies Used to indicate whether a user has visited the site before. If they haven't they will be shown the cookie policy message. Persistent – not automatically deleted 


Preference cookies 

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Cookie  Description  Type and expiry 
lang Remembers the user's selected language version of a website. Session – deleted upon closing the browser.

Analytical cookies

These cookies help Miller to understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie  Description  Type and expiry 
__utm.gif Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer. Session – deleted upon closing the browser.
__utma Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics. Persistent – deleted automatically after 2 years if you no longer visit miller-insurance.com
__utmb/c Used by Google Analytics to track how long a visit lasts, from entering to leaving the site. Session – deleted upon closing the browser.
__utmt Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server. Session – deleted upon closing the browser.
__utmtz Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics. Persistent – deleted automatically after 6 months if you no longer visit miller-insurance.com
_hjIncludedInSample Used by Hotjar to know whether a visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps for analytical purposes. Session – deleted upon closing the browser.
Bcookie / bscookie These are used for LinkedIn Website Demographics tracking to help us better understand who is using our website.  Persistent – deleted automatically after 2 years if you no longer visit miller-insurance.com
BizoID Used for LinkedIn Website demographics tracking to help us better understand who is using our website  Persistent – deleted automatically after 6 months if you no longer visit miller-insurance.com
Lidc / r/collect Used for LinkedIn Website demographics tracking to help us better understand who is using our website  Session – deleted upon closing the browse
UserMatchHistory Used for LinkedIn Website demographics tracking to help us better understand who is using our website  Persistent – deleted automatically after 179 days if you no longer visit miller-insurance.com

How to control cookies

You can amend your browser settings to block some or all cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your preferred web browser. For your ease of reference we have provided the links below which provide instructions on how to remove and delete cookies for some of the more common web browsers.

Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.

Please be aware that if you block cookies from the website, some of the website's functions may not perform as intended.