1) Cookies and similar technologies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer or electronic device when you access our website. Similar technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects (‘flash cookies’) and single-pixel gifs. Such technologies can be used to track users’ actions and activities, and to store information about them. We use these cookies and/or similar technologies on this website for the following purposes:

 We use Google’s analytics service (Google Analytics) to record site traffic. Google use these cookies to collect anonymous data, which we can then evaluate using their reporting tools.

2) Information collected

The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. While we may obtain information about your computer or any other electronic device which you use to access our website, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this information will not usually identify you personally.

In certain circumstances we may also collect personal information about you but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g by completing an online form) or where you purchase goods or services from us.

3) Consent for cookies

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested, or essential to the inherent functionality of the website (e.g to enable you to store items in a shopping basket and/or to use our check-out process).

4) Third-party cookies

We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website. These cookies and their third party owners, are included in the table below. These third party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party.

5) Cookies and similar technologies used on this website

The following cookies/similar technologies are used on this website:Strictly Necessary Cookies

Cookie name Provider Purpose description Expiry
_cfduid inspectlet.com Used by the content networlk, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic 1 year

Statistical Cookies

Cookie name Provider Purpose description Expiry
_ga automotiveit.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website 2 years
_gat automotiveit.com Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Session
_gid automotiveit.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website Session

Marketing Cookies

Cookie name Provider Purpose description Expiry
_gads automotiveit.com Used to register what adds have been displayed to the user 2 years
_insp_nv automotiveit.com Used to make live streaming of video content more efficient 1 year
_insp_slim automotiveit.com Used to make live streaming of video content more efficient 1 year
_insp_wid automotiveit.com Used to make live streaming of video content more efficient 1 year
_kuid_ krxd.net Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 179 days
ads/user-lists/# google.com Unclassified Session
C rubiconproject.com Unclassified Session
collect Google-analytics.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels Session
GoogleAdServingTest automotiveit.com Used to register what ads have been displayed to the user Session
IDE Doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after view or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user 1 year
Khaos rubiconproject.com Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network 6 months
mako_uid eyeota.net Collects data on user visits to the website, such as what pages have been accessed. The registered data is used to categorise the user’s interest and demographic profiles in terms of resales for targeted marketing. 1 year
match/bounce eyeota.net Collects data on user visits to the website, such as what pages have been accessed. The registered data is used to categorise the user’s interest and demographic profiles in terms of resales for targeted marketing. 1 year
pcs/activeview googlesyndication.com Unclassified Session
put_# rubiconproject.com Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network 30 days
r/collect doubleclick.net Unclassified Session
rpb rubiconproject.com Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad networkr 30 days
rpx rubiconproject.com Unclassified 30 days
sess adnxs.com Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies session
tap.php rubiconproject.com Unclassified session
TDCPM adsrvr.org Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 1 year
TCID adsrvr.org Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 1 year
test_cookie doubleclick.net Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies 1 year
tuuid creative-serving.com Unclassified 1 year
uid adform.net Registers a unique user ID that recognises the user’s browser when visiting websites that use the same network. The purpose is to optimise display of ads based on the user’s movements and various ad providers’ 2 months
UserID1 adition.com Unclassified 179 days
uuid mathtag.com Collects the user’s visits to the website, such s what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads 1 year
uuid mathtag.com Collects the user’s visits to the website, such s what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads 1 year
uuidc mathtag.com Collects the user’s visits to the website, such s what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads 1 year
vdnaWidetMC visualdna.com Makes it possible for VisualDNA to create psychographic user profiling. Used to display ads that are targeted t the user and for credit rating etc. 3 months
wfivefivec w55c.net Collects data on user visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data s used for targeted ads. 13 months

Unclassified Cookies

Cookie name Provider Purpose description Expiry
_insp_dct automotiveit.com Unclassified Session
_insp_lml automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
_insp_sid automotiveit.com Unclassified 1 year
_insp_targlpt automotiveit.com Unclassified 1 year
_insp_targlpu automotiveit.com Unclassified 1 year
_insp_uid automotiveit.com Unclassified 2915300 days
_kxkuid automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
_kxtech automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
_kxuser automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
_kxwhistle automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
axd automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
axd automotiveit.com Unclassified 1 year
axd theadex.com Unclassified 1 year
converson e.visualdna.com Unclassified Session
d/12/i/2.gif dmp.theadex.com Unclassified Session
d/506/3014/i/1.gif dmp.theadex.com Unclassified Session
d/506/3014/i/3.gif dmp.theadex.com Unclassified Session
d/506/i/2.gif dmp.theadex.com Unclassified Session
d/cm.gif dmp.theadex.com Unclassified Session
krux_views automotiveit.com Unclassified Session
kxkuid automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
kxtech automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
kxuser automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
kxvisits automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
kxwhistle automotiveit.com Unclassified Persistent
page_takeover_campaign automotiveit.com Unclassified Session
tis automotiveit.com Unclassified 1 year

6) How to turn off cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

The All About Cookies website is a free resource for marketers and consumers which explains what cookies are and how they are used.
For further information on cookies generally visit aboutcookies.org or the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/