What are cookies?
"Cookies" are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.
They allow the website to recognise your device and remember if you've been to the website before.
Cookies are used to measure which parts of the website people visit and to customise your experience. Cookies also provide information that helps us monitor and improve the website's performance.
Also to support the content on our website, we will embed videos, tweets and other content from websites such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube. When you visit a page containing this content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites too.
You can read more about the different types of cookies that we use on this website on this page.
First Party Cookies:
Cookies help us to collect information on how people use our website and which pages they visit. They enable us to monitor the number of visitors and to analyse website usage patterns and trends.
We collect this information anonymously, so it doesn't identify anyone as an individual and no personal information is stored in our cookies. We always use cookie data in a responsible way.
Our aim is to continually improve the Volkswagen online experience. Cookies help to make our website work better and more efficiently. However, if you want to find out more on how to disable cookies you can do so here.
First party cookies set on https://pulmanvolkswagen.co.uk include:
|pulman_volkswagen_session||This cookie is created everytime a user accesses the website via https://pulmanvolkswagen.co.uk. The purpose is to store information such as pages visited based on the session ID.|
|XSRF-TOKEN||We use this cookie to protect our website from cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks. Cross-site request forgeries are a type of malicious exploit whereby unauthorized commands are performed on behalf of an authenticated user.|
Third Party Cookies:
Third party cookies may come from partners that provide functional web tools for our site, other websites where we advertise and from social networks.
Examples of third party cookies:
Profiling and analytics: We sometimes collate data to help profile customer journeys and online statistics, these are anonymised.
Social network sharing: If you share content from a Pulman Volkswagen website using social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, you may be sent cookies from these websites.
Volkswagen advertising: We sometimes advertise on other websites. These adverts use third party cookies to help them to display personalised ads that are relevant to you.
If you want to find out more on cookies please visit here.
|_ga_gat_gid||These enable the function of Google Analytics. This software helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, response to marketing activity and browsing times. That anonymous information helps us to improve the website and your browsing experience, and to make our marketing campaigns relevant. The data stored by these cookies can be seen only by the relevant teams at Arnold Clark and Google and never shows any confidential information. For more information about how Google may use this data - visit: here.|
|c_userdatrdprfrplpresencesbwdxs||We use facebook cookies if you have a Facebook account, use the Facebook Products, including our website and apps or visit other websites and apps that use the Facebook Products (including the Like button or other Facebook Technologies). More information on the cookies that are set through our use of Facebook can be found here.|
Blocking cookies set by Google Analytics will provide no reduced service to you, but it will mean that we are unable to capture detailed information about the experience of our users on a Pulman Volkswagen website, nor will we be able to track the level of service a Pulman Volkswagen website is providing to you.
If you wish to block the cookies that are set via Google Analytics, you can either use the [opt-out browser add-on][gaoptout] supplied by Google or you can set your browser to reject all or certain cookies.
This policy was last modified on 19/10/2019