Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy sets out the basis on which we, Cuff Miller & Co.Limited, use cookies and similar technologies on or in relation to our website, cuffmiller.co.uk (our website). This Cookies Policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

‘Essential’ cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website. ‘Non-essential’ cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so. For information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies, see the section below entitled About cookies.

For information on how you consent and how you can withdraw your consent to us placing non-essential cookies and other technologies on your computer or device, see the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies.

About cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.

Essential and non-essential cookies

Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.

  • Essential cookies: these are cookies that are either used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network or strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.
  • Non-essential cookies: these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).
First and third party cookies

Cookies can be classified as ‘first party’ or ‘third party’.

  • First party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.
  • Third party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by third party website domains.
Session and persistent cookies

Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.

  • Session cookies: session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies: persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

List of cookies used

We use the following cookies on or in relation to our website:

Name of Cookie Essential or Non-essential? First or Third party? Session or Persistent? Expiry Time Purpose
@@History/@@scroll|# Non-essential Third party Persistent Undisclosed Used by YouTube. The reason for its use is unclassified.
_at.hist.# Non-essential First party Persistent Undisclosed Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to store the user’s usage history of the AddThis sharing widget
_atuvc Non-essential First party Persistent 13 months Used by AddThis to update the counter for our social media sharing tools.
_atuvs Non-essential First party Session End of session Used by AddThis to ensure the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared.
_ga Non-essential First party Persistent 2 years Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website.
_gat Non-essential First party Session End of session Used by Google Analytics to throttle the number of requests received by users.
_gid Non-essential First party Session End of session Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website.
_kuid_ Non-essential Third party Persistent 179 days Used by AddThis to register a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device for the purposes of targetted advertising.
addthis/1/info2 Non-essential Third party Session End of session Used by AddThis. The reason for its use is unclassified.
ASP.NET_SessionId Essential Third party Session End of session Used by Virtual Showroom on our used car page to preserves the visitor’s session state across page requests.
at-lojson-cache-# Non-essential First party Persistent Undisclosed Used by AddThis. The reason for its use is unclassified.
bkdc Non-essential Third party Persistent 179 days Used by AddThis to record anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network.
bku Non-essential Third party Persistent 179 days Used by AddThis to record anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network.
bt2 Non-essential Third party Persistent 225 days Used by AddThis to keep a record of parts of the site that has been visited in order to recommend other parts of the site.
collect Non-essential Third party Session End of session Used by Google Analytics to send data to Google about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
di2 Non-essential Third party Persistent 1 year Used by AddThis. The reason for its use is unclassified.
i/jot/syndication Non-essential Third party Session End of session Used by Twitter. The reason for its use is unclassified.
IDE Non-essential Third party Persistent 2 years Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
impression.php/# Non-essential Third party Session End of session Used by Facebook to register impressions on pages with the Facebook login button.
lang Non-essential Third party Session End of session Used by Twitter to remember the user’s selected language version of a website.
loc Non-essential Third party Persistent 13 months Used by AddThis as a geolocation tool to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located.
mus Non-essential Third party Persistent 1 year Used by AddThis. The reason for its use is unclassified.
ouid Non-essential Third party Persistent 1 year Used by AddThis. The reason for its use is unclassified.
p.gif Non-essential Third party Session End of session Used by Adobe Typekit to measure the monthly pageviews on our website to ensure we remain within our Typekit plan.
PHPSESSID Essential First party Session End of session Used by our website to preserve a user session state across page requests.
RUN_ID Non-essential Third party Persistent 3 months Used by AddThis. The reason for its use is unclassified.
sess Non-essential Third party Session End of session Used by AddThis to determine if the user’s browser accepts cookies.
SEUNCY Non-essential Third party Persistent 179 days Used by AddThis to register a unique ID that identifies the user’s device for return visits.
site/# Non-essential Third party Session End of session Used by AddThis. The reason for its use is unclassified.
TapAd_DID Non-essential Third party Persistent 2 months Used by AddThis to determine what type of device (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.
TapAd_TS Non-essential Third party Persistent 2 months Used by AddThis to determine what type of device (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.
TapAd_TTD_SYNC Non-essential Third party Persistent 2 months Used by AddThis. The reason for its use is unclassified.
TDCPM Non-essential Third party Persistent 1 year Used by AddThis to register a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
TDID Non-essential Third party Persistent 1 year Used by AddThis to register a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
test_cookie Non-essential Third party Session End of session Used by Google to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
uid Non-essential Third party Persistent 1 year Used by AddThis to create a unique, machine-generated user ID. AddThis, which is owned by Clearspring Technologies, uses the user ID to make it possible for the user to share content across social networks and provide detailed statistics to various providers.
uuid2 Non-essential Third party Persistent 3 months Used by AddThis to register a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
uvc Non-essential Third party Persistent 13 months Used by AddThis to detect how often they encounter the same user.
vc Non-essential Third party Persistent 1 year Used by AddThis. The reason for its use is unclassified.
xtc Non-essential Third party Persistent 13 months Used by AddThis to register the user’s sharing of content via social media.

How to accept or reject cookies

There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies and similar technologies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below.

You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.

You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.

You can find more detailed information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org

Accepting or rejecting cookies

Browser settings

You can accept or reject some or all cookies (for example, blocking all third party cookies) by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:

  • Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
  • Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-browsing-search-download-history-firefox?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Clear+Recent+History
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer
  • Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042?locale=en_US

Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.

Existing cookies

To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is included when you do so.

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on which is available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance Tool

You can opt out of Facebook and other companies that participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe from showing you interest based ads by visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com, selecting your country, clicking ‘Your Ad Choices’, then locating Facebook (and any other companies you want to block) and selecting the ‘Off’ option.

Copyright, credit and logo

This Cookies Policy is based on a template provided by GDPR Privacy Policy. For further information, please visit https://gdprprivacypolicy.org

The copyright in this Cookies Policy is either owned by, or licensed to, us and is protected by copyright laws around the world and copyright protection software. All intellectual property rights in this document are reserved. Where we display the GDPR Privacy Policy logo on our website, this is used to indicate that we have adopted a privacy policy template provided by GDPR Privacy Policy as the basis for this Privacy Policy.

Independently Inspected by the RAC

Vehicles in our workshop are independently inspected by the RAC to ensure they meet the high Ford standards for servicing and repair. The checks are conducted at random on customer vehicles throughout the year and include physical and visual quality checks.

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