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Cookie Policy

  1. What is a cookie?
  2. How does Bentley Motors use cookies?
  3. Site performance cookies
  4. Anonymous analytics cookies
  5. Registration cookies
  6. Third party cookies
  7. The cookies we use
  8. Removing cookies
  9. Useful links

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored by your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari) on your device (e.g. computer or phone). They enable websites to store user information such as preferences and settings. Cookies basically allow websites to remember users and their preferred settings for that particular site, enabling the site to respond accordingly.

2. How does Bentley Motors use cookies?

Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. For example, if on a previous visit you went to our Grand Touring pages, we might find this out from your cookie and highlight lifestyle related information on your second and subsequent visits. Certain areas of the Bentley Motors website use cookies for specific reasons (e.g., to help a vehicle visualiser effectively on your device).

3. Site performance cookies

Site performance cookies remember preferences set by the user for tools found on Bentley Motors websites, meaning you don't have to reset them on each visit, e.g. Video Player settings.

4. Anonymous analytics cookies

Anonymous analytics cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited the site before.

Every time a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by a third party generates a cookie.

Your browser will let us know if you have these cookies or not, if you do not we will generate new ones. This allows us to track individual unique users and how often they are visiting Bentley Motors websites.

These cookies cannot be used to identify individuals unless they are signed in to the Bentley Motors website. If the user is not signed in then the cookies are used for statistical purposes only. If you are signed in we will know the details supplied for this purpose such as username and email address.

5. Registration cookies

Registration cookies signal to us whether the user is signed in or not, once registered with Bentley Motors websites.

We use these cookies to determine which account you are signed in with and which services you are allowed access to. It also allows us to link comments and posts with the correct username.

As long as you have not selected 'keep me signed in' the cookies will be deleted when you logout, close your browser or shut down your computer.

6. Third party cookies

Please note that during your visits to Bentley Motors websites you may notice some cookies that are not related to Bentley Motors or its contractors. When you visit a page with content embedded from YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Bentley Motors does not control these cookies. You should check the relevant third party websites for more information regarding these cookies.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the Bentley Motors website now carries embedded 'share' buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. Bentley Motors does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

7. The cookies we use

bentleymotors.com
NAME EXPIRES SOURCE
ARPT At End of Session System - required for loadbalancing
region 21 days User action - remembers user's country for Dealer Locator
BentleyHomePageTakeOver 7 days Homepage takeover appears only once (applied only when there is a takeover)
3rd party cookies
Source site Name Reason
Google Analytics utma, utmb, utmc, utmz Used for site statistics
Omniture SiteCatalyst ev12, ev21, s_cc, s_nr, s_sq, s_vi Used for site statistics
addthis.com uid, ivc, uvc Used in social sharing


shop.bentleymotors.com
NAME EXPIRES SOURCE
ARPT At End of Session System - required for loadbalancing
BasketId Unlimited To identify the active basket for a user
_sort At End of Session System - remembers sort order in categories
adDisplayed 1 day User action - remembers that a user closes the notice window
animatedAlready 1 day User doesn't see the notice animation after they saw if for the first time
.irpauth 30 min To authenticate a logged in user
.irpident 1 year To identify returning users of the site prior to log in (acquired on loggin in)
CurrencyId Unlimited To identify the user's preferred currency
3rd party cookies
Source site Name Reason
Google Analytics utma, utmb, utmc, utmz Used for site statistics
Omniture SiteCatalyst ev12, ev21, s_cc, s_nr, s_sq, s_vi Used for site statistics
addthis.com uid, ivc, uvc Used in social sharing
Facebook datr Used in social sharing
Twitter.com guest_id, k, twll, external_referer Used in social sharing


Dealership - {dealership}.bentleymotors.com
NAME EXPIRES SOURCE
ARPT At End of Session System - required for loadbalancing
3rd party cookies
Source site Name Reason
Google Analytics utma, utmb, utmc, utmz Used for site statistics
Omniture SiteCatalyst ev12, ev21, s_cc, s_nr, s_sq, s_vi Used for site statistics


bentley.keycast.com
NAME EXPIRES SOURCE
ASPSESSIONIDQSCTAAAB At End of Session System - Session state cookie
ASPSESSIONIDSSCTCCCB At End of Session System - stores data for the session
3rd party cookies
Source site Name Reason
Google Analytics utma, utmb, utmc, utmz Used for site statistics
Omniture SiteCatalyst ev12, ev21, s_cc, s_nr, s_sq, s_vi Used for site statistics


continental.bentleymotors.com, service.bentleymotors.com, etc.

3rd party cookies
Source site Name Reason
Google Analytics utma, utmb, utmc, utmz Used for site statistics
Omniture SiteCatalyst ev12, ev21, s_cc, s_nr, s_sq, s_vi Used for site statistics


www.bentleycontinentalv8.com

3rd party cookies
Source site Name Reason
Google Analytics utma, utmb, utmc, utmz Used for site statistics

8. Removing cookies

Bentley Motors will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by Bentley Motors websites, or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how, or you can use one of the following links:

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on browsers (as above), how to delete cookies from your computer and more general information. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Bentley Motors website.

Bentley Motors use a number of suppliers who also set cookies on our websites on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing.

9. Useful links

For further information regarding cookies, you may find the following links of interest:

For further legal information regarding privacy issues, you may find the following links on interest: