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What are Cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At Cargiant we use cookies to keep track of the options you have selected on the website and to remember you when you return to our site.

To get the best Cargiant experience, you need to have cookies enabled. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you will still be able to use the site but you may not be able to use some of the essential features we offer such as remembering the car you searched for.

Cookies don't harm your computer. Like other online companies, we use cookies to provide you with more relevant and useful information. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use information gathered from cookies to help improve your experience of the site.

Cookies policy

To make full use of the features on our site you will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features of this website by using them.

If your computer is configured to accept cookies we will be able to provide time saving functionality such as:

The ability to add cars to your favourites list.
To remember the details of your car search when you go to different pages on our web site.

However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from cargiant.co.uk, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

For further information on cookies or for details on how to delete them or refuse their installation on your computer, please visit www.aboutcookies.org

Cookies used on the website

Here is a list of how we use cookies on the website

Google Analytics

Cookies:

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics tool provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website and your current IP-address will be transmitted by your browser to and will be stored by Google on servers in the United States and other countries. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The UP address collected through Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

Cargiant first party cookies used on the website
Used and new vehicle search

In order to provide some of the functionality within the new and used vehicle search sections of our site, we need to store some information in cookies related to the searches you have been performing. For example whenever you compare different vehicles, we need to store the identifiers for those vehicles. We store the makes and models of vehicles you are currently searching. Some of this information may also be used to bring you more relevant content across our site.

Internal tracking
Managing Cookies

Browsers are changing all the time, to get the most up to date information about managing your cookies in your browser visit www.aboutcookies.org ( this will open in a new window - please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites)

We have set out below an example of some of the tracking cookies that we use:
Cookie name Type Data stored Purpose Expire Time
ASPSESSIONIDCQQRBCDC Session Cookie representing client instance. Cookie representing client instance. End of session
PersistantSessionID Persistent Advert or vehicle identifiers that have been added to the compare list. To provide the compare functionality in the vehicle search sections of the site. 2 weeks

We also use cookies which are operated on our behalf by the organisations listed below to help us deliver our services.

Google Analytics cookies

Our website use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website and your current IP-address will be transmitted by your browser to and will be stored by Google on servers in the United States and other countries. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The UP address collected through Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

Organisation setting the cookie Name of cookie What does it do? Which CARGIANT websites use this cookie? How to reject/delete these cookies?
Google Analytics
_utma This cookie helps us determine the number of unique visitors to our website. We use this cookie when you select a region on our website to remember your preferred region and enable us to serve region specific content to you.
_utmz This cookie helps us determine the referral method for people visiting our website. This helps us to analyse the traffic arriving at our website and to determine which are the most popular routes (e.g. direct, search engine search, email link). www.cargiant.co.uk
_utmb We use this Google Analytics cookie to help us to record the length of individual sessions from our users on our website. Each time you move to a new page within our website within 30 minutes of arriving the cookie updates so that we know that you are still actively using our website within a single session. www.cargiant.co.uk
_utmc Similar to _utmb, we use this Google Analytics cookie to help us record the length of individual sessions on our website. www.cargiant.co.uk We use this cookie when you select a region on our website to remember your preferred region and enable us to serve region specific content to you.
AiMatch MID We use this cookie to identify whether a user of our website has cookies enabled. If this cookie identifies that a user has cookies enabled, a second ‘MID’ cookie is dropped. This cookie helps us to identify each unique visitor but is anonymous in nature. www.cargiant.co.uk See general section on how to disable cookies below. For more information on how AiMatch use data, please see their Privacy Policy.
HINT We use this cookie to ensure that we are consistently directing our users to the same components of our website to ensure a consistent and relevant advertising experience. This helps us ensure the integrity of the sequence of advertising that is seen by our users, and helps us to apply caps on the frequency with which our users see particular adverts. www.cargiant.co.uk

Cargiant Does not collect cookies for 3rd party advertising purposes.

Cookies that are set by us or on our behalf

We also use 7 types of AddThis cookies on the site. In summary these allow users to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When we provide links to third party services you find useful, they may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use.

Cookie name Purpose Expire Time Third Party
di Randomly generated number 2 years www.addthis.com
dt "X" 30 days www.addthis.com
loc Country code and randomly generated letters and numbers 30 days www.addthis.com
psc Number 2 years www.addthis.com
ssh Your favourite preferences 2 years www.addthis.com
uid Randomly generated letters and numbers 2 years www.addthis.com
When do our cookies expire?

Except for essential cookies, most of the cookies on our websites expire at the end of your current session on our website. However, some of our cookies have an extended lifespan which ranges from 1 day to 26 years. Some of our cookies are persistent and will never expire. Where we specify above that the cookie being used is a flash cookie, please note that flash cookies do not expire.

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