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The cookie type can be identified by how long it persists and the domain it belongs to.
Session cookie - erased when the user closes the browser.
Persistent cookie - remains on the device for a pre-defined period of time.
First-party cookies - set by the web server of the visited page and shares the same domain.
Third-party cookies - these are stored by a different domain to the visited page from sites such as YouTube or Facebook.
• Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
• Cookie settings in Firefox
• Cookie settings in Chrome
• Cookie settings in Safari mobile for iOS
Please be aware that restricting cookies may negatively impact your experience on Bentley Motors websites.
Bentley Motors use a number of suppliers who also add cookies to our websites on our behalf, in order to deliver their services and to improve your experience.
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 and how to opt out.
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.
We use the following cookies:
• Strictly necessary cookies.
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
• Site preference cookies.
These are cookies that record your preferences when visiting our website in order to make any return visit more relevant. For example, when visiting one of our applications, you may specify a country-preference which will persist when you return to one of our websites.
• Analytical/ performance cookies.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding the information they are looking for easily.
• Functionality cookies.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
• 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 information displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
• Advertising cookies.
These cookies record information about your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to re-target you with what we deem to be relevant information when you visit other third party websites, such as Facebook.
The below list represents all of the cookies currently being used on our Bentley Digital platforms.
For further information regarding cookies, you may find the following links of interest:
• Cookie Collective
For further legal information regarding privacy issues, you may find the following links of interest:
• EU Legislation on Cookies
• The Information Commissioner's Office
Please note that Bentley Motors is not responsible for the content of external websites.
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