Cookie Policy

At Know Your Car we want to make your online experience and interaction with our website as informative, relevant, and user-friendly as possible. Thus, we use cookies or similar methods. It is important to us that you know which cookies are used on our website and for what purpose. This helps to protect your data and ensures the highest possible user-friendliness of our website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit certain websites. At Know Your Car, we may also use similar methods, such as pixels, web beacons. For consistency, all of these methods are collectively referred to as “cookies”.

Why are cookies used?

There are several reasons why cookies are used. First, cookies may be necessary for the website to function properly. These are so-called necessary cookies.

Cookies may also be used to analyze website usage to determine the number of visitors and how to improve the website. We do not link website usage statistics to other reports with individuals. These cookies are analytics cookies.

Third, social networking cookies enable social networking integration with the website.

A fourth important use of cookies is in the area of online advertising. This can be personalized so that you receive relevant and interesting advertisements, which is achieved with (targeted) advertising cookies.

Cookies placed by us

Below you can find the non- essential Cookies we use listed in accordance with their Name, Description, Lifespan, and Type. Please keep in mind that this list may be updated from time to time.

  • __cf_bm
    • Cloudflare set the cookie to support Cloudflare Bot Management.
    • 30 minutes
    • Functional
  • pys_session_limit
    • PixelYourSite plugin sets this cookie to manage the analytical services.
    • 1 hour
    • Analytics
  • pys_start_session
    • PixelYourSite plugin sets this cookie to manage the analytical services.
    • session
    • Analytics
  • _ga_*
    • Google Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views.
    • 1 year 1 month 4 days
    • Analytics
  • _ga
    • Google Analytics sets this cookie to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and track site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors.
    • 1 year 1 month 4 days
    • Analytics
  • elementor
    • The website’s WordPress theme uses this cookie. It allows the website owner to implement or change the website’s content in real-time.
    • never
    • Necessary

Google Analytics

We also use Google Analytics provided by Google LLC, on our website. Google Analytics also uses cookies to enable our website to analyze how users use our website across multiple devices. The information generated by the cookies about your use of our website is transmitted to and stored by Google, including transmission to the United States. The following data is processed through the use of Google Analytics: i) 3 bytes of the IP address of the called system of the website visitor (anonymized IP address), ii) the website called up, iii) the website from which the user reached the accessed page of my website (referrer), iv) the subpages accessed from the website, v) the time spent on the website, and vi) the frequency with which the website is accessed. Google states that it will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can disable tracking by Google Analytics with future effect by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser following this link

How can I customize cookies?

When you first visit our website, you will be asked to give your consent to cookies being stored on your device. You can accept all cookies or adjust your cookie settings to store only some of the above categories of cookies on your device. You can also refuse all cookies, except for essential cookies, which are cookies that are required for the proper functioning of the website.

If you would like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or reject cookies, please follow the relevant link to your browser’s help pages Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Safari. However, please note that if you delete or refuse cookies, you may not be able to use some or all of the features we offer.

Links to other websites

Please note that when you use a link from our website to a third-party website, such third-party websites may also set new cookies that are not subject to this policy. In such cases, we recommend that you refer to the cookie policy on the relevant third-party website itself.

Validity and questions

This Cookie Policy is the current and valid version. However, we want to point out that from time to time due to actual or legal changes a revision to this policy may be necessary. If you would like to talk to us regarding our privacy practices, please contact us using [email protected] or use our Contact Form.

Effective Date

Wednesday, May 10, 2023