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Please note that cookies can't harm your computer and the cookies we use do not hold any personal data, unless you provide your permission. Whilst some cookies are necessary, others allow us to enhance your experience, personalise content (across your devices), and provide insights into how the site is being used.
For our sites to operate properly, you need to have cookies enabled. If you decide not to enable cookies, you can still browse the site but many key features will not be available. Most web browsers have cookies enabled, but if you wish to turn them off please use your browsers Help function.
At any time you can change your web browser settings to reject or delete cookies that have already been saved on your computer. This can be done by using the 'Delete History' options found in the menu-bar within your web browser. However, this will prevent some parts of the website from working properly on your computer.
We will only store or read cookies on your device for non-essential cookies and process associated personal data (or allow our third party services providers and partners to do so) if you have given, and not withdrawn, your consent. In accordance with data protection laws, we do not request your consent to use essential cookies as they are necessary to ensure this website works properly.
If you refuse or withdraw consent to the use of any non-essential-cookies or associated personal data, then the corresponding functionality or features of this website may not work properly, or at all. Your use of the core functions and features of this website will not be affected.
If you disable essential cookies (or all cookies) using your web browser settings, one or more core functions and features of this website, including those intended to ensure your visit is safe and secure, will not work properly, or at all.
Further Cookie Information
For more information about cookies you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org which fully details how they operate. This is a fully independent consumer help website.
List of Cookies
We use the following cookies:
- Necessary: These enable core functionality. Our website cannot function properly without these cookies, and they can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences (please note if disabled our website may not work or show correctly on your device).
- Analytics: These collect information that is used in aggregate form, they allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users more easily find the information required and to enhance features. This site uses Google Analytics – please see below for further information about these cookies.
- Functionality: 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.
- Targeting cookies: 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.
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 are cookies set on visitor’s device/PC?||Expiry time of cookie|
|CookieControl||To enable users to manage their cookie preferences.||On landing on site||3 Months|
|_gat_UA||Google Analytics cookie used to limit the collection of data during high traffic to the website.||When analytics cookies accepted||1 Minute|
|_dc_gtm_UA||Google Tag Manager cookie for controlling the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.||When analytics cookies accepted||Per session|
|_gid||Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.||When analytics cookies accepted||24 Hours|
|_ga||Google Analytics cookie used for user identification. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the website's analytics report.||When analytics cookies accepted||2 Years|
|AWSALB AWSALBCORS||Amazon Web Services cookies which keeps the user on the same server on which the user landed with the user’s first request for each subsequent request.||On landing on site||Per session|
|man-third-party-accepted||This cookie, set by MAN Truck & Bus SE, stores the permission for involving third party providers at the time the permission is granted. This cookie is used to check whether the user has agreed to all used third-party providers.||On landing on site||1 Year|
|man-cookies-accepted||This cookie, set by MAN Truck & Bus SE, stores users’ confirmation/permission for the storage of cookies.||On landing on site||1 Year|
Information generated by a cookie about the use of this website (including your IP address) may be transmitted and stored on Google’s servers in the United States.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
For detailed information about Google Analytics and Google’s handling of personal data, please see www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners and http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/privacy-policy.html.
For the purposes of data protection laws, Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) Ltd trading as MAN Financial Services is the ‘controller’ of the processing of your personal data in relation to the cookies described in this policy. As the controller, we decide why and how your personal data is processed and are responsible for your personal data.
For any cookies that are ‘strictly necessary’, being those that are set when you land on the site, our legal basis for processing any personal data collected by those cookies is contractual performance and compliance with a legal obligation. For any cookies that are not strictly necessary, our legal basis for processing any personal data collected by those cookies is your consent, which you can withdraw at any time as explained in this policy.