What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device. 


What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow a website or service to know if your computer or device has visited that website or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the website or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.


What types of cookies does Pinkstones Cars Limited use?

There are generally four categories of cookies: 'Strictly Necessary', 'Performance', 'Functionality' and 'Targeting'. Pinkstone Cars Limited only uses two types of cookie, begin 'Strictly Necessary' and 'Functionality'. You can find more about each cookie category below.

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential as they enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.
  • Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how you have used the Website, for example, information related to the unique username you have provided so that less strain is placed on our backend infrastructure. These cookies may also be used to allow us to know that you have logged in so that we can serve you fresher content than a user who has never logged in. We also use cookies to track aggregate Website usage and experiment with new features and changes on the Website. The information collected is used to improve how the Website works.
  • Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow us to remember how you've logged in, whether you chose to no longer see advertisements, whether you made an edit to an article on the Website while logged out, when you logged in or out, the state or history of the Website tools you've used. These cookies allow us to tailor the Website to provide enhanced features and content for you and to remember how you've customised the Website in other ways, such as customizing the toolbars we offer in the right column of every page. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.


How long will cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie stays on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a 'persistent' or 'session' cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your mobile device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies will stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or they are deleted.


First and Third-Party cookies

First-party cookies are cookies that belong to Pinkstone Cars Limited's Website. Third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Service. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for Pinkstone Cars Limited’s Website, for example, to help us understand how our service is being used. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.


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