Cookies Policy



Please read these terms that are part of and incorporated by reference in the Terms of Use (the "Cookies Policy") carefully as they apply to your access and/or use of and any subpages thereof (the "Website"). By accessing the Website, you acknowledge your agreement with and your understanding of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not access or use the Website.
The Website is operated by Z Zurich Foundation, a charitable foundation incorporated in Switzerland ("ZZF", “our” or "we") under a license from (and with certain services provided by)    Zurich Insurance Company Ltd ("ZIC"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd ("ZIG", and ZIG together with all its subsidiaries and affiliates "Zurich Insurance Group").


Cookies are small text files which contain information that’s downloaded to your device when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, or visit another website which recognizes a cookie you’ve previously downloaded, your device communicates with the website and the website can read the information held in that cookie.
“First party cookies” come from the website you are currently using, for example, You can also enable "third party cookies", which are cookies placed by our approved business partners from a different website.
There are also different types of cookies, which do slightly different things;
“Session cookies” stay in place only for the duration of your visit to our Website and are deleted at the end of your browsing session.
"Persistent cookies" remain on your device until the expiry date and time set by the website.


We use cookies to improve your experience when you browse the Website (for example to show you information that’s relevant to you, based on the sort of web content you’ve looked at before) and to save you time by not having to re-enter your details each time you visit. We also use cookies to see how people interact with the Website, so we can make improvements to the Website that make it easier to use.


You can block any cookies from any website by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. However, if you block all cookies you may not be able to access all or part of the Website. You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies.

For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit the following links; Microsoft EdgeGoogle ChromeMozilla FirefoxSafariOpera.

Where a cookie is provided by a third party, you may be able to use that third party’s own guidance to block that cookie.


Adobe Analytics – general information

We use Adobe Analytics on our site. Adobe Analytics is a service of Adobe Systems Software Ireland Ltd, based in Ireland („Adobe”). We apply Adobe’s service by using “cookies”. The cookies' collated information regarding your usage of our Website is transmitted and stored on an Adobe server in Ireland. We have activated IP-anonymizing on our Website. Therefore, your IP address is truncated by Adobe.  

Web analytics – purpose and lawfulness

We use data, which is collated by your Adobe Client ID, as well as other data generated by Adobe's web analytics applications, in order to analyze your interactions with our Website. Additional information regarding Adobes' operating procedures can be found here.

We have tasked Adobe with analyzing your net usage data of our Website using web analytics, in order to generate reports about your activity on our Website and to give us additional information regarding your usage of our Website.


Tealium provides a tag management system (TMS) which make it simple for us to implement, manage, and maintain tags on our websites. This may include information such as a unique identifier for each visitor, the number of pages viewed during the current session and the number of sessions for the visitor.



The legal basis for the storage of Adobe Analytics cookies is based on your consent. They are stored for a 25-month retention period, unless you make use of your opt-out options.

You can prevent the storage of cookies through your browser settings.

You can prevent the acquisition and storage of cookies and the transmission of your usage data collated by our Website to Adobe (including your IP address), as well as their processing by Adobe through your browser settings by deactivating cookies for our Website.