Cookie policy

This Cookie Policy contains relevant information about our use of cookies and similar technologies (hereinafter referred to as the “cookies” or cookie files), why we use its, and what are your rights.

Because this Cookie Policy is part of the Privacy Policy, please read our Privacy Policy for more information.

Using our website https://carsfromwest.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”), you agree with this Cookie Policy. First of all, we use cookie files, including third-party tools on this website to ensure its correct operation. Also we may collect aggregated data about the Website use to improve our performance and manage our marketing and service notifications. You can disable some of the cookies used by us; however, this might affect our website’s usability.

Following the General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR) and the Directive on privacy and electronic communications (e-Privacy Directive) concerning the processing of Personal data, we need your consent to use and install cookies on your devices (excluding strictly necessary cookies). You can always change your cookies settings here.

Please be informed, our services are not intended for use by children, and we do not knowingly collect Personal data from children under 13 (in certain countries these are individuals less than 16).

What are cookies and what of your data do cookies contain?

A cookie file is a small piece of data created during the use of a website and recording information in the user’s web browser or on the device from which such website was accessed. Cookies stored on your device authenticate the computer or mobile device, not a specific user, using randomly generated authentication scripts.

A standard cookie file contains information about the identification of your web browser, not the user. This cookie remembers your settings, browsing history on the website, optimizes your use of the website, and saves your selected parameters.

Some of the cookies used by us can contain more detailed information, even the information that can help identify you and include more of your Personal data. However, your additional identification data can only be entered by you personally and be provided to us knowingly, and only if you consent to it.

Please visit these websites to find out more detailed information about cookies:

How are we using cookies?

We use cookie files such as beacons, tags and scripts to analyze trends, to administer our services, to track your movements around the website, and to gather some statistic information about the Website’s users base as a whole. We may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information, but it will enable the Company to relate your use of the Website to Personal data that you have specifically, voluntarily, and knowingly provided to us. But the only Personal data a cookie can contain is information that you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read other cookie files created by other websites. We may use cookies to track your traffic patterns. Also, we use encrypted cookies to authenticate your identify on each page after you log on to the website. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you have set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. Some of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

A Do Not Track (DNT) request is a setting any user can trigger from their device. The purpose is to allow consumers to limit or prevent the collection of their Personal data.

Because we do not track our Website users over time and across third-party websites, we do not respond to browser do-not-track signals.

At the same time, even if we follow the DNT, we cannot control the DNT handling of third parties interacting with the Website, such as Google Analytics, AdWords, and others.

To ensure the efficient use of our website, your computer or mobile device can receive cookies in the following cases:

  • recording such data as your choice of language and country, so that we can customize our Website according to your preferences;
  • providing you with access to and use of Company’s services;
  • to make your interactions with the Website faster;
  • to recognize you when you visit our Website once again and to personalize Company’s services;
  • providing you with customers support;
  • to detect and prevent fraudulent or illegal activities on our Website;
  • to evaluate the efficiency of our Website, including the marketing information offered by it;
  • to show you relevant advertising, both on and off our Website and measure the performance of such advertising (we may work with our partners to show you ads on or off our Website, such as after you’ve visited a partner’s website).

Categories of cookies and managing them

This classification of cookies is based on the International Chamber of Commerce’s Cookie Guide.

I. Strictly necessary cookies

“Strictly necessary” cookies are required to ensure the correct browsing through, and use of the Website features to:

  • freely navigate throughout the Website;
  • remember the previous actions when the user returns to the page in the same session;
  • ensure safe user access to secure areas of the Website and using the full scale of its features;
  • distinguish between humans and bots;
  • interact with the Website applications and conveniently navigate throughout its services;
  • book our services;
  • making credit card transactions on the Website.

Cookies from this category collect none of your Personal data. They are temporary and, usually, will be deleted after you close the browser immediately.

II. Performance cookies

Performance (or statistic) cookies are used for anonymous collection of statistics data, analysis of our services’ Website performance, and quality. This data includes:

  • web analytics (counting the number of visitors to ensure sustainable and reliable operation);
  • partner tracking (it is used to send an anonymous message to our partners that one of our visitors has also visited their website);
  • error management (measuring errors presented on the Website and finding their causes to improve the Website performance);
  • tracking technologies (required to prevent any fraudulent actions and potential security risks);
  • ad response rates (used to analyze how efficient is our information).

We use Google Analytics to track performance data. This is an analytical web service provided by third party supplier Google, Inc. Users may disable cookies or delete any individual cookie. For detailed information, please visit the following web page: Google Analytics and data privacy.

III. Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies are permanent and help personalize the Website content according to the client’s selected preferences, and to:

  • remember your choice of region and language;
  • recognize your devices and authenticate the user;
  • support location-based tools to identify your location;
  • use the selected service.

Cookies in this category analyze your actions during the use of the Website.

IV. Targeted advertising cookies

Targeted advertising (or marketing) cookies are intended to interact with third parties through tracking technology for content delivery, by placing on our behalf targeted ads matching your interests on our Website and third party websites based on how you interact with the application, ads or content. This helps:

  • to improve relevance and personalization of marketing actions;
  • to limit the number of repeated marketing actions or displayed ads;
  • to measure the efficiency of marketing/advertising campaigns;
  • to identify a returning user’s device;
  • to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers.

Cookies in this category are managed by third parties. For detailed information about privacy protection during the use of third party websites, please refer to the table below.

Managing cookies by customizing your browser

We take your data privacy very seriously, which is why, unless necessary, we do not attach to cookies any information that would be able to identify you personally.

You can refuse to accept, limit the use or completely remove cookies by customizing your browser accordingly. Your browser settings are available at the following links:

Important! Use of personalized browser settings may result in limited access to certain sections of the Website or incomplete operation. It will also prevent identification of your devices and relevant information collection, which means that:

  • we will not be aware of your rejection of behavioural ads; this is why third party banners will be displayed again when you are browsing through other websites;
  • we will not automatically learn that you have accepted our Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy and other terms and conditions; this is why confirmation requests will be displayed every time you visit the Website.

You can withdraw your consent to our use of cookies by customizing your browser settings and removing cookies from your browser.

3rd party cookies

This Cookie Policy does not cover the use of 3rd party cookies. Company does not have access or control over these third-party cookies.

By using social media icons, our clients can share a page or bookmark it. These icons are links to social media sites owned by third parties who, in turn, can record the information about your online activity, including on this website. Please read through the relevant terms and conditions of use and privacy policy of such websites to understand how they are using your data and how you can reject your data and delete it.

Sometimes on our website, we use third-party web services to display images and videos or make votes/polls. Like in a case with social media icons, we cannot prevent these website or external domains collecting the information about your website’s use.

With your consent, Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) and Facebook Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland) may place cookies to see if you are registered or logged in on our Website. These cookies allow you to like content or share it with your friends. These platforms may use these cookies for their purposes, including advertising.

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. Read here. The Company uses Google AdSense to publish ads on the Website. When you view or click on an ad, a cookie will be set to help better provide advertisements that may be of interest to you on our Website and other websites. You may opt out of the use of this cookie by visiting Google’s Advertising and Privacy page.

Detailed information about cookies

This table contains the most common cookies used by us and the description of these cookies:

Cookie Provider Description Storage
Strictly necessary cookies
Cookie_Consent carsfromwest.com This cookie stores the status of the user’s consent. 1 year
Cookie_Consent_Key This cookie stores the status of the user’s consent key.
Cookie_Category_analytics This cookie stores the yes/no status for the analytics category.
Cookie_Category_marketing This cookie stores the yes/no status for the marketing category.
Cookie_Category_social_media This cookie stores the yes/no status for the social media category.
Cookie_Category_tracking This cookie stores the yes/no status for the tracking category.
t3D This cookie is part of a bundle of cookies which serve the purpose of content delivery and presentation. The cookies keep the correct state of font, blog/picture sliders, color themes and other website settings. Persistent
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__cf_bm Cloudflare It makes the Internet work the way it should. Offering CDN, DNS, DDoS protection and security, can help the website. 1 day
__stripe_mid Stripe It makes the Internet work the way it should. Offering CDN, DNS, DDoS protection and security, can help the website. 1 year
__stripe_sid 1 day
Performance (Statistics) cookies
_ga Google Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. 1 day
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Targeted advertising cookies
_fbp Facebook Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months
ads/ga-audiences Google Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites. Session
fbssls_# Facebook Collects data on the visitor’s use of the comment system on the website, and what blogs/articles the visitor has read. This can be used for marketing purposes.
Tr Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers.