What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality. This Cookie Policy may change from time to time, for example because of developments in technology, our business, or the law, so please check back when you visit cinch for the most current information.

A cookie is a small file that our website may place on your device and which can be useful for recognising you as a returning visitor, saving settings and providing us with information about how the website is used. Some cookies are required so the site can work but other than those, you are not obliged to accept cookies, and you have the ability to accept, decline or delete cookies using the settings in your web browser or by clicking on the Cookie Settings button below.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies or (All About Computer Cookies – Session Cookies, Persistent Cookies, How to Enable/Disable/Manage Cookies (allaboutcookies.org)).

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case, they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

Available Car Limited uses the following types of cookies:

“Strictly necessary cookies” – these are needed in order to enable you to move around the website and use all its features. Without these cookies, some features cannot be provided – for example, remembering previous actions or saved items, or keeping you logged in while browsing, or permitting communications through the website (e.g. online chat or calls).

“Analytical or Performance cookies” – these gather information about how cinch is used, for example, how many users visit different pages, how long they spend there, the items they click on, or how they arrived at cinch (e.g. from an advert or social media). These cookies are only used to monitor, test, and improve ease and speed of navigation, and analysing cinch’s marketing activities.

“Functional cookies” – These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. They enable information you enter to be saved for your next visit (such as your username or postcode), so that you do not need to re-enter it and any personalised features are remembered.

“Targeting cookies” – these cookies are used to remember that you have visited cinch in the past and may enable cinch adverts or other adverts relevant to you to be shown to you on other sites you visit later. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement, or measure views, clicks and purchases.

If you create an account with us, then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases, they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

As we sell products it is important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information than you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.