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Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Regit __utma __utma This cookie enables us to: Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
Regit __utmb __utmb This cookie enables us to: Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
Regit __utmz __utmz This cookie enables us to: Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
Regit User ID mymotoring_sid This cookie is essential for our site to: Allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient. If you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim. This is deleted when you log out of the site.
Regit Vehicle ID mymotoring_vid This cookie enables us to: Allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted at your individual interests.
Regit Session ID mymotoring_ssid This cookie is essential for our site to: Ensure you have a secure experience when using our site. This cookie enables us to securely log you and ensure your data cannot be accessed except by you.
Regit User ID (Long Term) motoring_userlt This cookie is essential for our site to: Allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient. If you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim. This one is not deleted when you log out of the site.
Regit Remember Me remember_web_(alphanumeric characters) This cookie is saved when you click on the remember me checkbox (or equivalent) when you first log in to the website. Used to make logging in more convenient in future by saving some details for when you come back.
Regit Subscribed to Newsletter subscribed This cookie is set whenever you enter your email on the subscribe forms around the site and you are signed up to the newsletter. This is checked to make sure we don't offer you this widget anywhere on the site in future for the current session at least.
Regit User Session user_session This cookie is a reference to your current session on the site which is stored securely in our database. This is only valid for the time you are on the website.
Regit Login History login_history This cookie is a reference to your long term login history which is stored every time you visit the site securely in our database.
Regit Google Analytics _gat_UA-1969971-1 This cookie enables us to: Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
Regit Google Analytics _gat_UA-90606907-1 This cookie enables us to: Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
Regit Google Analytics _ga This cookie enables us to: Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
Regit Google Analytics _gads This cookie enables us to: Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
Regit Page Views PathforaPageView This cookie enables us to: Estimate our audience size and usage pattern. Number that increments by one each time you visit a page on the site.
Regit Search regitPostcode This cookie is stored temporarily so it can be used to extend other functionality on the website. After it is used for this other functionality it is cleared.
Regit Search deleted_filters This cookie is stored temporarily so it can be used to extend other functionality on the website. After it is used for this other functionality it is cleared.
Regit Search search_view This cookie is stored temporarily so it can be used to extend other functionality on the website. After it is used for this other functionality it is cleared.
Regit Buying motoring-buying-from This cookie is stored temporarily so it can be used to extend other functionality on the website. After it is used for this other functionality it is cleared.
Regit Mot motoring-testcentrerating This cookie is stored temporarily so it can be used to extend other functionality on the website. After it is used for this other functionality it is cleared.
Regit Ratings motoring-rating This cookie is stored temporarily so it can be used to extend other functionality on the website. After it is used for this other functionality it is cleared.
Regit Cookie Policy cookie-policy This cookie identifies that you have accepted the cookie policy so the prompt asking you to accept it doesn't appear again.
Regit Lists list-direction This cookie controls the order in which new lists are shown to you when you complete a list and move onto next list.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after the end of the current browser session.