Cookie policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site without disabling cookies, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Cookies are text files, containing amounts of information, which are downloaded to your browsing device (such as a computer or smartphone) when you visit a website. Cookies can be recognized by the website that downloaded them — or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before.

What types of cookies are used by Car Finance Plus

The types of cookies used on our site can generally be put into one of the following categories: strictly necessary; Performance; functionality; and advertising. You can find out more about each of the cookie categories in the table below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies These cookies are essential to make our website work. They enable you to move around the site and use its features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use our site such as accessing secure areas cannot be provided.
Performance Cookies These cookies collect information about how people are using our website, for example which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don’t gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people’s use of our site on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our site is performing and how we can improve it.
Functionality Cookies These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our site to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your user name, language choice or country selection, they can also be used to remember changes you’ve made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customise.
Advertising Cookies These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertising partners. This means after you have been to our site you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the Internet.

Details of the main cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them are set out in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose
Non-essential session Key stroke recording This cookie enables us to record the information you input into the application form as you do so. It is confined to our website and will not capture information in other windows open at that time. This cookie allows us to record your information so that we can use these details to contact you if you do not proceed with your application to see if there is any way we can assist with your application.
Essential persistent cookie _utma Google Analytics: This cookie together with the following cookies detailed below (_utmb _utmc, _utmv and _utmz) are used to collect information about how visitors use our site including the number of visitors, where visitors have come to our website from and the pages they visit. We use this information to collect statistics about site usage so that we can compile internal reports with the aim to improve the user experience on the website. _Utma is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Non-essential persistent cookie _utmb This cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Non-essential persistent cookie _utmc This cookie works in tandem with _utmb to calculate visit length. Google __utmb cookie demarks the exact arrival time and then Google __utmc registers the precise exit time of the user. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Non-essential persistent cookie _utmv This cookie is used to store visitor-level custom variable data to improve our targeting capabilities. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Non-essential persistent cookie _utmz This cookie stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how you have reached our site. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Non-essential persistent cookie DoubleClick cookies These cookies are used to serve our internet advertisements on other sites. Common applications are to target advertising based on what is relevant to a user in order to improve reporting on performance and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.

Further information

If you require further information about the type of cookies we use on our site please send an email to hello@carfinanceplus.com.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. We may also use third party cookies to help us with market research, revenue tracking, improving site functionality and monitoring compliance with our terms and conditions.

If you do not agree with our Cookie policy you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. The Help function in the browser should tell you how to do this. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.