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Cookie Policy

CarConverter Cookie policy

Updated 24 May 2018

Welcome to our cookie policy

CarConverter, a brand of Copart UK Limited (“CarConverter”) is committed to providing you with the best experience when it comes to using our website. This cookie policy will inform you what cookies we use when you visit our website and how you may disable cookies if you so wish.

This cookie policy should be read in accordance with our privacy policy which sets out how CarConverter respects your privacy and protects your personal data.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer's hard drive when you visit a website. They are used for a lot of different purposes, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently and enhancing your experience when visiting a website. For example, they can remember your preferences.

The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to relate your use of the CarConverter website to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites.

What are cookies?

Cookies are safe, they are small text files; they can't look into your computer or read any personal information nor do they carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.

How do we use cookies?

Tracking user traffic patterns

We may use cookies to track user traffic patterns on the CarConverter, for example how many people are visiting our website and also which areas of the site they are viewing. This gives us an insight into how our customers are using our website and helps us to improve usability. We do not use cookies to track your use of third party websites.

Cookie name Type Description
‘laravel_session’ ‘laravel_session’ Session cookies Tracking traffic patterns at a generic level. No personal details are tracked
_ga,_gat,_gid Session cookies Google analytics Tracking traffic patterns at a generic level. No personal details are tracked
XSRF-TOKEN Session cookies Cookie to protect contact us form from Spam attacks

Encrypted cookies

In addition, we use encrypted cookies to authenticate the user on each page after the user logs on to our website.

Cookie name Type Description
Incap_* cookies Session cookie Incapsula (CDN tool) cookies DNS tool
userLang Persistent cookie Cookie to set selected language Sets web site to user’s preferred language
C2BID Persistent cookie Cookie to remember the user identification for the next session Allows the web site to remember the user’s login details should they register with

Third party cookies

You may see advertisements placed by third party advertisers (or companies placing advertisements on their behalf) on our website that will be displayed in your browser. These third party advertisements will automatically receive your IP address when this happens and they may also use cookies to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements or to personalise advertising content.

We do not have access or control over cookies or other features that advertisers and third party sites may use, and the information practices of these advertisers and third parties.

Cookie name Type Vendor Description
IDE Encrypted Google ( One of the main advertising cookies on non-Google sites, which is stored in browsers under the domain
DSID Encrypted Google ( Used to link your activity across devices if you have previously signed into your Google Account on another device
IP_JAR Encrypted Google ( Google application (Ireland)
NID Encrypted Google ( To customise adverts on Google properties, such as Google search
Act, dpr, xs, datr, sb Encrypted Facebook
Presence, fr Encrypted Facebook
___utmvbKEuEKKOB Google Analytics Used to automatically filter malicious activity
___utmvc Google Analytics
___utmvmKEuEKKOB Google Analytics
incap_ses_468_1267373 Google Analytics
visid_incap_1267373 Google Analytics
__utma Google Analytics Used to distinguish users and sessions.
__utmt Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate.
__utmb Google Analytics Used to determine new visits to our website.
__utmc Google Analytics used to check approximately how fast people leave: when a visit starts, and approximately ends.
__utmz Google Analytics Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached our website site.
__utmv Google Analytics Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics..

Should I accept cookies?

Accepting the log-in cookies will enable you to access the members’ area of our website, but some other features and services (for example creating customised searches for vehicles) may not function properly or conveniently if your other cookies are disabled.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser see below. Alternatively, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies; this means you will receive the warning message with each cookie.

Should I keep cookies switched on?

We would like you to keep cookies 'turned on' while you visit our websites so you receive the best possible experience as parts of website may otherwise not work.

However if you would like to turn off cookies you can do so by editing the settings in your browser.

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Persistent cookies

These cookies help us to remember your settings when you revisit our website and therefore these continue to stay on your computer after you have visited our site.

Session cookies

These cookies identify that the user is moving from page to page and terminate when the user stops visiting the various pages. It is then deleted when the browser is closed.

Our Website users Cookies. They help us understand how customers use our website so we can give you the best experience possible and also keep our online adverts relevant. By clicking Close you are giving consent for cookies to be used. Read more about our cookies.