This cookie notice has been developed to let you know about our cookies and how we use them to collect information about you.
A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer’s hard drive.
When you visit our website for the first time, you are asked if you agree to have this cookie placed on your device. Once you agree, the file is added to your device and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets us know when you visit a particular part of our site.
Our website alerts you to the presence of cookies and allows you to accept them before proceeding.
If you decide to decline cookies then you can do this in a number of ways as outlined in the section entitled: How to Manage Cookies.
Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We believe that the cookies we use help us to provide you with a better website experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.
Traffic log cookies
These are used to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Aggregated site usage statistics
Cookies may be placed on your computer, phone or other Internet device to provide us with aggregated data of the usage of this site and the mediums which are driving traffic to the site. The data gathered by these is aggregated and therefore your individual usage of this site cannot be attributed to you.
Essential site features
Cookies may be placed upon your computer, phone or other Internet device in order to provide essential site features such as allowing you to compare different cars in stock and complete enquiry forms quickly.
Complementary site features
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Google Analytics Cookies summary – These cookies collect information in an anonymous form. Further information at https://policies.google.com/technologies/types
If you wish to disable Individual cookies and opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
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3. Cookies on our other trading styles’ websites
There are currently no additional cookies on the MyCarCredit.co.uk website to those listed in the above table.
All these cookie functions are designed to improve your experience of using our website.
They in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Although by default, most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies, if you prefer through the browser settings function.
The majority of the cookies that are set on your machine when you visit our website are required in order to support the correct function of our website. Without them being set on your machine, you will find that some functions are unavailable to you.
If you would prefer not to accept Cookies then you will find the following resources useful in managing cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
We keep our Cookie Notice under regular review to make sure it is up to date and accurate. This Cookie Notice was last updated on 25/01/2019.