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Please note that cookies can't harm your computer and the cookies we use do not hold any personally identifiable data such as:
We do not store sensitive information in the cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. We have relationships with carefully-selected and monitored suppliers who may also set cookies during your visit to provide additional products and services. If you'd like to opt out, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website (please note that by clicking this link, a new window will open and Volkswagen Financial Services is not responsible for the content of external websites).
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For more information you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org which fully details how they operate. This is a fully independent consumer help website.
We use the following cookies:
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. For example, they include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose
We use 3rd party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies. This means we will continue to show ads to you across the internet. We are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other 3rd party remarketing system. The third-party vendors, including Google, LinkedIn and Twitter, whose services we use – will place cookies on web browsers in order to serve ads based on past visits to our website. This allows us to tailor our marketing messages and continue to market our services to those who have shown interest in our service.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Cookie Name||Purpose||When is Cookie set on visitor’s PC?||Expiry time of cookie|
|CookieControl||To enable users to manage their cookie preferences.||On landing on site||3 Months|
|AMCV_||Adobe Analytics cookie tracking. Used to collect aggregated information on site usage and help us to improve our site.||When analytics cookies are accepted||2 years|
|Media Optimizer sets third-party cookies in the eversttech.net domain. Media Optimizer uses these cookies to map ad engagement events to conversion events and, potentially, to optimize ad bids.||When analytics cookies are accepted||180 days|
|Audience Manager relies on a few simple cookies to perform different functions. These include things like assigning IDs, recording data calls, error tracking, and testing to see if cookies can be set. This section lists and describes the various cookies set by Audience Manager.||When analytics cookies are accepted||2 years|
|fr||Facebook cookie. Contains encrypted Facebook ID and Browser ID for advertisement tracking.||When marketing cookies are accepted||13 Months|
|datr||Facebook cookie. Used to identify the web browser being used to connect to Facebook independent of the logged in user. This cookie plays a key role in Facebook’s security and site integrity features.||When marketing cookies are accepted||2 Years|
|s_fid||Adobe Analytics Cookie Fallback unique visitor ID time/date stamp||When analytics cookies are accepted||5 Years|
|s_vi||Adobe Analytics Cookie Unique visitor ID time/date stamp||When analytics cookies are accepted||2 Years|
|_gcl_au||Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services||When marketing cookies are accepted||3 Months|